Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G
- 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 4.8" Fixed Screen
- ISO 100 - 3200
- Optical Image Stabilization
- 1920 x 1080 video
- 23-481mm (F) lens
- 305g - 129 x 71 x 19mm
- Introduced August 2012
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- Size Comparison
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G overview
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G is Samsung's Small Sensor Superzoom digital camera first announced on August of 2012. The camera comes with a 16MP, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a peak resolution of .
The Galaxy Camera 4G is positioned #123 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and all-around #669 out of 1459 for cameras in our list. You can look at our Smart camera finder to get camera rankings based on your customized criteria.
The following is a diagram of different criteria used in the scoring system.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G history
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G comes with a history of related cameras. Below, you can take a look at all older and latest models as well as important features.
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Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Gallery
You can see the Galaxy Camera 4G from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of upsides and downsides of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G based on aspects that are generally seen as crucial in a digital camera.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Sensor specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G is run by the 1.4GHz Quad-Core chip. The dimension of the sensor in the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve pixels . The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Optical). Optical stabilization is better than digital stabilization as the latter may produce cropping.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 16 megapixels and gives a standard ISO range of 100 - 3200. Sadly, RAW photos are not saved so you have less room to maneuver in post.
The picture below illustrates the Galaxy Camera 4G's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The Galaxy Camera 4G sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G dimensions
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G weighs in at 0.67 lb (305 gr or 10.76 ounces) and the sizing of the camera is 129mm x 71mm x 19mm (5.1" x 2.8" x 0.7"). The weight of general Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 gr so the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G is lighter when compared with various rivals.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The following is a visual of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G next to a soft drink so you're able to have a feel for its scale.
The top view directly below will provide the button arrangement on the Galaxy Camera 4G.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Lens specifications
The Galaxy Camera 4G has got a built in lens providing a focal range of 23-481mm giving it a 20.9 x zoom which is outstanding and is going to allow you to zoom right in.
At the widest 23mm, the lens will have an aperture of f making it awesome in low light conditions and capturing a shallow depth of field. It is going to also allow you to go with a lower ISO to produce crisper images.is great zoom and
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Connectivity
The Galaxy Camera 4G has the following connectivity:
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras which include NFC or Bluetooth compatibility can easily be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to transfer images and oftentimes alter camera settings with no need to connect directly to the camera.
Some applications even provide a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external display. Almost all cameras will allow you to charge the battery using the USB port.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Video specifications
The highest video quality in the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p quality provides a good balance in video quality and file sizes but FULL HD will not give you much room to crop. The camera doesn't include a mic or headphone jack so you have no control over your sound. It is probably a better idea to look at another camera in case you need good sound in your videos.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing for the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G so you need to be cautious in rainy or dusty conditions.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Screen and Viewfinder
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G comes with a 4.8" fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 0k dots.
Additionally the display screen is touch friendly so you will be able to adjust focus point and change settings by using your finger.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The ViewFinder details regarding Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be pretty beneficial in bright outdoor conditions which will make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to view.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Shutter specifications
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G boasts neither built-in flash nor external flash ability.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Autofocus specifications
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G doesn't have Auto focusing. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more snappier and precise when compared with Contrast Based autofocusing.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G doesn't have manual focusing. Manual focusing mode is useful in low light scenarios or you need more precise control on focusing.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Battery life
The typical Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR has got the highest (600) battery life in this class of cameras.
Below is a number of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras which have the best battery life:
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Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G for different styles of photography
The following diagram indicates a analysis of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G for different styles of photography. To check out more, browse to the specific section below.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G as a Portrait photography camera
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G has a rating of 30 which is subpar, meaning that it is not good for portrait photography. Taking portrait photos leans heavily to sensor size, support for RAW photos & option to work with external flash.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Street photography details
Having a above average score of 61, the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G is a respectable choice to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of image quality and portability.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Sports photography features
A subpar sports photography rating of 45 suggests the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G is not good for taking photos of sports. A camera really should have good focusing plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G as a Travel photography camera
Weight is really crucial when buying a camera for travel. All round, the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G gets a above average 72 as a travelling camera which is a very decent pick to purchase for your trips.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Landscape photography highlights
For anyone who is planning to buy a digital camera for landscape photographs, the biggest factor will be image quality. The Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G with it's average score of 47 for a landscape camera is somewhat suitable amongst its rivals.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging preferably should come with a articulating screen, microphone port and if possible IBIS. Taking everything into account, the Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G is not good for vlogging as it comes to a subpar score of 37.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 4G Alternatives
If you want alternatives to the Galaxy Camera 4G, here is a collection of the highest placed cameras that fall under the category of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The diagram below shows you a summary of the Galaxy Camera 4G versus it's top ranked competitors suggested above.
Here are a few more cameras you may regard as alternative options. To see a extensive comparison, just click on the "compare" link.