NEW DELHI: Samsung India has slashed the price of its Galaxy Camera within less than two months of its launch in the country. The Android-powered camera now costs Rs 26,520, down Rs 3,880 from its launch price. The manufacturer is also offering a free battery charging kit with the device in the country. This Wi-Fi+3G capable device hit the shelves in India in November 2012 at Rs 29,900. The Samsung Galaxy camera’s Wi-Fi-only rival Nikon S800c is priced at Rs 20,950.
Galaxy Camera has a 4.8-inch touchscreen and is compatible with all the apps available on Google Play marketplace. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM and boasts of a 1,650mAh battery. The gadget supports sim-card for 3G connectivity and can also access the internet over Wi-Fi.
Samsung Galaxy Camera has a BSI CMOS sensor and has digital and optical zoom of 21x each. The company has included features like optical image stabilisation and auto-focus (centre, multi and Face Detection) in this gadget. Some of the unique features of this camera are Instagram, Paper Artist, Dropbox, Photo Wizard, Video Editor, AllShare Play, S-Suggest and S-Voice.
The South Korean manufacturer recently announced the Wi-Fi-only variant of its Galaxy Camera and said it will be more affordable than its 3G-enabled sibling. However, it is yet to give the launch date or price of this device. The company recently cut the prices of Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, its two flagship smartphones.