The Korean tech giant did announced a few smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy S5 in the Q1 of this year and they are carrying the same spirit. Today, the company has launched the new Samsung Galaxy K Zoom. This is a camera specialized device from the Korean tech giant. This smartphone has not been launched globally and today, it has been showcased in Singapore. It is carrying some neat specs and you can find more about this smartphone below.
The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is having a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED capacitive touch display which is 1280 x 720 pixels in resolution. It is running on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and at this current moment we do not know whether it will receive the software updates in future or not.
This smartphone is packing a Hexa-core processor and this is not a true Hexa-Core. It is similar to the processor of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo. It is actually a combination of a 1.3GHz Quad-Core and a 1.7GHz Dual-Core processor. It is having 2GB of RAM and the internal storage of this device is 8GB. You can expand the external storage upto 64GB via a microSD card.
The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is equipped with a 20.7 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor for ultra-clear, ultra-detailed images on the back and the new lens technology allows 10x optical zoom. On the front of this smartphone there is a 2-Megapixel camera. It is a 3G only device and is having connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB port and a 3.5mm AV jack as well. It is 137.5 x 70.8 x 16.6mm in dimensions and weighs about 200g.
The price and release date of this camera specialized smartphone has not been unveiled yet, but you can find more regarding this smartphone in the press release attached below.
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SINGAPORE – April 29, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, today announced the new camera specialized smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy K zoom. The Galaxy K zoom is a new smartphone that blends advanced digital camera technology with Samsung’s industry-leading Galaxy experience. It features effortless capturing ability, real optics, and a premium design, offering users the mobile solutions they need with the ability to create professional-quality visual content in a fun, easy–to-use device.
“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-specialized smartphone, the Galaxy K zoom offers an advanced technical camera system designed to offer the control and functionality of a professional camera, ensuring that the important moments are never missed and always captured with complete clarity. The Galaxy K zoom is equipped with new retracting lens technology that provides10x optical zoom in a remarkably slim and chic body. Other notable features include the 20.7 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor for ultra-clear, ultra-detailed images. It excels in low light conditions, and provides Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS)to reduce blur caused by movement. These specifications ensure the device delivers pictures and video (Full HD) that are crisp and sharp, even when zoomed and in low light. In addition, the device’s Xenon Flash provides a brighter light than LEDs to improve the quality of the image with natural brilliance.
The new device also integrates the most advanced camera usability features and functions, including AF/AE Separation(Auto Focus/ Auto Exposure Separation) for the precise balance of light and clarity, next-generation Pro Suggest mode which offers 5 optimized filter settings, Selfie Alarm that allows users to take timed selfies with ease, and object tracing for a clear, focused shot of a moving subject. Each feature comes with a simple User Interface, allowing users to easily capture photos and videos with groundbreaking quality, in any situation.
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.