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Good: looks, functionality, connectivity
Bad: Maybe a tad overpriced but to be expected with little competition
Comment: It would appear some people have got completely the wrong idea about this 'smart camera.' It is not a phone, it has no phone calling ability. Think of it as a decent camera with the added functionality of a small 3G tablet. Having a galaxy phone, a galaxy note 10.1 and a samsung TV, this camera is certainly on my wish list. Make it a samsung laptop too and i'll be completely samsung allshare connected!
Good: Optical zooo000OOOOM. Android, 3G, WiFi
Bad: Price, Only usable as phone with a headset
Comment: Well it is about time a phone git a decent camera. The mega pixels have been increasing for years, but only ever with digital zoom *spits* or those tacky stick on lenses (never tried them because I just know they won't work).
I want one, but cannot justify it as I am not a heavy photographer. Also I already own the impressive Galaxy SIII, so apart from the zoom and the extra features, I am already aquainted with Samsungs camera software, and am quietly impressed with it.
Bear in mind it is also a bit cumbersome to be used as a standard phone, but bluetooth will soon sort that out.
No need for drop box when you can sync to Google plus automatically.
Comment: I have admit I want one but I wouldnt give up my canon s100 for it or my EOS 7D. I have these two cameras because one is tiny and the other specialist yet both shoot raw.
I love the idea behind this but without Raw its no use to me.
Btw: The review would be better if you could supply the full video too as this you tube version is very over compressed.
Good: Good looking, and nice concept
Bad: Too pricey for what it is
Comment: Interesting start, but that's all. One can do better for the money, but I'msure there'll be more of these in the market beore long.
Comment: @Ben Adamson - your comparison to a dslr is pointless to an 18-55mm lens is only the equivalent of about 3x optical zoom to get 21x as this point and shoot offers you need to spend another £150 on a decent telephoto lens.
This is a point and shoot with quite a bit of manual control it isn't trying to be a DSLR or compete with them.
Having said that I dont want one Samsung are not a big name in camera and they're generally not very good.
Good: Clever concept
Bad: You can buy a good DSLR for less
Comment: This looks like a decent point and shoot camera; but when it's possible to buy a good quality DSLR for less money - why would you buy it? Ok, so perhaps I'm being a camera snob - not everyone knows or wants to know how to use a DSLR - but given that you can buy a Nikon D3200 with a very good 18-55mm lens for considerably less than £400 or even the very good D5100 with the same lens for only £25 more, I'm just not sure I see the point.
What's more - for beginners, the D3200 (and, I'm sure, a number of its competitors) offers a lot of helpful menus and in-camera tutorials. It seems to me, then, that anyone interested in this Samsung ought well to buy a D3200 instead (for less money), learn how to get the most out of it, and then reap the benefits of being able to expand their photography considerably by buying additional lenses.
Ok, so you can’t send photos to Facebook, make them look like crayon drawings, or play games on the Nikon – but it’s a camera – why must everything do everything?
Good: Long zoom and so good camera and it's cheap
Bad: no bad
Comment: i love this camera
Bad: small sensor
Comment: For years I have wanted a camera with a phone (as I have so little use for a mobile phone)
Comment: Not a fan of touch screens, especially such a big one. Where do you place your hands without getting the camera into settings mode?
These nice shiny surfaces would seriously reduce grip, especially when it rains.
All these apps, games, etc. probably reduce the battery life significantly.
Good: Easy to use & amazing photos!
Bad: don't know yet!
Comment: My son was invited to a trade fair & got his hands on the Galaxy camera, as well as being shown what it does. I've been looking to upgrade my camera & my son told me not to buy a DSLR or a superzoom, but to go for this! He said the camera functions are amazing. I love the idea of having a proper camera with my mobile phone - no longer need to cart around both!
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