Samsung introduced a few days ago the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom, the new edition of its most photographic smartphone that boasts a 20.7-megapixel camera and a lens with 10 x optical zoom. But on this occasion they have opted for a different name, the terminal is inspired by the Samsung Galaxy S5. It is the first terminal from the current flagship of the brand, a move that we already know for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. However, the fact that they are related does not mean your technical profile is exactly the same. We analyzed all the differences between the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom and Samsung Galaxy S5 below.
The screen of Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is slightly more compact than the original model, with a diagonal of 4.8 inches. This is a panel Super AMOLED with resolution HD720p, resulting in a density of 306 dots per inch. The Samsung Galaxy S5 raises the bar with a panel of 5.1 inches and resolution FullHD, so its density reaches 441 ppi.
There is some resemblance in the design of both models, especially if we look at the front where the screen is. We also see that the back cover has the same texture points to help improve grip, and offers a sportier look. However, Samsung Galaxy K Zoom carries the enormous lens in the back that breaks with the stylized aesthetic of the Samsung Galaxy S5. The terminal is sufficiently thicker and heavier in spite that it is more compact, but includes pieces that increase the set. The Samsung Galaxy S5 lacks the optical zoom lens, so its shape is much more stylized, with a thickness of 8.1 mm is. At this point it should be noted that the Galaxy S5 is ready to withstand immersion in water thanks to the IP67 certified – but yes, the casing must be securely closed so that it does not enter any water.
No doubt that the camera is the strong point of Samsung Galaxy K Zoom and, therefore, is also the aspect that most distinguishes the Galaxy S5. The new model integrates a sensor CMOS BSI of 20.7 megapixel, crowned by a lens with a focal length of 24-240 mm, which is equivalent to a 10 x optical zoom. It also has a Xenon flash and allows us to measure separately the focus and exposure. It has optical stabilizer, tracking auto focus, continuous shooting at 3 fps and a package of features and interesting scene modes. Recording videos are done in resolution FullHD at 30fps and has a two-megapixel front camera.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 integrated camera 16 megapixel technology ISOCELL a cell system that improves low-light results and avoids the annoying effect of noise. In this case features a LED flash, ultra-fast autofocus and carries no optical zoom, but digital. It also has some features that allow us to edit the images, such as amending the focus of the photo once captured. Its strong point is recording video, where we can choose between 4K resolution at 30 fps, full HD at 60 fps or 120 fps at HD720p, achieving an effect of slow motion very interesting. Its front camera is also of two megapixels.
Samsung bets on powerful chips in its range Galaxy to offer a fast and smooth performance. The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom chip integrates a six-core Exynos, which is formed by a processor of 1.7 Ghz dual core and a quad core 1.3 Ghz. The Samsung Galaxy S5 integrates a Snapdragon 801 a quad core with architecture Krait 400 operating at 2.5 GHz and offers very good performance results. Both have 2 GB of RAM.
We continue with the internal memory, where the Samsung Galaxy S5 Lead with a background of 16 or 32 GB, depending on the model you choose. Also it accepts memory cards MicroSD 128 Gb additional. The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom will be available in a version of 8 GB which accepts MicroSD to 64GB maximum.
Both are current devices, so you have the latest version of the Google mobile system. KitKat Android 4.4 has new features like Caller ID; slight changes in the interface or performance enhancement that makes everything go smoother. Samsung also includes some unique features in the equation, but here the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the best part. The flagship of the brand has the new S Health 3.0, which also comes complete with the heart rate at the back sensor. It also comes with the suite KNOX 2.0 and fingerprint sensor that increases the safety of the device. Both integrate other features like power saving mode or kids’ mode.
Despite their technical differences, the profile is a connection point between the two models. The two are connected to mobile networks 3G or 4G, depending on the plan that we have hired and coverage available in each location. Networks also support WiFi, although here the Samsung Galaxy S5 were to integrate the system forward MIMO which improves the speed of your connection. They also agree the system WiFi Hotspot, the chip NFC antenna GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, MicroUSB jack and headphones. Again the Samsung Galaxy S5 adds more systems, namely the infrared port and the function ANT +.