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Good: Handling, Design,Build Quality,3G facillity,Android Operating System
Bad: CHROMATIC ABBERATION ruins landscape pictures
Comment: I owned this camera since January. It was a fabulous camera in so many ways. I loved the handling, the Android OS, touch screen operation. And the results with flash and indoors were excellent giving nice punchy colours with good detail.
The spoiler was Chromatic Abberation or Colour Fringing which rendered it useless for landscapes. Photoshop can eliminate it but costs more than the camera. So that proved fatal and I sold it.
Good: variety of uses
Bad: little unbalanced at one side/gives good grip
Comment: Not a tech Geek and only buy what i like. The deal was the phone,camera and the tab2 samsung galaxy range.reallygood deal for me with unlimited minutes and texts.The camera looked good ,liked the big screen at the back. then I took it home and played with it,amazing piece of kit. Have had other cameras you needed to be checking the instructions every 5 mins to use them.
This is simple touch screen no delays changing from micro,landscape,party settings when taking pictures.Fantastic access to internet,hotmail,facebook if the screen to small simple taps wil enable you to zoom in and read screen.Probably use my computer if needed larger screen for access.The camera also lets you store phone numbers, although you can't phone you can text a must for me who always remembers my camera but never my phone so if need to will be able to contact members of my family .
You can edit all your pictures as you take them and send thm straight to facebok,or e-mail them straight away.You also get free drop box for storing your pictures sending them to your computer.The dropbox is 50gb free for two years. You can also top up the sim card the camera is on three network but you can use any card in it so mines will be a orange next to get the two for one cinema tickets on a wed. If you are profressonal potographer,or even some one who wants profressional pictures maybe you wont like it as some of the reviews knock it a bit.If you are like me someone who enjoys taking pictures ,needs simple instructions and wants them posted yesterday this lovley and smart camera is fantastic .
Comment: Samsung Galaxy Camera: What's the point? [One more angle]
I was looking for a cheap MID, like a 7" tablet, on a cell phone-company plan—the likes of S3 or Note or OneX were better factor for pocketability, but out of price range. Then I realized the G-cam hit the stores, and went for some hands-on experience: the 4.8" screen is pretty much enough for my browsing [AND email] needs, and—guess what—costs the same as a 7" tablet in the plans! > So, ta da!, I get the P&S camera for free—no extra cost! I'd rather see it slimmer, but it's more pocketable than a tablet [in terms of (gorilla) glass breaking], and besides, I still have in the closet all those leather belt-bags from when cell phones were a different form-factor [I kinda miss that going-for-the-gun movement].
Also, no one of you guyz thought of using this camera for video streaming? Like, on Ustream, Livecast, etc. Somebody is probably already working on a G-cam optimized video-streaming uploader.
On the other hand, the thing that does bother me at this point is the constant getting-out-of-focus while zooming, as well as the JITTERS that are obvious when the zoom extensions move (forward or backward) and hit the mechanical limits--it all STAYS on-the-record. Tell me what to do about THAT? Just don't say I should first zoom, and then shoot. [As the jitters are more pronounced at wider angles, it could also be that the image processor is not on par for smoothly recalculating 30fps of the greater number of objects in the wider picture. – A possible improvement is, obviously, to use the zoom from 4 to 21x, instead of 1-21x.] The other pain-in-the-ass defect has not been solved in HDV video either—and probably won't be by any upcoming G-cam upgrades: the video pan movements are more than noticeably rickety! I gave up on that one, but still have to ask: does anyone have any tips?
Good: I was really excited by this camera - The 20x zoom and connectivity
Bad: I wasnt impressed wit what you get for your money really. The extended lens is VRRY wobbly and fragile.
Comment: Its got lotsa stuff and a great zoom - but its fragile and badly balanced - Id geve the lens six months before it stopped working.Im goin to waita for the revised version
Comment: Seems to bulky &heavy
Comment: i think the interface is good, i like, result picture is clear.
see my review in http://sinisterys.blogspot.com/2012/12/samsung-galaxy-camera-review.html
Comment: I think the price is just a tad over what I would expect to pay for such a device, but when you consider what you're getting with functionality and connectivity it almost certainly justifies it.
Comment: I really want this. But it's too expensive! :(
Comment: I'm in no doubt that the Galaxy Camera is going to be a decent point and shoot. But what I am interested in, is when you are not using it as a camera are you able to use that massive screen to watch iplayer and netflix, and also are you able to use spotify?
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