Galaxy S5 Zoom specs leak, highlighted by a 19-megapixel camera

Brad Reed
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The Galaxy S5 gadget spam is on its way, although some variations of the Galaxy S5 are actually shaping up to be pretty cool. SamMobile brings us word that specs for the upcoming Galaxy S5 Zoom have popped up on benchmark site GFXBench and they show that the S5 Zoom will have a 19-megapixel camera, which is a slight improvement from the 16-megapixel camera that the Galaxy S4 Zoom featured when it launched last year.

The really good news, though, is that Samsung seems to have given the S5 Zoom a significant hardware boost over the S4 Zoom everywhere else. Although the S5 Zoom still doesn’t match the flagship Galaxy S5, it will still feature a 4.8-inch 720p display, a hexa-core Exynos processor that’s been clocked at 1.3GHz, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The Galaxy S4 Zoom, in contrast, featured a 4.3-inch qHD display, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8GB of storage and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.

SamMobile still doesn’t know when the Galaxy S5 will be officially unveiled, although it suspects that Samsung will take the wraps off it sometime in May. And if the Galaxy S5 Zoom doesn’t appeal to you, don’t worry — we’re pretty confident Samsung will release at least a dozen different variations of the Galaxy S5 for you to choose from.

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