ASUS has launched a new premium photography centric smartphone- ZenFone Zoom at an event at Taj Mahal, Agra. The highlight of this smartphone is its 13 mega pixel rear camera with 3X optical zoom. This smartphone will be exclusively available on Flipkart by next month for 37,999 INR.
ZenFone Zoom has metal side frame with leather finish plastic back. This is the slimmest smartphone which comes with 3X optical zoom. The company has also showcased Zenflash and tripod at this event and if you buy all three in a bundle, it will cost you 39,999 INR.
As far as specifications are concern, ZenFone Zoom is fitted with a 5.5 inch display with full HD (1080p) resolution and Corning Gorilla 4 glass on top for scratch resistance. It sports a 13 MP rear snapper with laser auto focus, dual LED real Tone flash, OIS, f/2.7-4.8 aperture and 3X optical zoom. It also comes with 5 MP frontal camera.
ZenFone Zoom is backed by 2.5 GHz Quad Core Intel Atom Z3590 processor along with 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 128GB of flash memory which is expandable by up to another 128GB using microSD card. This 4G enabled smartphone houses a 3000mAh battery with ASUS BoostMaster fast charging technology which allows you to charge your phone 70% in just 39 minutes.
On the software part, ZenFone Zoom runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS with company’s own UI on top. Connectivity features include 3G/ HSPA+. EDGE / GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, micro USB port, 3.5mm audio jack.
Speaking at the launch, Jerry Shen, ASUS CEO said, “Photography has become extremely important for today’s smartphone users. Consumers want to capture every precious moment of their lives on their smartphone cameras, and also be able to perform multiple tasks with the same device. With ZenFone Zoom, we are introducing an unbeatable smartphone that complements today’s lifestyles and puts professional photography within the reach of everyone.”
Key Specifications of ASUS ZenFone Zoom:
|Model||ASUS ZenFone Zoom|
|Display||5.5 inch FHD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Processor||2.5 GHz Quad Core Intel Atom Z3590|
|Camera||13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera|
|Dimensions and Weight||158.9 x 78.84 x 5~11.95 mm and 185 grams|