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This article was published on June 20, 2013

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, a high-end Android smartphone packing a mighty 16MP camera

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, a high-end Android smartphone packing a mighty 16MP camera
Nick Summers
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Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and video games in particular. You can reach him on Twitter, circle him on Google+ and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S4 Zoom earlier this month, a tweaked version of the original Galaxy S4 with a 16-megapixel sensor and 10x optical zoom.

It’s a spiritual successor to the original Galaxy camera, combining the Android mobile operating system and its extensive range of photo-editing apps with a more robust lens and flash.

The camera is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and offers a 4.3-inch qHG super AMOLED touchscreen (at a 960×540 resolution) for taking pictures and sharing them on the Web.

TNW had the opportunity to go hands-on with the device at Samsung’s ‘Premiere 2013’ event in London today, and have uploaded a selection of images to give you a better idea of what the new hardware looks like.

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