Samsung has officially announced it’s new Galaxy S4 Zoom with 16mp camera and 10x optical zoom.It looks like a compact camera spliced in half and glued to the back of a Galaxy S4. Previously rumors were roaming that it will have a 20 mp camera but now we have some actual pictures of the camera .
- Android 4.2.2
- 16MP point-and-shoot ,10x optical zoom lens
- 4.3-inch qHD display 960×540-pixel screen
- 1.5GHz dual-core CPU
- 1.5GB RAM
- 8GB of internal storage
- expandable via microSD slot
- 1.9MP front facing camera
- 2,330mAh battery
The camera includes optical image stabilization and a Xenon flash, along with a special “Zoom Ring.” That ring surrounds the camera, and when twisted (even while on a call) it can launch in-call photo sharing, or go straight to other camera modes. Extra software features are also on hand to advantage of the combo device’s capabilities including Photo Suggest that shows great pics taken by others in the area, Smart Mode auto settings and more.
The S4 Zoom will be available this summer, but Samsung didn’t share a price tag.
On the other hand Sony and Nokia are in the Camera Phone battle too. Nokia with its EoS 41 mp camera phone (coming soon) while Sony xperia Z and Zr with 13 mp camera 16x digital zoom are the main rival of Samsung .