By Lisa Johnston
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Ridgefield Park, N.J. – Samsung Electronics introduced Wednesday the NX2000 compact system camera (CSC) combining the company’s SMART Camera technology with professional level image quality.
Samsung’s NX2000 is available at a $650 suggested retail in a choice of white, black and pink body colors. It includes a 20.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, strong low-light performance (from 100 to 25,600 ISO) and a new DRIMe IV processing engine, which further reduces image noise, improves speed and enhances color reproduction.
Burst shooting of up to 8fps is offered by the NX2000, along with a shutter speed of up to 1/4,000th second for fast moving image capture.
“Combining consumer demand for quality photography with the increasing desire for instantaneous sharing has become a focus for our NX range,” said Sun Hong Lim, Samsung digital imaging business sales and marketing senior VP. “The NX2000 builds on this theme to offer a stylish model which caters to the needs of today's aspiring photographers who love to share their lives on social networking sites. Ideal for the everyday photographer who wants to capture their world, the NX2000 allows users to express themselves and share their beloved stories with ease with the people who matter.”
The camera features a large 3.7-inch WVGA Full Touch Screen monitor, and the SMART mode offers a 14 different scene mode options to assist in capturing the shots.
Other features include: 3D still and movie recording for use with Samsung’s optional 45mm 2D/3D lens, Full HD video recording, enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity with SMART Camera 2.0 technology to connect to iOS and Android devices to share images and interoperate the camera remotely.
The camera includes Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to share images with many NFC-enabled Android smartphones and tablets by tapping the device with the camera.
Users can sync with favorite social websites, via a dedicated Direct Link hot key.
The NX2000 also includes Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4, offering a range of photo manipulation tools.
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