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ex­pense of fine de­tail, re­sult­ing in smudgy skin tones and brick­work, for ex­am­ple.

It takes a cou­ple of sec­onds to fire up the cam­era app when the K Zoom is off and locked, and it’s a shame you can’t launch the cam­era app us­ing the shut­ter but­ton. In­stead you have to press the sleep/ wake but­ton or home but­ton, then swipe the cam­era icon. It will be fine for most oc­ca­sions, but don’t ex­pect in­stan­ta­neous DLSR-like re­spon­sive­ness.

The screen makes for a great viewfinder, ex­cept in bright sun­shine when it’s dif­fi­cult to see be­cause of the glare.

The cam­era app it­self is easy to use and al­lows you to choose pic­ture and movie sizes. By de­fault, pho­tos are taken with a 16:9 as­pect ra­tio which looks fine on the screen, but it cuts the res­o­lu­tion to 15Mp. It’s bet­ter to go for the full 20.7Mp res­o­lu­tion which has a 4:3 as­pect.

Dis­abled by de­fault is a man­ual mode which gives you con­trol over shut­ter speed, aper­ture, EV cor­rec­tion and ISO, but there’s no white bal­ance con­trol. More use­ful would have been aper­ture- and

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