Samsung Galaxy K zoom Preview

Samsung has announced a "camera-specialized smartphone", the Galaxy K zoom. It features a number of impressive specifications, including a 20.7MP main camera with optical image stabilization and Full 1080p HD video recording, the Android 4.4 (KitKat) operating system, a Hexa Core Processor, 8GB of internal storage (expandable by 64GB more with micro SDXC), a 4.8-inch AMOLED touchscreen, and a full suite of Google Services.

What makes the Galaxy K zoom a potential standout is the 10x optical zoom lens. While most smartphones settle for digital zooming, the Galaxy K zoom offers a true 24-240mm zoom lens (F/3.1-6.3), yet collapses down to 20.2mm at its thickest point when the camera is not in use. Other nice camera features include Expert Mode and Smart Mode, which allows users (or the camera) to select one of 28 shooting modes that best fits current needs and shooting conditions.

The Galaxy K zoom also boasts a Xenon Flash, which is both brighter and more natural than a standard LED flash. AF/AE (Auto Focus / Auto Exposure) Separation helps balance light levels and image clarity. Pro Suggest (one of the Smart Modes) offers "5 optimized filter settings." Ultra Power Saving Mode maximizes battery efficiency. The Studio app allows "users to easily edit their pictures and videos." Health Life is a personal fitness and lifestyle coach. And, in additional to working on 3G and 4G LTE cellular data networks, the Galaxy K zoom includes Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth 4.0 for a full range of connections to the Internet and other wireless digital devices.

Samsung Galaxy K zoom Features
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • Hexa Core -- 1.3GHz Quad Core + 1.7GHz Dual-Core -- Processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage (expandable by up to 64GB via micro SDXC)
  • 4G LTE, 3G
  • 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED Touch Display
    • 1280x720
  • Main (Rear) Camera
    • 20.7MP 1/2.3" BSO CMOS image sensor
    • 10x optical zoom
      • 24-240mm
      • F/3.1-6.3
    • Optical Image Stabilization
    • ISO 100-3200
    • 3 fps Continuous Shoot
    • Xenon Flash
    • SMART Mode
      • 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
    • Expert Mode (P/M)
    • My Mode
    • Studio app
    • Full HD Video Recording
      • 1920x1080 / 60p
    • AF/AE Separation
    • Object Tracking
    • Studio
    • Smile/Blink Detection
  • 2.0MP Front Camera
  • Ultra Power Saving Mode
  • Kids Mode
  • S Health Life
  • 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
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB 2.0
  • NFC
  • GPS
  • Sensors
    • Accelerometer
    • Gyro Sensor
    • Proximity Sensor
    • Geomagnetic Sensor
    • Light Sensor
Pricing and availability for the Samsung Galaxy K zoom have yet to be announced.

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