Samsung NX mount lenses

Samsung NX mount lenses

Samsung NX mount is a fully electronic mount designed for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sensors introduced in 2010. It is a bayonet mount with three tabs, a 42mm throat diameter and a focal flange distance of 25.5mm — larger than any other modern mirrorless mount. As a fully electronic mount, there are no mechanical connections between the camera and the lens.

The crop factor of NX mount is an industry-standard standard for APS-C — 1.54×.

Samsung NX system was technically abandoned with no official announcement in 2017.

Samsung NX lenses

Most lenses support the i-Function (iFn) button, which allows control of some camera settings using a ring and button on the lens. Lenses without the iFn button are the earliest versions, released with the introduction of the system.

  • Samsung NX 10mm F3.5 Fisheye (Carry) ~15mm-equivalent, fisheye lens, pancake lens
  • Samsung NX 12–24mm F4–5.6 ED (Omnia) ~18–36mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 16–50mm F2–2.8 S ED OIS (Premium) ~24–75mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 (Carry) 24mm-equivalent, pancake lens
  • Samsung NX 16–50mm F3.5–5.6 EZ ED OIS (Carry) ~24–75mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 16–80mm F3.5–4.5 OIS VCM ~24–120mm-equivalent, never released
  • Samsung NX 18–55mm F3.5–5.6 OIS (Optima) 28–85mm-equivalent, no iFn button
  • Samsung NX 18–55mm F3.5–5.6 II OIS (Optima) 28–85mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 18–55mm F3.5–5.6 III OIS (Optima) 28–85mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 18–200mm F3.5–6.3 ED OIS (Omnia) 28–300mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 20mm F2.8 (Carry) 30mm-equivalent, pancake lens
  • Samsung NX 20–50mm F3.5–5.6 ED (Carry) 30–75mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 20–50mm II F3.5–5.6 ED (Carry) 30–75mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 30mm F2 (Carry) 45mm-equivalent, no iFn button, pancake lens
  • Samsung NX 45mm F1.8 (Premium) ~70mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 45mm F1.8 2D/3D (Premium) ~70mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 50–150mm F2.8 S ED OIS (Premium) ~75–230mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 50–200mm F4–5.6 ED OIS (Optima) ~75–300mm-equivalent, no iFn button
  • Samsung NX 50–200mm F4–5.6 II ED OIS (Optima) ~75–300mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 50–200mm F4–5.6 III ED OIS (Optima) ~75–300mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 60mm F2.8 Macro ED OIS SSA (Optima) 90mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 85mm F1.4 ED SSA (Premium) ~130mm-equivalent
  • Samsung NX 300mm F2.8 S ED OIS (Premium) ~450mm-equivalent, never released

Samyang NX lenses

All Samyang lenses are manual focus.

  • Samyang MF 8mm F2.8 ~12mm-equivalent, fisheye lens
  • Samyang MF 8mm F3.5 ~12mm-equivalent, fisheye lens
  • Samyang MF 10mm F2.8 ~15mm-equivalent
  • Samyang MF 12mm F2 ~18mm-equivalent
  • Samyang MF 14mm F2.8 ~21mm-equivalent
  • Samyang MF 24mm F1.4 ~35mm-equivalent
  • Samyang MF 35mm F1.4 ~50mm-equivalent
  • Samyang MF 85mm F1.4 ~130mm-equivalent

Lens terminology

  • ED –‍ a lens that uses at least one extra-low dispersion lens element
  • EZ –‍ a lens with an electrically driven zoom mechanism
  • OIS –‍ a lens with Optical Image Stabilization
  • S –‍ a lens built to high optical and mechanical standards, for high-end use
  • SSA –‍ a lens that uses a supersonic drive motor for focusing (Super Sonic Actuator)
  • VCM –‍ a lens that uses a linear motor for focusing (Voice Coil Motor)

Lens classes

  • Carry – compact lenses, optimized for travel
  • Optima – mainstream, general-purpose lenses
  • Omnia – multipurpose lenses
  • Premium – lenses made for enthusiasts and professionals


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Last update: 7. 7. 2024.