Samsung has recently announced another innovative and cool device, a new digital camera with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS and full range of connectivity. Dubbed as Samsung Galaxy Camera, this device comes with ability like conventional digital camera with a 16 MegaPixel sensor and 21X optical zoom with F/2.8 at wide angle, operate on Android Jelly Bean OS and powerful processor with integrated graphics accelerator likes conventional Android smartphone. If you are looking unusual camera, the Galaxy Camera will be release in US via AT&T some times before the on of 2012.
AT&T is the first US carrier that confirms if the camera will be release and support their networks. Yeah, this camera will be support AT&T’s 4G networks, but it cannot use to make a calls. The fast 4G only useful for web browsing, streaming video or upload your photos or video on social network site. As Google Certified device, users also can download more applications or video in Google Android Play market, as well as back button, menu button and home button on the screen that usually can you found in Android smartphone.
Speaking of hardware, Samsung Galaxy Camera AT&T equipped with a 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 quad core processor, Exynos 4412 as chipset and a 8GB of internal storage backed with microSD card for memory expansion with additional 32GB storage capacity. The Mali-400MP GPU and a 4.7 inch Super Clear LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels deliver clear bright and beautiful colors for images and video. The 4.7 inch display also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and support multi touch capabilities.
In term of main camera, the Galaxy Camera have a 16MP BSI CMOS sensor with a 21x optical zoom lens provides high quality photos result and 1080p video recording at 30fps. It also offers AF light, pop-up Xenon flash, face and smile detection, optical image stabilization and geo-tagging. Of course, this is also comes with few advanced mode, such as Smart Pro, Action Freeze, Slow Motion Video, Auto Cloud Back-up, Share Shot, Buddy Photo Share, AllShare Play and more.
Just like a high end smartphone, the new Samsung Camera phone also equipped with a gyro, accelerometer, compass, GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and more (check details specs below after break). Unfortunately, no word on exactly pricing from Samsung or HTC, but there are a rumors if Samsung Galaxy Camera will be release with a price range from $500 to $650.
Samsung Galaxy Camera Specifications
Screen size : 4.7 inch Super Clear LCD, multitouch, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Screen resolution: 1024×720
Operating System : Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Processor : 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 quad core
Chipset : Exynos 4412
Graphics : Mali-400MP
System Memory: 1GB
Storage capacity: 8GB
Memory card: Support Micro SD card, up to 32GB
Main Camera : 16 MP, 21x optical zoom lens
Camera Features : geo-tagging, Smart Pro, Action Freeze, Slow Motion Video, Auto Cloud Back-up, Share Shot
Interface Port : micro USB 2.0, audio jack, HDMI port
Connectivity : Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, LTE support
Dimension : 128.7 x 70.8 x 19.1 mm
Weight : 305 g
Features : Buddy Photo Share, AllShare Play, Android Play Market
source : press release, product page