Samsung Galaxy K Zoom hinted at by 'Kapture the moment' event

Samsung has scheduled an event where a camera with a K will come into focus, which could be a sequel to the Galaxy S4 Zoom and spin-off of the Samsung Galaxy S5. How kurious...

Samsung has invited press to 'Kapture the moment'. How kryptic... Samsung

Strange things are afoot at the Galaxy K... Samsung is set to unveil a camera with a K, perhaps a snap-happy spin-off of the Samsung Galaxy S5 rumoured to be called the Galaxy K Zoom.

Samsung has invited members of the press to an event billed as a 'Samsung Media day' in Singapore. The tagline is "Kapture the Moment" and the image is a stylised 'K'. CNET has been invited, so we'll be there to bring you all the details. Update: Samsung is keeping its kards klose to its ka-chest, telling your humble korrespondent "We will unveil a new mobile product at the upcoming event." What a kliffhanger!


A camera-centric follow-up to the S5 would follow a similarly photo-focused spin-off from the S4, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom , which offers 16 megapixels and a 10x zoom.

Earlier rumours about the S5 Zoom suggest it could boast a 20-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing lens. Leaks hint at a 4.8-inch 720p screen for the new model, also known as the SM-C115, with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage inside. It's set to see Samsung's Exynos 5 Hexa six-core chipset and Android 4.4.2 KitKat software in charge.

The K in the invitation seems to line up with previous rumours that the new cameraphone could be called the Galaxy K Zoom. Perhaps Samsung is adopting a new naming strategy after the S4's spin-offs disappointed those who thought they were buying a better S4 but ended up with an inferior phone slapped with an S4 sticker -- we're looking at you, S4 Mini .

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