Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G summary
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G is Samsung's Small Sensor Superzoom camera initially launched on August of 2012. It has a 16 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of .
The Galaxy Camera 3G places at #119 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and overall #669 out of 1465 for digital cameras in our list. Please try out our Advanced camera finder to get camera ratings based on your customized requirements.
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Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G family
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G is part of a family of digital cameras. You can see the detailed range below.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Gallery
You can see the Galaxy Camera 3G from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of benefits and drawbacks of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G based on features that are usually regarded as important in a camera.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Sensor info
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G houses the 1.4GHz Quad-Core chip. The sensor spec on the Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to capture pixels . The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Optical). Sensor stabilization is better than digital stabilization since the latter may cause cropping.Playful Manatee Swipes Diver’s GoPro to Capture Hilariously Wobbly Video
The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 16 megapixels and has a native ISO range of 100 to 3200. Sadly, RAW format is not supported which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The image below illustrates the Galaxy Camera 3G's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The Galaxy Camera 3G sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is shown in green.Kodak's Tri-X Black-and-White Film Now 30% Cheaper
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G dimensions
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G weighs about 0.67 pounds (305g / 10.76 oz) and features outer size of 129mm x 71mm x 19mm (5.1" x 2.8" x 0.7"). The weight of average Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387g and the Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G is less heavy when compared with its rivals.Jaw-Dropping Space Capture Exposes Earth's Mesmerizing Golden Luminescence
Below is a photo of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G beside a soft drink to help you have a sense of its scale.
The top view directly below will provide the button design on the Galaxy Camera 3G.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Lens info
The Galaxy Camera 3G provides a fixed lens providing a focal range of 23-481mm making it a 20.9 x zoom which is exceptional and is going to allow you to zoom right in.
At the widest 23mm, it will have an aperture of f which is good in low light events and getting good bokeh. It is going to also allow you to go with a much lower ISO to have better photographs.is phenomenal zoom and
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Connectivity
The Galaxy Camera 3G has the following connectivity:
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that come with NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly with smartphones. You will be able to copy photos and sometimes adjust settings without connecting directly to the camera.
A few applications even stream a Liveview and release the shutter when you are not near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can be attached to an external monitor. Almost all cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Video info
The highest possible video resolution on the Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p resolution will provide a decent balance in quality versus file sizes but 1080p is not going to leave you with much room to downsample. The camera does not offer a mic and / or headphone port which means you have got no control over your sound. It is perhaps a better idea to order a different camera in case you need better sound in your video clips.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Weather Sealing
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G does not include environment sealing so rainy conditions can easily affect the camera.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Display and Viewfinder
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G has a 4.8 inch fixed screen boasting a resolution of 0 thousand dots.
Additionally the screen is touch friendly which means that you will be able to set focus point as well as adjust settings with your fingers.Captivating footage reveals once-in-a-lifetime moment with Florida Panther
The View Finder specs regarding Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G are the following:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are very useful in bright outdoor situations which will make the camera display washed out and hard to view.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Shutter info
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Flash and Hot shoe info
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G boasts neither integrated flash nor external flash support.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Autofocusing info
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G doesn't have Auto focusing. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more snappier & precise when compared with Contrast Based focusing.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G doesn't have manual focusing. Manual focusing ability can be useful in low light conditions or you want to have more precise focus control.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Battery life
The average Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR offers the best (600) battery life in this range of cameras.
Listed below is a number of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras that come with the strongest battery life:
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G for varying kinds of photography
The following diagram indicates a summary of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G for varying kinds of photography. To check out more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Portrait photography advice
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G receives a rating of 30 which is subpar, and means the camera is not suitable to use for portraits. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor specs, RAW support plus the flexibility to utilize off-camera lighting.
Street photography with Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G
Coming in at a above average score of 61, the Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G is a fine choice for street photography. A good street photography camera has a good balance of image quality plus portability.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G as a Sports photography camera
A subpar sports photography points total of 45 means the Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G is not suitable for photographing sports. A camera must have great focusing plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Travel photography info
Weight is super important in selecting a camera for travel. On the whole, the Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G gets a nice 72 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent fit for your trips.
Landscape photography with Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G
In case you're planning to choose a digital camera for landscape photographs, the biggest factor will no doubt be image quality. The Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G with it's decent rating of 47 for a landscape camera is relatively appropriate among it's competition.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Vlogging features
A camera for vlogging should come with a moving screen, microphone port and if possible image stabilization. Taking everything into account, the Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G is not suitable as a vlog camera as it comes to a subpar rating of 37.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 3G Alternatives
If you are shopping for replacements to the Galaxy Camera 3G, here is a collection of the highest rated cameras which fall under the class of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The chart just below offers you an overview of the Galaxy Camera 3G vs it's top scoring competitors shown above.
Here are a handful of other cameras you might consider as alternate options. To check out a full comparison, go to the "compare" link.