Samsung Electronics has announced its newest mirrorless digital camera with interchangeable lenses, dubbed the NX Mini Camera. The new Samsung NX Mini claims the title of world’s slimmest and lightest interchangeable lens camera. The device features a 20.5-megapixel resolution plus other great features such as WiFi and Near Field Communication connectivity.
It’s aimed at those who like to capture selfies on a regular basis and do so with a much better quality, which could be a hard sell for the company, as their latest smartphones front-facing cameras already takes pictures with awesome quality. The NX Mini comes equipped with a 3-inch flip up touch display which can be rotated up to 180-degrees, allowing users to see themselves while capturing selfies.
The thickness of the camera is 22.5mm and the body only weighs in at 158g. It has a 9mm wide lens enabling wide angle shots from only an arms lens. Thanks to its integrated WiFi connectivity, the camera can be paired to an smartphone app allowing the user to share images from the camera to the smartphone, plus the camera can also be controlled using the smartphone as well.
Also ideal for young mothers, the Samsung NX has a baby monitor mode which allows the user to use it as a monitor. In baby monitor mode when the camera detects sound the smartphone is activated, allowing the mother to see what’s going on in the baby’s room. Samsung will start shipping the NX mini camera in April for $449 with the 9mm NX-M lens or cough up $549 and you’ll get the camera with SEF-7A flash and the 9-27mm lens.
[Photo Credit: Lori Grunin/CNET]