Samsung Galaxy Camera now available at TELUS

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Dec 182012
 

Samsung Galaxy CameraThe Samsung Galaxy Camera landed in Canada earlier this month. Initially available only from Black’s Photography stores and The Samsung Storein Burnaby, B.C., it is now also available from TELUS (which happens to own Black’s).

The Samsung Galaxy Camera is first 4G camera powered by Android 4.1 Jellybean. Combining photography and an ultra sleek tablet design, the revolutionary 16MP Samsung Galaxy Camera offers the best of both worlds. Take pro-like pictures with its 21x super long zoom and 1/2.3” BSI CMOS image sensor. The 4G connectivity allows you to share memorable pictures and videos anywhere and at any time on the TELUS 4G Network.

If you’re curious about this hybrid point-and-shoot camera Android device, Samsung has just released an ad starring it and James Franco:

The Samsung Galaxy Camera is now available from TELUS for CA$599.99.

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Samsung Galaxy Camera coming to Canada on December 7th

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Nov 222012
 

Samsung Galaxy CameraSamsung Electronics Canada today announced that the Galaxy Camera [product information] is coming to Canada on December 7th. Billed as “the first truly Connected Camera,” the Samsung Galaxy Camera is a hybrid device that blends the capabilities of a traditional point-and-shoot camera with those of Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean devices.

“The GALAXY Camera marks the next stage of evolution in the history of the camera and we are extremely excited to make it available to Canadian customers today,” said Paul Brannen, Vice President, Enterprise Business Solutions at Samsung Canada. “Combining world class mobile and digital imaging technologies, The GALAXY Camera gives users the total freedom to take vivid, high quality pictures and videos and share them instantly through their favorite social networking sites or with family and friends without the restrictions of a conventional camera.”

With either 4G or 3G (depending on the model) and Wi-Fi connectivity, users can immediately post their photos to their preferred social networks including Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. With access to the Google Play Store, they can also download and use their favourite camera apps, including Instagram. It also comes with a number of Samsung features such as Share Shot.

The Samsung GALAXY Camera will be available on December 7th at Black’s Photography and The Samsung Store, located in Metrotown Mall in Burnaby, B.C. It is expected to be sold unlocked so that you can bring it to your carrier of choice. Pricing information was not announced.

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IFA 2012: Samsung announces Galaxy Camera – a digital camera powered by Android 4.1

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Aug 292012
 

Samsung Galaxy CameraSamsung today unveiled not only the Galaxy Note II and Windows Phone 8-powered ATIV S but the Galaxy Camera, a device that combines a digital camera with Android 4.1 and wireless network connectivity to create what it calls “a brand new type of device.”

“The GALAXY Camera opens a new visual communication era and shifts a paradigm in communication. With the growth of social networks and the prevalence of smartphones and tablets, people today communicate faster than words. As we increasingly articulate our experiences through pictures and videos the GALAXY Camera has been created to lead the way in this new era of visual communication. Communication becomes more vivid and lively with high-quality images and instant sharing anywhere, anytime,” said JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics.

Samsung Galaxy Camera specifications:

  • Type: Digital camera
  • Processor: 1.4GHz quad-core Samsung Exynos 4412
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.1
  • Cellular connectivity (4G model): LTE
  • Cellular connectivity (3G model): Quad-band HSPA+ 21Mbps
  • Other connectivity: GPS/GLONASS, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.0
  • Display: 4.8-inch HD Super Clear LCD
  • Input: Touchscreen
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Storage: 8GB and microSD cards (micro SDSC, micro SDHC, micro SDXC)
  • Camera: 16.3MP with 1/2.3-inch BSI CMOS, 21x optical zoom, and Xenon flash
  • Connectors: microUSB v2.0, HDMI 1.4 video output
  • Battery: 1,650mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 128.7 x 70.8 x 19.1 millimeters / 300 grams
  • Colours: Glossy White

Unlike smartphone cameras, the Samsung Galaxy Camera sports a 21x optical zoom lens that can be controlled either by button or touchscreen. It also comes with the Photo Wizard app which offers 35 photo editing features and a Smart Content Manager app that lets you manage your pictures by creating folders, tagging faces, and even suggesting which pictures to delete when they don’t come out as desired.

The Samsung Galaxy Camera will be available in two connectivity options: One with 3G and another with 4G. Both will also support Wi-Fi. Pricing details were not announced.

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