One year after unveiling the ZenFone Zoom at CES 2015, Asus is all set to launch the smartphone in India. Asus claims that the ZenFone Zoom is one of the thinnest camera-centric smartphones to come equipped with a 13-megapixel camera that supports 3X optical zoom. Also Read - Flipkart Big Bachat Dhamaal sale: Best smartphone deals on iPhone 12 Mini, ROG Phone 3 and more
The company has sent invites for the launch event, which is set to take place in Agra. The invite has a caption “Capture the minutest and every intricate detail of the majestic monument through the power of ZOOM #GetUpClose.” Also Read - These AIO coolers will definitely up your game
The ZenFone Zoom features Laser assisted auto-focus which can focus on the object within 0.03 seconds, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) to keep blurry shots at bay and 10 lens elements assembly, which includes four aspherical glasses, four glass lenses and two prism lenses. It also features Asus’ Pixelmaster technology, which the company claims to help capture better low light images, even without firing the flash. Asus has also included a physical shutter and video recording button like the point-and-shoot digital cameras. Also Read - Android 12 update: From Samsung, OnePlus, Oppo, to Asus, list of eligible devices
Asus ZenFone Zoom specifications and features: It houses a 5.5-inch full HD (1080p) IPS display covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Under the hood is Intel’s quad-core Atom chipset paired with 4GB of RAM. Onboard storage options include 64GB and 128GB, which is further expandable using a microSD card.
Apart from the primary 13-megapixel camera, the ZenFone Zoom is also equipped with a 5-megapixel selfie snapper. Housing a 3,000mAh battery, the smartphone includes connectivity options such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth and GPS.
As of now, there is no word on the pricing and availability. However, the ZenFone Zoom 64GB and 128GB variants are priced at CNY 2,799 (approximately Rs 28,145) and CNY 3,199 (approximately Rs 32,500) in China. We will be at the launch event to bring all the details as and when the company officially launches the smartphone on January 22.
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