Samsung Galaxy K Zoom with 20-Megapixel Camera Launched; Specifications, Availability Details
Global smartphone leader, Samsung has launched the much anticipated camera-centric flagship handset, Galaxy K Zoom in India.Samsung Mobile Press

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 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
Xenon Flash,
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
Weight 200 g
Colours Electric Blue, Shimmery White & Charcoal Black
Price ₹29,999/- (new price: ₹19,999/-)

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