Samsung NX-300 The 3D Compact Camera
Samsung 45mm F1.8 2D/3D lens is the World’s first one-lens 3D system, capable of capturing both stills and 1080p Full HD video in perfect 3D quality
Samsung Malaysia Electronics has once again raised the bar for compact system cameras (CSC) with the launch of the NX300. A new flagship model from its successful NX series range, the NX300 features the NX 45mm F1.8 2D/3D lens, the first one-lens 3D system for a consumer camera capable of capturing both still images and full HD movies in perfect 3D quality.
The NX300 envelops Samsung’s unique in-house developed DRIMe IV imagine engine to provide outstanding developments in speed and image quality. The DRIMe IV engine enables better colour reproduction and greater noise reduction, as well as support for full 1080p HD video captured in both 2D and 3D, thus opening up an exciting world of imaging possibilities.
Compatible with its entire range of NX lenses and other professional standard accessories, the NX300 combines outstanding features, functionality and style to give users an unparalleled range of options in their pursuit for that perfect shot.
“At Samsung, we understand the fundaments of moving with the times. The launch of the NX300 fortifies our commitment to channel the best digital imaging technology to everyone, without compromising on style and design,” said Kwon Jae Hoon, Managing Director, Samsung Malaysia Electronics.
“Today goes beyond the introduction of the Samsung NX300 to the world, as we gear towards an era of visual communications. To bring this immersive experience one step closer to our consumers, we seek to redefine seamless connectivity by integrating the SMART Camera 2.0 technology into our entire range of photography devices. Shooting and sharing picture-perfect images is now at the fingertip of every avid photographer,” he added.
Instant sharing through enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity
The NX300’s Wi-Fi connectivity allows users to share their cherished photos instantly and securely between their camera and smartphone (or tablet). To connect a smartphone to the camera, users simply need to download the Samsung SMART CAMERA App. (which is available for Android and iOS platforms) onto their smartphone or tablet and follow the easy steps to create a secure connection with the camera. The NX300 will detect and auto-connect to the smartphone wirelessly whenever any of the SMART Camera features are activated. These include AutoShare, which automatically sends every high-quality photos to the user’s smartphone for safe keeping; and MobileLink, which allows users to select and transfer images or album from the camera directly to their smartphone. The SMART Camera App. also features a Remote Viewfinder function, allowing for even more inventive and exciting photography.
The NX300’s enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity also lets users share images with friends and family directly from the camera via social networking sites, using the cameras one-touch Direct Link hot key. Alternatively, images can be automatically backed up or stored in the cloud service through AllShare Play, ensuring that they are always safe and easily accessible.
Central to the NX300’s outstanding imaging performance is its brand new 20.3 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, capable of capturing high quality details. Images boast sharp, life-like colours and are crisp and clear in all light conditions. The wide ISO range (ISO100-25600) further improves performance, letting users capture beautifully balanced images in even the darkest conditions. A brand new Hybrid Auto Focus (AF) system also delivers fast, accurate phase and contrast detection, while the 1/6000 sec shutter speed and 8.6fps continuous shooting mode ensure you never miss a moment.
The NX300’s 84mm (3.31”) AMOLED screen makes capturing and reviewing images a pleasure, while the hybrid touch screen and five-way manual key interface is simple and intuitive to use. The tilt display makes taking high and low angle shots easier, enabling avid photographers to capture the world as they see it.
Easy usability and stylish retro design
The compact NX300 makes it simple for anyone to achieve pro-like and impressive pictures easily with minimal technical knowledge or extensive time spent adjusting parameters. The camera’s Smart Mode comes with 14 different settings, including Creative Shot, Landscape and Light Trace or Action Freeze which will automatically adjust parameters such as aperture and shutter speed to enable users to obtain the best shot possible for the desired situation.
The NX300 also includes i-Depth, an easy way to adjust the depth of an image using the NX Series’ unique i-Function system, which makes it possible for users to modify camera parameters using the lens itself, adjusting the image without having to move off target.
The NX300 combines a sporting and stylish, yet simple, retro feel. The contrast silver band conveys elegance and authenticity.
Available in three colours – white, brown and black – the Samsung NX300 retails at RM2,699 and is available from 8 April onwards at all Samsung retail outlets and authorised dealers.