Samsung has announced the launch of the new camera specialised smartphone, the Samsung GALAXY K zoom LTE, in Singapore.
The GALAXY K zoom LTE is a new smartphone that blends advanced digital camera technology with Samsung’s industry-leading GALAXY experience.
It features effortless capturing ability, real optics, and a premium design, offering users the mobile solutions they need with the ability to create professional-quality visual content in a fun, easy–to-use device.
“The Samsung GALAXY K zoom LTE seamlessly blends industry-leading GALAXY phones with a powerful digital camera system that will effortlessly transform life’s moments into memories,” said Irene Ng, Vice President, Marketing, Samsung Asia Pte Ltd. “As the only smartphone on the market that features a unique retracting lens with 10x optical zoom, and a slim design that appeals with an ergonomic grip and sleek modern look, the GALAXY K zoom LTE is ideal for the mobile user who wants the most powerful camera system in a smartphone.”
Real Optics & Effortless Capturing
The GALAXY K zoom LTE offers an advanced technical camera system designed to offer the control and functionality of a professional camera, ensuring that the important moments are never missed and always captured with complete clarity.
It is equipped with new retracting lens technology that provides 10x optical zoom in a remarkably slim and chic body.
Other notable features include the 20.7 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor for ultra-clear, ultra-detailed images. It excels in low light conditions, and provides Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) to reduce blur caused by movement.
These specifications enable the device to deliver pictures and video (Full HD) that are crisp and sharp, even when zoomed in and in low light. In addition, the device’s Xenon Flash provides a brighter light than LEDs to improve the quality of the image with natural brilliance.
The new device also integrates the most advanced camera usability features and functions, including AF/AE Separation (/Auto Focus/ Auto Exposure Separation) for the precise balance of light and clarity, next-generation Pro Suggest mode which offers 5 optimised filter settings, Selfie Alarm that allows users to take timed selfies with ease, and object tracking for a clear, focused shot of a moving subject. Each feature comes with a simple User Interface, allowing users to easily capture photos and videos with ground-breaking quality, in any situation.
The compact and highly portable GALAXY K zoom LTE features an ergonomic grip and sleek, stylish lines that feel soft and comfortable in the hand.
Additionally, the GALAXY K zoom LTE offers all the features that consumers want in a flagship GALAXY smartphone, such as Ultra Power Saving Mode for minimising the battery consumption, S Health Lite for personalised fitness and lifestyle coaching, and a Studio app to allow users to easily edit their pictures and videos.
GALAXY K zoom LTE comes with a set of specially curated third party content and services via GALAXY Gifts (worth over $182), including:
- 50GB cloud storage on Dropbox for two years
- 1TB storage on Bitcasa for three months
- US$5 coupon to create your own professional-quality printed photo book on Blurbs
- 200 camera filters and all editing features on PicsPlay Pro for three months
- Fast Burst Camera for three months
- Share Lens for three months
Please note that pre-order with Operators for the Samsung GALAXY K zoom LTE will start from May 16, 1000 hours until May 31 at the following URLs*:
- M1: www.m1.com.sg/galaxykzoom
- SingTel: www.singtelshop.com/galaxykzoom
- StarHub: www.starhub.com/galaxykzoom
Consumers can also visit selected consumer electronics and IT stores, photo dealers and the following Samsung Experience Stores starting from May 16 during opening hours to pre-order the Samsung GALAXY K zoom LTE (without contract) by placing $50 deposit per device:
- Central: 313@somerset #B2-24/25/26 Tel: 6836 1809 • Bugis Junction #01-54 Tel: 6338 7911 • Chinatown Point #01-48 Tel: 6222 7911 • Great World City #02-39 Tel: 6235 1134 • Paragon #B1-27/27A Tel: 6735 5926 • VivoCity #02-28/29 Tel: 6376 9150
- East: Bedok Mall #B1-07 Tel: 6785 1118 • Parkway Parade #02-32 Tel: 6440 7969 • Tampines Mall #02-29 Tel: 6782 9575
- North: AMK Hub #B1-37/38 Tel: 6753 6070 • Causeway Point #03-12 Tel: 6891 1011
- North-East: nex Mall #04-42 Tel: 6636 7392
- West: Jurong Point #B1-09/10/11 Tel: 6791 2272 • Westgate #01-01 and #02-01 Tel: 6369 9175
Customers who successfully pre-ordered will receive a GALAXY K zoom LTE Accessory Gift Pack^ (worth $148) consisting of an Autopop Protective Cover, a 3,100 mAh Battery Pack, and a 8GB microSD Card while stocks last#, when they collect their Samsung GALAXY K zoom LTE via redemption at a later date.
Pricing and Availability
The Samsung GALAXY K zoom LTE will be available in shimmery WHITE and charcoal BLACK from May 31 in Singapore at $798 without contract, at all telecommunication operators, major consumer electronics and IT stores, and Samsung Experience Stores.
* Terms and conditions apply. Please check respective Operators’ websites for details.
^ Free gifts are available for pre-orders only, and only applicable after payment of full purchase price of the GALAXY K zoom LTE. Free gifts may only be redeemed at a later date to be advised by Samsung, upon presentation of valid redemption documents, and are while stocks last. Please check stores for availability. For purchase with Operators, other terms and conditions may apply.
# Promotion is while stocks last and only applicable at point of purchase upon payment of full purchase. Please check with respective Operators or in-store for details.
Samsung GALAXY K zoom LTE Product Specifications
|Network||LTE||Cat4, HSPA+ 42Mbps|
|3G||5-band HSPA+ 42Mbps|
|Display||4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED Display (1280×720)|
|AP||Hexa core: 1.3GHz Quad-Core + 1.7GHz Dual-Core Processor|
|OS||Android 4.4 (Kitkat)|
|Camera||Main(Rear): 20.7 Mega pixel 1/2.3 BSI CMOS Sensor, 10x Optical Zoom, OIS,|
AF Assist LED
Sub(Front): 2.0 Mega pixel
|ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200|
Continuous Shot: 3fps MAX with AF
Format: JPEG, PNG, GIF, WBMP, BMP, AGIF
SMART Mode, Expert Mode(P/M), My Mode
|Video||Recording & Playback: Full HD (1920×1080 /60p)|
Codec : H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8
Format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
|Audio||Codec : MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC＋/eAAC＋, WMA, OGG (Vorbis), FLAC|
Format : MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
|Value-Added Features||SMART Mode(28): Auto, Pro Suggest, Program, Beauty face, Panorama, Virtual tour, Rich tone, Night, Continuous shot, Selfie alarm, Manual, Kids shot, Landscape, Dawn, Snow, Macro, Food, Party/Indoor, Action freeze, Waterfall, Animated photo, Sound & shot, Surround shot, Silhouette, Sunset, Fireworks, Light race|
|AF/AE Separation, Object tracking, Studio, Smile/ Blink detection|
|Ultra Power Saving Mode|
|S Health Lite|
|Google Mobile Services||Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4+5GHz, HT40,|
Bluetooth: 4.0 BLE
USB: USB 2.0
A-GPS + GLONASS
|Sensor||Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor|
Internal Memory: 8GB
microSD slot: micro SDSC (up to 2GB guaranteed), micro SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed), micro SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)
*User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files. User memory may differ by region, carrier, and supporting language, and may change after software upgrade.
Note: Certain features, services and applications (including 4G LTE) are dependent on network connectivity and may not be available in all coverage areas. Additional data charges may apply.
(Updated 17 May with “17 May Samung Galaxy K Zoom Registration of Interest, Pre-Order, Demo Sets” image)
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