Published on June 5th, 2014 | by admin

Samsung Launches the Stylish New Galaxy K zoom in Australia

SYDNEY, Australia – June 5, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Australia today announced the local availability and pricing for the new camera specialised-smartphone – the Samsung Galaxy K zoom. The Galaxy K zoom blends digital camera technology with Samsung’s Galaxy smartphone experience. It features a range of easy-to-use photographic capabilities, 10x optical zoom lens technology, the latest in Samsung mobile design and gives users the ability to easily capture and share high-quality photographs^.

“The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom offers an amazing photographic and smartphone experience in a beautiful design and format,” said Craig Gillespie, Business Unit Manager – Digital Imaging, Samsung Electronics Australia. “Australians love taking photographs and sharing their experiences online using their smartphones so we’re extremely excited to be able to deliver a product that meets the demands many of us have for a great mobile and photographic device,” he added.

“Samsung continues to offer Australians great choices to match their needs when searching for their next smartphone and digital camera. The Galaxy K zoom addresses both their smartphone and digital camera needs in one sleek and stylish device, making capturing, sharing and storing important moments easy with its 10x optical zoom lens,” Gillespie said.

The Galaxy K zoom is also compatible with Samsung’s wearable devices including Gear Fit, Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, making it easy for users to keep track of fitness as well as incoming calls and notifications.  

Key features of the Galaxy K zoom include:

  • 10x optical zoom in a remarkably 16.6mm slim and chic body
  • 20.7 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor for exceptionally clear and detailed images
  • Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) to help reduce blur when capturing images or video
  • Ergonomic grip with sleek and stylish lines that feel soft and comfortable in the hand
  • Xenon Flash to provide a bright light to help improve the quality of an image with natural brilliance
  • Auto Exposure/Auto Focus Separation for the precise balance of light and clarity
  • Next generation Pro Suggest mode which offers 10 optimised filter settings
  • Selfie Alarm that allows users to take timed selfies with ease
  • Object tracking for a clear and focused shot of a moving subject
  • Ultra Power Saving Mode for minimising battery consumption
  • Studio app to allow users to easily edit their pictures and videos

Pricing and Availability 

The Galaxy K zoom will be available in two colours, white and black from major retailers at an RRP of $749. 

Samsung K zoom Product Specifications

Network LTE Cat4, HSPA+ 42Mbps

LTE 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600

HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100

EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900

3G 5-band HSPA+ 42Mbps

HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100

EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900

Display 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED Display (1280×720)
AP Hexa core: 1.3GHz Quad-Core + 1.7GHz Dual-Core Processor
OS Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
Camera Main(Rear): 20.7 Mega pixel 1/2.3 BSI CMOS Sensor, 10x Optical Zoom, OIS,

24-240mm, F3.1-6.3

AF Assist LED

Sub(Front): 2.0 Mega pixel

ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200

Continuous Shot: 3fps MAX with AF


Xenon Flash,

SMART Mode, Expert Mode(P/M),  My Mode

Video Recording & Playback: Full HD (1920×1080 /60p)

Codec : H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8

Format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

Audio Codec : MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG (Vorbis), FLAC


Value-Added Features SMART Mode(28): Auto, Pro Suggest, Program, Beauty face, Shot & more, Panorama, Virtual tour, Rich tone, Night, Continuous shot, Selfie alarm, Manual, Kids shot, Landscape, Dawn, Snow, Macro, Food, Party/Indoor, Action freeze, Waterfall, Animated photo, Sound & shot, Surround shot, Silhouette, Sunset, Fireworks, Light race
AE/AF Separation, Object tracking, Studio, Smile/ Blink detection
Ultra Power Saving Mode
Kids mode
Google Mobile Services Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube
Connectivity Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4+5GHz, HT40,

Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE

USB: USB 2.0



Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor
Memory RAM: 2GB

Internal Memory: 8GB

microSD slot: micro SDSC (up to 2GB guaranteed), micro SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed), micro SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)

*User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files. User memory may differ by region, carrier, and supporting language, and may change after software upgrade.

Dimension 137.5X70.8X16.6(20.2)mm, 200g
Battery 2,430mAh

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 *All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

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