A few days ago, Samsung Mobile revealed its next generation camera-specialized smartphone, the Galaxy K Zoom. The new merges the Galaxy experience with the much improved camera features of its Zoom series.
“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,” said Sun Hong Lim, Senior Vice President of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics. “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.”
As a camera, the new Galaxy K zoom features retracting lens technology that provides 10x optical zoom in a remarkably slim and chic body.
To top it all off, its camera features a 20.7 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor for ultra-clear, ultra-detailed images and optical image stabilization (OIS) for it perform well even in low light conditions. In addition, the device’s Xenon Flash provides a brighter light than LEDs to improve the quality of the image with natural brilliance.
Other camera features include AF/AE Separation for precise balance of light and clarity, Pro Suggest Mode and Selfie Alarm.
The compact and highly portable Galaxy K zoom features an ergonomic grip and sleek, stylish lines that feel soft and comfortable in the hand. Additionally, the Galaxy K zoom offers all the features that consumers want in a flagship Galaxy smartphone, such as Ultra Power Saving Mode for minimizing the battery consumption, S Health Lite for personalized fitness and lifestyle coaching, and a Studio app to allow users to easily edit their pictures and videos.
Take a look at the photos below to see how it looks. Obviously, it borrows its design from the recently launched Galaxy S5.
Galaxy K Zoom Full Specifications
|Network||LTE||Cat4, HSPA+ 42Mbps
|3G||5-band HSPA+ 42Mbps
|Display||4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED Display (1280×720)|
|AP||Hexa core: 1.3GHz Quad-Core + 1.7GHz Dual-Core Processor|
|OS||Android 4.4 (Kitkat)|
|Camera||Main(Rear): 20.7 Mega pixel 1/2.3 BSI CMOS Sensor, 10x Optical Zoom, OIS,
AF Assist LED
Sub(Front): 2.0 Mega pixel
|ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Continuous Shot: 3fps MAX with AF
Format: JPEG, PNG, GIF, WBMP, BMP, AGIF
SMART Mode, Expert Mode(P/M), My Mode
|Video||Recording & Playback: Full HD (1920×1080 /60p)
Codec : H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8
Format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
|Audio||Codec : MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC＋/eAAC＋, WMA, OGG (Vorbis), FLAC
Format : MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
|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|
|S Health Lite|
|Google Mobile Services||Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4+5GHz, HT40,
Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE
USB: USB 2.0
A-GPS + GLONASS
|Sensor||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)
*User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files. User memory may differ by region, carrier, and supporting language, and may change after software upgrade.
*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.
Samsung Galaxy K Zoom will soon arrive in the Philippines. Price is TBA.