Category Archives: Samsung

Samsung India: “we have officially 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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The current ongoing rebates/deals by manufacturer

These are the current ongoing rebates/deals by manufacturer:                                                

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Samsung cameras on display removed from B&H store in NYC

B&H recently replaced their Samsung display in their superstore in NYC with handheld video cams. Last week there were Samsung cameras on the same spot. B&H still lists Samsung cameras on their website. In the past few months there have been multiple reports indicating that Samsung is pulling out of the camera business or at least putting […]

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Samsung cancelled their booth at the 2016 Photokina show

Few weeks ago I reported that Samsung was registered for the 2016 Photokina show that will take place in September this year (Photokina is the largest photo show in the world and it takes place every two years in Germany). Today I received some new information that Samsung has cancelled their booth at the Photokina show […]

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Almost all Samsung NX lenses now listed as “closeout” at Adorama

Almost all Samsung NX lenses are now listed as “closeout” at Adorama. Even third party NX lenses are heavily discounted. In the past few months there have been several rumors and reports that Samsung will be closing their camera business. This Adorama closeout is the first sign of Samsung closing shop also in the US. […]

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Samsung already registered for the 2016 Photokina show

For some odd reason Samsung is already listed/registered to be part of the 2016 Photokina show that will take place in September (thanks for the tip Tinus). Maybe they registered before they decided to kill their camera business or maybe they really have something new to announce? See the latest Samsung news and rumors.

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Nikon: the Samsung deal was a “hoax”, there was never even a talk about it

In a recent AP interview, Dirk Jesper (Product Manager for Professional Products and Product Planning at Nikon Europe) called the speculation that Nikon bought Samsung’s NX camera business a “hoax” and added that there was never even a talk about it:

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