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[Unboxing] Samsung NX1 camera

Samsung NX1 unboxing

Last month, Samsung fired a salvo to competitors in the ILC (interchangeable lens camera) or CSC (compact system camera) market with the all-new Samsung NX1 camera. The premium mirrorless camera packs a mighty punch in terms of hardware specs and build quality, placing it in the ranks of the current kings of the hill — Sony A7 and Fujifilm XT-1.

While it doesn’t sport a full frame sensor like the Sony A7, the NX1 features the highest resolution APS-C CMOS sensor in any CSC thus far — 28.2MP, with an added bonus of being the first ever BSI (backside illuminated) sensor in a camera. This highly impressive camera is also built solid with a weatherproof magnesium alloy body.

I received a sample unit shortly after its launch in Malaysia, and put it to the test (the 15fps continuous shot is amazing). Here are some unboxing photos as I scramble a real hands-on review.

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