First alleged Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom render seems
Galaxy S4 variant infused with Galaxy Camera DNA
We’ve seen the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and Galaxy S4 Active, and next up could be the Galaxy S4 Zoom. The device has been rumored for the past several weeks, and supposedly combined Galaxy S4 Mini-level internals with a 16-megapixel rear shooter and 10X optical zoom capabilities. If it exists, it’s an interesting twist on the “cameraphone” concept, as we discussed in a recent editorial.
Today brings us our first possible look at the actual hardware of the S4 Zoom. The Samsung rumormongers at SamMobile have published the shot above, which looks like a Galaxy S4 infused with some Galaxy Camera DNA. There’s an S4-like front, complete with speaker grille, a zoom lens around the back and dedicated camera key (without a zoom rocker, oddly.)
We’ll have to wait and see whether this will be the device to complete Samsung’s “Premiere 2013” line-up. We’ll be on the ground in London on June 20 to find out — in the meantime, share any theories down in the comments.
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