Asus Zenfone 3 announced

Asus, announced the company’s latest Zenfone 3 Zoom series smartphones at the CES 2017, it contains 12-megapixel rear camera with 25mm wide angle lens, f/1.7 aperture, Sony IMX362 sensor with 1.4μm pixel size along with a 56mm telephoto lens. The secondary 12-megapixel camera that offers 12x zoom and 2.3x optical zoom with portrait mode similar to iPhone 7.

It has TriTech+ optimization that selects one of three autofocus methods, Dual Pixel, continuous AF and laser to use at any given time and promises image capture in just 0.03 seconds capturing moving object also.

Zenfone 3 comes with Android Nougat 7.1 update, powerful battery 5000mAh battery that promises up to 42 days of standby and up to 6.4 hours of continuous UltraHD video recording.

Zenfone 3 is just 7.99mm thickness and weighs 170 grams, and the body color Glacier Silver, Sapphire Black and Rose Gold, launch date is expected somewhere around February 2017, we will update the pricing the moment its disclosed.

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) specifications

5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection, 500 nits brightness
2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU
3GB/4GB RAM,32GB / 64GB / 128GB (eMMC) storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Zen UI 3.0
Hybrid Dual SIM (micro+nano/microSD)
12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, Laser AF, f/1.7 aperture, Sony IMX362 sensor with 1.4μm pixel size, three-axis EIS, four-axis OIS)
12MP secondary camera, f/2.0 aperture, 5 P Largan lens
13MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX214 sensor
Hi-Res Audio 192kHz/24-bit standard, Dual internal mic with ASUS
3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C
5000mAh battery