Items tagged with Galaxy S4 Zoom

The line continues to blur between what constitutes a smartphone with a built-in camera versus a camera with smartphone functionality. I'd argue we're still entrenched in the former category, though Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom isn't playing games when it comes to taking pictures. This thing wields a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera and is the first smartphone for feature a 10x optical zoom, which is assisted by a spin-to-focus manual control ring. AT&T will become the first wireless carrier in the U.S. to offer the Galaxy S4 Zoom starting November 8, at which time you'll be able to grab the device... Read more...
It's often discussed how smartphones are starting to negate the need for dedicated point-n-shoots, but Samsung's latest handset takes things a step further and actually looks like a digital camera. It also looks like a smartphone. How so? Dubbed "Galaxy S4 zoom," the handset looks like a regular Galaxy S4, but it quickly transforms into a high-end compact camera when engaging its 10x optical zoom. Samsung also equipped the Galaxy S4 zoom with a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, optical image stabilizer (OIS), and Xenon flash. According to Samsung, the Galaxy S4 zoom excels in all light conditions,... Read more...