Asus also announced Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom, the latest in Zenfone Zoom series at the ongoing CES 2017. The phone has been higlighted mainly for it's 12 mega-pixel camera with 25 mm wide angle lens with f/1.7 aperture along with Sony IMX362 sensor with 1.4um pixel size with 56 mm telephoto lens.
The camera also offers 12x zoom and 2.3 x optical zoom. The smartphone also features portrait mode, similar to iPhone 7 Plus, with a dual camera arrangement. The phone comes with TriTech+ optimization that runs on one of the 3 autofocus methods - Dual Pixel, Continuous AF and Laser which delivers an image capture in 0.03 seconds even with moving subject.
Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom also comes with RAW support with upcoming Android 7.0 (Nougat update ) also paired with manual shooting mode. Teh phone also flaunts a 5000 mAh battery feature with 42 days of standby time and 6.4 hours of continuous UltraHD Video recording.
The phone is powered by a 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor and comes in 2 variants of 3GB and 4Gb RAM. It is available in 32 GB, 64 GB and 128GB internal memory options. The front facing camera is 13 megapixels with 2 primary 12 megapixel cameras.
The phone is sleek 7.99 mm sleek on the thinnest edge and weighs 170 gms. The phone is available in 3 shades - Glacier Silver, Sapphire Black and Rose Gold. The pricing is not known but the phone will roll out in the market by February 2017.