During Diwali last year, Samsung unveiled and then released its first Android Jelly Bean Camera Samsung GC-100 Galaxy Camera in India at a price of around Rs 29,000. The device was launched with much fan fare promoted by various ad campaigns by the South Korean tech giant. But then, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean camera was not able to pick up much sales in the native market, hence with an aim to boost the sales of the device, during February, Samsung slashed the price of the camera to Rs 26,000.
Currently, the Wi-Fi-only version is available in India and it has no 3G/4G mobile connectivity, instead it offers dual-band Wi-Fi. Further, there are many other selling features in the device, which is completely S3 based point-and-shoot camera.
The Galaxy Camera runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, sporting a 4.7 inch HD Super Clear Touch display (720 X 1280 pixels) with 308ppi, powered by an impressive 1.4GHz Exynos 4412 quad-core processor, 23mm f/2.8 lens with 21x optical zoom, a 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS sensor with an impressive 16.3 effective megapixels, a pop-up Xenon flash, ISO from 100 up to 3200, 1080p HD video recording capability @ 30fps, slow motion video capability up to 120 frames per second, 8GB of built-in storage which can be expandable via a microSD card slot, HSPA+, 4G connectivity, HDMI 1.4 port, micro USB 2.0, 802.11 Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA functionality, 1650mAH battery and access to Google Play Store.