Review : Samsung Galaxy NX Android Mirrorless Camera (Specs and price)
The South Korean device maker is riding high on the success on Galaxy S4 and other phone variants. However, the market scream of Samsung in other devices is also quite high. Recently, it launched the new LTE Connected Compact Camera that supports 3G/4G technology. The camera is named as Galaxy NX. It is evident that the South Korean device maker is capitalizing on the popularity of its Galaxy brand and it has been launching a series of devices under this name.
Talking about the Galaxy NX camera, it has spread a wave of happiness among the Samsung fans because of the versatility and other important features. The USP (Unique Selling Proposition) of this camera is the combination of Android apps coupled with a camera environment, which makes it rank well among the critics. It also enables the user to share his stories in the form of pictures with friends or relatives. The portentous features equipped in the camera make it a hot buy in the market. Here are some of the features that combine together to make Galaxy NX as the most anticipated device of the year.
Share everything, with anyone from any place:
The 3G/4G LTE technology embedded in the Galaxy NX camera facilitates an environment where the photographers can easily click and share the pictures with people anywhere around the world. The striking factor about this camera is the connectivity it offers. The user can share the picture in a speedy and hassle free manner using the camera. The quality of sharing technology embedded in the phone is exhilarating and it’s a boon for the passionate photographers who like to share their work with rest of the world at the matter of a few clicks.
Another promising feature that stands out in the camera is its photo suggest mode. This feature helps the photographer to determine the location for his shoot by providing a range of photographs clicked by professional photographers. For a novice photographer, this feature can prove to be worthwhile and useful. The story album takes the person to old memories and using the feature, user can also create a photo book based on the same.
Incredible Picture quality:
The snapping capacity of the camera is exhilarating as it sports 20.3 megapixels APS-C Sensor that clicks images with superior quality despite of the low light conditions. The DRIMe IV Image Signal Processor is something that every photographer dreams of having. The presence of this processor adds an extra beauty to the camera. The shutter speed of camera is 1/6000 seconds and 8.6 fps allowing the user to click an instantaneous picture.
The lenses of Galaxy NX can be interchanged as per the requirement of the user. This feature provides an optimum level of flexibility to the user. The true 3D creator adds a hint of realistic charm to the camera. Galaxy NX is a great device to capture short movies or documentaries, thanks to its 45 mm 2D/3D lens.
Galaxy NX is equipped with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean technology which enhances its user experience to a great extent. The user can make use of android app galaxy in order to elevate the picture quality. Galaxy NX is not just a camera to shoot and share picture, instead it can be used for editing too.
In Spite of multiple features available in the camera, it is extremely easy to use, thanks to its user-friendly interface. The ease with which user can exploit the settings available with this camera is incomparable. It enables him to create some professional looking artistic pictures without any hassles. The existence of “Sound and Shot” feature adds an edge to the camera as it captures the frame the same moment it happens.
Display: 4.8″ HD scLCD, 0.46″ SVGA EVF
Chipset: Pega-Q + DRIMe4 + MDM9215(XMM6360)
Bearer: LTE 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600
Memory: 2GB(RAM) + 16GB(eMMC)
MicroSD (up to 64GB)
Camera / Flash: 20.3MP APS-C CMOS w/ Flash
Connectors: microUSB, USB 2.0
Wireless Connectivity: BT 4.0, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n HT40 2.4G/5GHz
GPS: A-GPS + GLONASS
Dimension, Weight: 136.5 x 101.46 x 56mm (TBD)
Battery capacity: 4360mAh, 3.8V
OS / Upgrade: Android JB MR1
Messaging and SNS: Chat ON(D/L)
Augmented Reality: D/L from Play Store
LBS: Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navi.)
Other Services and Applications: Trouwrist, Trip Advisor, Panoramio
PC Applications: Kies (Windows and Mac), Lightroom
UI / Web Browser: TouchWiz for Android / Chrome
Audio: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, RA
Video: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RV, VD-1
Recording/Playback: [email protected]
Galaxy NX Price:
Although no confirmation has been received from the South Korean company but if the reports are to be believed, it will cost around 1,300 USD. It’s quite a reasonable price considering the amount of features that are available with the camera. We will have to wait and see how this camera comforts the pockets of customers.