Samsung Galaxy Camera
|Sensor||BSI CMOS 1/2.3"|
|Maximum resolution||16 megapixels|
|Lens||4.1-86.1 mm (21x optical zoom)|
|Shutter speed range||16 sec to 1/2,000th sec|
|ASA/ISO range||ISO 100 to 3200|
|Rear LCD monitor||4.8" (122 mm) LCD touchscreen, 1280 x 720 pixels|
|Storage||8GB, expanded via micro-SD/SDHC/SDXC|
|Dimensions||70.8 x 128.7 x 19.1mm|
The Samsung Galaxy Camera is a point-and-shoot camera which is an Android based mobile device. Samsung announced the camera in August 2012, with the slogan "Camera. Reborn." The device was officially released on 8 November 2012, with web sales beginning on 7 November.
The camera features a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor and a 21x optical zoom lens, as well as Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity, and a GPS receiver by which the camera can make geotagged photographs. It runs on Android's 4.1 "Jelly Bean" software and it allows for in-camera organizing, editing and online sharing or storage of images and videos. As with other Android devices, other software can be downloaded from Google Play. However, voice calls cannot be made on the Galaxy Camera. This feature would be provided in its successor, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom.
On December 11, 2012, Verizon announced that it will also carry the Galaxy Camera. It will be the first 4G LTE camera.
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