Two British retailers, Clove and Carphone Warehouse have announced that the first stock of new Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom will arrive tomorrow (it’s July 11). This variant of Galaxy S4 smartphone will be sold by Clove at price of £442.80 including VAT (Value Added Tax), while Carphone doesn’t reveal information about pricing. This camera-smartphone hybrid should be available in white color only.
This Samsung phone was officially introduced in early last month and comes with advanced photographic capabilities. It is also brings high-end smartphone features, which is similar as the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone.
Definitely targeted at the photography-focused, the Galaxy S4 Zoom has a rear-facing camera with features 16MP BSI CMOS sensor, 10x optical zoom (24-240mm), OIS (Optical Image stabilization), F3.1-F6.3 lens, 4fps burst shot, sensitivity range of ISO 100-3200, and capable to 1080p video recording. Moreover, its camera-smartphone device is equipped with dedicated shutter key, Expert Mode (change shooting parameters), Smart Modes, HDR Mode, and Panorama.
Running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system, new Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom packs 4.3-inch qHD (960 x 540) Super AMOLED display, and 1.5GHz dual-core processor. In connectivity term, there are NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 3G, MHL for video out, IR Blaster, 3.5mm earphone Jack, microUSB port, and A-GPS/GLONASS. Dimensions of Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom are 125.5 x 63.5 x 15.4 mm and weighs 208 grams.