Samsung Launches Android-Powered Digital Camera
The new Galaxy Camera is a device packed with the features of both a point-and-shoot camera and a smartphone.
Electronics and telecommunications giant Samsung branches out into the world of digital photography with its announcement of the upcoming release of the Samsung Galaxy Camera, a small and compact digital camera that runs on Google’s versatile Android technology.
Equipped with a 16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor and 1080p video recording technology, the Samsung Galaxy Camera has a 4.77″ high-definition touchscreen LCD screen, 23mm lens with a 2.8 aperture, and an impressive 21x optical zoom.
Featuring the capabilities of an Android smartphone, the camera runs on the latest Android OS thus far, Jellybean 4.1, and allows the installation of a multitude of apps on Google Play. The Samsung Galaxy Camera also features wireless connectivity, with 4G/LTE capability on selected regions as well as cloud storage backup for photos the moment they’re taken. Users can snap a picture with voice-control, edit photos on the touchscreen, and instantly share photos with social media networks.