ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom announced
ASUS isn’t done yet with the Zenfone 3 lineup as it unveils an all-new Zoom, sporting dual rear cameras, optical zoom, and a nice AMOLED display with a faster USB-C connectivity.
It joins the current trend of smartphones which is having two rear cameras. The Zoom moniker refers to the second lens which has 2.3x optical zoom. It has 12-megapixel sensors equipped with laser autofocus, dual-LED flash, and optical image stabilization.
It’s powered by a Snapdragon 625 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The AMOLED display measures at 5.5-inches with a Full HD resolution. There’s a 5000mAh battery inside as well.
Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom specs:
5.5-inch Super AMOLED display @ 1920 x 1080 pixels
2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core CPU
Adreno 506 GPU
64GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 128GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Dual 12MP Dual Pixel + laser AF rear camera (2.3x optical zoom) w/ dual-LED flash, OIS
13-megapixel front-facing camera
GPS w/ A-GPS
5000mAh battery w/ fast charging
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ Zen UI 3.0
The handset is expected to land in the Philippines next month. Pricing is still unclear, though were told that it’ll not exceed Php20,000, which makes it a lot cheaper than its predecessor. You can check out our hands-on here.