It’s been more than a year since the Korean electronics giant Samsung introduced their first Android powered camera, Samsung Galaxy Camera. The camera has a well executed story and made a mark in the digital camera world. Now Samsung has started the new year by introducing a successor to Galaxy Camera in the form of Samsung Galaxy Camera 2. With the introduction of the new camera, Samsung just kick-started their CES 2014 campaign. Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is supposed to be one of the big picture at CES.
“Featuring an Android platform and a lightweight retro design, the Galaxy Camera 2 allows avid photographers to capture and share even more, with superior quality and speed” Says Samsung in their press release.
The Samsung Galaxy camera sports a stylish look without sacrificing any of its powerhouse. The camera said to be much faster and more powerful than its original version. It comes with a 16.3 MP BSI CMOS image sensor. The 4.8″ HD Super Clear Touch LCD display is the same as in its predecessor.
The 1.4 GHz quad-core processor in the original Galaxy Camera is beefed up in the latest edition with more powerful 1.6GHz one. The memory is also getting doubled in the Camera 2.
The new camera enjoys all the benefits of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, and also included some software tweaks like Tag & Go, Smart Mode, Mobile Link, Remote View Finder, Smart Mode suggest, Photo Beam and Multi Motion Video. For those who loves to take Selfies, The Camera included a new feature Selfie Alarm, that let you to choose your favorite one from a set of five consecutive high-resolution photos.
The camera comes with advanced Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities that allows the user to share the photos with phones and tablets instantly, by a single tap.
“Consumers love the Galaxy Camera, and this next-generation version was designed to improve on the successful predecessor, with upgraded and new features that will enhance the photography experience,” said Myoung Sup Han, Executive Vice President and Head of the Imaging Business Team at Samsung Electronics.
The pricing and availability have yet to be unleashed, but it is supposed to be almost in the $500 price range of Galaxy Camera.
Via :Press Release