Samsung announces Galaxy Camera 2 with 21x zoom, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

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Samsung has announced the successor of first iteration of its Android-powered camera – Galaxy Camera 2 – with a selfie mode, 21x optical zoom and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

Some of the other features of the Galaxy Camera 2 are 16-megapixel sensor, 4.8-inch LCD, 2,000mAh battery, 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 120fps slow-motion video capture capability, and separate autoexposure and autofocus controls. The new camera brings with a total of 28 new smart scene modes.

The updated Galaxy Camera 2 also features NFC connectivity on top of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Samsung hasn’t provided any details about a possible 3G model like its predecessor and it seems that the company will announce the availability of a cellular variant based on the region.

Samsung is also offering a preloaded Dropbox app in the internal memory of Galaxy Camera 2 and the cloud storage company is offering 50GB of free cloud storage for up to two years.

Samsung has also given a bit of attention to its mirrorless camera by announcing an update to its NX20. The new NX30 comes with a touchscreen, better EVF, will ship with Adobe’s Lightroom 5 for photo editing.

[Source: Samsung]