Samsung NX11 Announced

The Samsung NX11 is a follow-up to the Samsung’s first NX-series camera, the NX10.  The new NX11 features a 14.6MP CMOS sensor, a 3-inch AMOLED screen, and can capture 720p HD video.

The NX11 also features the new i-Function, which was introduced in the recent, more compact NX100 model.  The NX11 is packaged with an 18-55mm i-Function kit lens.

Alongside the NX11, Samsung is introducing two new i-Functions lenses:  a 20-50mm f/3.5-5.6 zoom lens and a 20mm f/2.8 prime.

The Samsung NX11 kit carries an initial retail price of $649 and should be available in February 2011.  Check availability on Amazon.com.

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

Olympus E-PL1s Announced, But Only for Japan

Olympus Japan has announced a new E-PL1s Micro Four Thirds camera as a slight tweak to the popular E-PL1.  The E-PL1s adds an ISO 6400 sensitivity setting and now comes in a red body.

Along with the E-PL1s, Olympus announced a new 14-42mm II f/3.5-5.6 kit lens with improved internal focusing for faster and quieter AF.

[Olympus Japan via Photo Rumors]