Samsung NX300 and NX 45mm f/1.8 2D/3D Lens Officially Announced

Samsung NX300

Ahead of CES 2013, Samsung has launched its new NX300 camera. The Samsung NX300 is a new 20.3MP mirrorless camera that captures both still images and 1080p HD video. Additionally, the NX300 can capture 3D photos and video with the new NX 45mm f/1.8 2D/3D lens.

The NX300 features a sensitivity range of ISO 100-25,600 and 9 fps continuous shooting mode. Other features include a 3.31″ AMOLED touchscreen display and iOS and Android WiFi connectivity through Samsung’s Smart Camera app.

The Samsung NX300 retails for $748 and is already available here at B&H Photo.

More details in the press release below. [Read more...]

Canon EOS-1S Rumored as Big MP $9k DSLR?

Canon EOS 1S

Several recent rumors suggested that the upcoming 46MP behemoth from Canon would not be named the “3D” and would actually eschew the “D” moniker from the naming scheme altogether.  The latest word coming in over at Canon Rumors offers up the EOS-1S as the name of the rumored flagship high MP DSLR.

As I’ve previously said, I think it makes sense to lose the “D” for digital naming scheme at this point in Canon’s SLR lineup. What better point to start than at the top with a new flagship, high resolution camera? [Read more...]