Samsung originally announced the Galaxy Camera 2 back in early-January. The news came just ahead of CES, and while many were hoping to learn more about the pricing and availability during the show, Samsung remained quiet. Well, flash forward till the present day and we know have those details.

The Galaxy Camera 2 will be priced at $449.99 and available beginning in mid-March. Otherwise, as we had learned back in January, the Galaxy Camera 2 will be running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Samsung is also touting the camera as offering 28 SMART modes for shooting, of which 13 are new. Some of the other software specifics include the SMART 3.0 features, which include goodies such as Tag & Go, Photo Beam, and Remote Viewfinder.

The camera itself sports a 16MP BSI CMOS sensor with 21x optical zoom, wide ISO range (100-25600), and optical image stabilization (OIS). Samsung has this one powered by a quad-core 1.6GHz processor with 2GB of RAM, and sitting with a 4.8-inch HD Super Clear Touch LCD. Users can also expect to find 8GB of internal storage (with approx 2.8GB for user storage) and a microSD card slot with support for cards up to 64GB in size.

The battery is 2000 mAh, and Samsung has the Galaxy Camera 2 packed with WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and GPS/GLONASS. All that having been said, so far there hasn’t been anything mentioned in terms of a cellular connected model. A few additional images of the camera can be seen sitting in the gallery below.

SOURCE: Business Wire