Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL)

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Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom


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.

Phone Display Phone Processor Phone Ram Phone Memory Phone Camera Phone Battery Phone Color
Display Processor Ram Storage Camera Battery Colours
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 Rear Camera: 12MP f/1.7
Front Camera: 13MP
Non-Removable 5000 mAh Black, Silver, Pink

Design and Construction

Dimensions (Inches) 6.07 x 3.03 x 0.31
Weight 170 g
Construction materials Metal
Special protection None
Colour Options Black, Silver, Pink


Screen Size 5.5 Inches
Screen to body ratio (%) 69.01%
Screen Type AMOLED
Screen Resolution FullHD
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
GPU Adreno 506
Internal memory 16 GB
Usable memory MB
Expandable Memory Yes
Expandable Memory Upto 128 GB
No. of SIMS 2
Sim 1 Type Micro SIM
Sim 2 Type Nano SIM

Primary Camera

Megapixels 12 MP
No of sensors 2
Aperture size 1.7
Focal length 25
Image stabilization Optical
Autofocus type Laser Autofocus, Phase Detection
Flash details Dual LED
Video Resolution 2160 x 3840
Video FPS 30

Primary Camera (Lens 2)

Megapixels 12 MP
Aperture size 2.8

Front Camera

Megapixels 13 MP
No of sensors 1
Flash details Screen Illumination


OS Name Android
Os version Android v6.0 Marshmallow
UI Asus ZenUI 3.0


Capacity 5000 mAh
Type Non-Removable
Replaceable No
Talk Time 48 hours
Video Play Time 6 hours
Internet use wi-fi 25 hours
Fast Charging Yes hours


Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n


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)
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Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) Design

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.

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) Hardware

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.

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) Software

The Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom comes preinstalled with Android v6.0 Marshmallow and ASUS ZenUI 3.0.