Samsung Galaxy K zoom now has a special Vine app that makes use of its powerful optics


Samsung announced that users of its new Galaxy K zoom smartphone-camera hybrid now have a Vine app that was specially enhanced for their device. The Vine app makes use of the 10x optical zoom capabilities of the new Galaxy, featuring zoom buttons on the recording screen - thus enabling users to zoom in and out whenever they create a Vine video. The app is exclusive to the Galaxy K zoom, and was created after an official collaboration between Samsung and Twitter (which owns Vine).


As of last month, the Galaxy K zoom is already available to buy in some markets around the world. It hasn’t been released in the US yet, but it’ll probably debut there in the near future. Running Android 4.4 KitKat, the Samsung Galaxy K zoom features a 4.8-inch 720p Super AMOLED display, LTE connectivity, hexa-core Exynos processor, 2GB of RAM, and a large 20.7MP BSI rear camera with Xenon flash (and 10x optical zoom, as already mentioned).


source: Samsung

Related phones

Galaxy K zoom
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Hexa, Hexa-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2430 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

FEATURED VIDEO

18 Comments

1. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Man. Every time I think I don't want this phone because it only has 8 GB of internal storage I see it and I want it all over again. I might actually trade in my Note 3 when this comes to AT&T........

2. Super3310

Posts: 91; Member since: May 06, 2014

Still cant beat ,,,,,,carlzeiss and pureview technology

3. NotAGeek

Posts: 279; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

At least the k zoom has optical zoom,and now it's more pocketable amd stylish

6. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Personally I like the OS of K Zoom better, but otherwise I'd have 1020. Samsung camera software is very good, but not as good as Nokia one.

4. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Any proof ?

8. muhsen

Posts: 281; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

bigger sensor, oversampling technology, taking images in RAW, lossless zoom, HAAC , better lens and the most important one, Nokia's imaging algorithms that imaging pioneers like Sony is having a hard time to match it, let alone samsung . btw, we r talking about a last year's model compared to a recently announced model...imagine how the 1020 successor will be. Galaxy phones and tablets are amazing, specially the Note series, but when talking about phone photography, Lumia and Pureview are unbeatable. Actually, not just Lumia pureview models that can excel in imaging, low end lumia models r quite good too, Gsmarena has reviewed the 630 and has found it an excellent shooter for its category and even the category above it...ohh and if someone has forgotten, the lumia 720 with its carl ziess lens has brought the HTC one (m7) to shame ( they were compared with each other in last year's MWC)

15. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Owned it lol....good proof

18. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

CarlZeiss optics and bigger lens used by Nokia to make photos look great.

12. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

lmao. nokia and sh*t. #Graveyard #ZombieAlert

5. MarioG

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

Wait... Zooming on Vine? I'M BUYING THIS PHONE RIGHT NOW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Not really...

7. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Exactly my thought ;)

10. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

you can get the cheaper sony wx300 with 20X zoom and better optics. it acts like those silly lens style sony qx cameras but it's a full-blown camera with its own viewfinder. you can just use your smartphone to control it via wi-fi. your smartphone can show what the wx300 sees. haha... promotion

9. hipnotika

Posts: 353; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

rubbish... meahh

11. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Nice job K Zoom ...http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/features/item/19​824_Battle_of_the_best-Nokia_Lumia.php

13. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

lmao @ "www.allaboutsymbian.com". RIP.

14. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Well, my GS5 camera is simply AMAZING. I'm obsessed. I wonder how great this one is too .. wow.

16. Thief76

Posts: 8; Member since: Jun 03, 2014

the ugliest phone ever made , but nice for photography lovers .

17. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

So instead of Vine working on updating their WP app for the 20 million people out there, they've decided to work on an app for a phone that might sell 100K... Good to see they know where the priorities are.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.