Samsung Galaxy K zoom

Announced:
Apr 29, 2014
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Display size:

4.8 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

306 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

65.22 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

20.7 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, AF Assist Beam, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10x; Aperture size: F3.1/F6.3; Focal length: 24-240 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Flash:

Xenon

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.41 x 2.79 x 0.65 inches (137.5 x 70.8 x 16.6 mm)

Weight:

7.05 oz (200 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Colors:

Black, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

MHL

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 5 Hexa

Processor:

Hexa-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7

GPU:

Mali-T624

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.4.2)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 20, 5, 8, 3, 2, 1, 7

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity:

2430 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time (3G):

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Music playback:

47.00 hours

Video playback:

11.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 12, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMC115 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.46 W/kg

Body:

0.88 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.07 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.88 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SM-C115, Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom

Pros

  • Optical camera zoom
  • Features a Xenon flash - better than a standard LED

Cons

  • Thick body (0.65 inches)
  • Too little RAM

Description

The Samsung Galaxy K zoom has drawn inspiration from the Galaxy S5 as it features the flagship's distinct perforated pattern and shimmering finish. What's new, however, is the dedicated camera button on the side, which is a must-have for any camera-centric handset.The screen on the Samsung Galaxy K zoom measures 4.8 inches in diagonal. It is Super AMOLED with resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels. Under the hood of the Samsung Galaxy K zoom beats a hexa-core SoC – an Exynos 5 model featuring a 1.3 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 setup handling lighter tasks and a 1.7 GHz dual-core Cortex-A15 CPU which kicks in when extra power is needed. Two gigs of RAM have also been thrown in for good measure. On-board storage capacity is limited to only 8 gigs, but a microSD card slot allows that to be expanded with cards of at least 64 gigabytes. As for the most exciting part of the equation – the device's camera – Samsung has chosen to go with a 20.7MP BSI CMOS camera sensor that is 1/2.3" in size. Furthermore, the Galaxy K zoom packs a powerful xenon flash accompanied by an assistive LED light, just like its predecessor.

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