You may remember in the summer, Samsung announced a new Galaxy Camera. This one I was actually very interested in. It’s a mirrorless camera with interchangeable lenses and based off of their NX Camera series. The Galaxy NX is a 20.3MP mirrorless camera. Best of all, it runs Android. In fact, it’s running Android 4.2 – Jelly Bean. The Galaxy NX is featuring a 20.3MP APS-C sensor which provides us with some pretty amazing images that are very detailed and performs very well in low-light conditions. For those interested in the full specs, here’s what we’ve got:
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- 20.3 effective megapixel APS-C CMOS image sensor
- 4.8-inch HD TFT LCD SVGA EVF DIsplay
- ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
- 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos Processor
- Android 4.2 – Jelly Bean
- Image types: JPEG (3:2): 20.0M (5472×3648), 10.1M (3888×2592), 5.9M (2976×1984), 2.0M (1728×1152)
JPEG (16:9): 16.9M (5472×3080), 7.8M (3712×2088), 4.9M (2944×1656), 2.1M (1920×1080)
JPEG (1:1): 13.3M (3648×3648), 7.0M (2640×2640), 4.0M (2000×2000), 1.1M (1024×1024)
RAW: 20.0M (5472 x 3648)
* 3D Image: JPEG
JPEG (16:9): 4.1M (2688×1512), 2.1M (1920×1080)
- Video types: Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, WMV7/8, MP43, VP8
Format: MP4/3GP, AVI, WMV/ASF, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Size: 1920×1080/25fps, 1920×810/24fps, 1280×720/50fps, 1280×720/25fps,
640×480/50fps, 640×480/25fps, 320×240/25fps for Sharing
- Built-in Pop-up flash
- Samsung Link, Samsung ChatON, S Voice, S Translator, Group Play, Share Music, Share Picture, Share Document, Play Games all pre-installed.
- Connectivity: WiFi a/b/g/n 2.4GHz, 5GHz; Bluetooth 4.0 LE; GPS, GLONASS
- 16GB of internal storage, along with microSD card slot
- 2GB of RAM
- Dimensions: 136.5 x 101.2 x 25.7 (37.65) mm
- Weight: 410g
- 4,360mAh battery
The Galaxy NX Camera is on sale today in Samsung authorized resellers starting at $1599.99. The Body only is $1599.99, and the kit with the 18-55mm lens is going for $1699.99. We should be getting a review unit in soon, and we’ll be putting the Galaxy NX through it’s paces and see just how good it actually is. I have some pretty high hopes for this one, since I really liked the Galaxy Camera last year, and the Galaxy NX is a better camera…or should be.
So how many of our readers are going to pick up a Galaxy NX camera?