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Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom preview: First look - read the full textJust taking the photo won't do these days - you'll want to edit and share it, then rake in the likes. Except most cameras pretty much bail out at the snapshot. Not the Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom though, a hybrid of a point-and-shoot with...

 

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I will not consider this phone as replacement to my Nokia 808 Pureview. I bought an SG Camera recently and Im not totally satisfy. Too strong flash, A little blurry when no flash was used and too delicate body parts.If they will use the same SG camera hardware, i will not definitely buy this. Why Samsung using so much plastic materials nowdays?

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  • 2013-06-14 18:29
  • t7Xr

> In reply to Raman Duhan @ 2013-06-13 12:35 from KA6R - click to readFirst of all completely unrelated and ranty
Second the Purview is not that old..still newish and not a grandfather
Third yes Nokia deserves mad respect....But guess what.
For many years Samsung has rivaled them in camera tech and beat them numerous times. Nokia was not the best or first to every camera. Take the Pixon12 for instance. Still one of the best around. The N8 didnt come out til almost a year later and was not even truly and fully superior.

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  • 2013-06-14 10:32
  • 4QSR

> In reply to Tux @ 2013-06-13 15:06 from sXFy - click to readIt's a shame you would post that without actually knowing if it's true or not.

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  • 2013-06-14 10:29
  • 4QSR

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-06-13 16:01 from McWV - click to readwow....trolls

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  • 2013-06-14 10:29
  • 4QSR

> In reply to MobilePowerUser @ 2013-06-14 04:31 from kg3T - click to readWhen is the last time you used Android? On an old cheap one a couple years ago? And you must not have used any smart phone in general because they all crash.

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  • 2013-06-14 10:25
  • 4QSR

Nokia's 808 Pureview doesn't have optical zoom. Get your facts straight.

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  • 2013-06-14 07:49
  • 7XbR

only if the lens were better.

but the camera quality is decent even compared to mid size cameras.

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  • 2013-06-14 06:40
  • PvYx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-06-13 20:29 from m}e2 - click to readTake it deeper LOL, n93 might not meet the requirements to be called a smartphone these days, but u have to know that it was a smartphone at the time

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  • 2013-06-14 05:15
  • XMiv

This is going to crash and reboot daily because it runs Android

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  • 2013-06-14 04:31
  • kg3T

the nokia pureview beats this hands down, and it is two years old

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  • 2013-06-14 03:46
  • 2CEv

Sharp was the first to came up with optical zoom - V602SH
Then Samsung introduce SPH-2300 in 2004 as well. Then introduce SCH-B600 in 2006. =)

http://www.gsmarena.com/the_fi...-news-43.php

http://www.gsmarena.com/samsun...-news-56.php

http://sammyhub.com/2006/10/11...-10mp-phone/

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  • 2013-06-13 21:48
  • vjwd

Nokia's N93 is not a full screen bar cameraphone... =)

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  • 2013-06-13 21:18
  • vjwd

Haha what a pathetic thing. A camera with smarthphone ambitions. Crappy screen, dual-core processor with Android with means it will be slow and laggy. Huge optical lens on the back, which makes it very uncomfortable to use. This is a camera, with smarthphone ambitions. Not a smarthphone with a good camera on the back. Face it, it's just the way it is. Sorry for samsung, but another failure trying to compete in the camera phone market.

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  • 2013-06-13 20:43
  • 0wxc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-06-13 16:01 from McWV - click to readN93 announced in 2006, was not a smatphone iboy.
Take it deep. LOL

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  • 2013-06-13 20:29
  • m}e2

''It all comes down to pricing - the S4 zoom needs to be priced around the S4 mini ''

GSMArena, are you insane ?? LOL

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  • 2013-06-13 20:19
  • m}e2

Hahha too bad Samsung has best CAMERA as deemed by camera tests and BEST SCreen as deemed by dxolabs

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  • 2013-06-13 20:03
  • 4Zmg

15 mm thickness? Maybe on 1/3 of the device... Come on GSM Arena,be objective. You had it in your hands, don't tell me you didn't measure real thickness?

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  • 2013-06-13 16:14
  • E0mj

> In reply to Rif @ 2013-06-13 15:16 from XMiw - click to readTouche! Another Samdung fan bites the dust.

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  • 2013-06-13 16:01
  • McWV

Nokia already made a cameraphone with optical zoom (N93 announced in 2006) before Samsung W880 (announced in 2009)

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  • 2013-06-13 15:16
  • XMiw

> In reply to JBird @ 2013-06-13 11:11 from JxSk - click to readIt's a shame that the Zoom cannot match the 808's picture quality though, isn't it? :)

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  • 2013-06-13 15:06
  • sXFy

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