Samsung has announced the Galaxy NX: the world's first mirrorless interchangeable lens camera running the Android operating system. The Galaxy NX takes a 20.3 megapixel, SLR-style mirrorless camera and adds 3G, 4G LTE and Wi-Fi, connectivity and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). The camera sports a gigantic 4.8" HD LCD touchscreen - with which you'll control nearly all camera functions.
Specs and features
- 4.8-inch touchscreen display
- 1.6GHz quad-core processor
- 2GB of RAM
- 16GB of internal memory
- microSD support
- Camera features: 20.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, DRIMe IV Image Signal processor, advanced Hybrid Auto Focus system, 1/6000 sec shutter speed, 8.6fps shooting, up to 25,600 ISO, built-in Pop-up flash, lens shift image stabilization and various smart camera modes including Photo Suggest, Story Album, Smart Mode (30 different modes), Multi Exposure, Animated Photo, Sound & Shot, Camera Studio
- 3G/4G LTE support (but no voice calls support)
- Wi-Fi a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth 4.0
- GPS, GLONASS
- Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- Other software: Samsung Kies, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
- Size: 136.5 x 101.2 x 25.7 (37.65) mm
- Weight: 410g(without battery) / 495(with standard battery)
Samsung Galaxy NX will be available sometime this summer for an undisclosed price.
Introducing GALAXY NX, The First Interchangeable-Lens Camera with 3G/4G LTE & Wi-Fi Connectivity
Always connected, the Samsung GALAXY NX turns every picture into a story worth telling
LONDON, UK - June 20, 2013 - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of the GALAXY NX, the first 3G/4G LTE Connected Compact System Camera (CSC). Versatile and easy to use, the GALAXY NX combines cutting edge optical performance with connectivity capabilities and galaxy of applications based on Android eco-system, all in one stylish package. The result is a new type of connected device which allows users to turn their experiences into a story that can be instantly shared with anyone they choose, from wherever they might be, in amazing color and outstanding detail.
"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.
Share everything, from anywhere
With the 3G/4G LTE technology, the GALAXY NX allows photographers to stay constantly connected with their world. Promising speedy sharing whether on the move or right at home, the GALAXY NXs' seamless connectivity transcends the current offering to photographers, providing a device which puts the sharing of professional level images at its heart. The GALAXY NX embraces the era of visual communication to provide an outlet for passionate photographers to express their exciting experiences immediately, in spectacular quality.
The GALAXY NX is equipped to help you capture the scene and mood of every hotspot you visit.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 enjoy timeless memories by displaying special moments on one timeline, reframing and resizing them to create digital photo books which can be viewed and shared on other devices.
Stunning picture quality
Superior image quality is available whenever and wherever with the GALAXY NX and array of interchangeable lenses. The 20.3MP APS-C Sensor produces images which are bright and detailed, even in low light conditions, while the DRIMe IV Image Signal Processer delivers the speed and accuracy which today's photographers demand.
Life moves fast and the GALAXY NX makes sure that you don't miss a moment. 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 you capture the action as it's happening.
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 range of lenses help change users perspective on their world to create images which are truly special and help them to tell their story in a new way. True 3D Creator also brings an added element of realism to the GALAXY NX results, allowing users to shoot images and movies in 3D with Samsung's 45mm 2D/3D lens.
Simple and easy to use
With Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the functionality of a smartphone is utilized to improve the photographic experience. Users can choose from an entire universe 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.
The GALAXY NX is packed with features which help photographers to take images that embody their passions and express their unique outlook on the scenes they are shooting. More than 30Smart Mode lets users choose the optimum settings for the environment they are capturing, 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.
For multimedia content and more detailed information, please visit www.samsung.com/galaxycamera.
Samsung has now introduced a 6 1/2-minute video that takes us through everything from the new design to all the unique software features like Air Command.
- [ Design, Specification & Performance ]
The GALAXY Note 3 comes with a wider (5.7") Full HD Super AMOLED display, yet slimmer (8.3mm) and lighter (168g) hardware design, and is powered by a 2.3 GHz Quad-Core processor, 3GB of RAM, 32/64 GB or user memory, 3,200 mAh battery and runs on Google's Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS.
The GALAXY Note 3 also features a textured back cover and delicate stitching that delivers a premium look and feel.
- [ Everyday Made Easier with S Pen ]
You can now do more with the S Pen, the window to your daily discoveries.
Air Command, a palette of features and commands which you can activate on any screen simply by hovering and clicking the S Pen button, lets you access useful features for everyday tasks such as Action Memo, Scrapbook, Screen Write and S Finder.
The new S Note presents you with a comprehensive solution that enables you to easily write, organize, edit and share notes with a simpler, cleaner user interface.
- [ Smarter Large Screen Experience ]
The 5.7" Full HD Super AMOLED display provides you with a stunning and clearly defined video viewing experience for watching Full HD content and distinct clarity for reading.
My Magazine offers personalized content such as news and social media in a dynamic magazine-style layout.
The enhanced new Multi Window takes multitasking to the next level by allowing you to open the same app in two windows and easily move content between applications in one quick step with the Drag and Drop mode.
Pen Window allows you to open another application window without pausing current activity on the screen by simply drawing a window of any size, anywhere on the screen.
Check out the video
Verizon Messages now allows you to see all your MMS and SMS messages using any of your devices such as desktops, smartphones and tablets. The Verizon Messages application is now available on Android and all of your messages are saved up to 90 days in cloud storage.
You can even start group messaging among your friends or family. The application also has other features that let you display your location and create auto-responders, so people would know when you're too busy to take a call.
The Content Finder will also display the links of photos or any content that people would share with you. Give it a go and download it over Google Play Store for free. A video is also available to show you how it works.