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Samsung Galaxy Camera photo samples emerge

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Samsung Galaxy Camera photo samples emerge
The Samsung Galaxy Camera was probably the most intriguing products that the Korean company announced yesterday. It blends the imaging quality of a point-and-shoot digital camera with the versatility and connectivity features of an Android smartphone, which results in a totally new kind of product – a product that Nikon has an alternative to, but that is another story.

Yet let us put theory aside. What most of you are likely wondering is how good of a photo can the Samsung Galaxy Camera actually take. Well, the folks at Gotta Be Mobile got to test the device first hand, snapped several samples, and uploaded them online for the world to see. And what's really important about their test photos is that they were taken in non-optimal lighting conditions, meaning that any flaws that the camera might have will be easier to spot. 

You can check out the samples in the slideshow below, but brace yourselves with patience as some shots are nearly 4 megabytes in size. Now that you've seen the photos, are you planning on getting a Samsung Galaxy Camera?





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posted on 30 Aug 2012, 02:24 3

1. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


Nice!

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 05:44 1

13. PhoneLuver (Posts: 467; Member since: 05 Jul 2010)


Nice concept!

But No FLASH??
And only a 1650 mAh battery???

Seriously?

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 06:40 4

16. protozeloz (Posts: 5378; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


it has a flash.....smh in picture 2 you can see the flash in the mirror and on picture 2 the red eyes

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 07:26 2

18. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4208; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


The Samsung Galaxy Camera has a flash. It pops right up from the actual unit, just like the optical zoom does.

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 02:36 6

2. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)


I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT! I WANT IT!

I WANT IT SO MUCH. I actually want this more than the Galaxy Note II. --- Then I'd get a WP8 Device --- and for the tablet, I'd wait for a cheap i5 tablet or just a nexus.

asdfghjkl. so much gadgets, so little money.

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 03:00 11

3. GuiltyBystander (Posts: 199; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)


You should sell your kidney.

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 03:32 1

6. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)


i would be smart enough to do that for an iPhone/pad

sarcasm

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 03:52 3

9. Raptor9142 (Posts: 41; Member since: 15 Apr 2012)


wat will he sell if Samsung releases Galaxy Telescope :P

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 22:34

21. fur0n (Posts: 69; Member since: 13 Jun 2012)


his tousles

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 03:06 5

4. rav405 (Posts: 42; Member since: 14 Dec 2010)


this will not be able to beat the 808 pureview.....though samsung galaxy camera comes in a p&s category......

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 03:21

5. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


i wonder if it will work as a phone... but when it comes to camera phone 808 Pureview is still the best!!!

the lumia pureview might come second and the N8 will come in 3rd!!! then after that, runner ups...

i also wonder about that new sony phone...

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 03:45 1

7. mobilefuture (Posts: 206; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)


The new sony phone will most probably be better than the N8 as the N8 is now out-dated, still awesome, but out-dated. Maybe even this Galaxy Camera will be better than the N8, but no where near the 808 Pureview!

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 12:04

20. jackhammeR (Posts: 1548; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


um..no sir, you're wrong. sony WOULD LIKE TO do something better with its "super duper exmor r sensors" but it failed so many times promising that THIS time they would beat up N8...they haven't so far, not to mention 808.

and samsung?
too weird for a photophone...the only advantage over 808 is this optical zoom...but the details and overall look is much worse.

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 03:50 3

8. district11 (Posts: 108; Member since: 17 Apr 2011)


Sadly it doesn't work as a phone. But 21x optical zoom beats nokia pureview.

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 04:20 3

10. Raptor9142 (Posts: 41; Member since: 15 Apr 2012)


that said, poor nokia will even loose its pureview market... lolz

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 04:22 1

11. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


That's it? Pureview 808 crushes this in terms of details. The only advantage is the zoom nothing else.

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 05:13 4

12. rd_nest (Posts: 771; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)


It's NOT just about image quality. PureView will be better definitely because of the sensor size. If image quality is what I wanted, why not I take Sony RX100. Nothing beats RX100 in terms of image quality in compact camera range, not even pureview.
Galaxy Camera is sort of hybrid device. Normal consumers love optical zoom. The interface is slick, and you can run any Android Application. Jelly Bean onboard and a quad core SoC with big HD display. This will sell more than pureview because this is targeted to normal consumers as a camera with addition to android and touchscreen. it's competition is with other P-n-S cameras, not pureview.

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 05:57

14. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


No. It's stepping on borders you see. If it's aiming for other point and shoots it's gonna be a tough sell against the likes of GEX500 (which costs just around US$200). It has a market of its own if you ask me. I'm not saying it's in direct competition against the pureview but like I said it's stepping on borders.

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 06:08 1

15. chunk1x (Posts: 248; Member since: 25 Jun 2011)


They should have revived the pixon line instead of this. Is it me or the pictures have less detail than my N8? The girl's teeth are a bit blurred or have soft detail.

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 06:54 1

17. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


Yup N8 have more detail than this.

*some fanboy thumbed you down.

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 11:52

19. shadez10 (Posts: 403; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)


OMG such bad picture quality... xD

my calculator takes better photos than this... and it only cost me $5... xD

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 14:50

22. newuser1 (Posts: 107; Member since: 10 Dec 2010)


photo quality not good when zoom out.

posted on 10 Sep 2012, 03:15

23. jeraldjamescapao (Posts: 23; Member since: 17 May 2012)


I still prefer my Sony digicam. Hehehehe! :)

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