Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom leaks, has optical zoom
Some pictures of the S4 Zoom have leaked online, showing off the optical zoom, shutter button, and tripod mount.
We've already had a glimpse of what could be the, but now what appears to be a proper press picture has surfaced online, showing off the device's optical zoom lens. Which you'd expect it to have, with a name like that.
The look isn't a million miles away from the, except the S4 Zoom doubles as a phone. If these shots are genuine, the mobile will have a dedicated shutter button on the side, as well as volume buttons to activate the optical zoom. That screen looks to be around the 4.3 inches we've heard about before, too.
There's even a tripod mount, for propping it up and taking steady shots.
Samsung should make the S4 Zoom official at an event on Bluetooth SIG for accreditation, and earned its stripes at the . It should sport a 16-megapixel camera (to the 's 13-), have the aforementioned smaller screen, with 8GB of storage and a microSD card slot. Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean is also said to be in the picture.. The handset showed up at the
Whether it'll be any cop remains to be seen. Samsung announced therecently, but with much worse specs, it seemed a shameless attempt to cash-in on the S4's name. Let's hope the S4 Zoom isn't the same.
The-- a waterproof S4 -- was also announced this week, and could hit shop shelves as soon as .
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