Nikon D3200 and Samsung NX20 – hands on with two new budget video DSLRs

There are two new cameras are on the DSLR video radar. The new NX20 is Samsung’s answer to the GH2 and similar in many ways (though crucially not one, as we’ll see in a moment).

A nice surprise is that it has a 1920×810 2.35:1 anamorphic cinemascope mode.

It is also interesting in that it’s one of the first ‘smart DSLR’ style cameras with features that make the iPhone and Galaxy S such a compelling photography tool.

The Nikon D3200 is a much improved (in video terms) entry level model for just $699, nevertheless featuring a spectacular 24MP sensor and Expeed 3 image processor from the $5999 D4!

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Peter Jackson answers The Hobbit criticism / Zeiss anamorphic for September / Nikon D3200 with D800 image processor for $699

Peter Jackson is unfazed by criticism The Hobbit looks un-cinematic by saying the clips shown at Cinemacon were unfinished and their duration not long enough for the audience to acclimatise.

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