After unveiling the Galaxy Zoom and Galaxy NX last year, it seemed that Samsung had moved on from the original Galaxy Camera, instead content with creating higher-end stand-alone Android cameras or hybrid phone/camera device. Apparently not.
With 2014 just at its beginning, Samsung has officially announced it is finally releasing a direct successor to the Galaxy Camera. Although the processor and built-in storage isn’t’t dramatically better with the GC2, the camera has now received quite a few improvements that should provide a much better picture-taking experience.
As you can tell, there’s a lot of awesome features here. While the sensor resolution is still just 16MP with 21x zoom, the camera now has f/2.8 instead of f/4.1 and has a few added goodies like NFC, optical image stabilization, and a bigger 2000mAh battery. There also appears to be quite a few software enhancements as well.
At least for now, there’s no word on pricing or even when the Galaxy Camera 2 will be released. All we really know is that Samsung plans to show this bad boy off at CES next week, where we’ll be sure to get a closer look.
Judging by the original Galaxy Camera however, we’d imagine that the Wi-Fi only variant wouldn’t cost any more than $500 — but again that’s just speculation on our part. What do you think, interested in the second-gen Galaxy Camera or not?
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I’m really curious about the next galaxy zoom!
The zoom is in my opinion a great innovation, it’s not a device for everyone but for the photography lovers it’s a great solution. I always forget my camera and to have a to in 1 device is a great solution. I’m hoping on a mashup between the note 3 and the zoom
and light(in weight) too.this galaxy camera is 4.8 inches.note 3 5.7″. I think just 5″ like s4 plus zoom just fine.
It’s Samsung-hater “butt-hurt day”. As usual, put your hate comment below ;)
Samsung haters hate everyday since Samsung releases a new device every day.
I’m so sorry, I don’t have a hate comment to put here. :(