ASUS announced its second ‘Zoom’ series smartphone, the Zenfone 3 Zoom, at CES 2017. It will be available in Sapphire Black, Glacier Silver and Rose Gold color options from next month onwards and that is when its region-based price will be revealed.
Zenfone 3 Zoom comes with 5.5 inch full HD AMOLED display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It is equipped with 2.0 GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 14nm processor paired with Adreno 506 GPU.
As always, the new Asus handset will be available in different configurations. There is choice between 3GB and 4GB RAM and between 32GB, 64GB and 128GB of storage. All variants support expandable memory (up to additional 2TB with microSD card). It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with Zen UI 3.0 skin on top of it.
Zenfone 3 Zoom sports a 12MP rear shooter with dual tone LED flash light, f/ 1.7 aperture, Laser auto-focus, PDAF and Sony IMX362 sensor. There is also a secondary rear camera with 12 MP resolution and f/2.0 aperture. It also comes with 13 MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and Sony IMX214 sensor.
This handset comes with hybrid dual SIM slot, which involves a choice between the use of second SIM or the microSD sltorage, and houses a 5000mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, 3G / HSPA+, EDGE / GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C port and 3.5mm audio jack.
Key Specifications of ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom:
|Model||ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom|
|Display||5.5 inch full HD AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Processor||2.0 GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 14nm processor|
|Camera||12 MP primary, 12 MP secondary rear and 13 MP front camera|
|RAM||3GB / 4GB|
|Internal Memory||32GB / 64GB / 128GB|
|Software||Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Zen UI 3.0|
|Dual SIM||Yes (Hybrid dual SIM)|
|Price||To Be Announced|