- 05-05-2013, 04:35 AM #1Ok so first things first...this post here is after a direct usage of samsungs prototype android device..no asking how, where, when and why...keep in mind hands on time was just 5-10 mins...
ok so the device in question has the front face of an s3/s4 and the back,of a galaxy cam..almost the same size as the galaxy cam..with a display size of 4.5-4.7 inches...am sure it will have 1gb ram, mostly a quad core processor...now the camera part is what amazes me...it has a 16mp count,sensor with 10x optical zoom and a manual zoom ring!!!!
Build quality is pretty solid for a prototype...manual ring was pretty bad though....wobbled here and there and zooming wasn't proper...think it ran a customized firmware..looked pretty similar to the s4...was pretty smooth for the most part...camera functions was where things became interesting...alotttt of modes...interface the same as the s4,cam...with all manual functions available..shutter speed..iso,controls.and what not.and around 10-15 scene modes..Picture quality wise it was pretty good without zoom...sharp pics,with good color reproduction...once I zoomed in though it was just ok....maybe firmware changes will make it better....also mentioned was that ""just,watch out for low light performance...you and the competition wil be knocked out "" ..
The surprising part is the price point...550usd on launch unlocked...also mentioned that the s4 wil be approx 650 usd unlocked while a new galaxy s4 mini will launch at 490 price point...all this year end...
So,sound off guys..do you think this will be launched to counter lumias eos...will the optical zoom really make,a huge difference...and all other thoughts...sorry I can't post any pic of the device....just look at the galaxy cam in white,and you will know how,it looks...
- 05-05-2013, 05:16 AM #3
- 05-05-2013, 11:11 PM #8
Well it looks like Samsung is pasting a phone and camera together.. lets see how it comes out.. if it is good, it may wipe out HTC..
Lets see what Nokia has in store.. OIS with 42 MP is what we know EOS will have.. lets see how it works.
- 05-05-2013, 11:17 PM #9
The competition for EOS might come from Sony. They are developing something similar to Nokia's tech. Lets see.. it will be a battle between HTC, Samsung and Sony. Nokia will be undisputed in WP and hopefully across all the smart phones. Nokia has 1.5 years lead time when all these come out.
Samsung should better put in a 3500 sized battery or else it wont be useable.
- 05-05-2013, 11:35 PM #10
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06-08-2013, 12:41 AM #15
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Well some details leaked about the S4 zoom and it looks like a terrible idea.
As you might know Samsung going is to show new products on June 20th in London. One of these products will be the Galaxy S4 Zoom. SamMobile received the first photo this Wednesday and today we will give you the first picture. The Galaxy S4 Zoom uses a 4.3” qHD sAMOLED display a 1.6GHz dual-core processor, 16 megapixel camera sensor with optical zoom, 8 GB intern with extern micro SD up to 64 GB, Bleutooth 4.0 LE Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, and A-GPS. You are able to call with the Galaxy S4 Zoom, Samsung added a shutter button to the the device and the volume rockers or zoom buttons are on the right side. The Galaxy S4 Zoom runs on Samsung’s own Touch-Wiz Nature UX interface with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on it.
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