After recently launching the Zenfone Max, Asus has now released the Zenfone Zoom in India at a price of Rs 37,999. As the name suggests, the Zenfone Zoom is a smartphone whose main USP is its primary camera. But more on that in a bit.
The Zenfone Zoom has a 5.5 inch full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass on top, and is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor. The smartphone features 4GB RAM and comes with 128 GB internal storage options. A 3,000 mAh battery pack provides for the juice and the device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Asus Zenfone Zoom
|Display||5.5-inch Full HD|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels (403 ppi)|
|Processor||2.5GHz quad-core Intel Atom|
|Rear Camera||13 MP 10-element lens, 3X optical zoom, and optical image stabilization|
|Front Camera||5 MP, f/2.0|
|Expandability||Up to 64 GB via MicroSD|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, microUSB v2.0|
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
The body metal body is crafted with aerospace grade aluminum and liquid metal molding.
Moving over to the main attraction of the device. The company claims to “reinvent smartphone photography” with Zoom which sports a 13 MP camera that has 10-element lens, 3X optical zoom – world’s thinnest, and optical image stabilization. It also comes with Laser Auto Focus that can capture images in .03 seconds. The back of the smartphone is reminiscent of the Nokia Lumia 1020. Yes, this is a phone for the serious photographer.