Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is priced at £400, ships 29 May

Samsung’s latest attempt at combining the smartphone and digital camera, the Galaxy K Zoom, can now be pre-ordered in the UK for £400, with shipping starting on 29 May.

The K Zoom has a 20.7-megapixel camera with a 10x optical zoom lens on the back, and a 4.8-inch 720p HD screen on the back, making this an Android KitKat smartphone, but one which can take photos to rival any point-and-shoot digital camera.

Replacing the year-old Galaxy S4 Zoom, the 4G-ready K Zoom is priced around £100 less than the flagship Galaxy S5, which has a slightly larger screen but lacks any form of optical zoom on its 16-megapixel camera.

Jumping on the selfie bandwagon, the K Zoom can take self portraits with its rear camera by recognising when your face is correctly screen before automatically taking the picture.

The Galaxy K Zoom has just 4GB of internal storage, but thankfully this can be increased by a microSD card slot. The phone/camera hybrid is available in black, white and blue.

Source: Samsung

 

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