Some folks at NXRumors have dug up an image of what is purportedly a new mirrorless camera from Samsung. It's incredibly small looking, and selfie-ready!
According to the image of what looks like a marketing presentation slide, the new camera is called the NX Mini, and features a 20 megapixel one inch sensor, just like the Sony RX100 and Nikon 1 series. Clearly the Mini is going to be marketed toward young people and casual shooters, as told by the pink color and flip-around screen for selfies. Its guts are tailor made for slimness, including an electronic shutter with a top speed of 1/16,000 and microSD storage.
The lens system looks entirely new, and the leaked slide describes a nine mm lens and a 9-27mm lens. Those would be pretty standard wide angle and zoom focal lengths. The NX Mini shoots full HD video, and has a burst rate of 22 fps.
The previous title-holder for smallest interchangeable lens camera was the Panasonic GM1, but it looks like Samsung will pull ahead with this little guy. Judging by the look alone, the NX Mini will be marketed toward the Asian market and young folks in general.
I'm not sure why you'd want to bother with interchangeable lenses if your goal is portability for casual shooting, but hey, our tastes are different from those across the sea. The NX Mini should drop in the coming month or two, so we'll fill in the details then. [Petapixel]