Samsung and Android is an awesome combination. Samsung smartphones powered with the Android OS has seen it’s stock grow very rapidly. Samsung has launched excellent devices like the Samsung Galaxy S series (S, S2, S3), Samsung Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Continuing the recent trend, Samsung launched another Android smartphone by the name Samsung Galaxy Camera.

Galaxy Camera

Some of the features of this device are – Full HD Recording, BSI-CMOS Image Sensor, 4.77 inch HD Super Clear Touch Display, 20.9x Optical Zoom, 35 mm Equivalent Focal Length: 23 – 481 mm, 16.3 megapixel Camera, 308 ppi. Additionally, it has a 1.4 GHz quad core processor. These are just few of the endless features of this phone. It has a very niche design which is not found in any other phone. Even though it was launched very recently, a member of xda-developers has managed to gain a root for this device. It’s rooting procedure is similar to the one that is used for Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini.

Given below is a step by step procedure to root this device:-

Requirements:

Steps:

  1. Download the required files.
  2. Install the Odin3 v1.85 application on your desktop.
  3. Unzip the Recovery+Cache zip file.
  4. After unzipping, CF-Auto-Root-gd1-ekgc100.tar.md5 will be found.
  5. Start the Odin3 application. Following screen will appear.
    Odin3
  6. Click on “PDA” button and place the “CF-Auto-Root-gd1-ekgc100.tar.md5” in that section.
  7. Put your device into Download Mode by removing and replacing the battery.
  8. Press “Volume down+Camera+Power”.
  9. Connect your phone to the computer.
  10. Let the Odin3 application recognize the device.
  11. Click Start.
  12. After a while, the process will be completed.
  13. Reboot your phone.

After the device reboots, the user will find the super user app installed on the phone. The presence of this app indicates that the device has been rooted successfully.

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