Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom
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Based on 100 scores, 244 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    17
  • Good:
    33
  • Average:
    26
  • Bad:
    24

Pros:

  • Great camera.
  • Decent battery life.
  • Decent web browsing.

Cons:

  • Large and heavy.
  • Occasionally sluggish.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Know Your Mobile on 70

Although it looks like something of a bad joke when you initially pick it up, the Galaxy S4 Zoom really surprised us. After a few days of use we honestly forgot about how large and bulky it is, and learned to love the fact that we had a top-quality...

By mobilephones.com on 87

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom , to put it simply, looks just like a camera. Thought of as a smartphone, its chrome ‘zoom' lens is nothing short of bulky and makes the device feel quite heavy and cumbersome as a result. However, considered as a digital...

By GadgetSpeak on 80

My first task here is to find a category to place this in. It could be computers, PDAs, Phones or the one I choose Cameras. The reason is it has a proper lens and 10x optical zoom but it is also an Android device doing all that does as...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on

During my time with the Galaxy S4 Zoom I realised something, devices like this one definitely have a place in todays market and the main reason for me saying this to you is this…Using it has made me convert from a none believer in this type of device...

By tech.uk.msn.com on

Last year, Samsung pulled the covers off of the Samsung Galaxy Camera ; an Android powered smartphone / compact camera hybrid that had all the ingredients of a modern mobile device – email, Twitter, Facebook, apps, a web browser, photo editing software,...

By brisbanetimes.com.au on

This Samsung camera with phone attached would make the perfect traveller's compact. When in Venice, where the quality of the images is more important than the need to make phone calls, and you don't want the hassle of carrying two devices, the Galaxy S4...

By thunderbaylive.com on

Lisa Gade reviews the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. This is both a 16 megapixel point and shoot camera and a phone. We look at the AT&T model that has both voice and 4G LTE data. It sells for $149 with contract and it features 10x optical zoom, a BSI sensor,...

By DPexpert on

REVIEW—SAMSUNG GALAXY S4 ZOOM] by terry on 12 December 2013 Price: $420 unlocked (street price) Charmingly topsy turvy THE LOW-DOWN: This device is a camera with a phone attached, unlike other smartphones which are phones with cameras added on. The...

By Sydney Morning Herald on

Mobiles Cameras Technology News Digital Life News DateDecember 12, 2013 (3) Read later This device is a camera with a phone attached, not - like other smartphones - phones with cameras added on. The camera is a 16-megapixel unit with an...

By Steves Digicams on

By Kyle Schurman Samsung's second effort at a smartphone-like camera is the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, except this model is as much smartphone as camera, which is unlike the Samsung Galaxy Camera released in the United States several months earlier.The...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 70

Phones have had cameras for a long time, but these have been phones with cameras inside of them. If you’re looking for a camera first with a phone inside, Samsung has the answer with the Galaxy S4 Zoom, a camera with 10x optical zoom and a 4G phone...

By TechRadar AU on 70

Best phone deals Save up to 40% on your mobile phone contract We really want to like the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom but we're just not sure there's a gap in the market for it. If the camera or phone part was better or the price tag was lower then it would...

By PC Mag on 60

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is an interesting hybrid Android smartphone and camera, but it won't be a practical replacement for both devices for most...

By gottabemobile.com on

One use for the protruding lens is to have it serve as a kickstand to prop up your phone's screen while it's sitting on your desk. This only works in landscape mode, however. The Galaxy S4 Zoom is a versatile device that allows users to ditch their...

By androidheadlines.com on

When I first approached the Galaxy S4 Zoom, I was struggling to figure out just who Samsung was aiming this phone at. Then it hit me. The Galaxy S4 Zoom is the type of phone for those that are constantly travelling or those that simply take photos all...

By IT Pro Portal on 70

What we have here is a shooter with a quality that's compatible with many compact cameras, combined with a phone that's edging to the good side of mid-range. However, for me, it's not a winning combination. The camera is difficult to complain about, and...

By Android Central on

Samsung's latest hybrid device is a decent phone and a decent camera — but is that enough?With the arrival of handsets like the Nokia Lumia 1020, Sony Xperia Z1 and HTC One, it's officially the year of the cameraphone. As smartphone designs have...

By The Inquirer on 60

KOREAN PHONE MAKER Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom sees the firm looking to challenge Nokia in the cameraphone market, having already tackled Sony with its rugged Galaxy S4 Active and HTC with the affordable Galaxy S4 Mini...

By letsgomobile.org/en on 79

S amsung has brought a wide portfolio of smartphones out onto the market in order to attract as broad an audience as possible. Not every phone that they develop and manufacture is meant for the masses. The Galaxy S4 Zoom is such a smartphone. It is...

By PC Advisor on

A camera with a 10-times optical zoom grafted on to the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, the Zoom is both Android smartphone and advanced camera. Watch our Galaxy S4 Zoom video review to find out more. The 16Mp Samsung Galaxy Zoom's rear-facing camera has a...