Looks like Samsung is bringing new cameras out faster than you can shoot a roll of 35mm film. The Korean company just announced a new entry level compact 20.3MP Mirrorless Camera – the NX3000.
Keeping in line with regular camera numbering convention (bigger model numbers = smaller cameras) the NX3000 is smaller than her bulkier NX300 bigger sister, while bigger than her tiny NX mini baby brother.
The NX3000 will be replacing the year old (already?) entry-level NX2000. And the feature list is indeed updated (as well as the color selection: black, white or brown faux-leather finish). It should be available in June 1st and estimated to cost $529 (with a 16-50mm optical image stabilized power zoom lens) or $479 (with a 20-50mm zoom lens).
Aside from a new 20.3-megapixel APS-C sensor, a flip-up-3-inch LCD and wink-control (similar to the selfie encouraging NX mini) and a longer lasting battery than the model it replaces. Hit the jump for more specs and images: [Read more…]