Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

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61
Engadget
Score
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.
61

A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom review: a messy marriage of smartphone and camera

Samsung's GS4 Zoom may be a slight improvement over the Galaxy Camera, but it's still not very good.

Pros
  • Compact design
  • Full smartphone functionality
Cons
  • Poor battery life
  • Mediocre image quality
  • Sluggish and inconsistent performance
  • Limited camera control in third-party apps
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Engadget

61
 

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7.1
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

8.5
 

Display

6.8
 

Battery life

7.0
 

Camera

8.4
 

Ease of use

7.0
 

Design and form factor

7.0
 

Portability (size / weight)

6.0
 

Media support

8.0
 

Durability

7.3
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

8.5
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
80

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80
 

Critic

78
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

80
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
80

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80
 

Critic

78
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

80
 
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Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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