Android Advisor - - An­droid ad­vi­sor -

Web pages load quickly, and it was quick to zoom around Google maps. Gam­ing per­for­mance is ac­cept­able, with 24.5fps in the GFXBench T-Rex test, but the new Man­hat­tan test shows the Gal­axy K Zoom’s limit: it ran at just 4fps.

We also saw an av­er­age of 909ms in SunSpi­der 1.0.2, and 2140 in Geek­bench 3 (871 points for the sin­gle-core test).

Photo and video

What you’re prob­a­bly more in­ter­ested in is the K Zoom’s photo and video qual­ity. Over­all, it’s not bad at all, es­pe­cially when com­pared with the cur­rent batch of mid-range (and even flag­ship) smart­phones.

Shots are gen­er­ally well ex­posed and sharp, but you’ll need a steady hand to avoid blur at full zoom. The OIS sys­tem does its job and kept most of our tele­photo shots free from blur, and aut­o­fo­cus is quick, too. Plus, the face de­tec­tion and track­ing sys­tem works well.

The wide-an­gle po­si­tion al­lows you to cap­ture much more than most smart­phones, so it’s great not only for land­scapes but also in­door group pho­tos where you can’t move any fur­ther back.

Pho­tos are ideal for shar­ing on so­cial me­dia, but they don’t stand up to close scru­tiny in Pho­to­shop. In 100 per­cent crops there’s an ob­vi­ous lack of de­tail. The noise-re­duc­tion sys­tem is the most likely cul­prit: it does a good job of sup­press­ing noise, but at the

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