LCD and Viewfinder
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a Fixed Type 4.8″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,037k dots. The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2's 4.8″ screen is larger than average and its resolution is up to the class standarts.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
Galaxy Camera 2 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 (Compare) or Fujifilm X30 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 can shoot continuously at max speed of 5fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
Unfortunately Galaxy Camera 2 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Samsung Galaxy Camera 2, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
Galaxy Camera 2 also a high speed mode where it captures videos at 120 fps for ultra slow motion videos. Galaxy Camera 2 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11a/b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.0) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, Galaxy Camera 2 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.Samsung Galaxy Camera 2's Bluetooth connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it.
You can connect Galaxy Camera 2 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 400 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 254 shots, Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is $399.99