General

Samsung NX1 Samsung NX500
Brand
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Samsung Samsung
Lowest price
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$3,598.87 $1,399.00
Announced
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September 2014 February 2015

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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1.5x 1.5x
Megapixels
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28 MP 28 MP
Light sensitivity
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25,600 ISO 51,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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51,200 ISO Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Yes Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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28 MP 28 MP
Native resolution
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6480 × 4320 6480 × 4320
Pixel size
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13.2 µm² 13.2 µm²

Screen

Type
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OLED OLED
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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1,036k dots 1,036k dots
Touch screen
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Yes Yes
Flips out
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Yes Yes
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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55 lenses 55 lenses
Lens mount
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Samsung NX Samsung NX

Form factor

Size
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139×102×66 mm 120×64×43 mm
Depth
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2.6" 1.7"
Weight
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550 g 287 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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Yes No
Built-in focus motor
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Digital None
Viewfinder size
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0.68x n/a
Coverage
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100% n/a

Movies

Format
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4K @ 24fps 4K @ 24fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes No
Autofocus
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Hybrid detection Unknown
Continuous focus
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Yes n/a
All formats
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  1. 480p
  2. 720p
  3. 1080p @ 24fps
  4. 1080p @ 25fps
  5. 1080p @ 30fps
  6. 1080p @ 50fps
  7. 1080p @ 60fps
  8. UHD @ 30fps
  9. 4K @ 24fps
  1. 1080p @ 24fps
  2. 1080p @ 25fps
  3. 1080p @ 30fps
  4. 1080p @ 50fps
  5. 1080p @ 60fps
  6. UHD @ 30fps
  7. 4K @ 24fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes Unknown
HDR
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Yes Unknown
3D
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No Unknown
Image stabilization
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None Unknown
Supports RAW
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Yes Unknown
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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700 ms 1500 ms
Shutter lag
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252 ms 202 ms
Battery life
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500 shots 370 shots
Continuous shooting
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15 fps 9 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Hybrid detection Phase detection
Focus points
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209 209
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s 1/5999s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes No
Popup
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Yes n/a
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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83.0 87.0
Color depth
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24.2 bits 24.8 bits
Dynamic range
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13.2 EV 13.9 EV
Low light performance
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1,363 ISO 1,379 ISO
Samsung NX1
NX1
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Samsung NX500
NX500
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