Advanced digital camera technology housed in the new Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

Samsung has announced its new camera specialized smartphone the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom, a new smartphone that blends advanced digital camera technology with the proprietary Samsung user experience found in Samsung high-end smartphones.

With a remarkably slim and chic design, the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom features a very obvious large backside camera equipped with new retracting lens technology that provides 10x optical zoom.

Galaxy K Zoom's big camera and its retracting lens

Galaxy K Zoom’s big camera and its retracting lens

Other notable camera features include the 20.7 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor for ultra-clear, ultra-detailed images.

It excels in low light conditions, and provides Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) to reduce blur caused by movement.

These specifications ensure the device delivers pictures and video (Full HD) that are crisp and sharp, even when zoomed and in low light.

In addition, the device’s Xenon Flash provides a brighter light than LEDs to improve the quality of the image with natural brilliance.


Galaxy K Zoom’s advanced camera functions include AF/AE Separation (/Auto Focus/ Auto Exposure Separation) for the precise balance of light and clarity; next-generation Pro Suggest mode which offers 5 optimized filter settings; and Selfie Alarm that allows users to take timed selfies with ease, and object tracking for a clear, focused shot of a moving subject.

And all these aforementioned features comes with a simple User Interface, allowing users to easily capture photos and videos with groundbreaking quality, in any situation.

“With the introduction of the Galaxy K zoom, Samsung continues to demonstrate our commitment to creating products that meet the diverse demands of our consumers,” said Sun Hong Lim, Senior Vice President of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics.

“The new Galaxy K zoom empowers users to effortlessly capture and share their most important everyday moments in stunning clarity, with the convenience and connectedness of a Galaxy smartphone, for a unique, all-in-one mobile experience.”

As it belong to Samsung crème dela crème smartphones, the Galaxy K zoom offers all the features that consumers want in a flagship Galaxy smartphone, such as Ultra Power Saving Mode for minimizing the battery consumption, S Health Lite for personalized fitness and lifestyle coaching, and a Studio app to allow users to easily edit their pictures and videos.

And if you look closer, Galaxy K Zoom features an ergonomic grip and sleek, stylish lines that feel soft and comfortable in the hand—physical features that can also be found in current high-end Samsung handsets.

By the way, the Galaxy K Zoom is already a second iteration of the product since Samsung introduced the smartphone with great camera function (Galaxy S4 Zoom) in 2013.


Samsung K Zoom Product Specifications
Network: LTE, HSPA+ 42 Mbps, EDGE/GPRS
Display: 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED Display (1280×720)
AP Hexa core: 1.3GHz Quad-Core + 1.7GHz Dual-Core Processor
OS Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
Camera Main(Rear): 20.7 Mega pixel 1/2.3 BSI CMOS Sensor, 10x Optical Zoom, OIS,
24-240mm, F3.1-6.3, AF Assist LED
Sub(Front): 2.0 Mega pixel
ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Continuous Shot: 3fps MAX with AF
Xenon Flash, SMART Mode, Expert Mode(P/M), My Mode
Video Recording & Playback: Full HD (1920×1080 /60p)
Value-Added Features SMART Mode(28): Auto, Pro Suggest, Program, Beauty face, Shot & more, Panorama, Virtual tour, Rich tone, Night, Continuous shot, Selfie alarm, Manual, Kids shot, Landscape, Dawn, Snow, Macro, Food, Party/Indoor, Action freeze, Waterfall, Animated photo, Sound & shot, Surround shot, Silhouette, Sunset, Fireworks, Light race
AF/AE Separation, Object tracking, Studio, Smile/ Blink detection
Ultra Power Saving Mode, Kids mode, S Health Lite
Connectivity Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4+5GHz, HT40,
Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE
USB: USB 2.0
Memory RAM: 2GB
Internal Memory: 8GB
microSD slot: micro SDSC (up to 2GB guaranteed), micro SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed), micro SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)
Dimension: .5X70.8X16.6(20.2)mm, 200g
Battery 2,430mAh