Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

Announced:
Jun 12, 2013
Status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

960 x 540 pixels, 256 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

63.97 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4212

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4

RAM:

1.5GB

Internal storage:

8GB

Available to use:

5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.4.2, 4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2330 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time (3G):

13.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)

Music playback:

46.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP

Features:

OIS, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10x; Aperture size: F3.1/F17.8; Focal length: 24-240 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.3 μm

Flash:

Xenon

Software Features:

Face detection, Geo tagging, Self-timer, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode, Scenes, Effects

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (60 fps)

Features:

OIS, Continuous autofocus, Video light

Front:

1.9 MP

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.94 x 2.50 x 0.61 inches (125.5 x 63.5 x 15.4 mm)

Weight:

7.34 oz (208 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, AMR, OGG

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 27, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LSMC101 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.27 W/kg

Body:

0.35 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.05 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.49 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 12, 2013
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This device is also known as Samsung SM-C1010, Samsung SM-C101, Samsung SM-C105A

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom HSPA+

HSPA+ only

Differences from the main variant:

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom SM-C105A

For AT&T

Differences from the main variant:

Talk time:

15.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)

Stand-by time:

0.8 days (18 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)

Talk time (3G):

13.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 25 days (590 h)

Music playback:

43.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17(700 b), 5(850), 4(AWS-1), 2(1900)

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Other features:

TTY/TDD

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.69 W/kg

Body:

0.84 W/kg

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Features a Xenon flash - better than a standard LED

Cons

  • Thick body (0.61 inches)

Description

Samsung just outed the rumored Galaxy S4 Zoom cameraphone, and it is every bit as resemblant to the Galaxy Camera concept as on the leaked pictures before. The mian differences are that it is more compact, achieved by limiting the zoom level to 10x instead of the 21x on Samsung's Android camera, and it has voice calling functions, not only data connectivity. At the front it resembles a Galaxy S4 Mini, with the same 4.3" 540x960 pixels Super AMOLED display, but is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core Exynos 4212 processor, aided by 1.5 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage plus a microSD slot for expansion, and, of course, that sweet 16 MP camera with 10x optical zoom on the back and optical image stabilization. Android 4.2 is running the show, and the phone packs a 2330 mAh battery to power it all up. The body is officially 15.4mm thick, yet in the camera lens part, which has a zoom ring, that goes to 25mm, and the typical grip bulge is here as well, so it is more of a compact camera with phone functions than anything else. Still, it is the first phone with 10x optical zoom, Xenon flash and all the bells and whistles of manual control over your photos and videos, like aperture, exposure and white balance settings, as well as no less than 26 preset shooting modes, including exotics like Baby, Golf and Smart Suggest, where the camera app tells you which shooting modes are suitable for the current scene.

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