The camera features 20.3mp aps-c cmos sensor that is found on most crop censored DSLR cameras today. What this means is you can get the same type of images that you would get out of many entry level DSLR cameras.
The Samsung NX1100 will give you the compactness of a point n shoot as well as the versatility of interchangeable lens and imagery you will find in DSLR cameras. Also included is a copy of Adobe Photoshop Light Room 4. You get all this with out the premium price tag you get with other cameras. So for as low as $325, and you may be able to find lower in other places you can get you a DSLR quality compact camera to get you started.