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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom goes official with its 16MP camera with 10x optical zoom

by On June 12, 2013

samsung galaxy s4 zoom Samsung today has officially put the wraps off the latest iteration of the Galaxy S4 smartphone, this time calling it as the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. For those of you who have been following recent image leaks of this new Samsung handset, well it does looks pretty weird, thanks to the camera lens that protrudes at its back panel. Well, that camera is the selling factor of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. It’s a 16MP camera with 10x optical zoom. Best way to look at the Galaxy S4 Zoom is to imagine it as combination of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and the Samsung NX camera. Despite bearing the Galaxy S4 name, it’s still is not comparable with the specs and power of the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom – Specs

Speaking of specs and features, here’s a quick look  at the specs of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom:

  • 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display (960 x 540 resolution)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance
  • 1.5GB of RAM
  • 8GB of internal memory
  • 1.5GHz dual-core processor
  • microSD card slot
  • 16MP camera with 10x Optical Zoom, enhanced SMART Modes, OIS 24-240, F3.1-F6.3, Xenon Flash
  • 1.9MP front-facing camera
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • 2300 mAh battery

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Samsung Galaxy S4 – Camera Features

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom also shares some software features of the other Samsung flagship smartphones. These include the following:

  • Zoom Ring – lets you easily access the camera features
  • In-Call Photo Share – lets you instantly capture and send images through MMS to the person you are talking to
  • Photo Suggest – lets you instantly connect to huge libraries of images taken by other photographers
  • Smart Mode – helps ensure you capture the best photos possible
  • Smart Mode Suggest – lets you assess the scene and provides you with a short list of the best option for your consideration based on surrounding factors

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom – Pricing and Release Date

Unfortunately, the officially announcement did not include information about the pricing and release date of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. But since Samsung has an upcoming event scheduled on June 20 in London, we’re expecting that those details will be announced soon. via Samsung

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