Asus has today launched their camera-centric smartphone, Asus ZenFone Zoom in India. The smartphone had first made its appearance at the CES 2015 and again earlier this year at the CES 2016. The Asus ZenFone Zoom is the slimmest camera smartphone that provides a 3x optical zoom. The Asus ZenFone Zoom Launch in India was conducted in Agra, which is rather unconventional.
Asus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550) Launched in India:
The main highlight of the new ZenFone Zoom is the 13MP camera that will come with features such as optical zoom of 3x, laser autofocus, a 10 element lens with OIS.
In terms of looks, the Asus Zenfone Zoom does succeed to impress with its premium looks, the smartphone has a real leather back and on the sides, the smartphone has soft, smooth aluminum edge. The smartphone comes with a dedicated camera button on the right edge below the power button and the volume rocker keys. The microphone, microUSB port, and strap loop are located at the bottom of the smartphone and the audio jack at the top.
Asus ZenFone Zoom Specs: 4GB RAM + Intel Atom Z3580 Processor
Now let us check the Asus ZenFone Zoom Specs and Features, the smartphone sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display on the front that has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, pixel density of 403 ppi and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Under the hood the smartphone houses a quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor that is clocked at 2.3GHz and this is coupled with 4GB of RAM.
Asus ZenFone Zoom Features: 13MP Camera + 3000mAh battery
As we have already informed you, the main attracting feature of this smartphone is the 13MP camera on the rear that comes with 3x optical zoom. On the front, it houses a 5MP selfie camera. The Asus ZenFone Zoom Camera is going to cater to the needs of the photography enthusiasts who do not want to carry a DSLR everywhere they go.
The Zenfone Zoom smartphone comes with 64GB of internal storage that can be further expanded upto 128GB using a microSD card. The smartphone will be fuelled by a 3000mAh battery.
ASUS Zenfone Zoom Full Phone Specifications:
- Dimensions: 158.9 x 78.84 x 5 ~ 11.95mm
- 5.5” FHD IPS (1920×1080) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4
- Intel Atom Z3590 Processor 2.5GHz
- 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage w/ microSD card support up to 128GB
- 13MP Camera with f/2.7-f/4.8, dual flash, laser auto-focus with 3x Optical Zoom and Optical Image Stabilization
- Android 5.0 Lollipop
- 3,000 mAh battery (non-removable)
- Single SIM with 2G/3G/4G support
- 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, BT 4.0, and NFC
Asus Zenfone Zoom Price in India: Rs. 37,999
The Asus Zenfone Zoom Price in India will be kept at Rs. 37,999. Asus also offers a bundled package of the ZenFone Zoom smartphone with ZenFlash and specially made tripod, which would cost you Rs 39,999. It will be available online exclusively on the e-commerce website Flipkart starting today. For the ones looking to purchase the ZenFone Zoom through retail stores, it will be available exclusively on Asus stores starting February 2016.