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Last year, ASUS has released a Series of Zenfone in the Global market and this year Company has also launched two Smartphones in the Indian market in Jan 2016 called “ASUS Zenfone Max and ASUS Zenfone Zoom”. But today we are here With ASUS Zenfone Zoom which is available in the Indian market at price INR 37,999. This is a world’s thinnest Smartphone in the Global market with 3x Optical zoom lens. Asus has also launched tripod bundle and ZenFlash with Zenfone Zoom, which is available at Price INR 39,999 in the market.

We are playing with ASUS Zenfone Zoom Smartphone from last two week and now let’s see how this device performs and specifications.

ALSO READ: Asus Zenfone Zoom Vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus – Which one best for you?

Design and Display

The ASUS Zenfone Zoom Smartphone has unibody aluminum frame which is providing premium looks in our hand. The phone also has rounded corners around makes it very easy to grip.

Asus-Zenfone-Zoom-front-screenThe Asus Zenfone Zoom has a 5.5-inch FHD IPS display screen with a set resolution of 1920*1080 pixels. The phone has 403ppi pixel density and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 screen protection.

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Asus-Zenfone-Zoom-Right-side3On the top right side, it has 3.5mm audio jack and primary microphone and on the Bottom center side, it has a charging port with the secondary microphone. The phone has a volume rocker on the right side with power button and dedicated camera shutter button. On the right, it also has video recording button as well. But if we look on the left side, The ASUS Zenfone Zoom not supported any options.

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On the back side, it has real leather removable back cover. But on the front bottom side, it has three capacity buttons for the control functions.

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Hardware

The ASUS Zenfone Zoom is powered by a 64-bit Intel Atom processor and 2.5GHz quad-core CPU with 4GB of RAM. It has really good performance while the playing heavy games like: Asphalt 8, Riptide GP2 and as well as FLCommando. So it means you can enjoy your gaming experience without any lag. But we feel bit warm while playing games but it is not a big issue.

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The Asus Zenfone Zoom has massive 128GB internal storage and expandable up to 128GB storage with MicroSD card slots. Connectivity features wise, the phone supports Bluetooth, Wi-fi, NFC options. It has non-removable 3000mAh battery power with BoostMaster Technology speed up the charging process. The phone also has single SIM slot on the back side with MicroSD card slot. It supports 4G, 3G, 2G networks.

Camera

The Asus Zenfone Zoom supports 13-megapixel back camera with 3x optical zoom, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) like DSLR, Autofocus laser with phase detection (PDAF) and as well as Dual LED flash Light. While the front side, it has 5-megapixel FF shooter for taking Selfies and Videos.

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Other Key Features of Camera

– It has 3x Optical Zoom by default (But you can 12x Digital Zoom Option to Switch).
– It has Customized auto Mode setting for set white balance and ISO.
– It also has HDR, Manual, Beautification, Low Light (3M), Night, Depth of Field, Selfie, GIF Animation, Panorama, Miniature, All Smiles, Smart Remove, Slow Motion, PanoSphere and Time Lapse mode.
– It has Effects Mode where you can set: Sepia, Edge Detect, Cartoon, pencil, Grayscale, Hue, Show, Romantic, vintage, LOMO, Pixelize, Negative effects.
– It has Four – Piece Camera lens produced by Hoya.
– It has color temperature flash unite

It was the camera overview of ASUS Zenfone Zoom and we have also captured some shots from the Back camera and as well as a front camera so please check it and know about the camera Quality.

Here is Camera Sample

These are the shots captured from 13MP back camera with Auto Mode and Low light mode.

Software, UI, and apps

The ASUS Zenfone Zoom runs on the Android Lollipop v 5.0 OS with ASUS ZenUI. It also has an Easy mode (from this mode you can set simple layout on your screen) option under the setting and as well as a privacy lock for message and Calls. Other app features wise, it has Kids Mode, One-Hand Operation mode, Do not Disturb mode, splendid / Screen color mode (where you can set color balance and saturation level of the display), Five power saving modes.

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Quick Specs of ASUS Zenfone Zoom Smartphone

– Display: 5.5-inch IPS screen with FULL HD (1920*1080 pixels) resolution, 403ppi pixel density and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection with anti – fingerprint coating.
– OS: Android Lollipop OS v5.0 with ASUS ZenUI
– Processor: 64-bit Intel Atom and 2.5GHz quad core
– Camera: 13MP (f/2.7 aperture) laser autofocus back camera with 3X optical Zoom (Option to 12x Digital Zoom), 10P HOYA lens, and dual color tone flash.
5MP (f/2.0 aperture) front shooter with wide angle 88-degree lens
– Memory: 4GB (LPDDR3) RAM
– Storage: 128GB internal, expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD card
– Connectivity: 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi direct, GPS
– Battery: 3000mAh
– Weight: 185 Gram

Wrapping up

As you all know ASUS Zenfone Zoom Smartphone is available in Indian Market at Price of INR 37,999 and in this price it is not an easy job to grab this phone without problems.

But if we forgot the price of ASUS Zenfone Zoom Smartphone, it has excellent 128GB internal Storage, 4GB RAM and 13-megapixel Back camera with 3x Optical zoom which is really good a photographer.

The ASUS Zenfone Zoom also offer you premium design, good performance while the playing games, and as well as good software experience.

PROS

  • Good Design & Build
  • Quality Camera with 3x optical zoom
  • Fast charging
  • Dedicated shutter key for camera

CONS

  • Average battery backup
  • No 4K video Recording
  • No Fingerprint Sensor

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