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Samsung announces pricing for Android-based Galaxy NX camera

By dpreview staff on Aug 29, 2013 at 13:00 GMT
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As the first hybrid smartphone and interchangeable lens camera, the Samsung Galaxy NX certainly cut a unique profile when we first looked at it in June of this year. The Galaxy NX merges the features of Samsung smartphones, including a huge 4.8-inch touch LCD and 3G/4G/Wi-Fi connectivity, with a NX-mount ILC with a 20.3MP APS-C sensor, hybrid AF system, and 8.6 fps burst mode. At long last, the Galaxy NX has been given a price: $1,599.99 body only, or $1,699.99 bundled with an 18-55mm lens, with an expected October shipping date.

Unlike the original Galaxy Camera, the Galaxy Camera NX will sell through regular retail channels, rather than through cellular carriers. According to Samsung USA representatives, customers should be able to buy the camera and insert a SIM card from select carriers of their choice (which carriers will support the camera in which countries was unclear at press time).

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Samsung brings its Android camera concept to the NX series with the Galaxy NX.

Press Release:

Highly Anticipated Samsung Galaxy NX Camera Available in the US in Time for Holiday Shopping

First Interchangeable-Lens Camera with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, Available in October Starting at $1,599.99

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. – August 29, 2013 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announced pricing for the GALAXY NX SMART camera; the first connected Compact System Camera (CSC). The GALAXY NX will be available $1,599.99 (body-only) or $1,699.99 (bundled with an 18-55mm lens) and will be available in U.S. stores in October, just in time for the holiday shopping season. Adaptable and simple to use, the GALAXY NX combines cutting edge optical performance with connectivity capabilities and a variety of applications based on the Android eco-system, all in one stylish package.

“Photographers today live mobile lifestyles and they demand tools that allow them to share their work – in stunning detail – instantly,” said Ron Gazzola, Vice President of Marketing for Digital Imaging. “The GALAXY NX camera represents the pinnacle of technology convergence in our 2013 SMART camera line, successfully marrying the benefits of our GALAXY Camera with the imaging prowess of the award-winning NX interchangeable lens SMART cameras.” 

Android Integration

Powered by the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, the GALAXY NX offers a professional-level photographic experience with the simplicity and familiarity of a smartphone.  Users can choose from a variety of Android apps to help personalize their GALAXY NX and do more than just shoot amazing photographs and video - from editing images to adding special effects to staying in touch with friends and family. 

Professional Image Quality

The GALAXY NX’s 20.3MP APS-C Sensor produces images that are bright and detailed, even in low light conditions, while the DRIMe IV Image Signal Processor delivers the speed and accuracy today's photographers demand. Its Advanced Hybrid Auto Focus (AF) System ensures accurate phase and contrast detection for crisp, vibrant shots, while the 1/6000 sec shutter speed and 8.6fps shooting lets users capture the action as it happens.

The flexibility offered by the GALAXY NX’s selection of Interchangeable Lenses places creative control firmly in the hands of the photographer, opening up a world of imaging possibilities, whatever the scenario. From compact pancake lenses and an ultra-wide fisheye, to exquisite longer prime and zoom lenses, the extensive optics portfolio helps users create images that are truly special. 

Smarter SMART Features

The GALAXY NX is teeming with options to capture life’s memorable moments. Photo Suggest provides location-based recommendations of popular photography spots, sourced from a huge library of images taken by fellow photographers across the world. Story Album lets users relive memories by displaying special moments on one timeline, reframing and resizing them to create digital photo books that can be viewed and shared on other devices. 

The GALAXY NX boasts more than 30 Smart Modes, allowing users to select the optimum settings for almost any scenario, as well as create fresh, artistic images. ‘Multi Exposure’ merges two different shots together to produce one distinctive image, while ‘Animated Photo’ connects continuous shots of up to five seconds, creating a moving GIF file. For added realism, ‘Sound & Shot’ stores sound and voice together as the picture is taken, so moments are captured exactly as they happened.

For added personalization, Camera Studio allows users to easily customize settings with their most frequently used applications or camera modes, making sure their photos are captured exactly as desired every time.

Pricing & Availability 

The GALAXY NX will be available at www.samsung.com and authorized Samsung retailers in October for $1,599.99 (body-only) or $1,699.99 (bundled with an 18-55mm lens). For more information on the Wi-Fi version of the Samsung GALAXY Camera and the full line of Samsung digital cameras, lenses and accessories, please visit www.samsung.com.

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digitalanalog
By digitalanalog (7 months ago)

Umm... New Canon 5D MKII body or this? *scratches head*

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rallyfan
By rallyfan (7 months ago)

For that kind of money if I were to somehow ignore the truly terrible customer (non)service and insist on buying Samsung for some reason, I'd look at the RS261 refrigerator.

It doesn't take pictures and the ice maker is a poor design, but then again Samsung are no more a photo company than they are customer-oriented.

Only the Sigma Merrill fans are as deluded as the Samsung ladies.

Even today $1600 USD is a lot of money for a Samsung.

Toodles, bye bye now! XOXO

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husada16
By husada16 (7 months ago)

I personally think stylus is essential to write a memorable moments decorates the photos.2nd front camera is needed as a substitues of voice calls by skype. 3rd Ample screen is needed for photo editting then what is the use of android then!4rd photos looks better on samoled449 ppi screen than lcd otherwise it looks inferior to competitors that has a better screen n worse photo. 5th professional photographers knows what is best for them DSLR not mirrorless!

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husada16
By husada16 (7 months ago)

It is a pity that it has no full hd (449 ppi)super amoled to portrayed the good captured pictured. The lcd screen looks dull n pale like the one in galaxy camera. Just wait for the s amoled ones.2nd should have been DSLR type android camera. Mirrorless camera does not performs as good as dslr type. 3rd it has no stylus n front camera. 4rd the screen is too small for video editting like the one one galaxy camera. It should be at least 5.5 inch at least like the one on note 2.

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Shamael
By Shamael (7 months ago)

Go bck to the moon, dude. There's place there for dreamers and spinners.

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mumintroll
By mumintroll (8 months ago)

1600$=Nuts.

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Shamael
By Shamael (7 months ago)

and a few squeezed, don't forget the change, and the tip. For that price there are a lot of other ideas going through my head. It's the price of a Fuji x-pro1 with a correct lens.

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wictred
By wictred (8 months ago)

I guess they still sell quite a few copies if the price goes down to 1200-1300$.

In the Samsung forum people are already comparing it to the EOS 70D and explain how much worse the 70D is compared to the Galaxy NX.

Go figure.

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ThePhilips
By ThePhilips (8 months ago)

The only comparison to 70D I have seen was that you can get 70D and Galaxy S4 for the price of the Galaxy NX. (Or NX300 + S4 + small pile of lenses.)

People there are as dumbfounded as everyone else.

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ChrisKramer1
By ChrisKramer1 (8 months ago)

That's pretty expensive, Samsung...

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Soggoth
By Soggoth (8 months ago)

Typical Samsung's approach:
"Forget the R&D - if we cannot copy this time, lets just throw a bunch of cool technologies we have into the one device and see what happens. Oh, and don't forget to charge a premium for that!"

2 upvotes
tinzi1
By tinzi1 (8 months ago)

NICE!!! i got a hunch that i will be given a 18-55 F1.2 constant lens here.

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Shamael
By Shamael (8 months ago)

Typically Samsung. They sell all their stuff at double price. I get today the Galaxy tablet clone for less than half the price, looks the same, has same board inside, same OS and same body. Now an android tablet camera at triple price than the normal. So, seen, booked and scratched from my mind. No thanks, you're jokin' Samsung.

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Francis Carver
By Francis Carver (8 months ago)

Heck, for this much money, I can get myself TWO REAL CAMERAS with TWO REAL LENSES, or close to it.

Samsung -- what laugh riots these guys must be.

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whtchocla7e
By whtchocla7e (8 months ago)

OMG, $1600 is ridiculous.
But at $1599, I'd give it a second thought.

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Francis Carver
By Francis Carver (8 months ago)

Okay, make it a 160 bucks even, and you may have a deal.

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EssexAsh
By EssexAsh (8 months ago)

how much! its like that car Homer designed. Is there a button somewhere that makes it play La-Cucuracha?

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HowaboutRAW
By HowaboutRAW (8 months ago)

There are very few buttons. Maybe a submenu.

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questionlp
By questionlp (8 months ago)

You can probably hack it so that the shutter sound plays La Cucaracha :)

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Eike Welk
By Eike Welk (8 months ago)

I hope this camera will be successful!

All future SLRs should have WLAN and cellphone connectivity, GPS, and the ability to install apps. A serious camera should have separate buttons and wheels for all important functions however, and not a touchscreen interface.

The additional connectivity, and the GPS, would be very useful for journalists.

Apps could be very useful for special tasks like animal photography. An app could release the shutter if something new appears in the frame. The camera could be remote controlled, or it could be remotely checked if there are interesting photographs on the camera.

I would like to have a map app on my camera for hiking. Additionally such a camera could be used as a phone for emergencies. As batteries for SLRs can potentially be fairly big, such a device could run for very long on a single battery.

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HowaboutRAW
By HowaboutRAW (8 months ago)

Are DSLR batteries durable enough to power a laptop for 12 hours? You see my current Samsung NX 100 lasts for a couple of days–even with the camera in standby; that’s not turning it off.

And when you turn this Android NX camera off completely to save batteries, will it restart fully in 3 seconds like a decent digital camera?

There’s nothing particularly wrong with a networked camera; they already exist. However if that network+computer capacity+no physical buttons severely impedes the use of the camera as a camera (already known to be the case in the other Samsung Android camera) and the price is exorbitant what’s the point?

Adding software features to this camera indeed seems like a promising idea, but it’s not clear how much of that is allowed. For example could someone write an application for download from GooglePlay which entirely reworked every control and camera feature? (Or would that have to be done through deeper access to the OS?)

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Shamael
By Shamael (8 months ago)

I can live without the microwave smog. My pictures went to my computer in time with the usb connection. Usb3 would make it faster, just ask myself why they keep usb2 up in cameras. I just hope that i can switch that wi-fi crap off in those cameras, if not, they can keep them.

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Francis Carver
By Francis Carver (8 months ago)

You got a good point, Shamael. The world's digital camera makers are so behind the times, they still think all folks know about and want is USB version 2.0, ha-ha-ha-ha.

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KW Phua
By KW Phua (8 months ago)

Good try. At lease not a copycat this time.

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MrTaikitso
By MrTaikitso (8 months ago)

Samsung have lost the plot. Surely with so many complaining about the human factors issues with (some of) the otherwise superb Sony NEX cameras, Samsung would have realised that people want tactile controls. Only Panasonic appear to get it when it comes to balancing touch screens and tactile controls, such as in the GH2, GH3, G5, GX7 etc.

Not to mention the price!

A great opportunity missed. What they should have done was taken the ergonomically superb NX20 + articulating display, improved the IQ (see reviews) and added Android. (I tried the NX20 and it felt great in the hand and the articulating display produced great images.)

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HowaboutRAW
By HowaboutRAW (8 months ago)

Unlike Sony and the Nex system, Samsung sure got the idea of shipping good lenses for the NX system.

No Samsung should not have added Android to the NX20, Samsung should introduce the NX30. The NX20, shooting raw, already has excellent image quality, it just needs a faster buffer and a quickly readable PASM dial.

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starwolfy
By starwolfy (8 months ago)

What are they smoking ?

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christian carneiro
By christian carneiro (8 months ago)

Gimme some!!!! I want some of that too :-)

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Michael Knight
By Michael Knight (8 months ago)

i'd rather get 4x of Sony ILC-3000. nevermind that, 1x Sony ILC-3000, plus a zeiss lens, and flash, and etc!!!

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1MPXL
By 1MPXL (8 months ago)

1. Imagine shooting at bright daylight... Where the hell is the EV button!.. ahhh Glare!
2. Inside the theater... damn that LCD is so bright, oh wait ill use the view finder, dam how can i set my exposure!?!
There must be a SMARTER way to have control buttons and have an android base camera which is ergonomically appealing. ill be using it for 3 days and resell it on ebay for $400. Im not that stupid to pay $1600 with a kit lens. I can get a used RX1 or XPro1 and an EYE-FI card for less in the coming months.

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Shamael
By Shamael (8 months ago)

I bet all you want that you will not get any Rx1 at that price in a few month. Even IF a Nex FF comes, the RX1 will remain unique, and those who have one, know that.

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Michael Knight
By Michael Knight (8 months ago)

I gotta hand it to samsung on this one.
I was worried that Samsung will take over camera market, just how it kinda reigns in flat TV and cellphones.

with this, my worry is over. I'm glad that Samsung released this. that market share will stay with canikon and sony...

cheers mate

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Karroly
By Karroly (8 months ago)

Once your eye is stuck to the viewfinder, I am wondering how you can change parameters on the fly with virtually no buttons... With the i-function button and the upper dial ? And when using a manual or non-Samsung lens ?
And this quad-core monster is power-hungry certainly...

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love_them_all
By love_them_all (8 months ago)

You use your nose. It's a touch screen you know ;)

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quezra
By quezra (8 months ago)

Agree, this is exactly what is wrong with it, given they're targeting the crowd who wouldn't mind paying $1600 for a body... i.e. people who don't use Auto much

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Karroly
By Karroly (7 months ago)

I am not from planet Mars. My nose is not as supple as an elephant's trunk...

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M Hamilton
By M Hamilton (8 months ago)

$1599? Laughable.

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Alexis D
By Alexis D (8 months ago)

$1599 body only? That's more than what is rumored as the price for the Olympus E-M1 ($1500)!

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Gavril Margittai
By Gavril Margittai (8 months ago)

What I would need is a phone that accepts an SD card so I can easily upload pictures to the web, also able to compress it to a smaller size, without destroying the original. There are plenty of photo editing apps. Should not cost that much. I already have a camera.
I prefer to photograph with a camera and use a phone/tablet for Internet connection.

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JConrad
By JConrad (8 months ago)

I agree, but you don't need the phone to take SD cards...almost all new cameras have WiFi built in, which allows you to very easily transfer images to your phone or tablet. I use an OM-D, Panasonic GX1, Fuji X-E1 and Fuji X-M1, and I find myself bringing the X-M1 out a lot simply because it has WiFi (well, image quality is fantastic too)...get a good shot, ship it over to my phone and upload to Facebook. Works great!

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Marty4650
By Marty4650 (8 months ago)

Hey... I wonder if Hassleblad can re-badge this phone as the "Stellar?"

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AlpCns2
By AlpCns2 (8 months ago)

Maybe "Sammar"?

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Marty4650
By Marty4650 (8 months ago)

Suddenly.... the Olympus EM1 starts to look like a bargain.....

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viking79
By viking79 (8 months ago)

People need to remember that an android phone like a Galaxy S4 is actually around $650, you pay for it monthly in your data plan. This camera is basically a a smart phone merged with camera hardware, it is understandable it is expensive. It's far more powerful computing device than any other camera on the market, but will it sell? I would have preferred $1200 or so.

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ThePhilips
By ThePhilips (8 months ago)

"it is understandable it is expensive."

Not really. The device had potential to *start* something new in the market.

Here is the catch 22. Nobody needs an Android camera, if there are no interesting apps for it. There would be no apps for an Android camera, if there are no actual Android cameras available.

The asking price of 16 hundred for all practical purposes equivalent to "no actual Android cameras available."

To start something new, one might need to sustain some losses. Consumer electronics is full of the examples: DVD playes, DVRs, BlueRay/HD-DVD, video consoles - in the beginning, many were sold at loss just to help create and expand the market.

"It's far more powerful computing device than any other camera on the market [...]"

And what is the point of being so powerful, if the Android developers would be turned off by the price? Apps don't write themselves - you need a third party for that. And there should be something for the third party in it too.

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Rooru S
By Rooru S (8 months ago)

Sony just announced a 399.99USD camera with 20MP sensor while Samsung announced a 1699.99USD with 20MP sensor... guess there is more money in South Korea than in Japan since this is absurd.

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viking79
By viking79 (8 months ago)

$400 is crazy expensive for that, you can get a 20 MP Samsung NX1100 with Lightroom 4 and a 7" tablet for $500 at Sams

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wictred
By wictred (8 months ago)

Yes - without EVF (not even optional) and with a very slow buffer and a sensor that can't keep up at ISO 800+.

plus you're comparing the sony msrp with the samsung street price....

msrp would be 400$ (sony) vs 600$ (samsung)

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peevee1
By peevee1 (8 months ago)

"Unlike the original Galaxy Camera, the Galaxy Camera NX will sell through regular retail channels, rather than through cellular carriers"

So, after looking at $1700 price, the guys at AT&T and T-mobile decided that no way in hell that they can subsidize $1500 of it from monthly payments. :)

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calking
By calking (8 months ago)

"First To Market" people... That's all this is. It's not any more about selling mass quantities than Sonys X1R FF compact is at darn-near $3000 with no accessories.

This is only about being the first, and Samsung can afford to do it. There'll be something more consumer friendly in this style later on if there's any viability to the concept.

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alatchin
By alatchin (8 months ago)

While expensive, this is an exciting camera. With programs like snapseed you dont have to bring a large portion of your photography into a computer and can directly attach to emails and upload to clients.... Maintain up to the minute imagery for your blog, or website, share high quality images on the fly just like you would form your phone but with immeasurably more flexibility and quality.

Next stop Samsung? Design an app for this phone to process your raw files. KABOOM! How cool wold that be. Just a note, they could be reduced size raws for this specific purpose.

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Summi Luchs
By Summi Luchs (8 months ago)

In principle, you are right. But I doubt that there is much need for a device like this.
Bloggers and social network afficionados do not need 20 MP images for web use.
Professionals who want to upload quickly high quality press, sports or paparazzi images would prefer a much higher specced camera system.
The remaining part of photographers, where this concept fits best, seems to be a very small percentage...

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eddie_cam
By eddie_cam (8 months ago)

Wow, I wonder who the target group is for that gadget. Looks like Samsung has too much money to burn ...

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JEROME NOLAS
By JEROME NOLAS (8 months ago)

Where is promissed 16-80mm lens? Announced 2-3 years ago!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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radissimo
By radissimo (8 months ago)

www.mirrorlessrumors.com/samsung-nx-16-80mm-f3-5-4-5-lens-leaked-at-dxo/

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Michael Barkowski
By Michael Barkowski (7 months ago)

Leaks are one thing, announcements are another, and products delivered are yet another thing. NX-R was leaked in the same way, October 2012. http://photorumors.com/2012/10/01/nx-r-and-nx300-mirrorless-camera-entries-leak-on-samsungs-website/

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SDF
By SDF (8 months ago)

I would buy if it comes with lifetime unlimited data plan.

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straylightrun
By straylightrun (8 months ago)

That would be the bargain of the year.

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jhinkey
By jhinkey (8 months ago)

That's just plain crazy. The actual street price needs to be waaaay lower than that to get people to buy this (and it better be a stellar camera too).

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supeyugin1
By supeyugin1 (8 months ago)

Just wait for half a year and buy it for half price.

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KariIceland
By KariIceland (8 months ago)

.... Good luck Samsung, I hope you got landfills set up to bury all these cameras.

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tkbslc
By tkbslc (8 months ago)

They won't need landfills. However, I have a feeling this could be like the EOS M and be on clearance for 66% off in 6 months.

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Joe Ogiba
By Joe Ogiba (8 months ago)

I agree, this will only sell like the EOS M after a 66% off fire sale.

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Essai
By Essai (8 months ago)

Im a Samsung and Android fan who own DSLRs and I wouldnt even pay $999.00 for the kit.

Samsung really need to reconsider their pricing.

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wictred
By wictred (8 months ago)

What people completely ignore is the fact that this is the only camera that has "smarter SMART features".

"smart was yesterday. smarter smart is the smart of tomorrow - today!"

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agentul
By agentul (8 months ago)

it better come with a bag of smarties in that case.

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KevinFultonPhotography
By KevinFultonPhotography (8 months ago)

Or one of those Smarties candy cane things you get at Christmas time. That would make fore a great spec bump.

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shigzeo ?
By shigzeo ? (8 months ago)

No use in wasting money now when in two years we'll have: 'smarter smart-smarty smart-mart smarts-alot'

I'm skipping the 'smarter smart' generation.

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darkref
By darkref (8 months ago)

"Can there be anything more insane than the Hasselblad Lunar?"

Apparently so!

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bcalkins
By bcalkins (8 months ago)

Wow, that has to be an all new high in the price to button ratio for a digital camera...

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straylightrun
By straylightrun (8 months ago)

I was expecting $849.99 max.

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Michael Barkowski
By Michael Barkowski (8 months ago)

Another thought as well ... it should be interesting to compare with the Sony A3000 and try to justify the $1300 difference in price.

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Michael Barkowski
By Michael Barkowski (8 months ago)

Unusual priorities. A $1700 bundle, and there is no standard zoom available other than the basic 18-55mm. Not even a third-party option. And yet they have announced an NX fisheye.

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wictred
By wictred (8 months ago)

they have the very good 20-50mm zoom. btw for the price of the galaxy nx you can buy an nx1000 + almost all their lenses.

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tkbslc
By tkbslc (8 months ago)

Samsung has an excellent lens lineup, actually. So that's not really a valid complaint.

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Optimal Prime
By Optimal Prime (8 months ago)

Math Quizz of The Day

An Android Premium Value is found with the next formula:

Samsung Galaxy NX (US$1700) / SONY A3000 (US$400) = ?

(note: both are 20MP APS-C Mirrorless ILC cameras with 18-55 kit lenses)

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Richard Murdey
By Richard Murdey (8 months ago)

Not Android so much as the smartphone premium.

Galaxy S4 sells off-contract for $650 isn't it? So I'm guessing the thought process went something like this:

"Uh, it's a Galaxy S4 and an NX300, so the price is that of the NX300 kit + $650."...

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Gesture
By Gesture (8 months ago)

Just don't get it. Even at $1,000, I would consider it EXPENSIVE. That sad right side of the screen looks too much like Sony?

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agentul
By agentul (8 months ago)

come over to the European Union. it will be 33% more expensive here due to the 1 USD = 1 EUR conversion rates that corporations use.

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wictred
By wictred (8 months ago)

Too bad that Hasselblad already fell in love with Sony. This would be a superb camera for them to put some wood, leather and their logo on it and ask 10.000$ per copy.

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KimPortugal
By KimPortugal (8 months ago)

Am I seeing things upside down?
Personaly I wouldn't buy this camera for the listed price only to have the possibility of using Android Apps to treat photos and upload them through the UMTS network.
I'd rather see Samsung and others develop a comm module to be connected to their lineup of cameras.
With ease a comm bus can be inserted in a camera that will allow it to communicate with such module in order to upload the desired photos. Creative software may easily be embedded in the camera or downloaded via a proprietary or free synchronising tool.
This is the kind of solution I'd applaud for professionals working in the field...

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bcalkins
By bcalkins (8 months ago)

Seems like this is already in place. Many of the new cameras have wifi (built in or a wifi SD card) or NFC to allow getting the photos onto your phone or other external device. I much prefer that method, though you give up some of the more creative things one might do with apps on a phone when it comes to actually taking the photos...

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AbrasiveReducer
By AbrasiveReducer (8 months ago)

Obviously a trial balloon, at $1600. It will go in the Hammacher-Schlemmer catalog next to the world's best waffle maker and yes, they will sell some.

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RonHendriks
By RonHendriks (8 months ago)

So for the same price as a NX20 and a real good smartphone you can combine the two in one.

#expensive

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ezradja
By ezradja (8 months ago)

LOL, Samsung, you are not a "Germanic" camera brand.

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Arn
By Arn (8 months ago)

I'm an NX user myself (along with Canon and Sony gear) and if this is any indication of the future of Samsung's pricing for the NX system... well, I'm afraid that the whole system will lose it's appeal. The NX gear so far - camera bodies like the NX20 and NX300 and just about all of the NX lenses are reasonably priced and very high quality.

Now /this/ product is just the opposite - an overpriced niche product. Like previously mentioned - had it been priced around $800-900, it would have made more sense and wouldn't have been DOA.

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Boerseuntjie
By Boerseuntjie (8 months ago)

$800-900 still expensive, how about $600-700, it's a toy

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