Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

April 29, 2014 | Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones | 1 Comment |
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The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is a new smartphone that blends advanced digital camera technology with Samsung’s industry-leading Galaxy experience. The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom provides a 10x optical zoom in a remarkably slim and chic body, with a 20.7 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), Full HD video, and a Xenon Flash. The price and availability of the Galaxy K Zoom will be announced in due course.

Samsung Press Release

SAMSUNG INTRODUCES THE GALAXY K ZOOM

New device combines industry-leading camera features with the Samsung Galaxy mobile experience

29th April 2014, London, UK - Samsung Electronics UK today unveiled a new smartphone with a professional grade camera, the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom. The new device is a new smartphone that blends advanced digital camera technology with Samsung’s industry-leading Galaxy experience. Featuring effortless capturing ability, real optics, and a premium design, the Galaxy K Zoom gives you the mobile solutions you need plus the ability to create professional-quality visual content in a fun, easy–to-use device.

“Our aim with the Galaxy K Zoom is to continue to demonstrate our commitment to creating devices that meet the diverse demands and needs of our customers,” said Paul Scott, Head of Product Marketing DI & Accessories, Samsung Electronics UK and Ireland. “The new Galaxy K Zoom empowers them to easily capture and share moments that happen in their everyday lives in stunning clarity, with the convenience and connectivity of a Galaxy smartphone, for a unique, all-in-one mobile experience.”

The Galaxy K Zoom has an advanced technical camera system designed to give you the control and functionality of an advanced camera, so you never miss important moments and can always capture them with complete clarity. It comes equipped with new retracting lens technology that provides a 10x 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. The device excels in low light conditions, and provides Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) to reduce blur caused by movement, so you will always get pictures and video in Full HD that are crisp and sharp, even when zoomed-in 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 Galaxy K Zoom also includes advanced camera features and functions, including; AF/AE Separation (Auto Focus/Auto Exposure Separation)us Separation for the precise balance of light and clarity; next-generation Pro Suggest mode which offers 10 optimised filter settings; a Selfie Alarm so you can take timed selfies with ease; and object tracking for a clear, focused shot of a moving subject. Each feature comes with a simple User Interface, allowing you to easily capture photos and videos in 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, it offers all the features that we know people want in a flagship Galaxy smartphone, including Ultra Power Saving Mode for minimising battery consumption, S Health Lite for personalised fitness and lifestyle coaching, and a Studio app so you can easily edit your pictures and videos.

UK availability of the Galaxy K Zoom will be announced in due course.

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#1 Steve

No lens specs in the release - no aperture, or focal lengths, etc. - shows it'll be crap just like the ones before it. Samsung have got their strategy wrong - you don't stick a crappy superzoom in a phone designed for people who want more than the ordinary smartphone camera. It has to be a premium lens with a short zoom range and a fast aperture on a low noise sensor.

2:55 am - Wednesday, April 30, 2014