Samsung Electronics Levant, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, announced the launch of its new flagship GALAXY S4 Zoom from the S4 series, by inviting bloggers and social media influencers to participate in a touristic trip to explore some of Jordan’s archeological landmarks.
Aimed to uncover the exceptional photography features of the galaxy S4 zoom, Samsung Electronics Levant invited bloggers to a full day trip to take pictures of authentic Jordanian sights, showcasing the device’s combination of a flagship smartphone and a compact camera. And concluding the day Samsung Electronics Levant held a dinner reception and an introductory presentation held at the Kempinski Hotel Dead Sea.
Moatasem Shehadeh, Head of the Mobile Units at Samsung Electronics Levant commented: “At Samsung Electronics we introduce the latest technology and the GALAXY S4 Zoom sets new standards in the portable photography devices, delivering the mobile and camera experience in one handset”, “the GALAXY S4 Zoom is designed to address the consumers’ increased demands to find smart solutions along with revolutionary technologies for a superior performance and advanced photographic abilities”, he added.
The GALAXY S4 Zoom introduces a new revolutionary interface which allows the user to do it all without missing anything thanks to the new Zoom Ring, a simple and intuitive way to access the GALAXY S4 zoom’s key features. Activating the In-Call Photo Share feature to capture and send an image while in the middle of a phone call.
For easy camera navigation, the Zoom Ring can be used to activate the Quick Launch and Shortcut features, giving the user 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.
The compact GALAXY S4 zoom captures the best images with the best-in-class 10x Optical Zoom and 16MP BSI CMOS Sensor lets the user to capture beautiful images from far away or up close and personal, in all light conditions, without having to carry heavy camera gear. Furthermore, the built-in Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) helps keep the camera perfectly still even when the user is not, reducing blur and stabilizing the image while zoomed in for high-quality photos and video.
Photo Suggest instantly connects the user to huge libraries of images taken by fellow photographers, to help find and compose the user’s best shots anywhere in the world. Photo Suggest can even direct the user to the ideal nearby location which will give the vantage point the user needs for that perfect photo. The GALAXY S4 zoom also features Samsung’s popular Smart Mode, so the user can stop worrying about settings and start taking professional-quality artistic shots. Simply choose from a series of pre-set modes and the camera will automatically adjust to ensure capturing the best photo possible. Use Drama Shot to merge continuous shots of moving objects into a single composed image, or Action Freeze to instantly capture high-speed action. If the user isn’t sure which Smart Mode to select, the Smart Mode Suggest feature can assess the scene and provide a short list of the best options for the user’s consideration based on surrounding factors such as light levels, focal length, or face detection, ensuring to always get the best shot.
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 the user to fully customize various aspects of the device including the lock screen and notification bar, for a truly personal mobile experience. When the user returns from their travel adventures, Story Album lets the user to arrange all treasured images and videos into one timeline to share with friends and loved ones. The user can also edit images and even order prints directly from the device through a partnership with blurb*. If the user would rather transfer the images on to a laptop or tablet for safe keeping, Samsung Link allows the user to do so quickly and easily with just the touch of a button. Alternatively, sync all of data on a personal cloud through HomeSync, providing the ultimate peace of mind and ensuring images and videos are waiting whenever needed.
The GALAXY S4 zoom features the new Samsung Hub, a one-stop destination for all of the latest music, videos, books and games. Search, download and enjoy various entertainment files at the touch of a button, all directly from the user’s device. When the user finds that amazing new track or game and can’t wait to share with friends, Group Play allow the to connect directly with their Samsung devices so all can listen and play together, without the need for a Wi-Fi AP or cellular signal.