Samsung announced that it will launch the Galaxy Camera in India around Diwali time, that is the second week of November. Samsung announced the Galaxy Camera at IFA Berlin last month.
It features a 16-megapixel sensor with a f/2.8 aperture and 23mm-480mm lens that has 21x of optical zoom. Under the hood, the camera is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos processor, as found in the Galaxy S III smartphone. It features a 4.8-inch S-LCD display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels translating into 308 ppi.
It also has Smart Pro feature with 10 modes (Macro, Rich Tone, Action Freeze, Waterfall Trace, Light Trace, Beautiful Sunset, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Silhouette, Vivid Fireworks).
The camera further supports 3G connectivity via a micro-SIM but does not have calling features. It comes with 8GB of internal storage, 32GB of expandable memory with microSD support. Connectivity options include 3G (HSPA＋ 21Mbps), HDMI 1.4, WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. Apart from this, the camera also has 1,650 mAh battery that Samsung claims can last up to seven hours.
Samsung Galaxy Camera is said to be ideal for those who wish to shoot, edit, and share high quality photographs and videos easily and spontaneously from anywhere, at any time. It comes with as many as 65 image editing options.
The Camera’s “Auto Cloud Backup” feature automatically saves photos into the cloud via Samsung’s AllShare as soon as they are taken. The Galaxy Camera also enables users to share photos at the same time as they shoot them with ‘Share Shot.’
This new device enables connection to 3G or 4G, and also Wi-Fi with Dual Band and Channel Bonding. The Galaxy Camera comes in two connectivity options: a 3G version with Wi-Fi and a 4G version with Wi-Fi. There is no word on the pricing of the Galaxy Camera yet.
There is no word on the official pricing yet, but we will keep you informed in case anything pops up.
So, what did you plan? Would you get the Samsung Galaxy Camera for this Diwali?