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Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
8.7 out of 10

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

DP Review
6 May 2015
  • Summary: The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a very good Android device attached to a consumer-level digital camera. If photo quality is your main priority there are better choices available, but that's not really the point.
  • Pros: Android allows use of 21X, 23-483mm zoom in any app, Can serve as both camera and very capable smart device, Gigantic and gorgeous 4.8" touchscreen LCD, Fun, well-implemented point-and-shoot features, Impressive 4.1 fps burst speeds, Useful ability to pause video recording, NFC allows quick shari...
  • Cons: Sub-par image quality due to heavy noise reduction and poor lens, Battery drains quickly, Cheap-feeling plastic, slippery body, No auto brightness adjustment when used as Android device (would increase battery life), Easy to unintentionally return to shooting mode or adjust volume, Mono sound rec...
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chip.com.my
17 September 2014
  • Summary: Early last year, Samsung released their very first Android-powered SMART camera, the GALAXY Camera to lukewarm response from consumers and critics. Around the same time this year, the Korean tech powerhouse unveiled the successor to the GALAXY Camera 2 that comes with a slew of improvements but is...
  • Pros: Responsive and large touchscreen, Loads of connectivity options, 21x optical zoom, Good battery life
  • Cons: Just decent image quality, No physical controls, Big and bulky size, Price
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Overall 7
6.8

Expert Review

reviewed
23 July 2014
  • Summary: Samsung's Android-based camera experiment continues, but fundamental issues persist.
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Overall 6
6.0

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

PC Magazine
25 May 2014
  • Conclusion: The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a huge display and runs Android, but its image quality lags behind others in its class.
  • Pros: Huge 4.8-inch display. Runs Instagram and other Android apps. 21x zoom lens. Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth support.
  • Cons: Images on the soft side. Detail suffers as ISO is increased. Uses older Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS. No 4G version available. Omits traditional controls. Pricey.
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Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Review

Digitaltrends
16 May 2014
  • Conclusion: For those looking for a versatile camera that will let you edit images and share them without ever having to move images to a separate device, Samsung’s Galaxy Camera 2 is a decent option without a whole lot of direct competition.
  • Pros: 21x optical zoom, Snappy Android performance, Good battery life, Android adds lots of functionality, Attractive, responsive touchscreen
  • Cons: Image quality should be better, Pairing and sharing is unreliable
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Overall 8
8.4
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0
Performance 8
8.0
Picture quality 9
8.5

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Review

What Digital Camera
14 May 2014
  • Summary: Once again, Samsung has succeeded in combining the Android operating system with a compact camera that provides a more complete shooting experience than that found on the model’s smartphones.
  • Pros: Improved battery life; Fantastic touchscreen; Android OS
  • Cons: Removal of 3G functionality; A touch bulky
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

PhotoRadar
12 May 2014
  • Conclusion: Meanwhile, the S810c features a 16 million-pixel 1/2.3 inch sensor and a 12x optical zoom sensor, and it is significantly cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2.
  • Pros: Responsive touchscreen, Android OS, 21x optical zoom
  • Cons: No physical controls, Some handling quirks, Softness at full zoom
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Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Review

GottaBeMobile
24 March 2014
  • Summary: Is it worth it to spend $450 to get Android and a connected WiFi experience on the Galaxy Camera 2? Though performance of the Galaxy Camera 2 is surprisingly good–it’s on par with many point-and-shoot cameras on the market today and far exceeds most of the smartphones available–the pricing will...
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Photo answers
21 November 2014
  • Conclusion: Web browsing, using apps, instant photo editing and uploading to social media are what the Samsung Galaxy 2 excels at. The actual process of capturing shots isn't as intuitive as with a ‘˜non-smart' camera, as screen-based adjustments take longer than buttons and dials.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 9
9.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 6
6.0

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

PhotographyBLOG
11 June 2014
  • Summary: The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 feels more like a silent revision of an existing product, rather than an exciting new replacement, such is the lack of change since last year's original Galaxy Camera was released.
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