On Wednesday the South Korean electronics giant Samsung has introduced an innovative and first-of-its-kind camera named Samsung Galaxy, a 16 MP voice controlled camera running on Android Platform at ongoing IFA tech show in Berlin. Samsung has unveiled this camera few days after the huge defeat against Apple Inc.that cost them a USD 1.05 Billion damage in USA. With the camera , Samsung has also announced two new smartphone- Galaxy Note II and the ATIV S running Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system. It should be noted that just few days back Nikon has also unveiled a android based camera named Nikon Coolpix S800C equipped with GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth which were previously restricted to smartphones and tablets only.

Launch of Samsung Galaxy Camera at IFA Tech Show, Berlin

Launch of Samsung Galaxy Camera at IFA Tech Show, Berlin

Running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, the camera is preloaded with 1.4GHz quad-core processor and features 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS sensor. It has 4.8-inch HD super clear touchscreen display.  Samsung Galaxy camera is equipped with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS and measures 128.7 x 70.8 x 19.1 mm. The camera is also preloaded with custom Photo Wizard and Movie Wizard apps, which enables  users to edit images and videos on the fly. To make photo management a bit easier, Samsung included “Smart Content Manager”, an organization tool that intelligently creates folders, tags faces, and even suggests which pictures to delete.

Samsung Galaxy : A Voice Controlled Camera Running Android OS

Samsung Galaxy : A Voice Controlled Camera Running Android OS

Samsung has not disclosed the price of this camera yet. The device is expected to be available in the market as well as online retail stores sometime in October.

Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Camera
1.Operating system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
2.Processor 1.4GHz Quad-Core processor
3. Image Sensor 16.3 effective megapixel 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS
4. Lens F2.8, 23 mm, 21x super long zoom
5. Display 121.2 mm (4.8″), 308 ppi, HD Super Clear Touch Display
6. ISO  Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
7. Memory 8GB
8. Memory slot micro SDSC, micro SDHC, micro SDXC
9. Smart Pro 10 modes (Macro, Rich Tone, Action Freeze, Waterfall Trace, Light Trace,Beautiful Sunset, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Silhouette, Vivid Fireworks)
10. Connectivity WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40, Bluetooth 4.0
11. Dimension 128.7 x 70.8 x 19.1 mm
12. Weight 305g
13. Other Features Smart Content Manager, Photo Wizard, Movie Wizard, Voice Control, Slow Motion Video, S Planner, S Suggest, AllShare Play, Family Story, Drop box, Share shot, Auto Cloud Back-up
14. GPS  A-GPS