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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

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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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Samsung NX500 now discontinued, massive NX1 price drop

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More bad news for the Samsung NX line: The Samsung NX500 mirrorless camera is now listed as discontinued at B&H and is no longer even listed at Adorama. There is also a new $450/$500 price drop on the Samsung NX1 top-of-the-line model: NX1 camera body is now $1,049 NX1 + 16-50mm lens is now $1,199

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Samsung India: “we have officially discontinued manufacturing of cameras”

Samsung discontinued manufacturing of cameras

This should not be a surprise to PhotoRumors readers (see previous coverage): Samsung India recently twitted that the company has “officially discontinued manufacturing of cameras”. The tweet was posted on January 11, but Amateurphotographer just reported it today:

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