Samsung has unveiled Galaxy Camera 2, successor to the Android-based Galaxy Camera that Samsung announced at IFA August 2012. Samsung will be showing out the camera at CES in Las Vegas next week. Details on pricing is not yet known ,we expect to know more on the same during the CES 2014 event.
The camera comes with a Super Clear 4.8-inch Touch LCD display and is powered by 1.6GHz quad core processor along with 2GB RAM. It runs on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system and comes with an effective 16.3 megapixel ½.3 inch BSI CMOS sensor with optical image stabilisation and a stout 21x optical zoom which produces vivid images rich in colour and sharp in detail. Interestingly, Samsung have not mentioned 3G/LTE connectivity which may mean that the Galaxy Camera 2 don’t have a SIM slot. The Galaxy Camera 2 comes with 8GB internal memory (user memory approximately 2.8 GB)supplemented with a pre-loaded Dropbox app that provides 50GB of free cloud storage for two years and is further expandable up to 64GB. The camera comes with Xenon Flash, and is proficient in recording 1080p videos at 30fps, and 720p videos at 60fps/30fps.
The camera is featured by a Smart Mode, which enables users to choose their shooting scenario out of 28 different pre-set modes like Beauty face,Continuous shot, Kids shot, action freeze, Panorama etc. For people who don’t know which mode they should choose a feature ”Smart Mode Suggest” scrutinises the scene by different factors like lighting conditions,scenery,objects and then without any late suggests the Optimal Smart Mode.
The dimensions of the device are 132.5mm x 71.2mm x 19.3 mm and it weighs 283gm. The company has also provided an boosted 2,000 mAh battery in the device. In terms of connectivity, this device comprises Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, and Near Field Communication, but no 3G/4G like its predecessor. enhance
SOME ADDITIONAL FEATURES WHICH MAKES THE CAMERA A MUST-BUY DEVICE
- Remote Photography: Lets photographer’s control the camera using their smartphone, providing greater freedom and more comfort for setting up and snapping shots.
- Smart Mode self-alarm: Guarantees that self-portraits receive the proper mode they need. It takes five uninterrupted, high resolution images so that users can select their best angle and share instantaneously on their social media site.
- Multi Motion Video: Allows users to set the speed of capture in which they are comfortable and create speedy or slower movies. Creating a range from eight times slower than normal speed up to eight times faster.