Samsung today made an announcement that is sure to turn a lot of heads. The 20MP APS-C sensor Galaxy NX is the world’s first Android powered mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. Running Android 4.2 “Jelly Bean,” the Galaxy NX also follows Android’s mobile design, being 3G and 4G LTE connected. While the cellular capabilities may make it seem quaint, the Galaxy NX also has wi-fi. Add it all together and Samsung has attempted to create an advanced camera that allows users to instantly share images with anyone they choose, from wherever they might be, at a quality level that should far exceed the cellphone cameras typically being used for that task.
“The GALAXY NX reflects the unique needs of a user who needs to take professional photos and share them immediately in any situation. For those who want to express themselves and the exciting moments that make up their lives quickly, easily and on the go, the GALAXY NX is an ideal choice” said Myoung Sup Han, Senior Vice President and Head of the Digital Imaging Business, Samsung Electronics.
·20.3 MP sensor and Hybrid Autofocus (AF)
·4.8-inch HD LCD touchscreen and SVGA Electronic Viewfinder (EVF)
·Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system
·3G/4G LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity for seamless sharing of images and video
·1/6000 sec shutter speed and 8.6fps continuous shooting
·1.6 GHz Quad-core processor
Pricing and availability were not announced. More info at http://www.samsung.com/global/microsite/galaxycamera/nx/