Samsung Galaxy NX is an Android Camera with NX Mount that has 20.3 Megapixel resolution. It’s known as Samsung EK-GN120 (EK-GN120NX) Camera. The Galaxy NX is available with two version: Galaxy NX body only, and Galaxy NX with 18-55 kit Lens. This Camera is similar to Galaxy S4 Zoom but with a better lens and advanced camera features along with mirrorless technology camera.
Android Jelly Bean version 4.2 is run as an Galaxy NX Operating System. The processor uses quad-core 1.6GHz processor with 16GB internal memory. The good news is this Galaxy NX supports SIM Card that means you can use it for data network connectivity and also you can expand the memory storage with microSD or microSDHC external memory card up to 32GB and for SDXC you can use up to 64GB.
Samsung Galaxy NX EK-GN120 User Manual Resume: Insert SIM, Install Battery & Memory Card (20.3MP Camera)
Actually, if you don’t want to insert the SIM card onto this Galaxy NX, there is no problem for you to leave your camera without SIM card. You still able to use your Camera to take photos or record video without any problem. If you are under Wi-Fi coverage area, you still able to upload your photos or videos to your favorite social network or cloud storage via Wi-Fi Internet connection. But if you want a kind of flexibility and wider coverage of your internet connection, insert SIM card of your Carrier therefore you can have internet connection wherever you are, get connected to your social networking friends, is the best option. Here we gave you tutorial to do that (insert SIM) along with tutorial to install battery and install external microSD memory card.
The Battery slot, memory Slot and SIM card slot locate on the same compartment which means if you want to be able to assemble battery and insert SIM card on Galaxy NX EK-GN120, you must open the battery compartment first. On the bottom of the camera, slide the battery compartment cover to the left to make it unlock it, then you can swing the door cover to make it completely open.
Now you can see the battery slot and SIM card slot. Alight the connector of the battery with its slot just it shown exactly like the figure above, then gently press to its slot compartment. And for the SIM card, you need to make sure the gold-pins contacts of the SIM facing up then slide to the SIM slot and push it until it clicks (means locked). The SIM slot can be found on the left-upper side of the battery compartment.
You can also find that on the right side of the SIM slot there is another slot that you can notice easily. This is the slot for external microSD card. Make sure the microSD’s gold-colored pins contacts facing down, then slide and push the card until it clicks (reach the end of slot and release it).
Both SIM and Memory card slot can be removed easily by pushing them once again against the slot until it unlocks and automatically partly eject (pop out), then draw the card out from it slot.
Swing back the Compartment door cover to make it close, then slide the cover lock to the right. Done. You Galaxy NX ready to be turned on and to be used for the first time. These tutorials can be found and read on page 9 to page 11 of Galaxy NZ EK-GN120 User Manual under Setting Up Your Camera section.
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Samsung Galaxy NX EK-GN120 20.3 Megapixel Camera Specifications
There are a lot of preloaded applications installed on Galaxy NX. From Calendar, Dropbox, Gamail, Maps, Video Editor, Photo Editor, Play Store, Google+, Hangouts, S Memo, YouTube, Paper Artis, Story Album, Photo Suggest, and else. Even though you can use the Camera for ordinary data communication like SMS, MMS, or calling, but you still able to do messaging via Skype call, Whatsapp, Line, and other messaging service like Hangout or email.
Galaxy NX EK-GN120 comes with large 4.77-inch Super Clear LCD (scLCD) capacitive touchscreen with HD 1280 x 270 pixels resolution. The camera weights about 0.90lb (pound) or about 14.4 ounces (408 grams). Without lens, the Galaxy NX has 5.37″ x 3.98″ x 1.01″ ~ 1.48″ dimension size (inches; about 136.4mm x 101mm x 25.7mm ~ 37.6mm).
You can use the Galaxy NX camera up to 440 shots pictures before you need to recharge with your USB cable the Lithium-ion 4.360mAh battery. With this battery, you can use the EK-GN120 for up to 16 hours internet usage under Wi-Fi connection or up to 13 hours under 3G connection. It can be used to record HD video up to 190 Minutes. The USB uses microUSB version 2.0. It’s supports HDMI video output. For the Wi-Fi it’s installed with WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz. There is Bluetooth v4.0 support A2DP, HSP, AVRCP, OPP, HID, and PAN.
If you love spent your time on editing the picture with balance, light, etc that you’ve taken with Samsung Galaxy NX, the camera support to save the photo with RAW fromat (SRV ver2.0.0) along with JPED (EXIF 2.21) and MPO (for 3D).
Unlike other Smartphone with Camera, this Galaxy NX is actually a Camera with Android OS, therefore it has many abilities that usually owned by DLSR camera. With connected Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens, you can have an access for better range of ISO (Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 (1 or 1/3EV step) ISO Step(1/3Step/1Step) Auto ISO Range (Up to 3200)), Shutter speed (Auto：1/6000sec. ~ 30sec. Manual：1/6000sec. ~ 30sec. (1/3EV step) Bulb ( Limit time : 4min. )). Exposure compensation ±3 EV (1/3EV step), Optical zoom with 18-55mm lens, Autofocus with (Single AF, Continous AF, MF, and Touch AF), and many more.
If you want to read more details about Camera specification of Galaxy NX, please go here.
Table of Contents of Samsung Galaxy NX EK-GN120 User Manual
Understanding Your Camera
Tips for Taking Clearer Photos
Shooting Options and Settings,
Accounts and Contacts
Google Play Music
Play Movies & TV,
Changing Your Settings
Health and Safety Information
Samsung Galaxy NX EK-GN120 User Manual: Keys Parts Layout & PDF Download
On of the most important thing on having this Galaxy NX camera than you can use the device in proper way is how to understanding the Camera its self with its features including keys and parts. The picture below would help you to do that. Therefore you can learn where is the Power button, the GP Antenna, the Hot-Shoe, shutter button, Flash, Lens Mount, Video Record button and else.
Another part that you must learn via User Manual of Galaxy NX EK-GN120 is the Section 3 that talk about Camera Operation. In this section you can learn how to take photos, shooting, and get the tutorial on how to use options and settings. Of course by reading the User Manual of EK-GN120 you can also learn how to use the Camera as Android Smartphone: How to pair the bluetooth, using Wi-Fi, set alarm clock, download Application via Google Play Store, Using Google Search, and else.
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