Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom is, what the company calls it, built for photography. The Zoom series has been camera centric smartphones that are loaded with some serious photography hardware. The case is no different with the latest Zoom smartphone. Built on the lines of the new Asus Zenfone 3, the new Zenfone 3 Zoom features a Dual Camera, Octa-Core processor, 4GB RAM.
|5.5 Inch AMOLED Display (404 ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Oleophobic Coating, Scratch-Resistant Glass||Octa Core 2.0 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953||2GB||16GB internal expandable upto 128GB||
Front Camera: 13MP
|Non-Removable 5000 mAh||Black, Silver, Pink|
Design and Construction
|Dimensions (Inches)||6.07 x 3.03 x 0.31|
|Colour Options||Black, Silver, Pink|
|Screen Size||5.5 Inches|
|Screen to body ratio (%)||69.01%|
|Pixel Density||404 ppi|
|Screen Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Oleophobic Coating, Scratch-Resistant Glass|
|System on Chip||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, 64 bit|
|Internal memory||16 GB|
|Expandable Memory Upto||128 GB|
|No. of SIMS||2|
|Sim 1 Type||Micro SIM|
|Sim 2 Type||Nano SIM|
|No of sensors||2|
|Autofocus type||Laser Autofocus, Phase Detection|
|Flash details||Dual LED|
|Video Resolution||2160 x 3840|
Primary Camera (Lens 2)
|No of sensors||1|
|Flash details||Screen Illumination|
|Os version||Android v6.0 Marshmallow|
|UI||Asus ZenUI 3.0|
|USB||USB Type C|
|Talk Time||48 hours|
|Video Play Time||6 hours|
|Internet use wi-fi||25 hours|
|Fast Charging||Yes hours|
|USB||USB Type C|
|Music formats||MP3, WAV, eAAC+|
|Video formats||MP4, H.264|
|GSM||1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz|
|UMTS||1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz|
|LTE (FDD)||2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)|
|LTE (TDD)||2300(band 40)|
The new Zoom phone gets a complete makeover than its predecessor and looks gorgeous in flesh. Asus has got rid of the bulky camera setup that was seen on the previous Zoom. This one gets a sleek dual camera set at the rear without losing its slim profile. The dimensions are pretty neat and the phone measures 154.3mm in length, 77mm wide, and 8 mm thickness. Asus has fitted the Zenfone 3 Zoom with a 5.5inch AMOLED FullHD display which has a pixel density of 401ppi and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. This screen features a Fingerprint and smudge-resistant oleophobic coating.
The USP of the Zenfone 3 Zoom is its optic setup at the rear where we have a main 12MP main camera and a 12MP Zoom camera. This setup uses ASUS Exclusive TriTech+ Auto Focus system that comprises of Dual Pixel PDAF, 2nd gen Laser Auto-Focus, and subject tracking auto-focus for both photos and videos.
The main camera gets a f/1.7 aperture, Sony IMX362 sensor, 6p 82-degree lens and Dual-LED real tone flash. It can do 4K UHD (3840 by 2160) 30 frame per second video recording. The Zoom camera is equipped with a 5p lens that can de 12x total zoom and 2.3x optical zoom. For the front facing camera, Asus has fitted a 13 MP Sony IMX214 sensor (1/3.06″, 1.12um) with f/2.0 aperture.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core SoC coupled with Adreno 506 GPU do the duties for the Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom. It gets 4GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage. The phone can use MicroSD cards with capacities upto 2TB that can be loaded in SIM 2 slot of its Hybrid Dual SIM tray. More on offer is 5-magnet speakers with NXP Smart Amp, IR Blaster, Fingerprint sensor, and 100GB of free space on Google Drive for 2 years. All the aforementioned hardware is supported by a huge 5,000 mAh battery.
The Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom comes preinstalled with Android v6.0 Marshmallow and ASUS ZenUI 3.0.