Samsung NX10

samsungnx10_tnSamsung je službeno najavio izlazak dugo očekivanoga fotoaparata Samsung NX10. Radi se o kompaktnom digitalnom fotoaparatu sa velikim senzorom, elektronskim tražilom i izmjenjivim objektivima. Međutim, ipak se ne radi o SLR fotoaparatu, koliko god NX10 koketirao sa SLR fotoaparatima, nedostaje mu ona Single Lens Reflex opcija.

NX10 će navodno uključivati brz i precizan sustav automatskog izoštravanja, 14.6 megapikselni APS-C CMOS senzor te 3 inčni AMOLED ekran koji omogućava korisniku nesmetano pregledavanje slika i pri jarkom sunčevom svijetlu. Fotoaparat ima široki raspon kontrola koje se mogu ručno podešavati, a s druge strane posjeduje i Smart Auto funkciju koja automatski prepoznaje okruženje u kojem se nalazimo te sukladno tome odabire najbolji modus snimanja. Smart Range opcija omogućava korisniku vrlo uspješan/slikovit prikaz i tamnih i svijetlih područja na istoj snimci, a Supersonic Dust Reduction sustav drži senzor čistim i time “brine” o čistoći slike.

Pozadina fotoaparata sadrži senzor koji detektira naše lice kad ga približimo tražilo te gasi AMOLED ekran, odnosno stavlja ga u modus standby kako bi uštedio na energiji, odnosno struji.

Samsung NX10 koristi NX kućište/navoj za objektiv koje je u potpunosti novo na tržištu fotoaparata te time nije kompatibilno sa nijednim od postojećih objektiva. Fotoaparat će službeno biti predstavljen od 7. do 10. siječanj 2010. godine na “2010 ICES-u” (International Consumer Electronics Show) u Las Vegasu, a u prodaji će se naći od proljeća 2010. godine. Cijena mu još uvijek nije poznata.

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Samsung Press Release

Samsung Unveils the Next Generation of Camera – the NX10

The Samsung NX10’s Innovative Technology Provides ‘Best in Class’ Features with a Large APS-C Size Sensor, Bright AMOLED Screen and Fast Auto Focus to Give Users Ultimate Performance

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.-(Business Wire)-Jan 03, 2010 Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announced the Samsung NX10 – an innovative digital camera that provides users with optimum image quality in a sleek, compact body. Delivering creativity without compromise, users can now be as creative as they want on the move, without having to compromise perfect images. The NX10 will be on display during the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show, January 7-10, in the Samsung booth #11026 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The NX10 incorporates a fast and decisive auto focus (AF), 14.6 MP APS-C size CMOS sensor and unique, large 3.0″ AMOLED screen, allowing users to easily view their images, even in bright sunlight. Users can also record in HD movie to create the full story. Available in two colors, Noble Black and Titan Silver, the Samsung NX10 is small, light and ergonomically designed to ensure maximum portability for everyday use.

The Samsung NX10 ensures users never miss a moment, with one of the fastest AF in its class on the market. The company’s latest innovation, the new DRIMe II Pro engine and advanced AF algorithm, also provide ultra fast AF speed with the higher precision of contrast AF.

The Samsung NX10 has the heart of a DSLR embedded inside the compact frame of a digital camera, successfully integrating the APS-C size CMOS sensor with a mirrorless interchangeable lens, for a sleek, lightweight camera that users can easily take with them everywhere they go.

Consumers are not just limited to taking shots but can also tell their own stories in video format with HD movie recording (H.264 codec).

Samsung continues to extend the usage of AMOLED screens across many products, using a large 3.0″ AMOLED screen in Samsung NX10. AMOLED provides easier viewing even in bright sunshine and at acute viewing angles, meaning users no longer need to shield their screen with their hand. The category leading screen also provides 10,000 times faster response rate than conventional LCDs, has a far lower power consumption and higher contrast ratio – 10,000:1 vs. 500:1.

“The new Samsung NX10 marks the start of the next generation of cameras,” said Mr. SJ Park, CEO of Samsung Digital Imaging Company. “We know from our detailed research over several years that what consumers want from their cameras is evolving, which we’ve reflected in the development of the Samsung NX10. With specialist equipment open to everyone and no longer restricted solely to the professional, more and more people want to capture something creative and tell a story through their camera – but they also want something compact that they can carry around with them all day. The large sensor and the ultra fast auto focus give consumers the quality they demand as well as the compactness they want in one exceptional package.”

Mr. Park continued: “Samsung has always been quick to implement cutting edge technology and no more so when it comes to quality of images. For the first time in the market, Samsung has successfully integrated an APS-C size sensor into a compact body by eliminating the mirror box, meaning that our users can now be as creative as they want to be on the move without having to compromise on image quality.”

The Samsung NX10 also contains a range of intelligent features to put professional quality images within reach of the amateur photographer. The Samsung NX10 includes in-depth manual controls and also a Smart Auto function which automatically detects the surrounding environment of the shot and selects the best shooting mode. Its Smart Range feature also enables the user to vividly express both bright areas and dark areas in the same frame, and the Supersonic Dust Reduction system keeps those dust particles clear of the image sensor that can often impair an image. It even senses when the user brings the camera close to their face to look through the viewfinder, and puts the AMOLED screen on standby to conserve power.

Specifications

Colors Noble Black and Titan Silver
Image Sensor 14.6M APS-C CMOS
Mount Samsung NX Mount
Display 3.0″ AM OLED (VGA)
View Finder Electronic viewfinder
Movie 720p HD (MP4. H.264)
Size & Weight 4.8″ x 3.4″ x 1.6″ (excluding the projecting parts of the camera), .78 lbs (without battery and card)
ISO 100 – 3200
Flash Built-in Pop-up Flash
OIS Lens Shift
Dust reduction Supersonic Type

Special Features

* APS-C sized image sensor
* 3.0″ AMOLED
* Smart Range
* HDMI (Anynet +)
* Fast & Decisive Contrast AF
* New DRIMe II Pro engine and advanced AF algorithm

Availability

* Spring 2010

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., markets a broad range of award-winning, digital consumer electronics and home appliance products, including HDTVs, home theater systems, MP3 players, digital imaging products, refrigerators and washing machines. A recognized innovation leader in consumer electronics design and technology, Samsung is the HDTV market leader in the U.S. Please visit http://www.samsung.com for more information.