Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with 10x Optical Zoom launched in India for Rs. 29,900

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

/ by Aman Banka
Samsung has officially launched the 10x Optical Zoom camera cum phone in India for Rs. 29,900. Dubbed as Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, the device was originally announced last month and was showed off at Samsung's PREMIERE 2013. Packing 16MP rear camera with 10x Optical Zoom, the smartphone will reach stores in coming days.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

The Galaxy S4 Zoom is very much similar to Samsung's Galaxy S4 Mini but with a huge camera bump on the back. Samsung has stuffed S4 Zoom with lots of camera features to make it a smart cameraphone. The Galaxy S4 Zoom comes with a pack of 25 Smart Modes, whose list can be found below.

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.

Samsung Galaxy S4 ZoomSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

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.
“When you’re in the middle of a phone call and you see something you absolutely have to share, a quick twist of the Zoom Ring will activate the In-Call Photo Share feature, letting you capture and send an image directly via MMS to whoever you are talking to simply. For easy camera navigation, the Zoom Ring can be used to activate the Quick Launch and Shortcut features, giving you instant access to multiple camera modes including Auto, Gallery and Smart Mode with a simple twist,” Samsung noted.
The specifications of Galaxy S4 Zoom include a 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 OIS, 24-240mm, F3.1-F6.3 with 1.9MP front facing camera.

Specs & Features of Galaxy 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
Samsung has also tied up with RCOM for Galaxy S4 Zoom. The buyers of Galaxy S4 Zoom on RCOM will get 2GB of free 3G data for three months. In addition, Samsung India is including a free flip cover with the phone as introductory offer. You can view some snaps of this flip cover below. The company will also offer interest free-EMI on S4 Zoom soon.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Flip CoverSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Flip Cover

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Flip Cover

Image Courtesy - AndroidCentral
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