Few days back, the South Korean giant mobile phone manufacturer had put their latest flagship Galaxy S4 Zoom up for pre orders on their official site. However, now the good news for the fans is that it is already available for buying on online retail, Infibeam at Rs. 29,390. Similarly two other latest handsets, Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and Sony Xperia Z Ultra is also selling on the same site at Rs. 27,200 and Rs. 44,990 respectively.
Talking about the nuts and bolts of the handset, here is a short a comprehensive rundown on specs of Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom;
Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom comes with a 4.3 inches Super AMOLED capacitive multi touch, touchscreen display that offers a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels and features 16M colors and 256 ppi pixel density. It is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
OS, Processor and RAM
Galaxy S4 Zoom runs on Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) platform. S4 Zoon is powered by a Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9 processor and Pega-Dual +XMM6262 chip along with Mali-400 graphic. The handset is backed by 1.5 GB RAM.
Moving into the camera segment, as the name mentions Zoom, it sports a 16 MP rear camera with autofocus and Xenon flash and can shoot videos at 1080p@30fps. The handset features BSI CMOS sensor with 10x optical zoom, Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) as well. While in the front face, the handset is attached to a 1.9 MP camera.
Connectivity options include GPRS, SPEED, WLAN, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC and MicroSD.
Storage and Battery
Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom houses an internal storage capacity of 8 GB which can be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. The handset is eventually powered by a Li-Ion 2330 mAh battery which offers up to 570 hours of standby time on 3G network and up to 13 hours of talktime on 3G.
Talking about the competition, the handset made for shooting pictures will be facing a healthy competition with devices like Galaxy S4, Lenovo K900, HTC one, Nokia Lumia 1020 and others with more than 13 MP camera or more. Moreover, the price of the handset will make it sell more than the the above handsets with 13 MP camera and besides that the 16 MP camera is one dessert fans wouldn't want to skip. On top of that, Infibeam is also offering a free flip cover and lens cover along with free 50gb of drop box space. The handset is also available in 0% EMI scheme for 6 months.