NEW DELHI, 3 July-2014, Anupam Saxena/TOI: After teasing it on the homepage, e-commerce retailer Amazon India has announced the launch of Samsung Galaxy K Zoom at Rs 29,999.
Pre-orders for the phone start July 2nd midnight exclusively on the website and shipments start July 9 onwards. The phone will be available in 3 colors – Charcoal Black, Shimmery White and Electric Blue.
Amazon is also offering freebie worth Rs 6,000 to first 1,000 customers. It will offer a free Samsung Pop out case, Sandisk 32GB microSD card, 6 free movie tickets, Rs 1000 value off coupon on purchase of select handbags and Rs 1000 value off coupon on purchase of select watches on Amazon.in, to qualifying customers.
Successor to Samsung’s Galaxy Camera 2, the Galaxy K Zoom combines the features of a smartphone and a point and shoot camera. The phone was initially announced in April.
The phone sports a 20.7MP CMOS camera sensor at the back with 10X Zoom and a Xenon flash, and a 2MP front-facing camera. In terms of focal length, the lens in K Zoom covers 24-240mm. The lens has an aperture of F3.1-6.3.
Featuring a 4.8-inch SuperAMOLED display(720x1280p), Galaxy K Zoom is powered by a hexa-core (1.3GHz quad-core and 1.7GHz dual-core) processor and 2GB RAM. It has 8GB internal storage but features a microSD that supports cards of up to 64GB capacity. The phone has a 2,430mAh battery. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat.
In terms of connectivity options, the phone offers Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, 3G and GPS.