Samsung Galaxy K Zoom specs and price are confirmed, as part of the tech giant’s train of devices scheduled for release; the S5 Prime and Galaxy Note 4 are still the best to come, to launch in the fall.
Samsung’s releases for devices are quite predictable, with its Galaxy S4 and S5 Zoom launched on June dates. Both units offer amazing features, and the latter, dubbed as Galaxy K, is considered a serious upgrade to its predecessor.
The Galaxy K Zoom comes with bigger display and better resolution; at 4.8 inches and 720 x 1,280 pixels, there’s significant difference to the S4 Zoom’s 4.2 inches and 540 x 960 pixels. Both units employ AMOLED display technology.
The Galaxy K Zoom’s build is improved over the previous model, with the back side designed similar to hand-held compact cameras. There’s a large circular camera which extends outwards, serving as optical zoom; the device also comes with a huge flash installed.
CNET confirms the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom specs and price worthwhile for a smartphone camera, an improvement over the clunky Galaxy S4 Zoom. The The Galaxy K Zoom is installed with a hexa-core (Exynos 5) processor, clocked at a combination of (quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex A7 & dual-core 1.7 GHz Cortex A15), also with 2 GB of RAM.
A 2430 mAh battery ensures around 14 hours of talk-time, considerably longer standby time compared to the Galaxy S4 Zoom. The Galaxy K’s camera packs 20.7 Megapixels with Xenon and LED flash, with 10x optical zoom and optical image stabilization feature.
Other staple features include autofocus, burst mode, geo-tagging, digital image stabilization, face and smile detection, panorama and HDR. Samsung Galaxy K Zoom specs and price are reasonable with the features considered, at around $800.
The unit runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, but maintains the storage specs of the S4 Zoom: 8 GB of internal storage, with a microSD expansion slot to accommodate up to 64 GB (