Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is one of the products of Asus Zenfone series. It was launch last year and it has really good specs under the price tag of Rs 15000. Earlier, it was launch around 18K but it is available near 15K on different e-commerce website. We got a chance to use this smartphone and as you know companies are focusing on cameras nowadays, Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is a great smartphone in terms of camera features.
Design and Display
The smartphone has a metal unibody design. It has a 5.5-inch full HD IPS display with the set resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. It has a dimensions of 149x76x7.9mm and weighs 150 grams. The phone also comes with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass which slightly curves on the edges and compliments the overall design of the smartphone.
On the top Side, the ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser (ZC551KL) Smartphone has a 3.5mm Audio jack and Primary microphone and on the bottom side we get charging port, Secondary microphone and speaker grills for the voice calling.
The new ASUS Zenfone 3 laser has volume rocker key and power button key on the right side and on the left side there is no such options available. However, SIM tray is available on the left side of the phone.
At the back, we get fingerprint scanner and non – removable back cover with ASUS logo branding. Also, we have a camera sensor with a laser AF module and a dual-tone LED flash. There are two antenna lines running on the top and bottom on the back.
But if we look on the front bottom side, it has three capacity buttons for the control navigation functions.
The ASUS Zenfone 3 laser is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 430 chipset. It has an octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz. The phone is packed with 4GB RAM paired with Adreno 505GPU. If we talk about memory, it has 32GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 128GB using the Hybrid SIM card slot. It runs on on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 out of the box.
It has a hybrid SIM tray that means you can either use two SIMs or one sim and one microSD card. Connectivity wise, it supports 4G LTE and you can use Reliance Jio. Other connectivity options are, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, Micro USB 2.0 port and USB host.
It has a non removable 3000mAh battery power under the hood with quick charge technology. We have charged it once and was able to use it for a day. The usage include normal use like being connected to Wi-Fi round the clock, taking pictures and watching videos on YouTube, making calls and using WhatsApp.
This is the one of the features of the Zenfone Laser 3. It has a 13 MP f/2.0 laser auto focus camera with dual-tone flash. The camera quality is top notch in taking daylight images. You can also capture 4K FHD video. There are different modes available like Manual, Beautification, HDR Pro, Super Resolution, Night, Depth of Field, QR Code, GIF Animation, Panorama, Time Rewind, Miniature, Slow motion, and Time Lapse.
The device has impressed us with low-light photo capturing as well. It has an 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 89-degree wide angle lens, HDR and low-light selfie mode. Here are a few camera samples that you can check and if you look out the details of images, you will be impressed.
Quick Specs of ASUS Zenfone 3 Smartphone
– Display: 5.5-inch FHD IPS display with the set resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass
– Camera: 13 MP f/2.0 laser auto focus camera with dual-tone flash, 8MP front facing shooter
– OS: Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow
– CPU: 1.4GHz octa-core processor and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 430 chipset with Adreno 505GPU
– RAM: 4GB RAM
– Storage: 32GB ROM, Expandable up to 128GB
– Connectivity: Dual SIM with 4G Networks, A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, USB v2.0, Type-C 1.0
– Battery: 3000mAh
– Weight: 150g
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser has a price tag around INR 15K and it looks premium, packed with an awesome camera and a decent processor. I am personally using Asus smartphone and I believe if you are looking for a durable and long lasting device, you should go with Asus Zenfone 3 Laser. It has 4GB RAM and you won’t face any issues while playing games as well. You can buy it on Flipkart Asus Zenfone 3 Laser (Gold, 32 GB) for Rs 14,999.