Asus announced the awaited Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom at CES 2017. This handset is powered by SD 625 chipset, comes with 5000 mAh battery and is using 12MP + 12MP cameras (dual cameras) on the back. Zenfone 3 Zoom price has not yet been revealed.

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom Model ZE553KL features and specifications

Dual cameras indeed will be the trend in 2017 and here is another one from Asus. The company announced the Zenfone 3 Zoom that is powered by qualcomm snapdragon 625 64 bit octa core processor clocked at 2GHz coupled with Adreno 506 GPU.

This handset comes with hybrid dual SIM slots and sails on ZEN UI 3 over Marshmallow. Screen is 5.5 inches, AMOLED (10 point multi touch), Blue light filer, supporting 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. The display also comes with gorilla glass 5 protection.

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom announced at CES 2017

Users can choose from optional 3GB or 4GB RAM and from 32GB or 64GB or 128GB of internal storage space. External micro SD card of up to 2TB can also be used if needed. Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom weight is 170 grams and thickness is 7.99 mm.

Coming to the camera, on the back you will find a 12MP cameras with f/1.7 aperture using SONY IMX 362 sensor and another 12MP camera with 12 times total zoom (2.3 times optical zoom). Camera supports 4 axis image stabilization for still photos and 3 axis electronic stabilization for shake free videos. 4K videos can be recorded. Rear camera also comes with dual LED real tone flash support. Front camera is a 13MP with f/2.0 aperture and using SONY IMX 214 sensors.

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom dual cameras (12MP + 12MP) on the back

The dual cameras on the Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom makes use of TriTech + Auto Focus technology to instantly get a focus lock in just about 0.03s (PDAF + Laser AF + Subject tracking). Below is a sample image shot using the Zenfone 3 Zoom.

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom camera sample

Other features are 4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, GPS, 5 magnet speakers with NXP smart Amp, DTS sound, dual internal mic + noise reduction, FM radio, USB Type C port, finger print sensor on the back and Bluetooth 4.2.

There are following sensor – accelerometer, gyro, magnetic, light, IR and proximity.  Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom houses a 5000 mAh non-removable battery that will easily last for a  day with heavy usage – 1A reverse charging is also supported which means you can charge other devices suing Zenfone 3 Zoom like a power bank.

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom box pack and color options

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom Price and availability

The Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom will hit the stores in February 2017; will be available in Rose Gold, Silver and Sapphire Black color options. The price has not been disclosed.