We've been hearing the impending launch of Galaxy K (aka S5 Zoom) for quite a while, now Samsung has confirmed the unveiling date of the camera-centric smartphone.
Samsung Mobile officially disclosed the news via Twitter; the company has scheduled to hold an event 'Samsung Media Day' on 29 April at Red Dot Design Museum, Singapore.
Kapture the moment. April 29. Mark your calendars! pic.twitter.com/M0XFhsbyar
— Samsung Mobile (@SamsungMobile) April 14, 2014
Though the company refrains from confirming that the upcoming device is Galaxy K, the tagline of the twitter message - 'KAPTURE THE MOMENT', indirectly implies the smartphone is certain to be the camera based handset.
Galaxy K (SM-C115) is said to sport a 4.8-inch HD (720x1280p) screen and ship with Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS with TouchWiz UI, Samsung's proprietary Exynos 5 series (5260) Hexa-core processor (1.7GHz Cortex-A15 dual cores and 1.3GHz Cortex-A7 quad-cores), Mali-T624 (quad-core) GPU, 2GB RAM and expandable memory (via microSD card), according to previous reports.
The upcoming phone will house a feature-rich 20.2 megapixel main camera boasting OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), Xenon Flash, 10x optical zoom, and a 2.1-Megapixel (1920×1080) snapper on the front.
Besides Galaxy K (aka S5 Zoom), Samsung is also speculated to announce two more Galaxy S5 variants Galaxy S5 Mini, a compact model featuring 4.5-inch display and Galaxy S5 Neo, a budget model for price-conscious consumer later this year.
Leaked Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom (SM-C115):
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom (SM-C115)|
|Display||4.8-inch HD display with 1280x720p resolutions|
|OS||Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS|
|Processor||1.3GHz Samsung Exynos 5 series Hexa-core CPU (Cortex A15- ARMv7) / or 1.6GHz quad-core processor|
|Storage Capacity||Expected 16GB (expandable via microSD card)|
|Camera||Main: 20.0- megapixel camera with 5184x3888 sensor resolutions, auto-focus, face detection, full HD video,Front: 2.1-megapixel camera with full HD video recording|
|Add-ons||Bluetooth 4.0 LE / ANT+, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, and an IR blaster (remote control feature) and micro-USB 2.0.|