Samsung Galaxy K Zoom price, review: The Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S5’s variant, presumably for digital photographers and Nokia Lumia 1020 fans, the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom, sport a 20.7MP shooter with BSI CMOS sensor.
By every standard, the camera feature is powerful and the device even has the lens to prove it.
But is the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom worth it’s $500 price tag?
A quick look at GSM Arena’s spec sheet for the device show that the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom has a primary camera with 20.7MP with 5248 x 3936 pixel resolution.
It has a auto/manual focus, 10x optical zoom, optical image stabilization, and Xenon and LED flash.
It’s secondary camera has 2 MP.
Trusted Reviews praised the device’s optical zoom which is great for photo composition and it customizable software.
Similar to the Galaxy S4 Zoom, the Galaxy K Zoom is a smartphone with a “proper” camera, complete with the lens.
Phone Arena says that the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is a “must have for any camera-centric handset.” The K Zoom has a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 720 x 1280.
Under the hood, the handset has two processors, a 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex A7 to manage lighter functions, and a 1.7 GHz dual-core Cortex A15 CPU which works when extra processing power is needed.
The processor are powered with 2GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom runs on Android 4.4.2, according to a spec sheet by Phone Arena.
Internal storage for the unit is 8GB but due to MicroSD support can be expanded up to 64GB.
It weighs 200 grams and has a dimension of 137.5 x 70.8 x 20.2mm.
The handset does not have a fingerprint sensor, a feature found on the S5, but has Ultra Power Saving Mode to help prolong battery life.
If you’re looking for a smartphone unit that will serve as a powerful camera for your daily use, then the S5 Zoom is worth the buy.