London, UK (September 4, 2013) – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of the new GALAXY S4 zoom LTE edition, now commercially available in Europe. Samsung continues to grow its pioneering smartphone range, building on the critical acclaim of the GALAXY S4 zoom with the addition of cutting edge LTE connectivity. Promising a faster than ever connection, the LTE capabilities allow users to experience the connected features of the GALAXY S4 zoom with greater speed, so that they are able to connect with their world easily and quickly.
“The introduction of LTE capabilities to the GALAXY S4 zoom demonstrates our commitment to providing customers with the best possible product on the market” said Young Lee, Executive Vice President and Head of Samsung Europe Telecommunications Operation. “Today’s consumers place great importance on being connected with their world, anywhere at anytime, a need which is catered for with the LTE technology of the latest GALAXY S4 zoom. A powerful yet stylish device, the GALAXY S4 zoom LTE is perfect for those who want to take outstanding pictures from the device that’s always with them, and share them immediately and easily.”
Central to the GALAXY S4 zoom is the revolutionary Zoom Ring, a simple way to access all the device’s key features through one intuitive control system. These features include In-Call Photo Share, which allows users to capture and send an image directly to whoever they are talking to, quickly and easily. The Zoom Ring also provides instant access to the Quick Launch and Shortcut features for ease of use and replaces the traditional manual zoom with an easy-to-operate digital control.
For unparalleled photographic results in a smartphone, the GALAXY S4 zoom combines an industry leading 10x Optical Zoom with 16 Mega Pixel BSI CMOS Sensor, Optical Image Stabilization and Xenon Flash, delivering beautiful, vivid photographs every time. A range of features ensure that aspiring photographers can always capture outstanding images, regardless of their skill level. Photo Suggest uses GPS to pinpoint the location of the photographer, showing images taken by other photographers in the same place for inspiration and can even provide directions to nearby spots with the best possible vantage point. The GALAXY S4 zoom also features Samsung’s popular Smart Mode, which lets the user choose from a series of pre-set modes to ensure they capture the best photo possible. Smart Mode Suggest assesses the scene recommends the best Smart Mode settings to snap that perfect shot.
Just like a piece of art, Photo Signature provides a way of putting a physical stamp on a photo, so that photographers are properly credited for the images they produce. Once created, signatures can either be manually added to photos in one click or automatically added to photos as they are taken for maximum convenience.
As well as photography capabilities, the GALAXY S4 zoom comes jam-packed with entertainment features, including the new Samsung Hub, a one-stop destination for all of the latest music, videos, books and games, while Group Play lets users wirelessly share new tracks or games with friends so that groups can all listen and play together.
As with the GALAXY S4, the GALAXY S4 zoom runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.2 while the cutting edge LTE connectivity enables superfast 4G LTE uploading and sharing on the go. The GALAXY S4 zoom also offers Touchwiz, which allows the customization of various aspects of the device, Story Album to collate images and videos into one easy to share timeline and Samsung Link for safeguarding images on laptops or tablets. Alternatively pictures can be synced in the cloud through HomeSync, while prints can be ordered directly from the device via blurb*.
The Samsung GALAXY S4 zoom LTE will be available on a variety of networks including Deutsche Telekom, Tele2, Telia Sonera and Orange.