Samsung Galaxy Camera is official, 16MP, Jelly Bean, 4.8-inch HD display

Samsung Galaxy Camera is official, 16MP, Jelly Bean, 4.8-inch HD display
So, you think that the recently announced Nikon Android-powered camera is awesome? Just wait until you see what Samsung just unveiled! The Korean company made the rumored Samsung Galaxy Camera official for all of you, people, who like to take stunning photographs and share them with friends instantly.

What you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Camera is that it has a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS 1/2.3" sensor, optical image stabilization, 23mm aperture lens, and optics that allow 21x super long zoom for capturing the action as if you were up-close. In case you aren't too skilled of a photographer, the "Smart Pro" technology will help you out with its various shooting modes. Rest assured that Samsung is also throwing in photo editing tools and utilities that make sharing images online even more enjoyable. Videos can be captured at 1080p at 30 frames per second or in slow motion at 720p at 120 frames per second.

The screen on the Samsung Galaxy Camera is no less impressive - a 4.8-inch HD Super Clear LCD panel with pixel density of 308ppi. The processor inside it hums at 1.4GHz and has four cores at its disposal. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean comes pre-installed, and 3G or 4G connectivity will be available in addition to Wi-Fi. In case you are wondering, the device is 19.1 millimeters thick and weighs 305 grams. 

So, what do you think about the Samsung Galaxy Camera? Anyone thinking of getting one once it is released? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!

source: Samsung


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80 Comments

80. Arthurhkt

Posts: 728; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Okay guys, don't get a wrong idea here, i am not a Samsung haters or what..... But as what i know was before Samsung announce the Galaxy Camera, Nikon did announce their own Android powered camera too, but as what i see from the user comment most of it are negative or saying that it is a useless gadget and etc..... But when it's come to Samsung, everyone like praising it madly and keep saying it is was innovation, while other OEM done the same thing they says that it is a waste of time or un-innovative..... I mean yes Samsung did well and bring innovation, but are people getting little bit too addicted to Samsung these days?

81. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

the Canon was done pitifully. it has an older version of Android that wasn't optimized to work with the camera real well and it has lower end specs. the Galaxy Camera has great specs, a large display, a beautiful design and optimized software.

74. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

I wonder what kind of cost this thing will have, and if Samsung may release one with similar capabilities, keep the good camera featuers but put in a smaller screen and some lesser specs for the non camera stuff.

67. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

and the Award for worst and most useless innovative device of the year goes to ->Samsung Galaxy Camera Congradulations

68. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

Sony is already working on one, and so is Nokia, Canon will follow. You're probably THAT guy at the concerts taking pictures with your smartphone. Or the guy at the game sitting at the nosebleeder seats wondering why the pic comes out fuzzy. Your that guy that goes on vacation packing nothing but your phone huh. The award for "Guy that thinks hes a photographer cuz his phone says 8MP" goes to... haseebzahid CongraTulations

70. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

u must be the guy who farts with mouth all the time got it i know its innovative but comon android is moblie OS not some jumpstart any device cemera control thing if u got camera in ur backpack with a moblie both have andorid i dont see the purpose of the second unless idiots are convinced by the OEM whatever comes out by samsung is a must have trend followers

71. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

by the why u dont have any idea about others so shutup because this tells who u are showoff

66. Raymond_htc

Posts: 430; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

If it has a Phone function on it, i may get it, since it does not have a phone function on it, i will have the 'what the hell is it doing in this world?!'' feeling. I dont hate samsung....they are good :) but this product is not the best sammy thing ever...

77. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

who said it doesnt have a phone function? Ever hear of VoiP? Skype? Vonage? Fring? Tango? Google Voice? They will all still make calls over wifi/3g/4g even if it doesnt make direct calls through a carrier.

63. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

So...is this a camera-phone, or a phone camera??? LOL!!!

61. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

lol thats looks funny if they cant compete nokia camera technology then make a camera with some moblie features

58. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

After the galaxy camera, I might hear a new smart tv from samsung called galaxy tv

59. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

or a Galaxy Refridgerator

62. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

all android power... haha

72. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

android toilets coming soon by samsung

73. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

Galaxy Toilets featuring Smart Gestures you can do with your butt =D It can detect when your done taking a dump and auto-flush with just one wink!

76. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

they already have auto-flush toilets.. lol

79. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

lol, the smart TV already exists. Go to best buy and play with one. I have a "smart" Bluray player from them. lots of neat things you can do with it. Hell, it even syncs my google calendar to the player so it displays events on the TV if i want it to. If you have a samsung phone, you can use Allshare to instantly stream pix, vids, and full movies to the player without wires. People like to say samsung copies apple. Thats a fools game. Who cares if they look similar. Apple has nothing on the functionality of samsung.

56. thewhitesoul

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

Awsm, got features to try sometime

51. zaidalrawi80

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Once again the copied this future idea from Apple all what they did copy from others and paste it on their products.. watch this linkhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIRBxRlsYR0&sns=em

48. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

i like to see some head to head comparison between the 808 PureView that tied the canon 5D mark III and that nikon camera...

45. henrickrw

Posts: 408; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

I'm gonna get it...

38. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

...and samsung was one of those who claimed that era of cameraphones ended permanently and there is no coming back...funny

37. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Samsung was so jealous because of 808 that they decided to put an android into a camera. that's the spirit! It reminds me fight between Fedor and this neandertal big foot silva.

75. SleepingOz unregistered

troll harder next time dude!

33. Ravail

Posts: 182; Member since: Oct 14, 2011

This is innovation. Take note Apple.

31. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Copying Apple again! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIRBxRlsYR0&feature=player_embedded ok joke aside (If you saw) I hope it has a nice price, I can get a decent camera for 200 bux...... they are saving quite some $$$ in camera OS development

42. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

haha,class!! And so true

26. Savage unregistered

Wow. Didn't expect this from Samsung. Fusing the body of a camera and a phone? I actually am impressed. Direct competitor to Nikon's Android Camera phone and the Pureview.

23. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

This absolutely kills the Nikon Android camera! That thing looks crappy anyway

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