Good news for high-end photographers who need to keep connected. Samsung has announced that the Galaxy NX, which it bills as the world’s first 4G interchangeable lens Connected Compact System Camera (CSC), is about to go on sale in the UK.
The phone/camera hybrid will cost around £1299 from Jessops and Currys with selected online and high street retailers to follow.
The camera features integrated 4G/LTE tech which mean that the 20 MP images the user can take can be emailed/uploaded at speeds which should ensure that they don’t take forever to reach their destination.
Features on the camera includ Photo Suggest which offers location-based recommendations of popular photography spots, and Story Album which allows you to view a timeline of shots and create digital photo books.
The camera comes with various lenses that can produce bright and detailed images, even in lowest lit conditions.
It runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS and is compatible with a host apps Android apps that can aid the photographer to edit images or add special effects.
It also boasts 30 Smart Mode options and offers Multi Exposure merges two different shots together to produce one image and Animated Photo which connects continuous shots of up to five seconds, creating a moving GIF file.