Samsung recently formalized a new version of its Galaxy S4 named Zoom, focuses this time more on-camera appearance.
After the S4 mini and S4 Active, coming S4 Zoom: Samsung has just confirmed the existence of the device that was rumor for several weeks.
S4 Zoom technical specifications are closer to those of the Galaxy S4 mini:: a Super AMOLED 4.3 inch qHD (960 x 540 pixels) screen, a dual core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz, 1,5 GB RAM, 8GB of storage, microSD up to 64GB, the connectors WiFi, bluetooth 4.0, NFC and 4G LTE, and a battery of 2330 mAh.
The significant difference compared with similar model in Samsung Galaxy line, which also justifies its name, appears to be the presence of a (24-240mm, F3.1-F6.3) 16-megapixel sensor and backlit stabilized, supplemented by a 10x optical zoom and Xenon flash. It is also accompanied by another 1.9 pixels sensor on the front and various software features, such as zoom ring, which in particular take a picture during a call to send in the wake interface .
With dimensions of 125.5 x 63.5 x 15.4 mm and weight of 208 grams, the Galaxy S4 Zoom does not look like the original S4, and is closer to the Galaxy Camera released in late 2012.
Samsung has not yet announced the price of this smartphone, which could, however, be offered for less than $550 from July 2013.