Samsung GALAXY S4 zoom a Smart Phone or Smart Camera?

Was surfing around Facebook and spotted this!!!
12th June 2013 - Samsung has announced their launch of Samsung GALAXY S4 zoom which is a single device that fulfills both the roles of a smartphone, as well as a compact camera! 
According to Samsung, the device is expected to reach Singapore shores sometime around Q3 2013. It will be powered by a 1.5 Ghz Dual-Core AP (AP may differs for different regions) packed with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, along with the 10x Optical Zoom and an 16MP BSI CMOS Sensor. It comes with OIS and Xenon Flash, as well as a built-in Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS).

Key Features
Zoom Ring:
  •  In the middle of a phone call, a quick twist of the Zoom Ring will activate the In-Call Photo Share feature, letting you capture and send an image directly via MMS to whoever you are talking to.
  • Access the Quick Launch and Shortcut features to have instant access to multiple camera modes including Auto, Gallery and Smart Mode with a simple twist.
  • Professional-quality accuracy and unprecedented ease of use are just a twist away, making it easy to compose a scene and capture wide-angle shots or tight close-ups.
 Smart Mode Suggest
  • The feature will assess the scene for you and provide a list of the best options for photo optimisation based on surrounding factors such as light levels, focal length, or face detection.
 Photo Suggest
  • Connects you to huge libraries of images taken by fellow photographers, to help you find and compose your best shots anywhere in the world.
  • Directs you to the ideal nearby location which will give you the vantage point you need for that perfect photo.
Story Album
  •  Allows you to arrange all treasured images and videos into one timeline to share with friends and loved ones.
  • You can edit images and even order prints directly from the device through a partnership withblurb.

Samsung Hub
  • One-stop destination for all latest music, videos, books and games. Search, download and enjoy all of your favorite entertainment directly from your device, with the ease of a button.
 Group Play
  • Connects to your friend's Samsung devices so you can share a song to istem todays, or share a game to play together, without the need for a Wi-Fi AP or cellular signal
Galaxy S4 zoom Specifications

On one hand, Samsung GALAXY S4 zoom is a smart phone, so you can make calls, send texts, and browse the internet. On the other, it's a smart camera with a 10x optical zoom and 25 SMART modes. So how about your take on Samsung GALAXY S4 zoom, is it a smart phone or smart camera, cast your vote here -->!

Information and images credit Samsung Camera, Samsung Mobile


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