In less than two months since Galaxy K Zoom made its debut in India, Samsung has reduced the price of the flagship camera-centric smartphone.
Samsung's official e-commerce partner, Amazon has slashed ₹10,000 off the Galaxy K Zoom, thereby reducing the original price of ₹29,999 to just ₹19,999.
This is a welcome surprise to many Samsung fans and amateur photography enthusiasts, but if technology blog AndroidOS.in is to be believed, this is a temporary marketing scheme. [Interested consumers, click here].
For the uninitiated, Samsung Galaxy K Zoom houses a point-and-shoot digital camera featuring a 20.7-megapixel camera with ½.3 BSI CMOS sensor, 10 x optical zoom, OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer), AF (Auto-Focus) assisted LED, 24-240 mm, F3.1-6.3 and on the front side, it houses a 2.0-megapixel camera.
To further enrich the photography experience, the smartphone also comes packed with value-added camera applications such as AF/AE Separation (Auto Focus/ Auto Exposure Separation) for the precise balance of light and clarity.
The 'Pro Suggest' mode offers five optimised filter settings and the most interesting app - 'Selfie Alarm', which enables users to take timed selfies with ease, and also capture a focused shot of a moving subject.
Other stipulated specifications of Galaxy K Zoom include 4.8-inch HD (720 x 1280p) super AMOLED display, Android v4.4 KitKat OS, Hexa-core (1.3GHz quad-cores + 1.7GHz dual-cores), 2GB RAM, 8GB (expandable up to 64GB) and a 2,430 mAh battery with Ultra saving mode.
In related news, Samsung is prepping to launch the compact version of the company's flagship smartphone. Flipkart has been roped in as the exclusive online partner to retail Galaxy S5 Mini in India. [Read full report, here]
Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy K Zoom:
|Model||Samsung Galaxy K Zoom|
|Display||4.8-inch HD super AMOLED screen with 1280x720p resolution|
|OS||Android v4.4 KitKat|
|Processor||Hexa-core CPU (1.3GHz quad-cores + 1.7GHz dual-cores)|
|Storage capacity||8GB, expandable up to 64GB|
|Camera||Main: 20.7-megapixel ½.3 BSI CMOS sensor, 10 x optical zoom, OIS, AF assisted LED, 24-240 mm, F3.1-6.3Front: 2.0-megapixel camera|
|Camera specific special features||ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Continuous Shot: 3fps MAX with AF
Format: JPEG, PNG, GIF, WBMP, BMP, AGIF
SMART Mode, Expert Mode(P/M), My Mode
|Battery||2,430 mAh, Ultra saving mode as featured in flagship Galaxy S5|
|Network||3G & 4G-LTE|
|Add-ons||Bluetooth v4.0 BLE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GH+5GHz), HT40, NFC, USB v2.0, A-GPS + GLONASS, Kids mode, S Health Lite|
|Dimensions||137.5 x 70.8 x 16.6 - 20.2 mm|
|Colours||Electric Blue, Shimmery White & Charcoal Black|
|Price||₹29,999/- (new price: ₹19,999/-)|
[Image Credit: Samsung Mobile Press]