With an intuitive interface, access to all your favorite apps and Android™ 4.1, Jelly Bean, the Samsung Galaxy Camera™ is a powerful camera that delivers high-performance photography. Use our tips and tricks to get the most out of this innovative camera.
The Galaxy Camera accepts a microSD™ card for extra storage of videos, photos, music, and other media.
Google Play Store:
The Galaxy Camera includes full access to the Google Play™ Store, so you can easily download your favorite free and paid apps directly to the camera.
The Paper Artist app comes preloaded on the Galaxy Camera, allowing you to add ﬁlters to any photo, imported or shot. Just select a ﬁlter and use your ﬁnger on the touch screen to alter the image and turn it into a unique creation. New images can then be saved or shared with social networks directly from the app.
Learn more about how to edit photos using Paper Artist and Photo Wizard.
Blocking Mode (AT&T):
Don’t let buzzing notifications, alarm bells, or timers disturb your video recordings. By enabling Blocking mode, you can avoid those distractions. Touch Menu key > Settings > Blocking mode. Move the slider from Off to On (gray to green). You can specify which features will be blocked by touching Blocking mode.
Camera. On the top right side, viewed from the back, thereʼs a headphone port for watching or listening to media and editing video. Below that is a protected USB port, as well as a loop for a camera cord. On the bottom, thereʼs also a universal tripod screw mount for long exposures, group photos, or any time you need a steadier shot. Thereʼs also a hinged door on the bottom protecting the microSIM® slot, HDMI port, microSD slot, and battery slot.
See what other physical features are included on the Galaxy Camera.
The Galaxy Camera offers an assortment of filters so you can customize your photos before you ever even shoot them. Tint them in sepia, make them look like an old photograph or a comic, add pastel sketch marks, and more. To access filter options, touch the up arrow (^) at the bottom of the viewfinder screen. Swipe right or left to scroll through options and touch the desired. filter to select it. Please note that these filters only appear in Auto or Expert modes.
Learn more about the filters, Auto, Smart and Expert modes.
Need to know when you can share? When there are AllShare® compatible devices on your Wi-Fi®network, a contextual icon will appear on your screen in Gallery, Video Player or Music Player.
See how you can start sharing photos and videos to Allshare Play Cloud Storage.
The Smart Content Manager auto-sorts your photos into albums by person, location, date, and more, but within those albums you can change your view between three dynamic options. In the top right corner of the Gallery view, choose between basic folder view, 3-D flipbook view or 3-D spiral view. Within the 3-D options you can swipe the touch screen to browse and move through your photo album.
Learn more about the features offered in the Gallery application.
Snapping a good photo doesn’t have to be a challenge, thanks to the 15 shooting modes found in Smart Mode on the Galaxy Camera:
Best Photo: This camera takes eight shots of the subject and highlights the best one, allowing you to select your favorite.
Best Face: The camera captures multiple images of a shot and allows you to select and change facial expressions instantly.
Macro: Use this mode for close-up pictures.
Panorama: Pan across a scenic vista to capture a wider-than-normal image.
Beauty Face: Use this mode to take softly focused portraits.
Light Trace: Take pictures of light trails using long exposure at night (tripod recommended).
Night: Capture and combine several photos for a night shot without a flash.
Fireworks: This mode captures fireworks at night (tripod recommended).
Sunset: Take sunset pictures with more vivid, intense colors.
Landscape: Enhances landscapes with more intense greens and blues.
Continuous Shot: Take up to 20 pictures at a rate of four per second.
Silhouette: Take pictures of silhouettes with backlighting.
Waterfall: A long exposure that captures waterfalls and flowing water (tripod recommended).
Rich Tone: Merge pictures in various exposures to create soft, rich color.
Action Freeze: Captures fast moving subjects.
Learn how to set up and use Smart Mode.
Enabling Smart Network (AT&T):
To conserve battery life, turn on the Smart Network feature. Smart Network disables mobile data and Wi-Fi when the device’s screen is off, so less battery is consumed during downtime. To enable this feature, Settings > More settings, then touch the box next to Smart network.
You don’t have to wait until editing to slow things down. The Galaxy Camera allows you to record in slow motion. To enable this feature, while in Video recording mode, expand the Camera settings toolbar and touch the Movie sizeicon. Select Slow motion.
Learn more about how to record video on the Galaxy Camera.
Once enabled, using voice commands with the camera is intuitive and easy. Available voice commands for the camera are:
Take Pictures: say “smile,” “cheese,” “capture,” and “shoot.”
Record Video: say “record video.”
Take picture after 10 seconds: say "timer."
Change to auto mode: say “auto settings.”
Change to beauty face mode: say “beauty face.”
Control zoom: say “zoom in” and “zoom out.”
Control flash: say “flash on” and “flash off.”
Go to Gallery: say “gallery.”
Learn how to set up voice commands.
Want to learn more about the Galaxy Camera? Check out this interactive tutorial.
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