Samsung have announced the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, a new device that combines the stylish heritage of the Galaxy S4 smartphone with advanced photographic capabilities.
Part of the Galaxy S4 family, the Galaxy S4 Zoom is the result of Samsung $B!G (Bs mission to create a single device that can fulfill the role of both an industry-leading smartphone, and a high-end compact camera. Combining 10x Optical Zoom, a 16 Mega Pixel CMOS Sensor, OIS and Xenon Flash with the very latest Samsung Galaxy S4 technology, the Galaxy S4 Zoom sets new standards for mobile photography.
Simon Stanford, Vice President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics UK & Ireland said: ‘Combining our industry leading expertise in digital imaging and smartphones, the Galaxy S4 Zoom is a converged device that delivers on all fronts and is a product we are excited to be bringing to the market.’
Revolutionary new interface
You can do everything and miss nothing thanks to the revolutionary new Zoom Ring, a simple and intuitive way to access the Galaxy S4 Zoom $B!G (Bs key features. When you are in the middle of a phone call and you see something you absolutely have to share, 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.
For easy camera navigation, the Zoom Ring can be used to activate the Quick Launch and Shortcut features, giving you instant access to multiple camera modes including Auto, Gallery and Smart Mode with just a simple twist.
Revolutionising conventional camera zoom controls, the Optical zoom control replaces traditional dials and buttons with smooth, easy-to-operate digital controls making it even easier to take professional and accurate shots.
Capture the best images
The Galaxy S4 Zoom $B!G (Bs best-in-class 10x Optical Zoom and 16MP BSI CMOS Sensor lets you capture beautiful images from far away or up close and personal, in all light conditions, without having to carry heavy camera gear. The built-in Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS) helps keep the camera perfectly still even when you are not, reducing blur and stabilising the image when zooming in for high-quality photos and videos.
Photo Suggest instantly connects you to huge libraries of images taken by fellow photographers, to help you find and compose your best shots, anywhere in the world. Photo Suggest can even direct you to the ideal nearby location which will give you the vantage point you need for that perfect photo.
The Galaxy S4 Zoom also features Samsung $B!G (Bs popular Smart Mode. Simply choose from a series of pre-set modes and the camera will automatically adjust to ensure you capture the best photo possible. Use Drama Shot to merge continuous shots of moving objects into a single composed image, or Action Freeze to instantly capture high-speed action. If you are not sure which Smart Mode to select, the Smart Mode Suggest feature can assess the scene for you and provide a list of the best options based on light levels, focal length, or face detection, ensuring you always get the shot you want.
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