Aside from the Samsung Galaxy Note II and a bunch of very interesting tablets, Samsung announced today at IFA 2012 the Galaxy Camera. This very original device brings not only cutting edge camera features, but also Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as the OS and wireless connectivity. The Galaxy Camera is already being praised for its focus on social features and communication.
The Galaxy Camera offers a 21x super long zoom lens and a very bright 16 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, also delivering brilliant quality pictures. It comes with the Smart Pro technology, a series of modes that give birth to professional looking photography even for the unexperienced user. Jelly Bean will be there to offer speed, photo editing and a great sharing experience. The device’s lens is a F2.8, 23 mm 21x super long zoom unit and the display is a 4.8 inch HD Super Clear Touch screen.
You also get ISO levels between 100 and 3200 and the connectivity is HSPA+ with 21Mbps speed. At the core of this interesting product there’s a 1.4 GHz quad core processor and 8GB of storage, plus a microSDSC, microSDHC and microSDXC compatible card slot. The camera/Android device does Full HD 30 fps filming and even slow motion video capture at 120 fps and 720 x 480. It’s got HDMI 1.4 output and Smart Pro modes that includes macro, rich tone, action freeze and much more.
AGPS and Glonass are on board, as well as a 1650 mAh battery and the whole thing is just 19.1 mm thick, weighing 305 grams. The product will come in two versions: 3G + WiFi and 4G + WiFi. Brilliant idea Samsung!