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Samsung Galaxy Camera arrives in Wi-Fi version

Samsung has unveiled a Wi-Fi version of its Galaxy Camera.

The gadget will sell for $449.99 (£328) via and other stores.

This new version does not differ much from the previous model except that users must tap into Wi-Fi for Internet connectivity rather than a 3G or 4G network. There's 21x optical zoom and a 16-megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor.

With Smart Mode, users can fine-tune and adjust settings like shutter speed, aperture, and exposure via sliders on the screen. There are also several different scene modes that alter the settings depending on what's being photographed.

The camera runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 4.8in HD LCD display on the back to preview photos and access apps via Google Play to quickly post snaps to sites like Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

If your photos need a little work, the Photo Wizard tool includes 35 editing features for on-the-go edits, while Paper Artist makes pics look like they are sketch drawings or watercolour paintings. Smart Content Manager, meanwhile, helps organize photos into folders.

Samsung first showed off the Galaxy Camera in August at the IFA trade show in Berlin.