Today Samsung India launched another smartphone along with the Galaxy S4 Mini,the Galaxy S4 Zoom which is simply put a fusion of a digital camera and a smartphone.As stated by Mr. Manu Sharma, Director –Samsung Mobile, “As communication becomes increasingly visual in nature, people wish to capture and share their moments in the highest quality possible and the Galaxy Zoom fulfils this need by combining the advanced functionality and connectivity of the GALAXY S4 with the high quality photographic experience you’d expect from a compact camera.
The main usp of this smartphone is the 16mp camera featuring a BSI CMOS sensor along with Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) which helps in taking sharp photos and Xenon Flash to help in low light conditions.It also features a 10x optical zoom,the best in-class.
Another innovative feature of Galaxy S4 Zoom is the Zoom ring which brings features such as In-Call Photo Share which allows the user to snap a photo while on a call and send it to the other party via MMS.The zoom ring also activates Quick Launch and Shortcuts giving access to different camera modes.It features over 29 different scene modes to help user in taking photos seamlessly in any conditions.
Other notable features includes:
Photo Suggest:Which instantly displays tons of photo taken by photographers all over the world of the selected photo.It also directs the user to the perfect location to take the perfect shot.
Smart Mode:It helps users take brilliant photos without much know-how of photography using pre-set modes.Smart Mode has differnet modes like Drama Shot,Action Freeze,Panorama and many more.
Smart Mode Suggest:This features helps the user select the best pre-set mode by analyzing the current surrounding of the composition.
The specs includes a 4.3″ qHD Super AMOLED display bearing a resolution of 960X540 pixels powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor along with 1.5GB of RAM.It runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and has 8GB internal storage along with microSD slot supporting up to 64GB of storage.
The Galaxy S4 zoom will be available in white and black colors,priced at Rs 29,900/-.Introductory offers includes a free Flip Case along with 2GB of 3G data per month for 3 months for Reliance users.