As expected, Asus has finally introduced its new flagship smartphone Zenfone 3 Zoom at the CES 2017. Back in December, this device was leaked with the model no of Asus Z01HDA. The previous Zenfone Zoom was popular for its camera and so the new one has also got some good upgradations in the Camera department. This device has got Dual 12MP rear cameras with 2.3x optical zoom. The 5000mAh battery is also a highlighting feature of this device.
Specifications of Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom
- 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- Octa-Core 2GHz Snapdragon 625 14nm processor
- 3GB/4GB RAM
- Adreno 506 GPU
- 32GB / 64GB / 128GB (eMMC) internal memory
- External memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow based on Zen UI 3.0
- 12-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, Laser AF, f/1.7 aperture, Sony IMX362 sensor
- 12-megapixel secondary camera with f/2.0 aperture, 5P Largan lens, 2.3x optical zoom
- 13-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX214 sensor
- Hybrid Dual SIM (micro+nano/microSD)
- 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, USB Type-C
- 5000mAh battery
The Cameras have three autofocus methods Dual Pixel, continuous AF and laser AF which help to capture still images and moving subject within 0.03 seconds. This device has a portrait mode which works like iPhone 7 Plus’s portrait mode.
Besides these features, Zenfone 3 Zoom comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It is powered by Octa-Core 2GHz Snapdragon 625 14nm processor along with Adreno 506 GPU. The internal storage comes in three variants 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM with 128GB storage. Out of the box, it will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based on Zen UI 3.0 and it will get the Android Nougat update soon.
This device brings a massive 5000mAh battery which gives you 42 days of standby time and up to 6.4 hours UltraHD video recording.
The company hasn’t revealed the pricing yet, but it will be available from February. Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom comes in Glacier Silver, Sapphire Black, and Rose Gold color variants.