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Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 review

The big-screened, Android-powered compact zoom camera makes a comeback

As part of our image quality testing for the Samsung Galaxy 2 review, we've shot our resolution chart. These images were captured using a full-production sample of the camera.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

JPEG

ISO 100

ISO 100

ISO 100, Score: 16. Click here to see the full resolution image

ISO 200

ISO 200, Score: 14. Click here to see the full resolution image

ISO 400

ISO 400, Score: 12. Click here to see the full resolution image

ISO 800

ISO 800, Score: 10. Click here to see the full resolution image

ISO 1600

ISO 1600, Score: n/a. Click here to see the full resolution image

ISO 3200

ISO 3200, Score: n/a. Click here to see the full resolution image

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenYes
Effective Camera Resolution16.3 Megapixel
GPSYes
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyGalaxy
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourWhite
Optical Zoom21x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesLive View, Face Detection, Near Field Communication (NFC)
Screen Size12.2 cm (4.8")
Video FormatsMPEG-4 AVC, AVI, 3GP, WMV, MKV, FLV, WebM
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)283 g
Flash Memory Capacity8 GB
Minimum Focus Distance100 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate120 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inYes
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedNo
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeBSI CMOS
Total Camera Resolution17 Megapixel
HDMIYes
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSD Extended Capacity (microSDXC)
Height71.2 mm
Width132.5 mm
Depth19.3 mm
Focal Length483 mm to 23 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsAAC
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerSamsung
Product NameGalaxy Camera 2
Product LineGalaxy
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEK-GC200ZKAWTU
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Battery Life400 Shot
Display Resolution1036000 Pixel
Built-in DevicesMicrophone, Speaker