Samsung Galaxy K Zoom powered by a hexa-core processor, comes with a 20.7 megapixel camera
So Samsung has finally announced its latest camera-centric smartphone at an even in Singapore. As expected this new device is called the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom and it is a successor to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom from last year.
This new camera smartphone boats a 20.7 megapixel 1/2.3 BSI CMOS sensor with 10x optical zoom and the device will be up for grabs starting next month.
The key feature of this Android based smartphone it its powerful camera, which also includes OIS (optical image stabilization), a Xenon flash, AF/AE Separation, a Pro Suggest mode which has five optimized filter settings and a Selfie Alarm for timed selfies.
Samsung has also mentioned that the handset now has a much simpler user interface than before. It is likely to be using the same redesigned camera interface which the company revealed with the Galaxy S5 smartphone.
In terms of the specifications, the Galaxy K Zoom sports a 4.8-inch 720p resolution Super AMOLED display and it is powered by a hexa-core Exynos 5 Hexa (5260) processor which includes two 1.7GHz Cortex A15 cores and four 1.3GHz Cortex A7 cores. It also includes 2GB of RAM.
Apart from the 20.7 megapixel primary camera, it also has a 2.1 megapixel front facing camera. Further the smartphone includes 8GB of built-in storage which can be expanded using a microSD card and a 2,430mAh battery with an Ultra Power Saving Mode.
In terms of the connectivity it support Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0LE, GPS, NFC and HSPA+ (42mbps). It will come pre-loaded with Android 4.4 Kit Kat and a Studio app for video and image editing.