Model Name: Samsung NX20 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Model Number: NX20
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $1099.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2012-05-05
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 22.5 oz (637 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.8 x 3.5 x 1.6 in.
(122 x 90 x 40 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Samsung
Effective Megapixels: 20.3
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 75
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.9
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 785
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3712 x 2088 (7.8 MP, 16:9),
2640 x 2640 (7.0 MP, 1:1),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2944 x 1656 (4.9 MP, 16:9),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1728 x 1152 (2.0 MP, 3:2),
1024 x 1024 (1.0 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), .SRW 12-bit RAW
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1920x810 (24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (30p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (H.264) with AAC audio
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX
Lens: Samsung 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS NX
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x i-Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 15-point Contrast Detection; has single-point and 35-point closeup modes; Face Detection : Max. 10 faces
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder: No / OLED
Viewfinder Type: EVF type with Eye Contact Sensor; SVGA (800 x 600) TFT-LCD; Coverage: Approx. 100%; Magnification: Approx. 1.04X (APS-C, 50mm, -1m-1), Approx. 0.68X (Equivalent to a 50mm lens on a 35mm camera); Eyepoint: Approx. 18.0mm; Diopter Adjustment: -4.0 to +4.0m-
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.69x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.04x
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 614,400 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: No
Maximum ISO (native): 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-3200), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (1 or 1/3 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, White Fluorescent, Neutral Fluorescent, Daylight Fluorescent, Tungsten, Flash, Custom, Kelvin Color Temp., 7-step A/B + G/M adjust
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 221-segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Panorama (Live, 3D), Beauty shot, Night, Landscape, Portrait, Children, Sports, Close-Up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Sound Picture, 3D Photo; Smart Filter: Vignetting, Miniature, Fish-Eye, Sketch, De-fog, Halftone Dots, Soft Focus, Old Film1, Old Film2, Negative, Selective Color (4 Color Modes); Magic Frame: Old Album, Old Film, Wave, Full Moon, Old Record, Magazine, Sunny Day, Classic TV, Wall Art, Holiday, Billboard 1, Billboard 2, Newspaper
Self Timer: 2-30 sec in 1 sec steps seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Smart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 11.0 m / 36.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens aperture
Max Flash Sync: 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.5EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: .SRW 12-bit RAW
Movie File Format: MP4 (H.264) with AAC audio
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired (SR2NX02)
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI, Combined AV/USB/Remote Micro USB Port
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.40
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 1.32
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 4
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 7.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 11
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.35 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.060 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.62 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.044 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF Shutter Lag, Wide Area mode = 0.650s
Startup Time: 3.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.9 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.6 seconds
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 360 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):  
Battery Life, Video:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP1310
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP1310 lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Included Software: intelli-studio 3.0, Samsung RAW Converter 4, PC Auto Backup, Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS (except intelli-studio)
Notes & Features: Built-in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n support, Mobile Link, Remote Viewfinder, Social Sharing, Email, Cloud , Auto Backup, TV Link, Wi-Fi Direct), supports geotagging w/ optional WGS84 GPS Module.

Samsung NX20

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