Samsung Galaxy Camera up for India pre-orders

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Samsung Galaxy Camera up for India pre-orders

Samsung's Android-based Galaxy Camera is now up for pre-orders from Samsung's India online store.

As is customary with Samsung India's online pre-orders, there is mention of exact price or release date. Customers are expected to cough up Rs. 3,000 to book their Galaxy Camera unit in choice of Black or White. Samsung is offering a 16GB microSD with every pre-order to sweeten the deal.

The Samsung Galaxy Camera features a 16-megapixel sensor with a f/2.8 aperture and 23mm-480mm lens with 21x optical zoom. Under the hood, the camera is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos processor. It features a 4.8-inch S-LCD display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels translating into 308ppi. The camera comes with 8GB of internal storage with an option of adding another 32GB via microSD.

Connectivity options include 3G (HSPA+ 21Mbps), HDMI 1.4, WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. While the camera offers micro-SIM support, it does not feature voice calling. Apart from this, the camera also has 1,650 mAh battery that Samsung claims can last up to seven hours. The camera runs on Android 4.1 with Google Play Store support, so it can run Android apps just like an Android mobile.

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Camera back in August at IFA 2012 in Berlin. It later announced plans to launch the camera in India by mid-November, so it seems to have stuck to the release schedule.

Nikon unveiled an Android-based camera of its own, Coolpix S800c, way back in August. The camera was recently launched in India carrying a price tag of Rs 20,950.


Sony at IFA 2012, Berlin


Samsung Galaxy Camera Technical Specifications
 

Specifications
Image Sensor Sensor Type BSI CMOS
  Effective Pixel Approx. 16.3 M
  Total Pixel Approx. 17.0 M
Lens Focal Length f = 4.1 ~ 86.1mm (35mm film equivalent : 23 ~ 483mm)
  Digital Zoom 21x Zoom Lens
  Optical Zoom 21x Zoom Lens
  F Value (F. No.) 2.8 (W) ~ 5.9 (T)
Image Stabilization Mode Optical Image Stablization
Display Size 121.2 mm (4.8")
Focusing Type TTL Auto Focus (Center AF, Multi AF, Face Detection AF)
  Range Normal : 80cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 350cm ~ Infinity (Tele) Macro : 10cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 150cm ~ 350cm (Tele) Auto Macro : 10cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 150cm ~ Infinity (Tele) Manual : 10cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 150cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Exposure Control Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual Exposure
  Metering System Multi, Spot, Center-weighted, Face Detection AE
  Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps)
  ISO Equivalent Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Flash Mode Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
  Range Wide : 0.2m ~ 6.2m (ISO Auto), Tele : 0.5m ~ 5.1m (ISO Auto) , Flash EVC : ±1EV(1/2 steps)
  Recharging Time Approx. 4 sec.
White Balance Mode Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Movie Clip Recording Movie Size : 1920x1080(30fps), 1280x720(60fps), 1280x720(30fps), 640x480(60fps), 640x480(30fps), 320x240(30fps) Slow Motion Video WVGA : 768x512(120fps)
  Effect Normal, Vintage, Black & White, Autumn Brown, Negative, Nostalgia, Color Fade, Retro, Sunshine, Old Photo, Comic, Pastel Sketch, Gothic Noir, Impressionist
Pysical Specification Dimension (WxHxD) 70.8X128.7X19.1 mm
  Weight 300g
GPS   A-GPS, GLOSS
Image Sensor Sensor Size 1/2.3"
Display Resolution 1280 x 720 (HD)
Shutter Speed Speed Auto : 1/8 ~ 1/2,000 sec , Manual : 16 ~ 1/2,000 sec
Google™ Mobile Services   Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google LatitudeGoogle Play Store Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk,Google Local, Google Navigation Google Downloads, Google Chrome browser, Google Play Books Google Play Movies
Network Bluetooth Profiles 4
  PC Sync KIES, KIES Air
  Connectivity Support DL, HDMI 1.4
  Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz/5GHz
  3G 3G (HSPA+ D/L 21Mbps, U/L 5.76Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  Infra GSM 3G , HSPA-PLUS
Audio and Video Audio Format MP3, AAC, AMR, WMA, OGG, FLAC, 3GA/M4A, WAV
  Video Frame rate 30fps
  Video Resolution Full HD (1080p) Video Recording & Playback
  Video Format AVI, MP4/3GP, WMV, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Services and Applications Special Features Instagram, Paper Artist, dropbox, Gallery, Photo wizard, Video Editor, AllShare Play, S-Suggest, S-Voice
  ActiveSync Yes
  mFluent IM ChatON
  Samsung Apps Yes
Battery Standby Time Up to 280 hours (3G)
  USB Chargeable Yes
  Capacity 1,650mAh
Connectivity Connector Micro USB
  SIM Support Yes
  External Memory Slot MicroSD (up to 64GB)
  Earjack 3.5pi 4pole, Stereo
  USB USB 2.0
Processor Processor 1.4GHz Quad-Core processor
Display Technology HD Super Clear LCD (TFT)
Still Image Shooting Auto, Smart (15 Mode) : Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Landscape, Macro, Action freeze, Rich tone, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light trace, Expert Control (5 Mode) : P (Auto+), A (Aperture Priority), S (Speed Priority), Camcorder, M (Manual)
  Image Size 16M : 4608×3456, 14MP : 4608×3072, 12M W : 4608×2592, 10M : 3648×2736, 5M : 2592×1944, 3M : 1984×1488, 2MW : 1920×1080, 1M : 1024×768
  Effect Normal, Vintage, Black & White, Autumn Brown, Negative, Nostalgia, Color Fade, Retro, Sunshine, Old Photo, Comic, Pastel Sketch, Gothic Noir, Impressionist
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