Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 with 16.3-megapixel and BSI sensor announced

Samsung has today announced the Galaxy Camera 2 that is going to unveil at CES next week. The camera runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean wrapped under Samsung’s TouchWiz UI. In November 2012, Samsung has launched the digital camera which was essentially running on Android Jelly Bean.

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 with 16.3-megapixel

In terms of specifications, the device is powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core processor and paired with 2GB of RAM. Samsung has carried 4.8 – inch 720 p LCD display with 306 pixels per inches but a major difference in processor and RAM on its predecessor as Galaxy camera only featured 1GB of RAM and 1.3 GHz quad-core processor.

The device owns 16.3-megapixel camera with 21x optical zoom, OIS and BSI sensor that can be a unique selling point for the company.

It has an onboard memory of 8GB that can be expanded up to 64GB using a microSD card. The device only features connectivity options that include NFC, GPS and Bluetooth 4.0.

The company has not mentioned the price at the moment or when it could arrive in India, but that may be detailed during CES.

Below is the detailed specification: –

  • 4.8 inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Super Clear Touch Display with 308 ppi
  • 1.6 GHz Quad-core processor
  • Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) with TouchWiz UI
  • 16.3MP camera sensor with Xenon Flash, BSI Sensor, OIS, 23 mm Wide Angle, F2.8(W) ~ 5.9(T)
  • 21x optical zoom
  • Dimensions: 132.5 x 71.2 x 19.3 mm; Weight: 283g
  • 2GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory (2.8GB user memory), expandable up to 64GB with microSD
  • WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40, Bluetooth 4.0,  GPS/GLONASS, NFC
  • 2000 mAh battery


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