by techminimalist

What do you think about smart cameras?
I feel like they've been around for a while, but I haven't paid much attention to them. Samsung's just announced the pricing of the Galaxy NX, $1699 with a 18-55mm lens, and its availability in October. It seems like the consensus is a preference for a "traditional" DSLR, especially for that price range. I agree and the main reason is that I've always preferred a no-frills camera with the ability to add features if I need them. That modularity is appealing to me, i.e. I can purchase an Eye-Fi... Read more →

by IdoTDW

Samsung Galaxy NX is the first smart-ILC. But why not Sony?
Samsung has just unveiled new products from the Galaxy and ATIV lines during their "Premier" event. Arguably the biggest launch of the day was the Galaxy NX -- a mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera that runs Android Jelly Bean and supports LTE connectivity -- along with some Android-based devices that have already been announced (including another smart camera, the Galaxy S4 Zoom), some Windows 8 tablets and notebooks, and a mixture of both with the ATIV Q.
While watching Samsung's... Read more →