Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Samsung Galaxy K Zoom – Camera Comparison

These days, when smartphones are launched, people not only look at the form factor, build and technical specifications of the phone but also give a lot of attention to the camera.

Such is the popularity, the significance and the importance of cameras in smartphones that we have a few models that are exclusively designed for the camera lovers. Two such models that definitely deserve a mention are the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom, which is new in the market.

Here, we will compare and contrast both these models to find out the ones that seem to be the best choice for you.

The Core Specifications

Before diving deep into the details of what each camera looks like, we will look at the upper details of what each of the models has to offer.

The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom comes with 20.1 megapixels camera against the 41 megapixels offered by the Nokia Lumia 1020. Both the models have LED and Xenon flash that allows you to take some of the most stunning pictures even in low light and dark atmosphere.

The aperture size offered by both the models is different as Lumia 1020 offers an aperture of F2.2 whereas Galaxy K Zoom offers an aperture of F 3.1 to 6.3. The focal length is also different as Lumia offers you a focal length of 26mm whereas the Galaxy K Zoom offers a focal length ranging from 24 to 240 mm.

The camera sensor size is also different with Lumia 1020 offering a sensor size of 1/1.5” and the Galaxy K Zoom offering a sensor size of 1/ 2.3”. Apart from this, there are several other features that both these models have and therefore, you have to carefully observe each one of them before you come to the final conclusion as to which model seems to be apt for you.

The Zooming Factor

If you like to zoom your pictures to get the best out of it, you are going to give Galaxy K Zoom a preference over the Lumia 1020 handset. The 10x optical zoom that you get in the Samsung set will give you extremely high clarity and detailed images. Lumia 1020 is an extremely handy choice and the pictures will have the details that you need but as far as zooming is concerned, it is Samsung that clearly has an upper hand.

The Ease of Use

When you are clicking pictures, the kind of ease that you have when you are holding the smartphone is definitely an important point. The Nokia Lumia 1020 is much lighter and easier to carry as compared to the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom. The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is heavier to hold and you may face a little discomfort when taking pictures.

Overall, both the models seem to be a smart choice and they have their own set of pros and cons. You are free to choose the model you like  as the photographic clarity that you will get is not going to disappoint you at all. While there is a great difference between the megapixels count, the clarity of pictures seem to be pretty similar.

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