According to an interview given to the Korean Times, Shin said that the next upgraded version of the Galaxy Camera will be launched on June 20, in London. The second version of the camera will pose a Mirrorless design.
The popularity of Mirrorless point and shoot camera is increasing. Users can change the lenses in the Mirrorless camera. At present, the Mirrorless camera of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (LON:BC94) (KRX:005930) is sold under NX branding, which are not Android running devices.
Other Details of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Pictures of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 were leaked over web. Snaps of the camera were posted on Vietnamese website camera.tinhte.vn. According to the site the new camera will be named Galaxy NX. Pictures of the Galaxy NX hardly resemble its predecessor.
The Galaxy NX, appears to be bigger than other Mirrorless models offered by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (LON:BC94) (KRX:005930) at present. There seems to be no physical button on the NX camera. Another new feature expected is a 4.3 inch touchscreen with qHD display.
The NX camera from Galaxy will sport a 20.3 megapixel APS sensor and will also feature full HD video recording. The Operating System of the camera is expected to be Android 4.2. The processors selected for the NX camera will be Samsung’s Exynos 4 Quad core processor with 2GB RAM. The internal storage capacity of the camera will be 8GBor 16GB.
Other Expected Announcements
The event, which is to be held on June 20, may witness the announcement of various other gadgets that may include the much talked about Galaxy S4 Mini. The S4 mini is expected to have a 4.3 inch screen with an 8 megapixel snapper. The first version of Galaxy cameras from Samsung was received well. It is also expected that the latest ATIV tablets from Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (LON:BC94) (KRX:005930) will be launched in the event. The tablets sit on the chips from Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). There is, however, no clarity over the launch of new Galaxy Tab from Samsung.
Joshua Goldman, editor at CNET, gave 3.5 stars out of five to the Galaxy camera and gave it a “very good” rating.
Nokia Also Updating
Earlier Finnish phone maker Nokia Lumia held an event in which it showcased the quality of its camera in Nokia Lumia 925. Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) revealed the quality of its camera in a dark room in front of journalists and guests.