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February 05, 2015 05:30 ET

Samsung Updates Mirrorless Camera Lineup With the 4K-Capable NX500, More Info: B&H

Photography News: Samsung Has Introduced the New Mid-Range NX500 Mirrorless Camera, With 4K Video Recording, a 28.2MP BSI APS-C CMOS Sensor, and the Latest DRIMe V Image Signal Processor

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - February 05, 2015) - B&H Photo would like to share the announcement of the Samsung NX500 Mirrorless Digital Camera, a capable mid-range model that features a 28.2-megapixel back side illuminated APS-C CMOS sensor, the DRIMe V Image Signal Processor, and incredible 4K video recording using HEVC (H.265) compression for manageable file sizes. This extremely compact NX-mount body has many impressive features for its size, such as the NX Autofocus System III with 205 phase detection points, 153 of which are cross-type, and Samsung's Auto Shot mode for tracking action and triggering the shutter at the ideal moment.

Read all about the Samsung NX500 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens

Samsung NX500 Mirrorless Digital Camera Product Highlights

  • 28.2MP BSI APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DRIMe V Image Signal Processor
  • 4K HEVC Video Recording at 24 fps
  • 3.0" 1036k-Dot Tilt-Touchscreen Monitor
  • NX Autofocus System III & Auto Shot Mode
  • 205 Phase-Detection AF Points
  • Up to 9 fps Shooting and ISO 51200
  • Dual Command Dials & Hybrid UI
  • ED-SEF8A Flash & Built-In Wi-Fi
  • 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS Lens

This combination of sensor and processor enables high-resolution imaging with minimal noise up to ISO 25600, which can be expanded to 51200. Also, it works quickly with a continuous shooting rate of 9 fps and a low-resolution burst mode of up to 30 fps. It even has a maximum shutter speed of 1/6000 second for stopping action. In terms of video, 4K and UHD recording options are available at 24 and 30 fps, respectively, as well as full HD at up to 60 fps.

Operation of the camera has been streamlined with the inclusion of two command dials, one on the front and one on the back, and a 3.0" 1036k-dot tilting AMOLED monitor which can flip up 180°. This combination works with a Hybrid UI for intuitive and speedy adjustment of settings during use. It also has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity with NFC for connecting to mobile devices, as well as Bluetooth, to enable certain features.

Samsung NX500 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens (Black)   

Samsung NX500 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens (Brown)         

NX500 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens (White)                             

The NX500 comes bundled with the 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS Lens and it will be available in Black, Brown, or White.

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