Samsung NX mirrorless camera leaks with TouchWiz on board

Samsung NX mirrorless camera leaks with TouchWiz on board
It's not only the Galaxy S4 Zoom, Android lovers, Samsung is prepping a more serious camera with TouchWiz for an interface. The Samsung NX camera leaked in press shots and in flesh, confirmed for announcement at Sammy's press event next week in London.

The mirrorless cam resembles the NX 20, which is a DSLR-style device, and would sport a 20.3MP APS-C sensor that can blast the ISO up to 25,600. A 4.3" touch display is tipped for the back, showing Android 4.2.2 under TouchWiz, and there are 1080p video capture abilities.

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34 Comments

1. JMartin22

Posts: 2355; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Putting advanced computational operating systems on DSLRs is a smart move Samsung has finally done. It's what they should have done, instead of focusing on these half-baked Galaxy Camera line-ups.

17. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

This better give all the options the typical DSLR provides or its a garbage. Also Touchwiz is famous for getting stuck so hopefully that doesnt happen

20. bachir8k

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

DSLR cameras have large amount of extra capabilities as a hardware wise, so let's hope combining it with a smart OS, developers will start launching smart apps that take advantages of these capabilities and provide a new era for DSLR cameras.

22. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

why do you talk about "apps" ? We don't want of those lame apps on our DSLR ! The only advantage here is to have (finally) a very intuitive and fluid interface on a DSLR, hopping that all the advanced options remain and there is no bug.

26. SleepingOz unregistered

Android 4.1 works great on Galaxy Camera, with no bug whatsoever.

30. Potato.

Posts: 607; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

No offense. But imagine if it lags while taking a photo?

3. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Canon is the ultimate camera company! Samsung can't even compete with it. Or Nikon.

8. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

So? This is Android DSLR. It has a specific bunch of consumers :)

15. shreyas.s666

Posts: 83; Member since: Aug 24, 2012

No. no way it has bunch of consumers.people who really need a proffessional cam they chose nikon/cannon/sony/fuji but not this android cam. you know why? do u know long will it take to start? put android on every thing makes a mess. and in future we even may see fridge/washinig machine.

28. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

Hmm. Every samsung device is just a trash for every hater.. Dont keep other people away from Samsung dslr, its none of ur business okay.. A well capable professional Cam coupled with a very intuitive OS with great photography apps is a WOW!. I and my friends are always waiting for a Dslr with great and bigger screen to manipulate more our photos.

27. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

i never tried DSLR but my last samsung digital camera died after 8 months of buying

12. ihatesmartphone unregistered

At least it runs Android on it That's the main point..

18. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

So? running android on everything isnt a good idea. i love android but android on my microwave,thermostat,light dimmer, clock, DSLR, toothbrush is just messed up.

19. zippolite28

Posts: 107; Member since: Sep 28, 2012

Totally well said bro... first problem is u can't keep it all day onn..and if u start android at last it takes 30 to 40 seconds to boot... by then animal would run away... quality camera don't need android... but basic wifi sharing remote access is fine... and canon dose it well.... my 7d can take super speed pics and my 6d can take fullframe pics.... Samsung trying to do all possible electronics with android... and showing off... nice nice

5. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

nice move by Samsung but DSLR= NIKON and CANON

16. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Its for Samsung fans. They'll mistake this for new phone with a new form factor and buy it. This will be the best looking phone they've ever seen.

21. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Sorry but Canon and Nikon are almost nothing in microless cameras

23. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Sorry but it is not Samsung that is better.

25. SleepingOz unregistered

Please, do us a favour and do some research. Samsung NX series, along with Sony NEX and Olympus PEN series are the most popular cameras in the mirrorless segment! LEICA M series being the best.

24. SleepingOz unregistered

Exactly! Funny how these Samsung haters are now DSLR connoisseurs, just when pictures of a supposedly Samsung Android mirrorless camera are leaked. Yet they have no clue of what a mirrorless camera is and the only good DSLR brands they know, are Canon and Nikon.

6. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

That's not a mirror-less camera on the photos.

9. jibraihimi

Posts: 801; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

Hope Canon or Nikon launch their latest DSLR's with android on board, then it will be best device for photography enthusiasts...........

13. jlp34876

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 02, 2012

This will be the best camera for instagram.

29. steelicon

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 02, 2011

Question: How long will it take for this Android camera to take pictures from recent-battery-pull-to-cold-boot? Compared to a DSLR without Android?

31. marioellobo

Posts: 44; Member since: Mar 20, 2013

that's nice samsung somebody don't like this go ahead and take another bite off that apple fruit it looks like somebody else already took one lol.

32. GeekMovement unregistered

I don't want to burst anyone's bubble, but Sony is a very good 3rd DSLR competitor. A900 and the A99 is beast. Just sayin not only Canon and Nikon (:

33. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

The NX series apparently has some really good and compact lenses for a mirror less with an APSC sized sensor. They are supposedly dirt cheap too because they are not popular at all. People should buy these lenses now before the price skyrockets up from this.

34. garz_pa

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

The Android operating system would just eat up most of the battery than camera usage.

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