The handset features a 20.7 MP rear camera with 10x optical zoom and 2 MP front camera. It will be available for Rs 29,999 from Wednesday.

Galaxy K zoom offers an advanced technical camera system designed to offer the control and functionality of a professional camera.

Featuring a 4.8-inch screen, the handset has a hexacore processor (1.3 GHz quad core + 1.7 GHz dual core processor) and is based on the latest Android Kitkat operating system.
   
"With the launch of Galaxy K zoom, Samsung brings consumers a unique combination of a stylish smartphone with advanced photography capabilities," Samsung India VP Marketing (Mobile and IT) Asim Warsi said in a statement.
    
It sports 2GB RAM and 8GB internal memory which is expandable up to 64GB with the use of microSD card.

Last year, Samsung had launched another smartphone with specialised camera capabilities - Samsung S4 Zoom which featured a 16MP camera with 10X optical zoom. It was priced at Rs 29,900.

Specifications of Galaxy K zoom:

Display: 12.2 cm (4.8 inch) HD Super AMOLED Display (1280 X 720)

Processor: Hexa core: 1.3 Ghz Quad-Core + 1.7 GHz Dual-Core Processor

RAM: 2GB

Storage: 8 GB (up to 64GB via micro SD card)

Main camera: 20.7MP rear, 10x optical zoom, 24-240mm, F3.1-6.3, ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200

Front camera: 2MP

Connectivity: 2G/3G, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, GPS, GLONASS

Operating system: Android KitKat v4.4

 (JPN/Agencies)