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Samsung Makes The Galaxy S4 Zoom Official

News   •   Jun 17, 2013 11:12 BST

During the last few weeks, there have been plenty of rumours regarding new versions of Samsung's latest record breaking flagship, the Galaxy S4. These include a more affordable Galaxy S4 Mini, water proof Galaxy S4 Active, and the camera orientated model called the Galaxy S4 Zoom.

After weeks of speculation, the Galaxy S4 Zoom has finally be announced by the South Korean electronics giant.

The spec list of the Galaxy S4 Zoom centres around its upgraded camera features. While the Galaxy S4 is an impressive camera phone of its own right (with a 13 megapixel camera), the camera features of the Galaxy S4 Zoom have been upgraded in numerous ways. The resolution has been increased to 16 megapixels, and sports a number of hardware upgrades. These include a Xenon flash, CMOS sensor and a new feature called zoom ring on the back of the handset. Users twist the zoom ring to instantly share photos (even when making a phone call), browse the camera’s software features and instantly open the camera interface without even touching the screen. Of course, the camera features of the standard Galaxy S4 are all included, with examples including drama shot an action freeze, which merges multiple images on a single photo. More information on the Galaxy S4 Zoom here.

Although the upgraded camera is the main focus of the Galaxy S4 Zoom, it also offers an impressive spec list when iit comes to its other features. The device includes a 4.3 inch super AMOLED display, 1.5 GB of RAM, 8 GB of expandable storage, 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and Android 4.2 Jellybean OS. In order to deal with the addition of a Xenon flash and lower processing power than its flagship counterpart, the phone is equipped with a hefty battery capacity of 2330mAh.

The UK release of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is expected to take place in summer, but we're still awaiting confirmation regarding the exact dates as well as its pricing. We expect to hear more information soon, so we will keep you posted and continue to bring you the best offers on Samsung Galaxy S4 contracts.

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