Asus will soon expand their Zenfone range by launching an advanced photography centric smartphone called the Asus Zenfone Zoom. The Zoom as the name says will be using a 13MP camera with 3X optical zoom.
The official launch date has not yet been revealed but it is scheduled to hit the markets this month. Inside the hood the Zenfone Zoom houses a 64 bit Intel Atom quad core processor. Now there are two versions available one using Z3580 @ 2.3GHz and other is Z3590 @ 2.5GHz. Not sure yet which one will hit the Indian markets.
Asus Zenfone Zoom sports a 5.5 inch screen protected with Gorilla Glass 4 and supporting 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. Handset is running Android Lollipop 5.1 with 4GB on board RAM, optional 64/128GB storage and external SD card support of up to 128GB.
The Zoom weight is around 185 grams. A 13MP 10 element (HOYA Lens) camera is packed on the rear with 3X optical Zoom and up to 12X total zoom (optical + digital). It is using laser auto focus with OIS and also includes a dual tone LED flash. Front camera is a 5MP shooter.
Additional features are 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. This smartphone gets power from a 3000 mAh battery – supports BoostMaster super fast 3.6x accelerated charging. It will take up to 39 minutes to charge from 0% to 60%.
The Asus Zenfone Zoom coming soon, stay tuned.