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Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 available in the UK

The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is now available in the UK with a price tag of £399.99.

Announced at CES 2014 in January, the Galaxy Camera 2 is now available to buy from select retailers in the UK.

The Galaxy Camera 2 will be priced at £399.99 and is available now from Dixons, with other high street retailers stocking the camera in a fortnight.

“We’re excited to introduce the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 to the UK market, offering our customers the chance to experience a premium device that has best-in-class image quality with the ease of use and speed of an Android platform,” said Simon Stanford, VP of Samsung IT and Mobile. “Perfect for taking incredible images and sharing them quickly, we hope the Galaxy Camera 2 will help our customers stay stylish and connected at all times, wherever they are.”

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Features
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a 16.3-megapixel CMOS sensor with 21x optical zoom and 23mm wide angle. It also offers optical image stabilisation.

Equipped with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the camera runs on a 1.6GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage for your photography apps (although you’ll only get access to 2.8GB of that).

If you don’t want to use the in-built storage, you can use the microSD slot that supports cards up to 64GB.

All your photographs can be viewed using the 4.8-inch HD LCD display. The Galaxy Camera 2 also features Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and NFC connectivity.

There’s also an in-built accelerometer and gyro sensor and the Galaxy Camera 2 is kitted out with Samsung Kies.

Powered by a 2000mAh battery, the Galaxy Camera 2 has an in-built pop-up Xenon flash, and come with 28 smart modes and Samsung’s own photography apps.

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