Samsung NX200 Mirrorless Camera Announcement

Samsung NX200

The oft-rumored Samsung NX200 has finally been unveiled.  The NX200 features a Samsung-developed 20.3MP image sensor that also captures 1080p HD video.

The NX200 offers a sensitivity range of ISO 100-12,800 and sports a 3.0” VGA AMOLED display.  Additionally, the NX200 makes use of a new i-Function 2.0 lens control, which is compatible with existing i-Function lenses, as well as new lenses at 18-200mm, 16mm, 60mm and 85mm focal lengths.  Samsung also claims rapid AF and shooting speeds with a max frame rate of 7fps.

No word yet on price or release date.  Check availability on

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


Transcend 16GB SDHC Card for $21.99 – Deal Alert

Transcend 16GB SDHC Card

Amazon has a deal today on Transcend Class 10 SHDC cards.  The Transcend 16GB cards are on sale for $21.99 each.  You can also find 32GB cards for $44.99 each.

Note, these cards are Class 10 cards, so they should handle HD video capture for pretty much every HDSLR and HD camcorder out today.  (Learn more about SD card speeds and ratings.)

Olympus SZ-30MR

Olympus has announced the SZ-30MR, which touts the ability to simultaneously capture 1080p HD video and full resolution still images.  The SZ-30MR features a 16MP CMOS sensor and 24x optical zoom (25-600mm equivalent).  The new superzoom features built-in, sensor-shift image stabilization and sports a 3-inch LCD at 460k-dot resolution.

The SZ-30MR should be available in April at an initial retail price of $399.99.  Check availability on

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