Samsung India is set to launch its Galaxy Camera in mid-November, the company said yesterday while launching its Galaxy Note II phablet. This pegs the launch date of the device around Diwali.
Galaxy Camera is Samsung’s first camera, and world’s second, to be powered by Google’s Android mobile operating system. It was unveiled by the South Korean manufacturer at the IFA 2012 held in August.
The Samsung Galaxy Camera is a 16MP snapper with 4.77-inch HD Super Clear Touch Display (308ppi pixel density), Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), quad-core 1.4GHz processor and a 1,650mAh battery. The 16MP camera has aperture of F2.8 and focal length of 23mm, with 21X optical zoom. Galaxy Camera has internal storage of 8GB, which can be extended up to 32GB via microSD card and can play HD videos with 16:9 aspect ratio.
The all-new gadget from Samsung has 10 image capture modes (Smart Pro Mode) and takes videos at 120fps rate with 720×480 pixel resolution. Some of the other features of the Galaxy Camera include Slow Motion Video, Action Freeze, Share Shot, Auto Face Calibration, 65 on-screen editing features, auto cloud backup and GPS with Glonass. Connectivity features of the device include 3G, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 and HDMI. The camera also has voice control functionality and can zoom in or out, set timer, capture images and also rotate, delete and share photos from the gallery.
- Camera sensor: 16MP with F2.8 aperture and 23mm focal length;
- Zoom: 21X optical zoom;
- Display: 4.77-inch HD Super Clear Touch Display with 308ppi pixel density;
- Operating system: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean);
- Processor: Quad-core 1.4GHz;
- Battery: 1,650mAh;
- Storage: 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card;
- Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 and HDMI.
Some of the product snaps are here: