ASUS has announced a new camera focused smartphone named the ZenFone Zoom. It will launch in the US in February 2016 and will be priced at at US$ 399 (Rs. 26,500) for 64GB model. It will come in White and Black color options. Company will also launch the 128GB storage variant however, no pricing details were revealed.
Asus Zenfone Zoom ZX551ML Specifications
This is a camera-centric smartphone that features a 13MP main shooter on the back with 3X optical Zoom. It has Real Tone Flash, F/2.7 – 4.8 Aperture, Laser Auto Focus, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and supports 1080p Video Recording. There is a secondary 5MP front facing camera as well for selfies.
The ZenFone Zoom (ZX551ML) Specs include 5.5-Inch IPS Display that gives 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection and supports multi-touch. The 64GB storage (expandable up to 128GB) variant houses 2.3GHz Quad Core Intel Atom Z3580 processor with PowerVR G6430 GPU. The 128GB model supports MicroSD cards up to 128GB as well and is powered by 2.5GHz Quad Core Intel Atom Z3590 Processor and PowerVR G6430 GPU.
The mobile phone is backed by 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box and has dimensions of 158.9 x 78.84 x 5 ~ 11.95 mm / 185 Grams weight. The ZenFone Zoom features 3000 mAh battery inside and supports ASUS BoostMaster fast charging.
Connectivity options include 4G-LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, GPS/A-GPS, NFC, 3.5mm Audio jack etc.