Samsung announces 16-megapixel Galaxy S4 Zoom

Samsung announces 16-megapixel Galaxy S4 Zoom


Samsung made it official today, the 16-megapixel Galaxy S4 Zoom is coming. Announced on Wednesday, the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean handset is equal parts cutting-edge smartphone and digital camera.

Details for the camera aspect include 10x optical zoom, 16-megapixels, OIS 24-240mm and F3.1-F6.3, and a Xenon Flash. There are more than two dozen camera modes to choose from, ensuring you’re able to capture the perfect moment in a perfect way.

As for the smartphone aspect, well, it’s a Samsung Galaxy S4, of sorts. Features include a dual-core 1.5GHz processor (varies by region), a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display, 8GB internal storage, 1.5GB RAM, and a 2330mAh battery. Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom offers a front-facing 1.9-megapixel camera,  microSD (up to 64GB), NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, 4G LTE,HSPA+ 21Mbps, 3G, and Wi-Fi a/b/g/n 5GHz.

In terms of software, the Galaxy S4 Zooom features a host of Samsung apps, including S Voice, S Translator, Group Play, Story Album, Samsung Link, and Samsung ChatOn. There are, of course, a number of new camera-related functions thrown in the mix as well.

Price and availability details have yet to be announced but we expect more details to surface before long.

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