Samsung adds iFunction to NX10 and NX5 firmware
Samsung has posted firmware updates for the NX10 and NX5 interchangeable lens cameras adding key features from the recently released NX100. Version 1.20 offers compatibilty with the i-Function feature of the newly introduced 20mm and 20-50mm lenses. It also adds support for the GPS10 GPS module and improves AF performance. There is also a 'distortion compensate' function to correct lens distortion. The updates are available for immediate download from Samsung's website.
Samsung announces firmware upgrade for the NX10
London, UK – 7 October, 2010 – Samsung Electronics has released a firmware upgrade for its innovative NX10 camera today. The new version features a number of updates to ensure consumers are kept up to date with the latest technological advances. New features include supporting Samsung’s new i-Function lens which allows users to easily adjust shutter speed, aperture value, ISO, white balance and EV at P,A,S,M mode by simply using focus ring when the i-Function lens is mounted. The upgrade will also support external GPS module which will enable Geotagging of pictures when capturing GPS.
Additional updates include improved performance of Auto-Focus with a new algorithm, providing better AF speed and accuracy. Reduced image distortion due to Supporting LDC (Lens Distortion Compensation) and Enhanced usability for retract lens (20-50mm).
To download the firmware update customers can visit - http://www.samsung.com/uk/consumer/camera-camcorder/camcorders/firmware/index.html
The file can be simply copied onto the SD card which is then inserted into the camera where menu/settings 3 should be selected – users should see the option firmware update ‘select body firmware’. A screen should then appear displaying Body Upgrade? Ver .01.20, select yes and the update should begin.
The new upgrade also applies to the Samsung NX5.