Samsung NX Mini Mirrorless Camera Kit

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Key Features

  • 20.5 MP BSI-CMOS 1" sensor
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (expandable to 100-25600)
  • Up to 6 fps continuous shooting
  • 1080/30p HD video (MPEG-4/H.264)
  • 3" touch screen tilting LCD with 460,800 dots
  • P/A/S/M modes
  • Raw and Raw+JPEG
  • Compatible with Samsung NX-M mount lenses
  • microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC memory
  • Built-in Wi-Fi & NFC connectivity

Product Description

The NX mini is the world's slimmest and lightest interchangeable-lens camera (as of 3/19/14). It's only 22.5mm thick, and with the diminutive 9mm prime it's well within the bounds of jacket-pocketability. The portable and stylish design of the SMART Camera NX mini, along with its stunning image quality makes it the “go-to” device for great photography, allowing users to capture special moments in stunning detail. With NFC and Wi-Fi capabilities, it allows users to take impressive shots that can then be shared quickly and easily, for friends to enjoy in real time.

Specs

Body type
Body type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution 5472 x 3648
Other resolutions 5472 x 3080, 3648 x 3648, 3888 x 2592, 3712 x 2088, 2640 x 2640, 2976 x 1984, 2944 x 1656, 2000 x 2000, 1728 x 1152, 1920 x 1080, 1024 x 1024
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 21 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 21 megapixels
Sensor size 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Image
ISO Auto, 160 - 12800 (extends to 100-25600)
White balance presets 7
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Super fine, fine, normal
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 21
Lens mount Samsung NX-M
Focal length multiplier 2.7×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3
Screen dots 460,800
Touch screen Yes (Capacitive touchscreen)
Screen type TFT-LCD (180 degree tilt)
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/16000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
External flash Yes (via proprietary hotshoe)
Flash modes Smart Flash, auto, auto + redeye reduction, fill-in, fill-in + redeye reduction, 1st curtain, 2nd curtain
Continuous drive 6 fps
Self-timer Yes (2-30 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3
WB Bracketing Yes
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 320 x 240 (all 30 fps)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Mono
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n with Smart Camera 3.0 features
Remote control Yes (wired)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description B740 lithium-ion battery and USB charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 650
Weight (inc. batteries) 196 g (0.43 lb / 6.91 oz)
Dimensions 110 x 62 x 23 mm (4.33 x 2.44 x 0.91)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
GPS None

Questions & Answers

QUESTION

Just a bought a used NX Mini and it didnt come with LR5!?

Now I can't extract raw files. What to do? I do have Lightroom 4 (from my NX300) but it doesnt recognize the raw files from the Mini. It says file unavailable to preview or something like that. I was also told the NX Mini is not supported on LR4. I am also confused if the Mini comes with LR5 free or only a 30 day trial. Which one is true? I would appreciate any info from the experts here. Thanks!

Repilot asked
17 days ago

ANSWERS

new Mini's are shipped with LR5 and a key printed on the DVD sleeve so it seems that the seller did take out that part of the bundle. Option: you can use the Adobe DNG Converter and batch convert the SRW into DNG and open those in LR4 Continue Reading

tjobbe answered
17 days ago

Thanks a bunch tjobbe! You are a lifesaver! Just installed Adobe DNG converter 8.6 ( is this the latest version?) and it worked like a charm! Continue Reading

Repilot answered
17 days ago

yes, typically the DNG converter versions are in line with the LR version (LR5.6 corresponds to DNG 8.6) whereas you do have the same Beta versions ready for use (I assume there is some 5.7 8.7 Beta out but I am not into trying them out) Note that you can run the DNG as either with or without embedding the original SRW file, as some believed that the DNG conversion wouldn't be 100% lossles Continue Reading

tjobbe answered
16 days ago

QUESTION

NX Mini with legacy manual lenses?

I'm using a lot of old manual-focus lenses on Sony E/FE bodies, but I have some lenses where the 18mm flange distance is just too big -- so I'm very curious about the NX Mini. I've been designing and 3D printing my own lens adapters, so I'm not too worried about being able to mechanically fit these lenses on an NX-M mount, but a few questions: (1) Are there detailed specs for the NX-M mount anywhere? In particular, what is the flange distance? 3D printing allows me to make adapters by reverse engineering from a lens combined with trial and error about the flange distance, but I'd prefer to build from real specs.... (2) Is there any problem with using lenses that have no electronic coupling? For example, many ...

ProfHankD asked
3 months ago

ANSWERS

ad 1) the tech specs just list the dimensions : 27.5 x 69.5 x 57.5mm ad 2) there is no issue as such but I believe there will be similar PIN based solution in that NX-M adapter to detect the state= ens attached. (this is often an issue with low quality spec'd adapters preventing the NX to detect the lens) ad3) I have not seen anything other than the NX-M one Continue Reading

tjobbe answered
3 months ago

QUESTION

Three questions for those who have a NX Mini

Hello I have some questions for those who have a NX Mini. - Does it have that function, called "i-zoom" on the other NX, that crops the picture to simulate a zoom ? - I see its 9-27 lens only has one ring, can you focus manually with it, or does this ring only affect the zoom ? - A last question (related to my topic How good is the 20-50mm for close-up ? ), if I want to shot mostly both landscapes and bugs, should I take a NXMini with 9-27 or a NX2000 with 20-50 ? They are about the same price, 220€ for the NX2000 and 250€ for the NX Mini. Wide angle is 24mm on the 9-27 vs 31mm on the 20-50. Minimal focus distance is 14cm on the 9-27 vs 28cm on the 20-50. Anyway I would add a 3+ or 5+ close up lens on it for close up shots. 9-27 has stabilization, 20-50 doesn't. So, seems that the NX Mini would be a better option for me. But NX2000 has a way bigger sensor APS-C vs 1'', which should give better pictures. So I hesitate. What do you think ? Thanks.

11 days ago

ANSWERS

Why not just crop the image in post? The result is exactly the same and you would (I assume) be post processing the images anyway. Continue Reading

monkeybrain answered
10 days ago

I don't have the NX mini, but the manual for it is downloadable here: http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/201406/20140627142325477/NX_mini_English.pdf It might help answer some of your questions. Continue Reading

Auster Pilot answered
10 days ago

Thanks but it does not help. Continue Reading

DiegoRodriguez answered
10 days ago
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