Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Officially Announced, Samsung's First Camera Phone

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

/ by Aman Banka
Samsung has Officially Announced their first cameraphone, Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. The device was in news from a long time and was recently spotted posing in front of the camera. This is the first Smartphone to feature 16MP camera sensor with 10x Optical Zoom. The pricing and availability details are not yet known, but is expected to revealed on 20th June in London at Samsung Premier 2013.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

According to the press release, Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom sports 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display having 960x540p resolution, 1.5GHz Dual-Core Processor, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and 1.5GB RAM. Other features include, 8GB internal storage, which can be expanded till 64GB via microSD Card, 2330mAh Battery and 16MP rear camera with 10x Optical Zoom and enhanced SMART Modes (25) , OIS, 24-240mm, F3.1-F6.3 with 1.9MP front facing camera.

Specs & Features of S4 Zoom -

  • Display - 
    • Screen - 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED
    • Resolution - 960x540p
    • Dimension - 125.5x63.5x15.4mm
    • Weigh - 208g
  • Processor - 1.5GHz Dual-Core
  • Android OS - 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • RAM - 1.5GB
  • Camera - 
    • Rear - 16MP with 10x Optical Zoom and enhanced SMART Modes (25) , OIS, 24-240mm, F3.1-F6.3 with 1.9MP front facing camera.
    • Front - 1.9MP
  • Storage - 8GB internal, expandable till 64GB via microSD Card
  • Battery - 2330mAh

SMART Modes include the following features, Photo Suggest, which apparently connects you to huge libraries of images taken by other photographers, to help you create the best possible shots. The feature can even suggest you a location, which according to it will be the perfect vantage point for your image.

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Other SMART Modes features are - Smart mode suggest, Beauty Face, Best Photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Kids shot, Landscape, Dawn, Snow, Macro, Food, Party/Indoor, Action Freeze, Rich Tone (HDR), Panorama, Waterfall, Animated Photo (.gif), Drama, Eraser, Sound & Shot, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks and Light Trace.

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The device will be showed off at Samsung's Press Event on 20th June with 3 newly announced devices, Galaxy Ace 3, Galaxy S4 Mini & Galaxy S4 Active

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In related, Samsung will also introduce the next-generation Galaxy Camera in that event. According to Korean publication Digital Daily, Samsung will announce the Galaxy Camera 2 at the June 20th Press Event. According to them, the next-generation Galaxy Camera will be a mirror-less digital camera with Android on-board. The camera is expected to go on sale from July onwards. 
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