Samsung Galaxy K zoom with 20.7-megapixel camera, 10x optical zoom launched


Samsung has launched the successor of its high-end camera phone Galaxy S4 Zoom. Newer addition is dubbed as Samsung GalaXy K Zoom. Here K stands for ‘kamera.’ This smartphone comes with 10x optical zoom and 20.7 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor.

Samsung Galaxy K zoom

You can also say it the camera variant of Galaxy S5 because of many similarities in specifications. Galaxy K Zoom features 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display and runs on Android KitKat. It is powered by a hexa-core processor (a quad-core 1.3GHz and a dual-core 1.7GHz). It is packed with 2 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card. Other features are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, NFC and 2430mAh battery.

Sun Hong Lim, Senior Vice President of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics said, “With the introduction of the Galaxy K zoom, Samsung continues to demonstrate our commitment to creating products that meet the diverse demands of our consumers. The new Galaxy K zoom empowers users to effortlessly capture and share their most important everyday moments in stunning clarity, with the convenience and connectedness of a Galaxy smartphone, for a unique, all-in-one mobile experience.”

Galaxy K Zoom comes with a 20.7 megapixels rear camera with BSI CMOS sensor, Xenon flash, optical image stabilizer (OIS) for low-light imaging and 10X optical zoom. It also has a 2 megapixel front camera. It also includes Auto Focus/Auto Expsure (AF/AE) separation that helps balance light and clarity. It also has a ‘pro suggest mode’ that has ‘selfie alarm’ for taking photos from front camera.

Key features of Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

  • 4.80-inch AMOLED display with 720×1280 pixels resolution
  • hexa-core processor (a quad-core 1.3GHz and a dual-core 1.7GHz)
  • 20.7-megapixel rar camera with Xenon flash and 20x optical zoom
  • 2-megapixel front camera
  • 2GB RAM
  • Android 4.4
  • 8GB internal storage, 64 GB expandable
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, NFC
  • 2430mAh

There is no word on price or launch date of the device. It will be available in white, charcoal black and electric blue.