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Samsung Galaxy Camera: Where Android meets the larger lens

Not content to limit Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to smartphones and tablets, Samsung introduced its Galaxy Camera today at the IFA show in Berlin.

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Jelly Bean and LCD

The Galaxy Camera departs from Samsung's smartphones in its 4.8-inch HD Super Clear LCD screen, rather than a display based on AMOLED technology.

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16 megapixels

The Wi-Fi-enabled device features a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor and a 21x optical touch zoom lens. In addition to Wi-Fi, the models will also feature 3G or 4G, presumably depending on carrier deals.

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Editing galore

Samsung is talking up the device's editing and photo-centric features, like Smart Pro, which helps craft artistic shots through some quick shortcut settings.

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More editing tools

All told, the Galaxy Camera will include 35 photo-editing tools through the Photo Wizard feature, another sign that Samsung will push its camera hard for the holidays and aim at casual consumers rather than professionals.

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Share this

Samsung has integrated its latest sharing features into this version of Android Jelly Bean and offers an Auto Cloud Backup feature to instantly save photos to the cloud.

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