Mobile Phones: Samsung Galaxy K Zoom
News & Reviews: Samsung Galaxy K Zoom review
Jul 23, 2014
U Mobile now offers the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom cameraphone from RM449 with it's now standard No upfront payment scheme. Originally retailing for RM1699 you can also get a free battery travel charger kit and Galaxy Life freebies with the deal. To qualify you will have to sign up for a 24-month contract under a U58, U99 or U Plus postpaid plan. As usual, the No upfront payment promotion comes with conditions, in this case you have to subscribe for the bundle of your choice with a credit card and activate Auto Debit. For more details check out the table and links in this article.
Jun 14, 2014
Samsung Malaysia recently announced that the Galaxy K Zoom cameraphone is available in Malaysia for RM1699. Picking up from the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, the new Galaxy K Zoom offers a more compact chassis and a telescoping 10x optical zoom along with a 20.7MP BSI CMOS sensor. Other tech specs and features include an Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS), Xenon Flash and a host of camera specific features. These features include AF/AE Separation (Auto Focus/ Auto Exposure Separation), Pro Suggest mode and Selfie Alarm so you can take quality pictures regardless of the situation.
Apr 30, 2014
Samsung has finally confirmed the existance of a successor to the previous smartphone and camera combo, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom. Utilizing the Samsung Galaxy S5 perforated casing design and a dedicated camera shutter button, the new Galaxy K Zoom incorporates a 10x optical zoom with a huge 20.7MP camera sensor. Thankfully, this time around the Galaxy K Zoom looks more like an ultra-compact point-and-shoot camera making it alot easier to carry around than the previous Galaxy S4 Zoom. Confirming many of the earlier rumoured features, tech specs for the Samsung Galaxy K zoom include:
- 1.7GHz hexa-core Samsung Exynos 5 processor (1.7GHz dual-core Cortex A15 + 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex A7)
- 2GB RAM
- 8GB storage + up to 64GB microSD (SDSC, SDHC, SDXC)
- 4.8-inch display (720 x 1280, 306ppi)
- 20.7MP rear camera (BSI CMOS, 1/2.3", F3.1 at 1x zoom ~ F6.3 at 10x zoom, 10x Optical zoom, OIS, Xenon flash + AF Assist LED light)
- Supports 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wifi, Bluetooth 4.0 BLE, NFC, A-GPS + GLONASS
- 137.5 X 70.8 X 16.6(20.2)mm | 200g
- Android 4.4 KitKat
Apr 18, 2014
The upcoming successor to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom which was earlier thought to be called the Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom could be called the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom with camera samples of the cameraphone already appearing. The EXIF data in the picture states that the device has the model number of Samsung SM-C115. It also reveals tech specs like a 20MP camera sensor at a 4:3 aspect ratio along with 4mm focal length, f/3.1 aperture, 1/50s shutter speed and ISO 80. Unconfirmed tech specs and features include a 10x optical zoom and a zoom lens that doesn't stick out so much along with xenon flash, a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED screen and a hexa-core Samsung Exynos processor. Said to be coming with Android 4.4.2 KitKat, the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom could be coming as early as 29 April 2014 at the Kapture the Moment event in Singapore. No news yet on Malaysia pricing or release dates but we'll keep you posted.