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Samsung Galaxy NX

If you ever watched Flight of the Concords and wanted to stick together your mobile phone and digital camera, then the Samsung Galaxy NX might be for you, it’s got a large 4.77inch touch screen on the back, runs the latest version of Android, and on the front features the Samsung NX mount, with a 20.3 megapixel APS-C sensor inside. It’s also £1299 with 18-55mm lens, for the same price you could buy the Samsung NX20 (£470 with Wi-Fi), and a Samsung Galaxy S4 sim free (£438, with larger screen, and the ability to make phone calls), and you’d have around £391 left over… which you could spend on some lenses, a second mobile phone, an ipad mini, a laptop, hell, a whole host of things… anyway, I digress. Here’s a roundup of reviews of the Samsung Galaxy NX (I’ve converted them all to % for ease of scoring comparisons):

WhatDigitalCamera – 86%
PCPro – 83% (5 out of 6!)
AmateurPhotographer – 82%
Pocket-Lint – 80% (4 stars)
T3 – 80% (4 stars)
ePHOTOzine 70% (3.5/5)
PhotographyBLOG 70% (3.5/5)
TrustedReviews – 70% (7/10)
Tech-Radar – 50% (2.5/5)

Fujifilm X-M1 BrownThe Fujifilm X-M1 is the latest mirrorless camera from Fuji, and uses the same X-Mount as the X-Pro1 and X-E1, except this new model is the most compact, and best value for money yet. It is being introduced with a new 27mm lens, as well as a new 16-50mm kit lens. It features the same 16 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, full HD video recording, a 3inch tilting screen, built in flash, and built in Wi-Fi. It will be available at the end of July. More info here.

Panasonic Lumix GF6 Black

Panasonic announced the new Panasonic Lumix GF6 last week, it’s the latest Micro Four Thirds camera from Panasonic, and updates the GF5, with a new 16 megapixel sensor, tilting 3inch touch screen, Wi-Fi and NFC built in, Full HD video, panoramic mode, 19 filters, and more.

Panasonic Lumix GF6 Reviews: Pocket-Lint, TechRadar, ExpertReviews
Panasonic Lumix GF6 Previews: ePHOTOzine, Trusted Reviews, T3, DP-Now
Panasonic Lumix GF6 Sample Photos: ePHOTOzine, Photography BLOG, DP-Now

Fujifilm X-E1 Black with 18-55mm OIS lens
ePHOTOzine has reviewed the Fujifilm X-E1 – the premium mirrorless compact system camera features the same 16 megapixel sensor as the X-Pro1, and comes with a new 18-55mm f/2.8-4.0 OIS kit lens, 6fps continuous shooting, Full HD video recording, 2.36million dot OLED EVF, and film simulation mode. Here’s what they have to say:

“The Fujifilm X-Pro1 and X-E1 are the definition of retro digital cameras, and the moment you pick it up, you’ll be reminded of an old film camera from the past. With manual controls on the lens and body it is very easy to adjust settings and the menus and controls are well thought out and easy to get to grips with. The electronic viewfinder is excellent with an extremely high resolution and is great to use, although it’s a shame the 2.8inch screen isn’t larger and a higher resolution.”

Read more Fujifilm X-E1 reviews: Pocket-Lint, Photography BLOG, Luminous Landscape, Tech Radar, Flixelpix.

Olympus PEN Mini E-PM2 Silver

ePHOTOzine and AP has reviewed the new Olympus PEN Mini E-PM2 – the new Micro Four Thirds camera features a 16 megapixel sensor, 8fps continuous shooting, 3 inch touch screen, Art filters and effects, built in image stabilisation and full HD video with stereo sound. The Olympus PEN Mini E-PM2 is available for £499 with kit lens and free 8gb Wi-Fi card.

Sony NEX-6 with 16-50mm lensePHOTOzine has posted the first full review of the Sony NEX-6, the latest mirrorless compact system camera from Sony – it features a 16 megapixel APS-C sensor, high resolution OLED electronic viewfinder, Wi-Fi, 3inch screen and 10fps continuous shooting. It’s also available with the new collapsible 16-50mm Sony OSS lens, making it much more compact as a kit zoom compared to previous Sony NEX cameras.

Samsung NX1000 White Swarovski EditionHere’s a roundup of reviews of the Samsung NX1000 – the entry level mirrorless camera from Samsung. It features a 20.3 megapixel APS-C sensor, 7/8 fps continuous shooting, built in Wi-Fi, 3 inch screen, manual controls, RAW, Full HD video and Samsung NX m0unt. The Samsung NX1000 is available in pink, white or black for £529 with 20-50mm lens, or £599 with two lenses, the additional lens being the 16mm pancake lens.

“The camera scores highly in all areas and importantly produces great image quality whilst providing excellent Wi-Fi connectivity, whether you want to upload to social network sites, or simply backup photos. The Samsung NX1000 has a plastic body available in black or white, and combined with the 20-50mm lens makes a compact camera.” source: ePHOTOzine – 4.5/5

More Samsung NX1000 reviews: PhotographyBLOG – 4.5/5, ITProPortal (Cliff Smith) – 8/10, Pocket-Lint – 4/5, PCMag – 4/5, DigitalCameraInfo – 7/10