Asus, alongside the launch of the ZenFone Pegasus 3S in China, announced the pricing of the ZenFone 3 Zoom – at least, partially. To recall, the ZenFone 3 Zoom was launched at CES 2017 back in January, but at the point, the company had only detailed a February release date. Now, many months later the US are getting the 3 Zoom with a starting retail price of $329 from most major US retailers like Best Buy and Amazon, as well Asus’ website. Here in the UK we will have to sit tight and wait for a little more information. One thing is for sure, this looks to be a great mid-range phone.
Asus ZenFone Zoom 3 builds on its predecessor and comes with an improved still camera. It now has two lenses and each one has a different focal point – 25 and 59 mm.Dual camera is able to achieve a 2.3 × optical zoom. This combination is also reflected on the final thickness of a mobile phone, which reaches only 7.99 mm. 3 ZenFone Zoom also got a 5000mAh battery that provides enough energy for your photographic pieces. Stamina also extends the powerful eight-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 with energy saving technologies.
- Dual camera with 2.3 x optical zoom
- 5000mAh battery life of up to 42 days standby
- The battery can be used as PowerBank
- Reversible USB-C connector
- Premium metal design in modern colours
- Support for 4K video recording
- Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Perfect display with advanced glass cover
AMOLED display has a screen size of 5.5 “and a Full HD resolution generally occupies 76.5% of the front of the device. It also has a brightness of 500 nits and a colour gamut that is greater than 100% of the NTSC colour space – so colours look really real and without any distortion. The display is protected by a glass cover newest Gorilla Glass 5 2.5D with rounding to protect the display from damage. Asus ZenFone Zoom 3 then offers a premium design with a metallic finish.
Dual camera captures every scene
This model sets a completely new benchmark for mobile photography. The dual camera combines two lenses. The first has a resolution of 12 megapixels and a maximum aperture of f / 1st7. The wide-angle lens with sensor Sony IMX362 and technology SuperPixel Asus Technology is designed to capture everyday scenes, even in low light conditions. This combination of features together with a pixel size of 1.4 microns and six members of the lens allows to 1.25 times greater passage of light to the sensor.
The second lens is also equipped with a 12MP sensor, focal length 59 mm, then 2.3 × optical zoom lens for high-quality images from a distance. And if you find 2.3 × optical zoom enough, you can still use the digital zoom, which is up to 12 times. Among the cameras can swiftly switch – so you can always opt for a camera, which calls for the current scene. Sure to please focus also advanced to 0.03 seconds.
The dual camera thus produces precise images in every situation. You can also shoot 4K video – a resolution 4 times greater than Full HD. The front camera has a resolution of 13 megapixels, the Sony IMX215 sensor, an aperture of f / 2.0, making it possible to take the perfect selfie photos. In addition to the functions, Screen Flash will not be afraid even of bad lighting.
Great performance and better sound SonicMaster
Powerful processor with 14nm technology Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 is clocked at 2 GHz. He is so ready to deliver sufficient energy for shooting, playing the latest games or run without an operating system Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow. SonicMaster technology 3.0 ensures that audio is just as immersive as photographs in bringing dual camera. Enjoy so you’ll 7.1 channel surround sound with 42% less distortion and high resolution at the output – 24bit / 192 kHz.