As scheduled, Samsung has announced the launch of its latest Galaxy K Zoom camera smartphone at a press event held in Singapore today. The company has not revealed the information about its exact availability and pricing, but we know that the phone comes in Charcoal Black, Shimmery White and Electric Blue colors with nice textures for a comfortable grip.
The specifications of the Galaxy K Zoom are in line with whatever rumours suggested earlier. According to the company, the new Samsung Galaxy K Zoom features 4.8-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display, and is powered by a Hexa core processor (1.7 GHz Dual Core + 1.3 GHz Quad Core Exynos (5260)) with Mali-T624 GPU coupled with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 64GB via microSD card.
Being a camera centric smartphone, it includes 2MP front camera and 20.7MP BSI CMOS camera sensor which has the support of 4.4-44mm lens with 10x optical zoom, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), Xenon Flash, and 1080p recording.
The device runs on latest Android 4.4 kitKat, and sports an array of connectivity options such as 4G LTE/3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Bluetooth v4.0 LE, aGPS + GLONASS and NFC. It has 2,430mAh battery.
Announcing the product, the South Korean tech giant mentioned that it uses a new retracting lens technology that provides 10x optical zoom in a 20.2 mm slim body. It has AF/AE Separation (Auto Focus/ Auto Exposure Separation), Pro Suggest with 5 optimized filter settings, Selfie Alarm to take timed selfies, object tracing and more.