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The latest patents from Samsung, Tamron, Olympus, Sigma, Fuji, Panasonic and Canon


With all the announcements around the Photokina and PhotoPlus shows, I have not covered the latest patent applications in a while. Here is an update: Samsung → I addition to the 70-200mm f/2.8, there is another full frame mirrorless lens patent from Samsung for a 24-70mm f/2.8 OIS lens that was recently published in Japan. […]

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Samsung had a patent for a 70-200mm f/2.8 OIS full frame mirrorless lens


In March of 2015 Samsung filed a patent in Japan for a 70-200mm f/2.8 full frame mirrorless lens with OIS. Probably back then they still had a camera department working on new patents and it’s interesting to see that they even considered a full frame mirrorless camera/solution.

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Deal of the day: Samsung NX cameras


The latest Samsung NX deals (most NX cameras are already sold out by all major US retails): Samsung NX3000 camera with 20-50mm and 50-200mm lenses kit for $379 ($420 off) Samsung NX1 camera with 16-50mm lens sold by Amazon Warehouse for $1,487.49

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Samsung exits the digital camera market in Australia


After the UK, Germany and several other countries, Samsung also exited the digital camera market in Australia:

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Interesting: Samsung released new firmware updates for the NX1 and NX500 cameras

Samsung NX1 mirrorless camera 4

Today Samsung released new firmware updates for the already discontinued NX1 and NX500 (still in stock) cameras that fixes a Bluetooth connection problem with Android Marshmallow (Android 6.0 version). It is interesting to see that Samsung still has support for their cameras after numerous reports about the company exiting the camera business. Here are the […]

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Samsung NX lens deals at B&H, Galaxy smartphone rumors: 18-24MP 1/1.7″ sensor, f/1.4 lens

Samsung mobile phone sensor with Dual Pixel Technology.

Several Samsung NX lenses have instant savings and markdowns at B&H (free expedited shipping plus 4% in rewards). I received some rumors that Samsung is working on new 1/1.7″ CMOS sensor for smart phones – this may also explain why the NX camera line was abandon (at least for now):

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Samsung NX1 listed as discontinued


Update: the Samsung NX1 is back in stock at B&H. It has been a slow dead: the Samsung NX1 camera is finally listed as discontinued at B&H (both the kit and body only listings). We never saw any significant price drops or discounts on the NX1. Adorama and Amazon still have the NX1 in stock for almost full […]

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