The front facing camera is 1.9 MP. The phone itself has a 4.3" screen (smaller than original 5" S4) with dual core Exynos processor running Android 4.2.2. It has 8GB onboard storage (5GB accessible) expandable with microSD card, and the screen has Corning's new Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance.
During a phone call, S4 zoom users can share pics with the person they are speaking with, by twisting the Zoom Ring, which activates the 'In-Call Photo Share' feature.
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The Zoom Ring activates Quick Launch, Shortcut, and camera modes including Auto, Gallery and Smart Mode.
There's also other cool features on the new S4 zoom including: Photo Suggest app connect users to huge libraries of images taken by other photographers, examples of other photos taken of the same location. Photo Suggest direct users to the ideal photo locations and vantage points.
Smart Mode is also built with pre-determined camera settings that help users take the best photos - including Drama Shot, Action Freeze; Story Album lets users arrange images and videos into a single timeline to share via email or social media.
Samsung GALAXY S4 zoom will be available for RRP of $699, from next week through selected Samsung retail partners and Samsung Experience Stores in Melbourne, Sydney.