The Samsung Galaxy S4’s latest software update, which first began its rollout in Germany back earlier this month, has landed in the United Kingdom. The release is available to all unlocked Galaxy S4 units with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, and it introduces a number of handy new features, including HDR video and the ability to store apps on an microSD card.
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Samsung vice president JK Shin has reportedly confirmed that the Korean company will launch a mirrorless “Galaxy NX” camera during its June 20 press event in London. The device is expected to be a Galaxy Camera successor powered by the latest version of Android that will be significantly more expensive than the original.
We’ve already seen the Galaxy S4 Zoom a number of times in recent weeks, but this morning Samsung finally made the handset official. And no, it’s no prettier than the beastly device that surfaced on Monday. In fact, it’s exactly the same. But it is the only “smartphone” with a 10x optical zoom.
We’ve been hearing a ton of rumors regarding the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2, but now we’re beginning to see our first physical evidence that it really exists, and this could be the making or breaking of some of the rumors. Fresh off the press is a leaked photo, reportedly taken by the Galaxy Camera 2, that TechTastic got their hands on.
Have you ever wanted a digital camera that could double as a cellphone? No, me neither. But Samsung’s going to give you one anyway. TechTastic has snapped some photos of Samsung’s alleged Galaxy S4 Zoom, and as you can see above, it’s a monstrous beast that looks like a Galaxy S4 glued to the back of a point-and-shoot.
A new software update rolling has just begun rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S4. It doesn’t bring the much-anticipated Android 4.3 update, unfortunately, but it does offer some camera improvements including HDR video recording, and it increases the amount of internal storage available to users.
A camera is one of the main functions on a smartphone that users rely on, on a daily basis, and it’s also an area where there’s always room for improvement. Gone are the days where a smartphone would feature a 2 -megapixel camera — we’ve moved on to bigger and better things, and now we’re awaiting a 20-megapixel camera, which is rumored to be featured in the Galaxy S4 Zoom.
Japanese carrier KDDI has today unveiled the HTC J One, a new HTC One variant that packs a number of features the original doesn’t have. In addition to a microSD card slot that allows users to add an additional 64GB of storage, the J One also offers additional camera features.
Sony is reportedly already planning a competitor to the rumored Samsung “Galaxy S4 Zoom.“ Codenamed “Honami,” the device is expected to offer a large 1/1.60- to 1/1.5-inch sensor and a Sony G lens that would bring compact camera picture quality to a smartphone.
Samsung just launched its much-anticipated Galaxy S4 all over the world, and the Korean electronics giant is already said to be planning several other smartphones that will milk the “Galaxy S4’ moniker.
We’ve already heard about one of those — a “ruggedized” version that’ll be both dust and water resistant — but another model with a 16-megapixel camera called the “Galaxy S4 Zoom” may also be on the way.