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Samsung Event: #DitchTheDSLR to Receive One New Samsung NX500 SMART Camera in Seattle for USA and District of Columbia, October 7 Starting 11 A.M., by Registering at No Cost for PIX Photo Expo and Conference & Trading in Your Fully Operational DSLR Camera with Battery, Power Supply & Lens

The following video presents [Samsung NX500] Official Introduction:

The Samsung NX500 is an incredible combination of industry-leading dehttp://www.photoxels.com/photography/wp-admin/edit.phpsign and technology that’s suitable for everyday use and good enough for professional photographers. Running on the DRIMe Vs Imaging Processor, the Samsung NX500 gives you ultimate speed and superb image quality with its NX AF System III, innovative 28MP BSI CMOS Sensor, Samsung Auto Shot, as well as 4K/UHD video and UHD time-lapse video. It’s a powerful everyday camera that allows you to take the perfect shot, every time.

FIND YOUR SIGNATURE. Samsung NX500

Samsung NX500 SMART Camera

Samsung NX500 SMART Camera

This is an update to the previous blog, PIX 2015: Photo Interactive Experience Includes PIX Photowalks in Seattle, USA, October 6 -7: Register Now for Your PIX Exhibition Hall Pass at No Cost.

Today, Samsung Electronics America is excited to announce that they’re bringing the highly successful #DitchTheDSLR movement to Seattle at the inaugural PIX Photo Expo and Conference hosted by DPReview and Amazon on Wednesday, October 7 starting 11 a.m. and lasting until supplies run out. Samsung will offer PIX show attendees the chance to receive the award-winning Samsung NX500 camera (valued at $799) by simply trading in their DSLRs*. This program has previously seen nearly 1,000 DSLRs traded in at events in New York and Los Angeles.

Show attendees can visit the Samsung booth and trade in a fully operational Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera including battery, power supply and lens and walk away with the cutting-edge NX500, while supplies last. While in the booth, attendees can see and experience the entire Samsung NX system, including the pro-focused NX1 and S-Lens collection, the ever-portable NX Mini and GALAXY Camera 2, as well as a variety of accessories. To be eligible to ditch, you must be registered for the PIX conference, and can register for free by visiting: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pix-2015-tickets-18160695128. For terms and conditions, please visit http://www.samsung.com/us/common/digital-imaging-campaign.html .

  • Also, to be eligible to participate in the Promotion you must be a resident of the fifty United States and /or District of Columbia and aged 18 years or over.
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This Promotion is available only to consumers (i.e. not to any business or reseller) who are present at the Promotion Location.

In addition to the #DitchTheDSLR event, beginning on Tuesday, October 6, a group of award-winning Samsung Imageloggers, unpaid photography experts who photograph with Samsung gear, will be on hand participating in a number of panels and presentations discussing their experiences with the NX System and sharing stories behind the images they’ve captured including:

  • Tuesday, October 6: The Evolution of News Photography, with Reuters Photographer Jonathan Alcorn
  • Wednesday, October 7: Using Photography to Drive Change, with Social Marketer CC Chapman
  • Wednesday, October 7: Getting the Right Shot, with celebrity photographer Brian Ach


Lastly, PIX attendees will have the opportunity to put their new NX500 to the test and participate in local photo walks led by Imageloggers Ibarionex Perello and Rinzi Ruiz alongside DPReview editors. They can then further expand their knowledge of the NX system’s capabilities by attending panels and demonstrations led by Imageloggers Matt Kumasaka, Laura Winslow and Wasim Muklashy.

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2. Ditch Day
The Promotion will commence at 10:00am PST on October 7, 2015 at PIX, Seattle Center, Seattle Washington (the “Promotion Location”) and shall last until close at 2:00pm PST on October 7, 2015 (the “Promotion Period”) or until such time as Promoter shall choose to end the Promotion in its sole discretion….

The first three hundred (300) participants who trade in their existing Qualifying Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (“DSLR”) (as defined below), will receive a Samsung NX500 Camera/approximate retail value (“ARV”) $799.99 (“Trade Up Reward”) while supplies last. 
The Promoter may revise these terms and conditions at any time and may suspend or terminate the Promotion at any time.

5. Trade In Criteria
All Items submitted for trade-in under this Promotion is subject to acceptance by the Promoter in its sole discretion.

Items that the Promoter accepts for trade-in under this Promotion will be paid for with the Trade Up Reward. Participants will not be entitled to any other form of payment or exchange for items submitted for trade-in under this Promotion….

Qualifying DSLR Cameras: For your existing DSLR camera to qualify for the Trade Up Reward, it must be a DSLR camera, including the main battery and functioning lens, must not be permanently marked or defaced and must be complete and undamaged (reasonable wear & tear accepted) (the “Trade-In Criteria”). For the avoidance of doubt, each of the following is considered beyond reasonable wear and tear: cracked/split or open chassis structure, cracked or non-working display, missing battery (if applicable), or lens cracked. Only cameras that fully comply with the Trade-In Criteria shall be deemed a DSLR for the purposes of this Promotion and such determination shall be at the sole discretion of the Promoter.

Participants may only submit one DSLR for a maximum of one Trade Up Reward.

6. Deletion of all data and information stored in any devices and/or other storage media submitted by a participant under this Promotion is the participant’s absolute responsibility. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for participants’ data and software. Upon receipt by the Promoter of a device from a participant, all data will be permanently and irretrievably destroyed. Please note the Promoter is unable to retrieve any participant data once a device has been received and accepted for the Promotion.

Privacy and Data Protection
7. The Promoter may use any personal information submitted by the participant to advise participants of future promotions and to provide information about products of the Promoter or its associated companies that may be of interest. The participant hereby consents to such personal information being used for this purpose and confirms that it agrees with the Promoter’s privacy policy available at: www.samsung.com/us/common/privacy.html.

8. Other than as set out in these Terms and Conditions or for the purposes of operating the Promotion, the details and information provided by the participant when entering the Promotion or claiming the Trade-up Reward will not be used for any promotional purpose, nor shall they be passed to any third party….

15. Proof of Purchase Participant may use these Samsung Camera “Ditch Day” Promotion Terms and Conditions as a proof of purchase for product warranty purposes. Please retain for your records.

Please read the full Samsung Camera “Ditch Day” Promotion Terms and Conditions at http://www.samsung.com/us/common/digital-imaging-campaign.html .

Enjoy!

Samsung NX500 SMART Camera

Samsung NX500 SMART Camera

PRESS RELEASE

Samsung #DitchTheDSLR Day Comes to Seattle

Consumers Can #DitchTheDSLR at Inaugural PIX Photo Expo and Conference to Receive a New NX500 SMART Camera

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. – September 28, 2015 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. is bringing the highly successful #DitchTheDSLR movement to Seattle at the inaugural PIX Photo Expo and Conference hosted by DPReview and Amazon on Wednesday, October 7 starting 11 a.m. and lasting until supplies run out. Samsung will offer PIX show attendees the chance to receive the award-winning Samsung NX500 camera (valued at $799) by simply trading in their DSLRs*. This program has previously seen nearly 1,000 DSLRs traded in at events in New York and Los Angeles.

Samsung NX500 SMART Camera

Samsung NX500 SMART Camera

“Since the first #DitchTheDSLR event, Samsung has made major strides in the digital imaging category with industry-leading innovation,” said Gary Riding, Senior Vice President, Mobile Computing, Samsung Electronics America. “We are excited to partner with the passionate DPReview photo community and Amazon at PIX, and once again give consumers the opportunity to trade in their old clunky DSLRs for a chance to enjoy Samsung’s new NX500 mirrorless camera with cutting edge imaging and wireless technology.”

The NX500 is the latest addition to Samsung’s NX line of mirrorless cameras and is packed with advanced technology and features. Built around the same technology architecture featured in the flagship NX1, including a high resolution 28MP BSI APS-C sensor, 4K and UHD video recording, and Samsung Auto Shot, the NX500 places powerful performance in a portable and convenient size. This award-winning camera comes with updated connectivity options via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, which provide users with an advanced wireless experience and the ability to effortlessly shoot and share their captured moments with family and friends.

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Show attendees can visit the Samsung booth and trade in a fully operational Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera including battery, power supply and lens and walk away with the cutting-edge NX500, while supplies last. While in the booth, attendees can see and experience the entire Samsung NX system, including the pro-focused NX1 and S-Lens collection, the ever-portable NX Mini and GALAXY Camera 2, as well as a variety of accessories. To be eligible to ditch, you must be registered for the PIX conference, and can register for free by visiting: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pix-2015-tickets-18160695128. For terms and conditions, please visit http://www.samsung.com/us/common/digital-imaging-campaign.html

In addition to the #DitchTheDSLR event, beginning on Tuesday, October 6, a group of award-winning Samsung Imageloggers, unpaid photography experts who photograph with Samsung gear, will be on hand participating in a number of panels and presentations discussing their experiences with the NX System and sharing stories behind the images they’ve captured including:

  • Tuesday, October 6: The Evolution of News Photography, with Reuters Photographer Jonathan Alcorn
  • Wednesday, October 7: Using Photography to Drive Change, with Social Marketer CC Chapman
  • Wednesday, October 7: Getting the Right Shot, with celebrity photographer Brian Ach

Lastly, PIX attendees will have the opportunity to put their new NX500 to the test and participate in local photo walks led by Imageloggers Ibarionex Perello and Rinzi Ruiz alongside DPReview editors. They can then further expand their knowledge of the NX system’s capabilities by attending panels and demonstrations led by Imageloggers Matt Kumasaka, Laura Winslow and Wasim Muklashy.

For scheduling and presentation information please visit: http://www.pix2015.com. For more information on Samsung’s Ditch Day event, please visit http://www.pix2015.com/ditch-the-dslr and contact SamsungDI@allisonpr.com and information on all of Samsung’s NX Cameras, including the acclaimed NX500, please visit www.samsung.com.

* For terms and conditions, please visit http://www.samsung.com/us/common/digital-imaging-campaign.html.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., markets a broad range of award-winning, digital consumer electronics and home appliance products, including HDTVs, home theater systems, MP3 players, digital imaging products, refrigerators and washing machines. A recognized innovation leader in consumer electronics design and technology, Samsung is the HDTV market leader in the U.S. Please visit www.samsung.com for more information.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.