BY | June 21, 2013

The Korean tech giant is launching better and better cameras. Samsung Galaxy NX vs Galaxy Camera comparison makes interesting reading as Android cameras seem to be coming of age

Last year, we came across an unusual Android gadget from Samsung, a pro digital camera called the Galaxy Camera running on Android. Recently, we got another innovative product from the firm, a camera-phone called the Galaxy S4 Zoom, which mounts the same 16MP sensor of the former device in a new style highlighting 10x zoom and Xenon flash. Alluring everybody, Samsung has now surfaced out a state-of-the-art interchangeable-lens camera, the Galaxy NX on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Samsung designed the superb Android-based DLSR-like camera leveraging its unique status as a manufacturer of both smartphones and mirrorless cameras. The new device from Samsung is a spectacular gadget that sets in all feasible and prevalent modern technologies and trends. Here we are up to make a detailed comparison of the major aspects of Samsung’s last year and this year Android camera devices; of course, the Galaxy Camera Vs Galaxy NX.

Camera Sensor: Samsung has just copied the 20MP APS-C sensor and lens mount from its high-end NX300 camera for the Galaxy NX. A photography fan will instantly fall in love with the device that features maximum ISO of 25600, 8.6FPS and shutter speed of 6000. Considering its camera traits, the Galaxy NX is really a matchless champion.

The Galaxy Camera, on the other hand, is built around a superb 16.3MP snapper. The TypeBSI CMOS sensor of the camera is sized at 1/2.3 inches and it features a focal length of 4.1~ 86.1mm and an optical zoom of 21x.

Display Screen: A large and dedicated display screen for viewing images and surfing web is another notable feature of the cameras. The brand Galaxy NX sports a larger a 4.8-inch AMOLED touchscreen that’s almost as big as that on the company’s flagship Galaxy S4 phone. Well, the Galaxy Camera also has the same display size, but it uses TechnologyHD Super Clear LCD (TFT) with an HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

Innards: The Android cameras are richly powerful machines thanks to smartphone-like innards. The NX is equipped with a 1.6GHz quad core CPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory and microSD slot. It draws power from a staggering 4360mAh battery. The Galaxy Camera mounts a 1.4GHz quad core processor, 8GB of internal memory and a 1,650mAh battery, on the other hand.

Connectivity: These devices are mainly different from regular cameras with their high-end connectivity options too. Both the Samsung cameras have Wi-Fi and other advanced connectivity options to connect them with internet. They are coming with Android as firmware, and so naturally the cameras will run all camera apps on Play Store.

You can also share images and video through various social media networking sites thanks to their network connectivity option. The Galaxy NX shows off 3G/4G LTE and Wi-Fi for connectivity, while the Galaxy Camera has GSM 3G, HSPA+ 3GHSPA+21, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, SupportDLNA, HDMI 1.4 support and much more.

Software: The NX runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, while the Galaxy Camera is up with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. As it is noted above, both the devices support Google Play and the NX is to turn out with some of the unique features of the Samsung’s latest smartphones.

Price, Availability: Samsung has been selling the Galaxy Camera for a price around $500 all across the world for last many months. Meanwhile, Samsung hasn’t announced the price tag and extract release date of the Galaxy NX, which may be priced something higher as long as it has the function of a DLSR camera. Samsung may immediately bring the cutting edge Android camera to markets for an amazing price tag.

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