Samsung today officially launched Galaxy S4 Zoom and Galaxy S4 mini in India. The Galaxy S4 Zoom and the Galaxy S4 mini was showcased at Samsung Premiere 2013 event in London and in a short span, both the smartphones are now heading to the Indian market. Samsung India has partnered with Reliance Communications to provide 3G data network for the first three months after purchase.
Starting with the camera-centeric smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom was announced back in the month of June. The Galaxy S4 Zoom has a 10x optical zoom lens as the main USP and there is a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor under the hood with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and a Xenon flash. The Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) running Galaxy S4 Zoom has a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display with 540 x 960 pixels (qHD) resolution. The smartphone has several tweaks within the interface and also there is a zoom ring on the lens which can be used for taking pictures while attending calls. A 1.9-megapixel camera is available on the front for VoIP and video calling support.
On the processing part, the Galaxy S4 Zoom is powered by a dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU and there is Mali-400 GPU. The smartphone has 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage along with microSD card support for further expansion.
Coming towards the mini version of the Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S4 mini was announced in the later part of May. The Galaxy S4 mini has a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display with qHD resolution. The smartphone come with Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system and there is the latest TouchWiz UI on the top. The Galaxy S4 mini has an 8-megapixel camera on the rear and a 1.9-megapixel camera is available on the front. The smartphone is powered by a dual-core 1.7GHz Krait CPU and there is Adreno 305 GPU. On the memory part, there is 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage along with microSD card support.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is having a price tag of Rs.29,900 while the Galaxy S4 mini is priced at Rs.27,990. Both the smartphones will soon reach across all the major online and bricks-and-mortar stores in the country.