Samsung Firmware Update For NX1

on August 24, 2015

The Korean firm, Samsung has an enviable reputation with their new mirror-less system cameras - but there is nothing to stop them from improving further with their flagship model - the NX1. A firmware update have just been announced - with the Update V1.4 you can expect:

1. Improved jpeg and RAW maximum burst rate
2. Digital Image Stabiliser support in movie mode.
3. Synchronised zoom and auto-focus function for six of the Samsung NX lenses.
4. Six new functions.
5. A minor bug fix.

The maximum burst rate has been enhanced to approximately 90 for the jpeg and 25 when you are shooting RAW. Previously these peaked at 70 and 20 respectively.

With the Digital Image Stabilizer it can also combine with an Optical Image Stablizer in the video mode - referred to as OIS DUO. The DIS supports DCI-4K, UHD, FHD, and HD mode but does not support 120fps and VGA mode.

Focus is retained on the main subject during sooming in and out. This works with 16-50mm S, 50-150mm S, 16-50mm PZ, 18-55mm III, 12-24mm, 50-200mm III lenses.

Newly added is a flash exposure compensation value display, a map focus peaking feature in the custom buttons, AEL support in Manual mode with an Auto ISO,
and a dual battery power display.

The firmware update can be performed by either plugging your camera into a PC via a USB port and using the iLauncher app, or via WiFi through the "Device Information" section of your camera's settings.

Minor upgrades are also available for the NX 3300, the NX 500, and some lenses.