Y-Fi: Snap Happy

18 Jun 2015
POSTED BY Y Magazine

Almost everything in our lives is ‘smart’ these days and cameras are no different, with the latest technology making it easier to share precious moments instantly, writes Matthew Herbst

Go Smart


Built for enthusiasts, the Samsung SMART Camera NX3300 produces simple yet beautiful photographs using the 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor to give your images the detail and colour you strive for. The NX3300’s design is the perfect mix of modern and retro and you can share photos on the go thanks to built-in Wi-Fi. The AutoShare feature saves your pictures to your mobile device as you shoot, while Photo Beam allows you to transfer individual photos or whole albums with MobileLink. Clever stuff, available at samsung.com from RO165.53.

Mount Olympus 


The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is one to look out for, producing crisp and beautiful images, even in low light. It shoots at an incredible speed, and boasts a wealth of easy-to-use features such as Wi-Fi, in-camera art filters and colour control, time lapse and quick autofocus to mention just a few. Considering this camera is bursting with innovative modes, the RO539 price tag is easily justified. Get yours from getolympus.com

Cool Camera


With the image capturing power of a Nikon COOLPIX S800c and the connectivity of an Android smart device, you can now share your precious moments in an instant. The COOLPIX allows you to create beautiful photos and HD videos, which you can then share directly from your camera via email, Facebook or wireless transfer to your laptop or other smart device. The camera is powered by Android software, giving you access to photography and social media apps through Google Play. It really is an all-in-one smartcamera able to change the way you create and share memories. Available at nikon.com from RO134.36.

EDITOR’S PICK: Snaps for a Snip


The Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS is one of the best cameras you can buy for under RO100. With 10x optical image stabalised zoom, the PowerShot Elph takes beautiful pictures and boasts user-friendly features that will have you showing off the best of your photographic skills in no time. You’ll then be able to send them instantaneously to friends thanks to the camera’s integrated Wi-Fi. Snap one up at amazon.com from RO68.91.

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