Samsung NX3000 is the retro-styled ‘selfie’ master John Stewart May 8, 2014 Gadgets Earlier today Samsung announced the NX3000, the latest consumer-level camera offered by the company that continues Samsung’s award-winning NX series. The lightweight device offers the popular retro-design that has overtaken the camera market, while offering a few new-age details that is sure to help the camera standout with shoppers. The NX3000 boasts a powerful 20.3MP APS-C CMOS Sensor, fast 1/4000 shutter speed and 5fps continuous shooting, to capture beautiful photos in crisp clarity, at any time and from any location. “Consumers have come to embrace mirrorless cameras as a versatile alternative to using their DSLRs, point and shoots and mobile devices for capturing images, and the NX3000 provides another approachable option for aspiring photographers looking to improve their images,” said Ron Gazzola, Senior Vice President for Marketing, Digital Imaging, Samsung Electronics America. “With a similar photo-taking experience to that on a mobile device, coupled with the expandable NX system’s lenses and accessories, the NX3000 creates a welcoming opportunity for users to take charge and get creative with photography.” With a focus on selfies, the Samsung NX3000 features a convenient 3.0-inch Flip-up Display with Wink Shot. By simply opening the screen, framing a face in the display and winking, users can turn on the device and capture the perfect selfie in one hassle-free motion. As with all of Samsung’s 2014 SMART cameras, the NX3000 features advanced Wi-Fi and NFC integration that makes it easy to share images. Exclusive to Samsung, Tag & Go connectivity allows the NX3000 to pair with NFC-enabled devices, such as smartphones or tablets, simply by touching the two together. Once paired, users can select and transfer multiple images to the paired mobile devices through Mobile Link; send images to up to four devices with Group Share which was designed to eliminate the time-consuming and repetitive process of sending pictures to multiple friends; and users can control the NX3000 via a smartphone with Remote View Finder Pro. Availability The NX3000 will be available in black, white or brown and will include Samsung’s new compact 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS Lens. This powerful yet compact and lightweight lens allows for easy and convenient zoom-shooting, delivering stunning detail in every shot. Additionally, with the 16-50mm Power Zoom lens, users can control the camera’s zoom function on their mobile device via Remote Viewfinder Pro, allowing for even more creativity.