Asus on Tuesday announced that it is making the unlocked Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL dual camera phone with US warranty available for online purchase. The smartphone is now available from Amazon US store, priced $32.9.99 in Navy Black color only.
After revealing the Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom price earlier this year, Asus had delayed the smartphone release to Q2 2017 in order to upgrade its specifications. In response to a customer’s query on Facebook, Asus North America said that the ZenFone 3 Zoom has been delayed until Q2 – 2017. Asus said: “We’re reworking it with better specs so you and many others can have an awesome smartphone to use”.
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL Specifications
To recall, the Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom features a 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, a f/2.0 aperture, and a screen flash feature.
It comes with a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution and protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by a 2.0GH Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, clubbed with 4GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB / 128GB storage configuration with microSD card slot. The ZenFone 3 Zoom is being touted as “thinnest and lightest” smartphone featuring a 5000mAh battery, measuring 154.3 x 77 x 7.99 mm, while weighing 170 grams, which is also a highlight of the device.