Samsung Galaxy Android Camera Review

I take a lot of pictures – a lot. My camera is basically attached to me at all times. But I constantly battle between using my “good” camera and using my cell so I share the image instantly. I often take the same picture twice just so I can share it, and have it on my good camera. (All the while my kids are squirming!)

I found a solution that combines instant sharing with a “real” camera!

Staples sent me the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC110 to test for a month as part of the #30SummerDays Instagram challenge, where I took a daily almost daily themed photo. And I am a big fan of my new toy!

The Samsung Galaxy EK-GC110 is a 16 megapixel camera with a 21x super long optical zoom and 23mm wide-angle lens, which can be operated fully automatic or fully manual. Pretty cool for a point and shoot.

Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 Android
But here is where it gets interesting – the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC110 is and a camera based on an Android operating system, which means it runs apps just like a cell phone. Email, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook — any app you can think of. So when connected to Wifi, you can share pictures from the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC110 just as easily as from your phone.

Samsung Galaxy EK-GC110 Android Camera
I come from a camera-loving family, and when I showed up at my cousin’s wedding with the Samsung Galaxy everyone was impressed. In fact, the only problem with the camera is that I missed taking pictures for most of the cocktail reception because it was being passed around for everyone to check out. The good news is that many people wanted to test the camera, so I got plenty of pictures. 

The Suburban Mom Family
While at the wedding, there was no Internet connection, but as soon as I got back to the hotel I was able to send all of the special moments to Instagram without uploading them to a computer first. Easy sharing, great photos.

Bride Groom
I also used the camera as my sole camera on our family vacation in Savannah, which is saying a lot. And the camera didn’t disappoint. 

Savannah River
Throughout the month of June I participated in a #30SummerDays Instagram challenge, where I took an almost daily themed photo. And my favorite place that I took the camera was to Disney because I was able to hop on the public Wifi to share on the go. (Check out how well it handles low-light.)

Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Night
I am impressed with the quality of the pictures taken with the Samsung Galaxay, and it is just plain cool. Everywhere I go people stop to ask about the camera — they can’t miss the huge 4.8 inch screen.

With a built-in Photo Wizard, you can even edit photos on the phone before sharing them. Adjust brightness and color, add effects, crop and more all from the camera. Oh and it has an 8G onboard memory with the ability to increase storage with a micro SDSC slot too. For a shutterbug like me, that’s a good thing.

I like to tell people that the only thing the Samsung Galaxy camera can’t do is make phone calls!

Savannah River Sunset

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Comments

  1. I would take it with me when I went to Old Orchard Beach this summer.

  2. Bryan E. says:

    Thanks for the giveaway… we would take the take the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC110 along with us on our family’s beach trip to San Diego.

  3. I would take it on my next trip, whenever that will be!

  4. MARIA simon says:

    ACTUALLY I WOULD SNAP PICS OF AROUND MY HOUSE AND KIDS..WE HAVE A BEAUTIFUL SUNSET EACH NIGHT IN OUR CRAWFISH POND ACROSS THE STREET FROM HOUSE.. WOULD LOVE TO WIN THANKS

  5. Treasure says:

    I would use it to document my travels across the U.S. I’m moving from South Florida to the Vancouver, WA/Portland, OR and i would love to be able to capture the beauty of the country to share with my friends and family who are not able to travel.

  6. Randi C. says:

    I would take family pictures at get-togethers and important events. Just lost my dad and these photos are very precious! Love your family pics.

  7. Melanie Comello says:

    Hopefully in a couple of months when my hubby’s vacation roles around, we will manage to pack him, our lil’ girl, myself and our dog up, and go on our first family vacation……EVER! We’ve been together for 18 years, and we’re crossing our fingers that this will be the year lol.

  8. I would like to take it to the beach with my family!

  9. on or 30th annaversary trip

  10. I would take photos of my amazing girls and their friends every day.

  11. Libby Christiansen says:

    I have the same issue! I really need to invest in a better smaller camera that dragging our big slr everywhere!

    I wound use this camera to get back to school shots of my kids!

  12. Madonna says:

    I would take it everywhere. I love taking pictures when we go for drives.

  13. Amy Schrodt says:

    This would go on our first vacation with us as a family to South Carolina.

  14. K. Finn says:

    I want a new camera so badly to take with me everywhere, but especially to Hawaii.

  15. Georgiann D'Angelo says:

    I would love to photograph my grandsons with this camera .. Would love to win .. Thank you for the chance.

  16. This looks amazing! I would take it to WDW in October! :-)

  17. I love taking pictures…but would be fun as School will be starting soon!

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