July 10, 2013
Introduces the GALAXY S4 zoom- the only Smartphone to offer 10x optical zoom, for perfect picture taking
Launches Galaxy S4 mini – A powerful and Compact Smartphone
Samsung Electronics, the number one smartphone provider in India, today announced the launch of the revolutionary Samsung GALAXY S4 Zoom and the compact yet powerful, GALAXY S4 Mini in the Indian market. The unique GALAXY S4 Zoom combines the stylish heritage of the latest Galaxy S4 Smartphone with advanced photographic capabilities. The GALAXY S4 mini delivers the superior, intuitive performance and sleek design of the GALAXY S4 in a highly portable, chic and compact design, making it an ideal companion for everyday life.
Announcing the launch of the new devices, stated Mr. Manu Sharma, Director –Samsung Mobile, “As communication becomes increasingly visual in nature, people wish to capture and share their moments in the highest quality possible and the Galaxy Zoom fulfils this need by combining the advanced functionality and connectivity of the GALAXY S4 with the high quality photographic experience you’d expect from a compact camera. The Galaxy mini on the other hand , provides consumers with a new way to enjoy the flagship Galaxy S4 experience.”
Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom
Revolutionary new interface
With the revolutionary Zoom Ring, the user can access GALAXY S4 Zoom’s key features in a simple and intuitive way. Zoom Ring will activate the In-Call Photo Share feature, letting users capture and send an image directly via MMS to whoever he/she is talking to. For easy camera navigation, the Zoom Ring can be used to activate the Quick Launch and Shortcut features, giving users instant access to multiple camera modes including Auto, Gallery and Smart Mode with a simple twist.
The Zoom Ring also revolutionizes conventional camera zoom controls. Optical zoom control replaces traditional dials and buttons with smooth, easy-to-operate digital controls. Professional-quality accuracy and unprecedented ease of use are just a twist away, making it easy to compose a scene and capture wide-angle shots or tight close-ups.
Capture the Best Images
The compact GALAXY S4 zoom’s best-in-class 10x Optical Zoom and 16MP BSI CMOS Sensor lets the user capture beautiful images from far away or up close and personal, in all light conditions, without having to carry heavy camera gear around. Furthermore, the built-in Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) helps keep the camera perfectly still even when you’re not, reducing blur and stabilizing the image, resulting in high-quality photos and video. The powerful xenon flash ensures high quality photos even in low light.
Photo Suggest instantly connects you to huge libraries of images taken by fellow photographers, to help you find and compose your best shots anywhere in the world. Photo Suggest can even direct you to the ideal nearby location which will give you the vantage point you need for that perfect photo.
The GALAXY S4 zoom also features Samsung’s popular Smart Mode, so that you can simply choose from a series of pre-set modes and the camera will automatically adjust to ensure you capture the best photo possible. The Drama Shot allows the user to merge continuous shots of moving objects into a single composed image ,while the Action Freeze allows users to instantly capture high-speed action. If you aren’t sure which Smart Mode to select, the Smart Mode Suggest feature can assess the scene for you and provide a short list of the best options for your consideration based on surrounding factors such as light levels, focal length, or face detection, ensuring you always get the best shot you want.
Unlimited entertainment in the palm of your hand
The GALAXY S4 zoom’s heritage is evident throughout, from its sleek and stylish design to the powerful, yet intuitive user interface. Running on Android Jelly Bean 4.2, the GALAXY S4 zoom boasts many of the same features as the recently launched GALAXY S4, including Touchwiz, which lets you fully customize various aspects of your device including the lock screen and notification bar, for a truly personal mobile experience.
TheStory Album lets you arrange all of your treasured images and videos into one timeline to share with friends and loved ones. If you’d rather transfer your images to your laptop or tablet for safe keeping, Samsung Link lets you do so quickly and easily with just the touch of a button. Alternatively, you can sync all of your data in your own personal cloud through HomeSync, providing the ultimate peace of mind and ensuring your images and videos are waiting for you whenever you need them.
The GALAXY S4 zoom features the new Samsung Hub, a one-stop destination for all of the latest music, videos, books and games. Group Play allows users to connect directly with their Samsung devices so that they can all listen and play together, without the need for a Wi-Fi AP or cellular signal.
The Galaxy S4 zoom is available in white and black colours and is priced at Rs 29,900/-. It is being launched with attractive introductory offers of a free Flip Cover, Interest free EMI Offer for 6 months and 2 GB 3G Data free per month for 3 months from Reliance.
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
The new GALAXY S4 mini provides consumers with a new way to enjoy the flagship GALAXY S4 experience. With a 4.27” qHD Super AMOLED + display, 108g light weight and compact design, the GALAXY S4 mini is easy to carry and operate with one hand. Though compact, the GALAXY S4 mini also boasts powerful performance, equipped with a 1.7GHz dual core processor that allows users to quickly and easily perform data intensive tasks.
The GALAXY S4 mini supports many intuitive features and services provided by the GALAXY S4, designed enhance every facet of life.
Capture Important Moments
The GALAXY S4 mini allows users to capture important moments with an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.9-megapixel HD front-facing camera. Special features such as Sound &Shot, which uniquely stores sound and voice together as pictures are taken, and Panorama Shot,which allows users to photograph the full view of their surroundings, ensure no memory is lost. Receive travel assistance and information service through the preloaded S Travel application, which can also recommend future trips and provide a guide along the way. Users can also automatically arrange photos in a smart format with the Story Albumfunction. Photos taken by GALAXY S4 mini are automatically gathered and saved according to the user’s timeline, geo-tagging information, or a specific event to create a photo album.
Share and Connect
Samsung GALAXY S4 mini allows users to share and build true connections. Users can simultaneously listen to the same music and play the games together with friends using Group Play feature, andchat with multiple friends and add animations, video and voice recordings to messages using ChatON.
Make Life Simple and Easy
The GALAXYS4 mini makes international travel easy with S Translator, which provides instant text or voice translation at email, text message or ChatON.
Users can also control their TVs through WatchON’s IR remotewhich transforms the GALAXY S4 mini into a remote to control the user’s TVs, set-top box, and DVD player.
Take Care of Health and Well-being
The GALAXY S4 mini empowers users by keeping them up-to-date with personal health and well-being details. Downloadable from Samsung Apps, S Health enables users to monitor caloric balance and health condition. S Health accessories can also help users calculate daily steps, monitor sleeping patterns, calculate weight and get real-time heart monitoring. To further protect users’ wellbeing, Adapt Display provides an optimal viewing experience customized for each type of application, and Adapt Sound offers an optimal level and type of sound, personalized for each user.
The GALAXY S4 mini will be available in two colors, White Frost and Black Mist.
With the launch of these devices, Samsung has a range of 14 Smart phones in its product portfolio, priced between Rs. 5240 and Rs. 40,300/-.