Samsung Galaxy Camera photo samples emerge

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?



1. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012


13. PhoneLuver

Posts: 481; Member since: Jul 05, 2010

Nice concept! But No FLASH?? And only a 1650 mAh battery??? Seriously?

16. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

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

18. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

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

2. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 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.

3. GuiltyBystander

Posts: 199; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

You should sell your kidney.

6. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

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

9. Raptor9142

Posts: 41; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

wat will he sell if Samsung releases Galaxy Telescope :P

21. fur0n

Posts: 82; Member since: Jun 13, 2012

his tousles

4. rav405 unregistered

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

5. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 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...

7. mobilefuture

Posts: 224; Member since: Nov 12, 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!

20. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011 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.

8. district11

Posts: 126; Member since: Apr 17, 2011

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

10. Raptor9142

Posts: 41; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

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

11. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

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

12. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 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.

14. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 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.

15. chunk1x

Posts: 248; Member since: Jun 25, 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.

17. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Yup N8 have more detail than this. *some fanboy thumbed you down.

19. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

OMG such bad picture quality... xD my calculator takes better photos than this... and it only cost me $5... xD

22. newuser1

Posts: 276; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

photo quality not good when zoom out.

23. jeraldjamescapao

Posts: 23; Member since: May 17, 2012

I still prefer my Sony digicam. Hehehehe! :)

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