KOREAN HARDWARE VENDOR Samsung revealed today that its Android powered Galaxy Camera will go on sale in the UK on 7 November.
In a bid to create some hype around the product, Samsung said that the Galaxy Camera will go on sale at its flagship Samsung brand stores from 5pm on 7 November, and it's also looking to tempt potential buyers with the promise of free champagne and canapés. Other UK retailers will also be stocking the Galaxy Camera too, including Carphone Warehouse, Phones 4U and Jessops.
Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Camera will start a £399, Jessops has revealed, and it has said the camera will be available in both black and white models.
Simon Stanford, VP of the Telecommunications & Networks Division for Samsung UK and Ireland said, "The initial response to the Galaxy Camera has been amazing and we are really looking forward to offering our customers a completely new type of digital photography device.
"The Galaxy Camera is a fantastic example of our continued passion for innovation and we are excited to be evolving our Galaxy range even further."
It might be going on sale at UK mobile phone shops, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera doesn't come with the ability to make phone calls. Instead, it is a 16.3MP camera that features 21x optical zoom, an f2.8 lens and a 16MP BSI sensor. It also comes with Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 8GB of internal storage expandable via microSD card, and HDMI connectivity.
Check out our Samsung Galaxy Camera video demo. µ
Pre-orders to begin on 9 September with release to follow on 16 September
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