Samsung Galaxy Camera (EK-GC100) Review$499.99
We noticed a hint of trailing in full quality videos captured with the Galaxy Camera, but compression artifacting is the real problem here, and general smoothness isn't great either. More on how CamcorderInfo tests motion.
Videos are very sharp under both full studio illumination as well as low light situations. Under the bright lights, the sensor was able to resolve 600 lw/ph horizontally and an impressive 700 vertically. More on how CamcorderInfo tests video sharpness.
In our 60 lux test, the results barely changed. This time the sensor again managed 600 lw/ph horizontally, but dropped slightly to 650 vertically. We have a feeling the low light results could've been better were it not for such severe compression artifacting.
Low Light Sensitivity
The Galaxy Camera has a decent maximum aperture of F2.8, so light can be fairly abundant if you're zoomed out. As such, the sensor is capable of gathering 50 IRE of video image data using only 18 lux of ambient illumination. That's not the best we've seen, but it's still respectable.