Samsung Galaxy K zoom camera-phone official

Samsung Galaxy K zoom
Samsung on Tuesday unveiled its new camera-phone Galaxy K zoom at a press event held in Singapore. A successor to the company’s Galaxy S4 Zoom, the new smartphone will go on sale globally in May 2014.

“With the introduction of the Galaxy K zoom, Samsung continues to demonstrate our commitment to creating products that meet the diverse demands of our consumers. The new Galaxy K zoom empowers users to effortlessly capture and share their most important everyday moments in stunning clarity, with the convenience and connectedness of a Galaxy smartphone, for a unique, all-in-one mobile experience,” said Sun Hong Lim, Senior Vice President of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics.

Targeted to imaging enthusiasts, Samsung Galaxy K zoom comes with 10x optical zoom lens with 20.7MP 1/2.3-inch sensor and Xenon flash. Despite packing some great imaging chops for a smartphone, the company has been able to keep the thickness of the phone to a decent 20.2mm (with lens retracted). It is still thicker than almost all normal smartphones but that is a compromise, you will have to make if you want a smartphone with zoom lens.

Among other specifications, Samsung Galaxy K zoom includes 1.3GHz Exynos hexa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 4.8-inch 720p HD display and 2MP front camera. The phone also packs 2430 mAh battery, 8GB of internal storage, and Android 4.4.2.

On the software front, exclusive to the K Zoom, Samsung has included a camera mode called Pro-Suggest, which recommends filters based on the lighting conditions, AF/AE separation that will allow users to pick separate focus and exposure points when composing a shot and Selfie Alarm, which helps users to take timed selfies with ease.

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Cat4, HSPA+ 42Mbps

LTE 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600

HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100

EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900


5-band HSPA+ 42Mbps

HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100

EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900


4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED Display (1280×720)


Hexa core: 1.3GHz Quad-Core + 1.7GHz Dual-Core Processor


Android 4.4 (Kitkat)


Main(Rear): 20.7 Mega pixel 1/2.3 BSI CMOS Sensor, 10x Optical Zoom, OIS,

24-240mm, F3.1-6.3

AF Assist LED

Sub(Front): 2.0 Mega pixel

ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200

Continuous Shot: 3fps MAX with AF


Xenon Flash,

SMART Mode, Expert Mode(P/M), My Mode

Value-Added Features

SMART Mode(28): Auto, Pro Suggest, Program, Beauty face, Shot more, Panorama, Virtual tour, Rich tone, Night, Continuous
shot, Selfie alarm, Manual, Kids shot, Landscape, Dawn, Snow, Macro, Food, Party/Indoor, Action freeze, Waterfall, Animated photo, Sound
shot, Surround shot, Silhouette, Sunset, Fireworks, Light race
AF/AE Separation, Object tracking, Studio,
Smile/ Blink detection
Ultra Power Saving Mode
Kids mode
S Health Lite


Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4+5GHz, HT40,

Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE

USB: USB 2.0




Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor



Internal Memory: 8GB

microSD slot: micro SDSC (up to 2GB guaranteed), micro SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed), micro SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)


137.5X70.8X16.6(20.2)mm, 200g



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