ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom launches in PH, priced
ASUS Philippines, today, is proud to officially announce its new imaging-focused device — the Zenfone 3 Zoom. It succeeds the original Zenfone Zoom in 2015 and now flaunts a dual rear camera setup.
ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) specs:
5.5-inch Super AMOLED display @ 1920 x 1080 pixels
2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core CPU
Adreno 506 GPU
4GB LPDDR4 RAM
32GB, 64GB, 128GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 2TB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Dual 12MP laser AF rear camera (2.3x optical zoom) w/ dual-LED flash, OIS
13-megapixel front-facing camera
FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
WCDMA (Bands 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 19)
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
GPS with aGPS support, GLONAS, BDSS
5,000mAh Li-Ion battery w/ quick charging, reverse charging
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ Zen UI 3.0
154.3 x 77 x 7.99 mm (dimensions)
170 grams (weight)
Navy Black, Glacier Silver, Rose Gold
The ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom has a price tag of Php23,995 which is more affordable than the previous Php26,995 tag of the 2015 model. It has been up for pre-order from March 27 until today, with reservations valid until April 23. Those who did pre-order will receive a JBL Harman Portable Bluetooth Speakers, an ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom clear case, an ASUS ZenEar, and an ASUS tripod. It will be available starting next week.
During our review, we liked the Zenfone 3 Zoom’s premium build and battery life, although it also has some caveats.