Thereâ€™s nothing really new about the silver and gold versions of the Samsung NV3 compact cameras: 7 megapixels, 2.5-inch LCD, 3x optical zoom, 16MB internal memory, etc. are the same. Even the optical image stabilization and media playback features are the same, because itâ€™s the same NV3.
Whatâ€™s new are the colors. Instead of just the plain black, they now have silver and gold. Or to use Samsungâ€™s term, â€œOPLâ€ for Oriental Plant Lacquer.
And how much does the new paint job cost? About $50 more tacked onto the price tag of the new NV3s. Is it worth it?
I donâ€™t know. Here, take a closer look at the lacquer finish: