Samsung Galaxy Camera review

16 Jan 2013
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A sure sign of things to come, but this first effort doesn't feel like the finished article

Basic Specifications

Rating ***
CCD effective megapixels 15.9 megapixels
CCD size 1/2.3in
Viewfinder none
Viewfinder magnification, coverage N/A
LCD screen size 4.8in
LCD screen resolution 2,764,800 pixels
Articulated screen No
Live view Yes
Optical zoom 21.0x
Zoom 35mm equivalent 23-483mm
Image stabilisation optical, lens based
Maximum image resolution 4,608x3,456
File formats JPEG; MP4 (AVC)


Memory slot microSDXC
Mermory supplied 4GB internal
Battery type Li-ion
Battery Life (tested) N/A
Connectivity USB, Wi-Fi, 3G, headphone out
Body material plastic
Lens mount N/A
Focal length multiplier N/A
Kit lens model name N/A
Accessories USB cable
Weight 300g
Size 73x129x35mm

Buying Information

Warranty one year RTB
Price £381

Camera Controls

Exposure modes program, shutter priority, aperture priority, manual
Shutter speed 16 to 1/2,000 seconds
Aperture range f/2.8-8 (wide), f/5.9-8.5 (tele)
ISO range (at full resolution) 100 to 3200
Exposure compensation +/-2 EV
White balance auto, 5 presets, manual
Additional image controls contrast, saturation, sharpness, auto contrast
Manual focus No
Closest macro focus 10cm
Auto-focus modes multi, centre, face detect
Metering modes multi, centre-weighted, centre, face detect
Flash auto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, red-eye reduction
Drive modes single, continuous, self-timer, AE bracket, smile detect, panorama

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