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A New Camera Specialized-Smartphone, Samsung Galaxy K zoom Expands Ability to Capture and Share Moments

June 02, 2014

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GALAXY K zoom, Vine

Outstanding video capabilities of Galaxy K zoom are complemented by specialized Vine application

London, UK – June 2, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, today announced Galaxy K zoom with the availability of an enhanced Vine application. This version of Vine, a service owned by Twitter that makes it easy for people to watch, create and share short looping videos, capitalizes on the zoom capabilities of the Galaxy device.

“With this latest collaboration, Samsung continues to demonstrate our commitment to innovation and supporting the needs of our consumers, including that of their creativity,” said Sun Hong Lim, Senior Vice President of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics. “The Vine app for the Galaxy K zoom capitalizes on the device’s advanced zoom camera features to further empower artistic expression and continue invigorating the mobile experience of our consumers.”

Coupled with the effortless capturing, real optics, and premium design of the Galaxy K zoom, Vine allows consumers to seamlessly and effectively record subjects, near and far. Specifically, the Vine app for Galaxy K zoom features zoom buttons directly on the recording screen, allowing the user to easily zoom in and out when creating a Vine video on the Samsung device.

The Galaxy K zoom blends advanced digital camera technology with Samsung's industry-leading Galaxy experience to offer users the mobile solutions they need with the ability to create professional-quality visual content. This exclusive zoom functionality demonstrates Samsung and Twitter’s ongoing dedication to supporting self-expression through technological innovation and meaningful collaboration.

The Samsung Galaxy K zoom is available in select countries beginning May, 2014.


Note to Editors

Samsung K zoom Product Specifications
Network LTE Cat4, HSPA+ 42Mbps
LTE 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600
HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100
EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
3G 5-band HSPA+ 42Mbps
HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100
EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
Display 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED Display (1280x720)
AP Hexa core: 1.3GHz Quad-Core + 1.7GHz Dual-Core Processor
OS Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
Camera          Main(Rear):
20.7 Mega pixel 1/2.3 BSI CMOS Sensor, 10x Optical Zoom, OIS,
24-240mm,
F3.1-6.3,
AF Assist LED
Sub(Front): 2.0 Mega pixel
ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Continuous Shot: 3fps MAX with AF
Format: JPEG, PNG, GIF, WBMP, BMP, AGIF
Xenon Flash,
SMART Mode, Expert Mode(P/M), My Mode
Video   Recording & Playback: Full HD (1920x1080 /60p)
Codec : H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8
Format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Audio  Codec : MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC +/eAAC+, WMA, OGG (Vorbis), FLAC
Format : MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Value-Added Features     SMART Mode(28): Auto,
Pro Suggest,
Program, Beauty face, Shot & more, Panorama, Virtual tour, Rich tone, Night, Continuous shot, Selfie alarm, Manual, Kids shot, Landscape, Dawn, Snow, Macro, Food, Party/Indoor, Action freeze, Waterfall, Animated photo, Sound & shot, Surround shot, Silhouette, Sunset, Fireworks, Light race
AF/AE Separation, Object tracking, Studio,
Smile/ Blink detection
Ultra Power Saving Mode
Kids mode
S Health Lite
Google Mobile Services Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie&TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube
Connectivity Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4+5GHz, HT40,
Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE
USB: USB 2.0
NFC
A-GPS + GLONASS
Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor
Memory    RAM: 2GB
Internal Memory: 8GB
microSD slot: micro SDSC (up to 2GB guaranteed), micro SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed), micro SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)
*User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files. User memory may differ by region, carrier, and supporting language, and may change after software upgrade.
Dimension 137.5X70.8X16.6(20.2)mm, 200g
Battery 2,430mAh

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

About Twitter
Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, we have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly and unfiltered. The service can be accessed at Twitter.com, via the Twitter mobile application and via text message. Available in more than 35 languages, Twitter has 255 million monthly active users. For more information, visit discover.twitter.com or follow @twitter.



A New Camera Specialized-Smartphone, Samsung Galaxy K zoom Expands Ability to Capture and Share Moments