Samsung has released firmware v1.3 for its flagship NX1 camera, providing improvements in focusing performance, image and video quality and overall functionality.

The new firmware is available to download now from Samsung’s support services at Samsung provides the following summary of the adjustments it applies:
1. Sensor reads larger data size, resulting in improved FHD quality – up to 60P (not for Slow Movie)

2. Time code added features

  –   Rec Run option is added

3. 1920×1080 (120) setting in the Movie Size Menu for easy access

4. Auto Mic Control On/Off

5. Histogram and Digital Level are displayed during standby / recording mode

6. Capture individual 4K frame forward &backward with precision

    –   Embedded EXIF data in JPEG

7. Added NEW MF Responsiveness mode

    (Capable of setting to Low, Medium, High focus angle in manual focus mode)

8. Remains in Stand By mode after recording

9. Overall AF improved:

  – Enhanced AF performance in low light condition

  – Enhanced AF performance in backlight and spot light

  – Enhanced AF performance in the corners when utilizing 16-50mm PZ lens

  – Enhanced Face Detection AF performance

  – Enhanced AF performance in movie mode

10. Added Zone AF mode

11. Increased the size of AF to 5 steps in AF Area Size

12. No time limitation in Bulb mode

13. Increased the time-lapse to 3,000 shots

14. Includes the 4 most popular Pro Suggest presets (Cinematic, Memories, Gorgeous Night, and High Speed)

15. Simplified EXIF data preview

16. JPEG, RAW (JPEG only), and Video transfer via Wi-Fi Actual RAW file does not transfer via Wi-Fi.   It only transfers JPEG file with Picture Wizard setting embedded to smart-phone.

17. Introducing NEW Samsung Remote Studio software and SDK

  – Download via iLauncher

  – Full control of NX1 through USB

  – SRS and SDK will be available to download on 1st week of June 2015

18. Supports Tizen OS TV connection

  – One touch connection

  – Launched 2015 Samsung TV models operated by Tizen are compatible with NX1

19. Overall fixed minor bugs

NX1 owners who want to update their camera’s firmware will need to use Samsung’s i-Launcher program, which is also available to download from the same website and is free of charge.