Samsung Electronics West Africa, has unveiled its new Galaxy K Zoom smartphone, a product that aims to delivers on the company’s mission to create a single device that fulfills the role of both an industry-leading smartphone and a high-end smart camera.
Designed as a variant of Samsung’s wave-making flagship, the Galaxy S5, the device features capturing ability and combines real optics and premium design with the very latest Samsung Galaxy technology, setting new standards for mobile photography.
Boasting the very latest Android operating system, alongside a large and vivid 4.8” high-definition super AMOLED screen, the Galaxy K Zoom smartphone has an advanced camera system that offers consumers the control and functionality of a professional camera. The device features a 20.7 megapixel sensor, which is capable of capturing high-quality images with sharp, life-like colours that are clear in all lighting conditions. It also comes equipped with an Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS), which reduces blurring caused by movement during photography, a 10x optical zoom and a new retracting lens technology. The K Zoom’s professional quality optics and precise zoom ring adjustments lets users create professional quality visual content with every shot.
The new smartphone integrates advanced camera usability features and functions, including Auto Focus and Auto Exposure Separation, which ensures a precise balance of light and clarity, and a Selfie Alarm that allows users to take perfectly timed selfies with ease. According to Samsung, each feature comes with a simple user interface that allows consumers to easily capture photographs and videos with superb image quality at all times.
Director of Information Technology and Mobile at Samsung Electronics West Africa, Mr. Emmanouil Revmatas, described the Galaxy K Zoom as a portal to a new communication era that shifts accepted standards in mobile telephony.
“With the growth of social networking and the pervasiveness of instant messaging and communication, people today communicate faster than words can manage. There is an increasing need to articulate our experiences through pictures and videos and the Galaxy K Zoom has been created to lead the way in this era of visual and voice communication. Our consumers can now take professional-quality photographs from a device that they can also use as their primary mobile phone,” he said.
The Galaxy K zoom is compatible with the latest devices in Samsung’s line of wearable technology, including the Gear Fit and Gear 2. It features a Xenon Flash that gives brighter illumination and more natural colour to images.
Other key features of the compact and highly portable Galaxy K Zoom include the latest Galaxy smartphone’s ultra-power saving mode that shuts down key functions of the device to allow users make the most of their last bit of battery power; an S Health Lite application that provides users with personalized fitness and lifestyle coaching as well as a ‘Kids Mode’ feature which allows users to share their devices with kids when the device’s parental control access is turned on. Samsung’s 24-month standard factory warranty is also available to users of the Galaxy K Zoom.
On her part, Marketing Manager for Samsung Electronics West Africa’s Information Technology and Mobile Division, Ms. Olajumoke Okikiolu said the introduction of the Galaxy K Zoom is a demonstration of the company’s commitment to creating products that meet the diverse demands of its consumers.
“The new Galaxy K Zoom empowers users to effortlessly capture and share their most important everyday moments in stunning clarity with the convenience and connectedness of a Galaxy smartphone, for a unique, all-in-one mobile experience. The device will set the benchmark for how smartphones can turn daily routine into unforgettable moments, with its unrivalled smart functions,” she said.