Samsung Galaxy camera visits the FCC, packing HSPA, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Samsung Galaxy camera visits the FCC, packing HSPA, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
We got to look at some nice images of the different colors this Android powered camera may be wearing. Now the FCC is looking at the insides of what Samsung wants the camera to do, and it looks like AT&T will be the preferred carrier for this 16MP shooter if it makes it to market with the current specifications listed in the filing.

The Android Jelly Bean powered camera is equipped to handle HSPA on both 850 and 1900MHz, which is what AT&T uses in the US. The SAR report did not indicate the presence of LTE, but that is not to say we may not see it in the future with a different version of the device. Given the size of pictures the camera will be capable of capturing, LTE seems to be a necessity for people that want to upload images while in the field. On the Wi-Fi front, the test summaries show support for 802.11a and 802.11n in the 2.4 and 5GHz ranges.

The camera looks pretty sharp, and based on some of the samples we have seen, it looks like it is ready to perform as well.  Does this appeal to you?  Using such a dynamic OS like Android will certainly allow for some interesting features, though for those familiar with Android, it may seem like the device is a bit limited too.  If only the camera could make phone calls too...

source: FCC

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31 Comments

1. NokiaLumia920

Posts: 28; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Who wants this when you can get Lumia 920 or PW808..

3. B3BLW29

Posts: 238; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

PV 808 Yeah!!!

4. redmd

Posts: 1925; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Really. Not everyone wants a Lumia.

5. NokiaLumia920

Posts: 28; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

I mean, why would you buy another Camera that does the same thing again when your phone can do it better already?

9. Vinayakn73

Posts: 207; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

oh mean like from now we're are also going to change our camera's like cellphones????

16. AmitMajumder

Posts: 178; Member since: May 21, 2012

Can your phone (lumia or pureview) give you 21x super optical zoom and Android 4.1 jelly bean power?? huh....

18. B3BLW29

Posts: 238; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

The real question my friend is Does a LUMIA need all that u have mentioned? I am sure when this camera launches Pureview 808 would kick its pubes :D..

27. AmitMajumder

Posts: 178; Member since: May 21, 2012

what does the pure view have apart from the 41mp sensor (of which 38mp is available)? that old symbian crap... and this thing is a digital cam with jelly bean power.... lumia is good, but doesn't have that much power in the camera.

31. -RVM-

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

There's new Nokia Belle FP1 (which is going to be replaced by FP2 in coming weeks), not some old Symbian crap. It is great OS, with great customizability, connectivity and battery efficiency. Nokia 808 not only have huge sensor (both physically and mpx), it is also much lighter and thinner than Galaxy Camera. Galaxy Camera may have 21x optical zoom, but it is useless with very tiny 1/2.3" sensor.

32. AmitMajumder

Posts: 178; Member since: May 21, 2012

You are saying that symbian has great customizability, have you ever tried android? if you have, you should know what is customization. and as for the weight, how can expect a camera to be light and thinner as a smart phone??

20. addicted2088

Posts: 57; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Well said, Android power over Windows Phone power any day. Doesn't look like WP8 is gonna have many more new features anyway apart from what they've already shown. But that's just me..

6. B3BLW29

Posts: 238; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Agreed but we dont care those who don't... We are mucho Feliz with our trusty Lumia. :)

7. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

agree

14. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

lol thats better than the lumia

21. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

People who wants a Android Camera can buy this instead of a smart phone if they DON'T want to pay a lot of money on it.

22. AmitMajumder

Posts: 178; Member since: May 21, 2012

Dude, this camera will cost more than any mid-range android device...

2. rihel_95

Posts: 305; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Waiting for its first review, high expectations!

8. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Am I the only one that thinks this thing is freaking awesome?

10. B3BLW29

Posts: 238; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

probably yes, samsung sucks big time in optics dept.

11. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

It doesn't look like it would suck, lol

12. B3BLW29

Posts: 238; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

One never know's may be Samsung gives some sort of offer with it ;)

13. B3BLW29

Posts: 238; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

"They will make you an offer..you can't refuse..." :D I am sorry had to add this :)

17. AmitMajumder

Posts: 178; Member since: May 21, 2012

Ya bro. This thing is awesome...

15. Medel

Posts: 84; Member since: May 31, 2011

Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia 808 PureView and the Nokia N8 too! still the best cameraphone in the world.

23. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Do you own Nokia Lumia 920, or have u held it in your hands?

24. NokiaLumia920

Posts: 28; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

lol isheep

28. Medel

Posts: 84; Member since: May 31, 2011

I have Nokia 808 Pureview and Nokia N8 but lumia 920 i still don't have maybe someday i will buy that too! :) i saw the review of Nokia Lumia 920 is amazing!

19. jimjam unregistered

There are plenty of voip/sip apps on the market. Easy to make this into a phone.

30. zippolite28

Posts: 107; Member since: Sep 28, 2012

Device with no support for GSM voice communication. General 2G Network N/A 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 4G Network LTE i guess u cant make voice calls as it dosenot support GSM voice Communication

25. cjslman

Posts: 23; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

This is wild... now you can play Angry Birds or Bad Piggies or answer emails on your camera...

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