Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: hands-on (Video)

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When we heard Samsung announce the Galaxy Camera 2 last week – getting an early start on all this CES hubbub – we were left scratching our heads a little. The thing was, looking at some of the hardware’s specs, we found it difficult to suss-out just how it improved over the first-gen Galaxy Camera, launched all the way back in 2012. Clearly, some hands-on action was required if we were going to get to the bottom of just what Samsung was up to with this sequel.

Picking the Camera 2 up, if immediately became apparent: this new edition is noticeably lighter than its predecessor – and correspondingly, that much more portable.

We haven’t had the chance to really do an in-depth analysis of the Galaxy Camera 2’s image-taking prowess, but for a quick look over the hardware and to hear our first impression, check out the clip below:

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Stephen has been writing about electronics since 2008, which only serves to frustrate him that he waited so long to combine his love of gadgets and his degree in writing. In his spare time, he collects console and arcade game hardware, is a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys trapping blue crabs. Stephen's first mobile device was a 624 MHz Dell Axim X30, which he's convinced is still a viable platform. Stephen longs for a market where phones are sold independently of service, and bandwidth is cheap and plentiful; he's not holding his breath. In the meantime, he devours smartphone news and tries to sort out the juicy bitsRead more about Stephen Schenck!