Samsung Galaxy Camera Review

Overall Score

49

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 23-481 mm (20.9x) F2.8-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 4" Fixed Screen
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 129 x 71 x 19 mm, 300g.
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Samsung Galaxy Camera Overview


First introduced in February, 2013, Samsung Galaxy Camera is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Samsung Galaxy Camera comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Samsung Galaxy Camera

Sensor resolution of Samsung Galaxy Camera ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Samsung Galaxy Camera has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Samsung Galaxy Camera


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung Galaxy Camera with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
922k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Exposure Mode
5.9 Lens at Tele
23 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Slow Continuous Shooting: 922 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Type Scores

Samsung Galaxy Camera has an Overall Score of 49/100 and ranked #165 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #529 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung Galaxy Camera Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
57
Value for money score
65
Portability score
94
Overall score
49
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Samsung Galaxy Camera


Samsung Galaxy Camera weighs 300g and has external dimensions of 129 x 71 x 19mm (5.08 x 2.8 x 0.75"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Samsung Galaxy Camera is 92 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Samsung Galaxy Camera is more by 16mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Samsung Galaxy Camera
300g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Samsung Galaxy Camera
19mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung Galaxy Camera with the dimensions:

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Galaxy Camera Dimensions Galaxy Camera
Nikon Coolpix B500 Nikon B500 541 g 300 g 114 x 78 x 95 mm 129 x 71 x 19 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 300 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 129 x 71 x 19 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 300 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 129 x 71 x 19 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 300 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 129 x 71 x 19 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 300 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 129 x 71 x 19 mm
Casio Exilim EX-100 Casio EX-100 389 g 300 g 119x67x50 x x mm 129 x 71 x 19 mm
Fujifilm X10 Fujifilm X10 350 g 300 g 117 x 70 x 57 mm 129 x 71 x 19 mm
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 283 g 300 g 133 x 71 x 19 mm 129 x 71 x 19 mm

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Camera


General
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy Camera
Announced February, 2013
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 4"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 922k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/16 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB none
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 300 g
Physical Dimensions 129 x 71 x 19 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type micro SD/micro SDHC/micro SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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