Samsung finally officially launched the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom – world’s first smartphone that has a 10x optical zoom. What is offered in Galaxy S4 Zoom? As a phone that was made for those of you who like to take photos, S4 Zoom offers 16 MP BSI CMOS sensor and the result was quite good, especially for taking photos in low light conditions.
Galaxy S4 Zoom also offers speed to access camera functions where we simply play the “ring” in the lens to activate the camera function (called the Zoom Ring), so we will not need other keys or access it via the touch screen. Zoom Ring here also replace buttons for Zoom In / Out because we can simply rotate the lens to adjust the existing Zoom.
This camera also offers Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) to keep the captured images will not “shake” (blur), also Smart Mode as a feature to choose the best setting depending on the circumstances photos to be taken. Other camera features like ISO ranging from Auto, 100 – 3200, Continuous Shot: 4fps, and Xenon Flash.
From the specification, although the name is “Galaxy S4″, but this is more appropriately called “Galaxy S4 Mini Zoom” because the use of Dual Core processor (not quad core and Octa-core). Zoom Samsung Galaxy S4 will be launched in the 4th quarter of this year and the price will be in the range of $600.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom specifications:
- Screen 4.3 inch AMOLED qHD (960 × 540)
- Dual Core 1.5 GHz Processor
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS
- 16 MP rear camera and 1.9 MP front
- Wi-Fi a / b / g / n, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS
- 1.5 GB of RAM memory and 8 GB of internal memory
- MicroSD card slot (up to 64 GB)
- Capacity 2,300 mAh battery