Samsung NX200 gets official with i-Function 2.0 lenses in tow

Sep 1, 2011
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Samsung has tossed the interchangeable lens NX200 and a gaggle of lenses into the limelight at IFA 2011. The NX200 is a small and compact camera of the sort that has interchangeable lenses and the photo quality of a DSLR with the size of compact point and shoot. The NX200 is a 20.3MP camera with an APS-C CMOS sensor and the ability to shoot continuous photos at 7fps. The camera also boasts 100ms Advanced Auto focus.

The little beast that has ISO range of 100-12,800 and it can record Full HD movies. The lenses that the camera uses are the Samsung i-Function sort. The camera is fast and can move from shot to shot in 400ms so you won't miss a photo because the camera is too slow. The camera can also record HD video at 1080p 30fps in H.264 mode. The cool i-Function lenses put the controls for camera settings on the lens so the user can access them without taking hands off the camera. The i-Function 2.0 lenses also allow the control of smart filters and more from the lens in Lens Priority mode.

The new lenses for the camera include an 18-100mm, 16mm, 60mm, and 85mm focal length. The camera has lens shift optical image stabilization with some lenses and inside the camera is OIS with two modes to choose between. The NX200 has a hypersonic dust reduction mode for cleaning the sensor. The rear screen is a 3-inch AMOLED and the camera has a shutter speed of 1/4000 to 30 seconds. The camera will ship in October at an undisclosed price.


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