Samsung has revealed the second camera in its lens-swapping NX range. The NX5 is a 14-megapixel compact that lets you change lenses in different situations, like a dSLR, only smaller and lighter.
The NX5 takes on the established Micro Four Thirds format developed by Panasonic and Olympus. We were NX10's performance, with the format's large APS-C large sensor doing a bang-up job beneath the unimaginative exterior.by the NX system's lack of panache, arriving well after Micro Four Thirds and with little of the glitz of Sony's similar . But we were pleasantly surprised by the
The NX5 is equally conservative in looks, and replaces the NX10's AMOLED screen with a 76mm (3-inch) LCD. It also wins points for bucking the trend of leaving out viewfinder and flash, packing an electronic viewfinder and pop-up flash.
The NX5 was announced by Samsung Germany, so we're waiting on UK pricing and availability from Samsung's boys and girls here in Blighty. In Germany, the NX5 will cost around €700 (£585). Tempted?