Hands on: Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and Galaxy S4 Zoom

samsung-galaxy-s4-mini-I9190-white-blackSamsung is now the best smart phone manufacturing in the world. This company of South Korean origin has made to the top like magical game changer toppling Nokia off its throne to emerge as the best among the rest. Samsung has been in the electronics business since a long time, one cannot forget incredible monitors and television sets the company was producing earlier. The company, Samsung shone like a bright star in the smart phone business far better than any other goods and why not, Samsung now produces the best of smart phones in the market. In fact the company is now termed as the ‘smart phone giant’, like Microsoft is called the software giant and Google, as you are aware is called the search giant.

Samsung Galaxy Series:

As far as Samsung is concerned there is not much to think about, for the smart phones released by the market, are no doubt the best in the market, among the several smart phones that has been launched under the name, Samsung, The [tp lang=”en” only=”y”]Samsung GS4 Mini[/tp][tp not_in=”en”]Samsung GS4 Mini[/tp] and the Samsung GS4 Zoom are most talked about today. After the release of the Samsung Galaxy S4, the company, Samsung has launched more models in the market under the same name but different versions of the smart phone. Besides, the Samsung Galaxy series that running like blood in the Samsung family, today there is a Samsung Galaxy S4 series that is more prominent in the market. The carrier models of the Samsung Galaxy S4 like the Mini, Active, Zoom and even the Google Edition, all have been successful in the industry. Here is a hands on review of the most popular models of the market today, the Samsung GS4 Mini and the Galaxy S4 Zoom.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

Samsung-Galaxy-S4-Zoom-SideviewThe Samsung GS4 Zoom is smart phone with a lens attached on its rear side that seems to be a weird but a fascinating feature on a smart phone. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is like a blend between the Samsung Galaxy Camera and the Samsung Galaxy S4 itself. The Samsung Galaxy S4 has a bump similar to the Samsung Galaxy camera but then compared to the camera the smart phone is slimmer and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom sports glossy white plastic frame unlike the rubbery texture seen in the Galaxy Camera. The weighs 7.3 ounces, that is quite heavy for a smart phone.


There are a few loosely placed plastic rings around the camera lens and this is where the camera app opens. While changing the settings tor modes the camera freezes and gets kind of stuck for a while and then there are a crazy number of modes and you can also pick the best mode depending on the environment of the image capture. The manual setting is a better option to adhere for; the silver ring on the lens activates the zoom for the camera of the smart phone that focuses the lens at focal length of 10x. The focus on the object is pretty fast and the shots that were captured at 10x zoom were sharp and crisp. The camera fails to focus a face on the background to its best but then when you zoom enough for the background to take coverage then the focus of the camera on the smart phone seems pretty strong. The shutter also responds quickly and the shot to shot time that was recorded is better than a normal camera. The secondary camera that is of 1.9 MP also records videos at HD resolution of 1080p up to 25 minutes.


Operating System:

The Android 4.2.2, Jellybean, operating system that the smart phone is powered by makes the performance smoother and just like knife cuts through butter and the processor that the smart phone is mounted on supports the operating system further.


The memory that the Samsung Galaxy S4 internally supports is 8GB but then the there is an expandable memory card slot that supports external memory of 64 GB, therefore you can store all you memories within the dimensions of the smart phone easily.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

The Mini version of the Samsung Galaxy S4, is a block buster among the models, it is compact, portable and moreover easy to handle as it packed with performance at the same time. This smart phone is not a disappointment.

Display & Camera:

The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini is a super phone in the block, a smooth mid-range phone with a 4.3 inch display with a super AMOLED protection, you need not even think twice about the picture quality and the color saturation, an 8 MP camera and a plastic frame and just adds to the charm of the smart phone.



The 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor is just made for the smart phone and the operating system is just a cherry on the cake, the Android 4.2.1 Jellybean makes the performance better than the best.

The memory that the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini is similar to that the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, it is really interesting to know what this pocket size power house supports within a few inches of a plastic frame. This is indeed a smart phone that is worth the attention is receiving from the masses.

A concluding note:

The smart phones from Samsung have appealed to the masses more than any other company in the market, besides being most trusted company in the industry. Though HTC has come up with a smart phone, the HTC ONE that was slightly better than Samsung’s extremely popular and successful Samsung Galaxy S4 with the specifications, the people have trusted the world leader which is Samsung. The number of units of Samsung Galaxy S4 that has been sold is way more than the HTC ONE, thus in spite of being the best smart phone as of May 2013 the HTC ONE could top the list of most sold smart phones of 2013.

Samsung therefore is the best in the industry today, the Samsung Galaxy S4 series is the a jewel on the crown of the company, and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom seem to be the most shining stones and if you are thinking about buying the smart phones then you can go ahead for these smart phones are best for the ones with large ambitions and a large purse.


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