We previously posted about the Samsung announcement of a major firmware update for the Tizen based NX1. Well today the Firmware is finally available to download. Measuring in at 291Mb Zipped, its certainly a huge file for Smart Camera. Firmware 1.2 gives you additional features, which includes customisation and there has been a loads of improvements for people who want to shoot video in this update.

 
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Changes in firmware v1.2

Movie mode:

  • Audio levels adjustable during movie capture
  • ISO adjustable during movie capture
  • 23.98p and 24p frame rates for 4K UHD and 1080 video
  • ‘Pro’ movie quality setting added for 1080 capture
  • Wider range of display options, including gridline, center, aspect ratio and action-safe area markers
  • Output time code over HDMI (for use with external recorders)
  • C Gamma and D Gamma curves added for movie shooting
  • Master black level
  • Luminance level limiting [0-255], [16-235], [16-255]
  • AF speed control for smoother refocusing (3 settings)
  • AF responsiveness control (dictates camera’s readiness to change AF subject)
  • Added tools for selecting and grabbing frames from video

Physical interface changes:

  • Autofocus lock option in movie mode (if set to AEL button)
  • AF/MF toggling in movie mode (AF ON button option)
  • Wi-Fi and [REC] buttons’ functions can be swapped
  • AF On and AEL buttons’ functions can be swapped
  • Command dials’ direction of operation can be reversed
  • Add ISO or Exposure Comp. to command dial (customizable per PASM mode)
  • DoF Preview and Delete buttons customizable
  • Auto ISO options (ISO, ISO Customizing, Minimum Shutter Speed) arranged together in menus

Wireless features:

  • Smartphone App can operate as remote release using Bluetooth
  • ‘Quick Transfer’ to automatically send thumbnails to a smartphone as they’re shot
  • Pair with multiple smart devices
  • Check for firmware updates over Wi-Fi

Other additions:

  • Trap Shot feature – fires shutter when a subject crosses a specified guideline
  • Samsung Remote Studio for thethered shooting from Windows PC
  • Samsung to release SDK for Windows to allow independent remote control software creation

Get downloading now !!!
 

Links

Samsung NX1 Support Site