$1,699 will score you the Galaxy NX body and an 18-55 F/3.5-5.6 lens — and Jelly Bean
Originally expected in October, the Samsung Galaxy NX is available today for folks in the US, provided you want to pay $1,700 for it all. Sporting a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and Android Jelly Bean under the hood, the camera should do anything Android-related you want it to do. The other specs sound equally as capable — APS-C sensor, 1/6000 shutter speed, and ISO settings as high as 25,600 mean that you'll be able to get some very nice pictures out of this one.
But for $1,700 you had better get great pictures.
We're not sure if the addition of Android justifies the $1,000 premium over other great APS-C mirrorless cameras, and just don't see this one gaining any traction. This price-point is more suited to full-frame cameras, rather than an entry-level "prosumer" (I hate that term) model.
Alex had a chance to look over the NX this past June in London, and I've had a chance to see one briefly at a Samsung store here in the states. It's a nice camera for people who want more than an average point and shoot, and the few shots I was able to take and view did look nice. If you're really into photography and Android, you might appreciate the mating thing done here. Anyone interested should visit the source link for ordering information.
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