Samsung Galaxy K Zoom with 4.8-inch HD display, 20.7MP camera with 10x optical zoom officially announced

After getting leaked online numerous of times, Samsung has earlier today announced the next-generation camera-specialized smartphone dubbed as Samsung Galaxy K Zoom at en event held in Singapore. The Galaxy K Zoom is the successor of last year announced Galaxy S4 Zoom and packs impressive specifications. Similar to the S4 Zoom, the K Zoom also comes with 10x optical zoom, but with new retracting lens technology that provides a remarkably slim and chic body.

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom comes in three colour options including Charcoal Black, Shimmery White and Electric Blue with Galaxy S5-like textured back. There is no word on when the Galaxy K Zoom will be available globally and at what price.

Being a camera-centric smartphone, Samsung has stuffed the Galaxy K Zoom with most advanced camera usability features and functions, which include AF/AE Separation (Auto Focus/ Auto Exposure Separation) for the precise balance of light and clarity, Pro Suggest mode which offers 5 optimized filter settings, Selfie Alarm that allows users to take timed selfies with ease and Object Tracking for a clear, focused shot of a moving subject.

The cameraphone also comes stuffed with features that consumers want in a flagship Galaxy smartphone, such as Ultra Power Saving Mode, Kids Mode, S Health Lite and Studio app, just to name a few.

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On the specifications front, Samsung Galaxy K Zoom comes with a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display, Exynos 5 Hexa-core processor with 6 CPU cores ( four quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex-A7 + two dual-core 1.7GHz Cortex-A15), Mali-T624 GPU, 2GB RAM and Android 4.4 KitKat with Samsung's TouchWiz UI on top.

Other specifications include 20.7MP rear camera with 1/2.3 BSI CMOS Sensor, 10x Optical Zoom, 24-240mm F3.1-6.3 lens and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), 2MP front facing camera, 8GB internal storage with up to 64GB expandable using microSD card and 2,430 mAh battery. The Galaxy K Zoom measures 137.5 x 70.8 x 16.6(20.2) mm and weights 200 grams.

Connectivity series include 3G HSPA+ / 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, HT40, Bluetooth 4.0 BLE, USB 2.0, NFC and A-GPS + GLONASS.