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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom hands-on: 10x telephoto, 100x intrigue (video)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom hands-on: 10x telephoto, 100x intrigue (video) | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
It's easy enough to describe the Galaxy S4 Zoom, since it's essentially a Galaxy S4 Mini with a 10x zoom lens stuck on the back. But that sort of summary doesn't do it justice. When you hold the phone-slash-camera and look at the optically stabilized image captured by its 16-megapixel, point-and-shoot grade sensor, you begin to realize that -- at least for those who do a lot of snapping and sending -- this combo of components holds some serious power.
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Samsung adds Android, 3G/4G connectivity to camera; is it a phone? –

Samsung adds Android, 3G/4G connectivity to camera; is it a phone? – | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

Samsung Electronics says it is “creating a brand new type of device” with its Galaxy Camera, “for those who wish to shoot, edit and share high quality photographs and video easily and spontaneously from anywhere, at any time.”


As a camera, this is pretty strong contender: The EK-GC100 Galaxy Camera has a 16-megapixel, 1/2.33-inch BSI CMOS sensor. The 21x lens zooms from 23-480mm, with a f/2.8 – 5.9 aperture.

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Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom official: 16-megapixel cameraphone with 10x optical zoom

Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom official: 16-megapixel cameraphone with 10x optical zoom | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Samsung is taking the wraps off its new Galaxy S4 Zoom variant today, the latest in a series of spinoffs for its flagship handset. The phone features a 10x optical zoom lens in front of its...
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So is this a camera or a phone ?

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Gary Pageau's curator insight, June 13, 2013 10:30 AM

It's a phomera.

Gary Pageau's comment, June 13, 2013 10:30 AM
It's a phomera.
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Rivals Apple, Google, Samsung, may ally to acquire Kodak patents –

Rivals Apple, Google, Samsung, may ally to acquire Kodak patents – | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

But the bid is lower than the > $2 billion Kodak desires ...

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