Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom has been recently upgraded to Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and now the Taiwanese manufacturer has begun to start to update it with its latest ZenUI 4.0 interface, and also scheduled to its entire ZenFone 3 series family.
As of now, the Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) has been first to updated with ZenUI 4.0, but over the next few days or weeks it will also be available globally for other ZenFone devices. Among the innovations introduced by this latest version of the interface, we find support for dual apps (managing two accounts on the same device), only 13 pre-installed proprietary applications, a whole new customizations and great system optimization.
Asus ZenUI 4.0 update still based on Android Nougat, for Android Oreo will only be discussed by the end of the year, throughout the ZenFone 3 and new ZenFone 4 series, as confirmed by Asus.
Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom is available online from Amazon at $329 in Navy Black color; main highlight of the device is its dual rear camera setup, with one 12-megapixel rear autofocus camera with Sony IMX362 sensor, and f/1.7 aperture, and the other 12-megapixel rear camera sensor featuring a 2.3x optical zoom, which allowing for a total 12x zoom. 4 axis optical image stabilization for photography and 3 axis optical image stabilization for video recording. It can record 4K video at 30fps.
The rear cameras also feature a TriTech+ autofocus system, dual-PDAF, 25mm focal length, 82-degrees wide-angle lens, dual tone LED Flash, and Laser AF. At the front, the device packs a 13-megapixel camera with a Sony IMX214 sensor, an f/2.0 aperture, and a screen flash feature.