Today is World Photography Day and to celebrate it, Taiwan based technology company, Asus has launched their camera focused smartphone, the Zenfone Zoom S in India which company has announced earlier this year in CES as Zenfone Zoom 3 and later it is rebranded as Zenfone Zoom S for few market. Asus Zenfone Zoom S is the successor of last year announced Asus Zenfone Zoom (Review).
Company claims, Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom will replace your need for DSLR cameras, it comes with dual camera setup at the back, 12MP+12MP camera, one with a standard 25mm wide-angle lens and another with a 56mm lens offering 2.3x optical zoom, company has reduced optical zoom from 3X from last year to 2.3X, but with the combination of digital zoom you will get 12x zoom option.
Here Asus has used Sony IMX362 sensors on both cameras, not only this, Asus has gone little to far and used f/1.7 aperture lenses which mean it will be able to capture more lights and result in good images even in low lighting conditions, and shallow depth of field without the need any software.
With Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom, company has also introduced dual phase-detection autofocus which helps you to focus on the subject in no time, it does support manual controls and yes RAW images are also supported by this devices.
It also supports 4K recording, but the company did say that there are many features which will be coming to this device with Android v7 Nougat update as at this time this device runs on Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow.
When it comes to other specs, it flaunts a 5.5 inches FHD display screen which is protected by Gorilla Glass 5 protection, under the hood, it is powered by Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor along with 2/3/4GB of RAM options and it comes in 16/32/64GB storage variants.
For connectivity, it supports GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE, NFC and USB Type-C with OTG support, and it houses a massive 5000mAh battery but still, it is just 7.83mm thin and weighing just 170 grams, isn’t it’s impressive!!!!
Price And Availability Of Asus Zenfone Zoom S:
Asus Zenfone Zoom S/3 is announced at the price tag of Rs. 26,990 and it will be exclusively available on Flipkart.