Excerpt: The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is really suited only to those people who use their compact digital camera more than their phone and don't mind carrying around a single bulky device that's expensive but with only mid-range performance as a phone.
Summary: The Galaxy S4 Zoom is a unique smartphone that offers a solid camera experience with a wide zoom. Unfortunately, because the handset isn't sold in the U.S., you'll have to shell out about $680 to get one of your own. Additionally, images shot in Auto mode didn't look as good as we expected.
Summary: Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom comes as an unusual beast from the South Korean electronics giant. Use it as a mobile handset or indulge in some smart photographS4 Zoom is a new hybrid device making news in the Indian market.
Pros: Only handset with 10x optical zoom , Great smart phone camera , Good battery life , Excellent 16MP camera
Cons: Expensive , Only 8GB memory , Few glitches , Low resolution , Bulky
Summary: The Galaxy S4 Zoom offers great camera performance for a smartphone alongside full mobile functionality. However, its overly bulky design and middling processor and display mean those looking to use the Zoom as a phone more than a camera will be disappointed.
Pros: Decent camera, optical zoom is a serious bonus, runs Android
Cons: Awkward to hold as a phone, middling processor and display lead to average performance, only 5GB of usable inbuilt storage
Review: Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom mobile phone/camera
9 September 2013
Summary: You know what they say about Jack of all Trades. Well never has this been more true of a device than than the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. You have to applaud the manufacturer for continuing to innovate. If nothing else it gives journalists something to get their teeth stuck into.
Summary: The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom lacks 4G and it's a little on the bulky side, but comes with a great camera and sound battery life. The Zoom is best summed up as a camera first and a smartphone second.
Pros: Feature-rich. superb, camera, 10x optical lens, impressive battery life. Vivid and rich gHD display.
Cons: Big, heavy phone that lacks 4G, and doesn’t have a full HD screen