Samsung announces new smartphone with 10x zoom to





Samsung has announced a camera smartphone called Galaxy K Zoom. The device is the successor of the Galaxy S4 Zoom and has a 10x optical zoom lens with a BSI-CMOS sensor with 20.7 megapixels.

According to the Korean manufacturer, the new Galaxy K Zoom sold from May 21, including the Netherlands. The suggested retail bedraag 499 euros and the device is available in black, white and blue.

The smartphone has a camera a BSI-CMOS sensor with a size of 1/2, 3 “and a resolution of 20.7 megapixels. Lens has a range of 24-240mm in miniature terms with a corresponding aperture range of f/3.1- / 6.3, which allows the lens for a phone camera is not very bright. To ensure that the camera in most lighting conditions, sharp pictures delivers the lens with optical image stabilization. Videos can be shot in 1080p with a frame rate of 60fps.

Under the hood, the camera on the smartphone Exynos hexacore-soc-526, which consists of four Cortex A7 cores at 1.3 GHz and two Cortex A15 cores at 1.7 GHz. The screen has a diagonal of 4.8 “with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels and is of the Super AMOLED type. The software is based on Android 4.4 and the device can connect you to LTE networks. Moreover, support for WiFi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC present.

The Galaxy K Zoom is conceptually the successor of the Galaxy S4 Zoom , which was about a year ago came on the market. That was a phone with a large sensor and lens. However, the K Zoom also borrows elements from the Galaxy Camera 2 , such as the 4.8 “AMOLED display.


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