Samsung NX1 Firmware Update v1.2 Now Available For Download

Samsung has released a major firmware update for the NX1 mirrorless camera. Samsung NX1 firmware update v1.2 now available for download.

The new NX1 firmware update adds the following many features, increased customization and several menu refinements.

The weather-sealed Samsung NX1 features a 28MP APS-C CMOS sensor, 4K video recording, 15fps continuous shooting, auto-focus system with 205 Phase Detection AF points, and built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity.

Samsung NX1 Firmware Update v1.2 Changes


Here is a list of the improvements:

Movie mode:

  • Audio levels adjustable during movie capture
  • ISO adjustable during movie capture
  • 23.98p and 24p frame rates for 4K UHD and 1080 video
  • ‘Pro’ movie quality setting added for 1080 capture
  • Wider range of display options, including gridline, center, aspect ratio and action-safe area markers
  • Output time code over HDMI (for use with external recorders)
  • C Gamma and D Gamma curves added for movie shooting
  • Master black level
  • Luminance level limiting [0-255], [16-235], [16-255]
  • AF speed control for smoother refocusing (3 settings)
  • AF responsiveness control (dictates camera’s readiness to change AF subject)
  • Added tools for selecting and grabbing frames from video

Physical interface changes:

  • Autofocus lock option in movie mode (if set to AEL button)
  • AF/MF toggling in movie mode (AF ON button option)
  • Wi-Fi and [REC] buttons’ functions can be swapped
  • AF On and AEL buttons’ functions can be swapped
  • Command dials’ direction of operation can be reversed
  • Add ISO or Exposure Comp. to command dial (customizable per PASM mode)
  • DoF Preview and Delete buttons customizable
  • Auto ISO options (ISO, ISO Customizing, Minimum Shutter Speed) arranged together in menus

Wireless features:

  • Smartphone App can operate as remote release using Bluetooth
  • ‘Quick Transfer’ to automatically send thumbnails to a smartphone as they’re shot
  • Pair with multiple smart devices
  • Check for firmware updates over Wi-Fi

Other additions:

  • Trap Shot feature – fires shutter when a subject crosses a specified guideline
  • Samsung Remote Studio for thethered shooting from Windows PC
  • Samsung to release SDK for Windows to allow independent remote control software creation

Download firmware update v1.2 for the Samsung NX1

Samsung NX1 Mirrorless Camera Price

The price for Samsung NX1 Mirrorless Digital Camera body only is $1,499. Samsung NX1 with 16-50mm f/2-2.8 S ED OIS Lens kit price is $2,799.

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