The Internet retailer has also announced some of the launch offers for the first 1000 customers pre-booking the Galaxy K zoom, which will get Rs. 6,000 worth of offers. These offersinclude free Samsung Pop out case; Sandisk 32GB microSD card; six free movie tickets; Rs. 1,000 value off coupon on purchase of select handbags on Amazon India; Rs. 1,000 value off coupon on purchase of select watches. Earlier this week, Amazon India had teased the Galaxy K zoom launch.
Notably, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom launched in India on July 9 last year, the same day which will see the Galaxy K zoom get availability in India this year. The Galaxy S4 Zoom (Review | Pictures) was launched at Rs. 29,900.
The Galaxy K zoom sports a 20.7-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor at the back accompanied by a Xenon flash and also features optical image stabilizer (OIS) for low-light imaging. The rear camera supports 10x optical zoom. The rear camera comes with some advanced camera usability features and functions, including AF/AE Separation (/Auto Focus/ Auto Exposure Separation); Pro Suggest mode that offers 5 optimized filter settings, Selfie Alarm offers users to take timed selfies. The Galaxy K zoom also houses a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
When compared to the Galaxy S4 Zoom that came with a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, the Galaxy K zoom features a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD (720x1280 pixels) display.
The Galaxy K zoom runs Android 4.4 KitKat, much like Samsung's 2014 flagship Galaxy S5 (Review | Pictures). Other specifications include a hexa-core processor ( quad-core 1.3GHz and a dual-core 1.7GHz), 2GB of RAM, 8GB of inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB), and a 2430mAh battery. The Galaxy K zoom will be available in two variants - LTE and 3G - while other connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB and NFC.