Samsung has recently slashed the price of the popular Android based Galaxy Camera in the Indian market. The Galaxy Camera earlier launched at the initial price of Rs.29,900 but the company wants to bag more sales, therefore cuts the price to Rs.26,000 recently. The new price rip of the Galaxy Camera not only influences more consumers but it also going to make the competition tougher for the major competitor, Nikon’s CoolPix S800c which also comes with Android operating system along with quite inferior specifications.
Samsung has also recently announced the Wi-Fi version Galaxy Camera aka Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi) but on the other side, the availability status is yet to be revealed. As the price of the original Galaxy Camera slipped in the Indian market, it is explicit that the Wi-Fi version will be available at a lower price tag.
Samsung Galaxy Camera was unveiled at IFA 2012, in Berlin, the camera gets much focus since its announcement due to the presence of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system. Besides the Android operating system support, Samsung has also added 3G support using a GSM network SIM card for accessing web services on the camera. Users can also install apps on the Galaxy Camera which makes it more smarter and a standalone Android device as well.
The Galaxy Camera has a 16.3 effective megapixel 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS sensor with 23mm Wide Angle lens which also has 21x Optical Zoom. Along with the fair optics support, the Galaxy Camera is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and for decent photography, the camera also has Optical Image Stabilization. For viewing the contents, the Galaxy Camera has a 4.8-inch HD Super Clear Touch display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and 308 ppi pixel density.
Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Camera:
- 16.3 effective megapixel 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS sensor
- 21x Optical Zoom lens, 23 mm Wide Angle, F2.8 (W) ~ 5.9(T)
- Optical Image Stabilization
- ISO options includes Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
- 4.8-inch HD Super Clear Touch display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, 308ppi
- Dual-Band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, microUSB port
- 3G support with HSPA+ 21Mbps download speed, 5.76Mbps download speed
- 1.4GHz quad-core processor
- 1680mAh battery
- Dimensions: 70.8 x 128.7 x 19.1 mm
- Weight: 300 g
Samsung Galaxy Camera now available with the above said price of Rs.26,000 at several Indian online stores including Flipkart and Saholic. Samsung India eStore starts selling the camera with a slightly higher price of Rs.26,520.