Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) gets certified

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) with a special focus on camera units gets certified in China. The phone will belong to the mid range price segment of 20,000 to 45,000 Rupees. The phone is yet to make an official appearance and is expected for 2017 launch. CES 2017 will be the chosen venue for the launch.

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) comes with a 5.5 inch full HD 2.5D AMOLED display and is powered by 2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU. Zenfone 3 Zoom comes in 3 memory variants . There is 2GB RAM plus 16GB version,  a 3GB RAM plus 32GB storage version and a 4GB RAM plus 64GB version.

Asus zenfone 3 Zoom
Asus zenfone 3 Zoom

It is a camera centric phone, so the configurations are some what extreme. Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom features a 12.2MP + 13MP dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF and Laser AF. The front camera is a 13MP unit. It has got Finger print sensor which is now becoming a normal on all smartphones.  The battery capacity is 5000 mAh.

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) weighs 170grams and has dimensions ranging between 154.3×77×7.99mm. It comes with 4G VoLTE and regular connectivity options like WiFi 802.11ac (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C.

It will be launched on January 4 during the CES 2017 event. The available colour options will be Black, Silver and Gold. The details were available on the China’s TENAA certification website and Bluetooth.org,

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) specifications

  • 5.5 inch HD 2.5D AMOLED display
  • 1920 x 1080p resolution
  • 2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 2GB RAM plus 16GB version,  a 3GB RAM plus 32GB storage version and a 4GB RAM plus 64GB versions
  • 12.2MP + 13MP dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF and Laser AF
  • 13MP front camera
  • 154.3×77×7.99mm
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 170 grams weight
  • Black, Silver and Gold
  • 5000mAh (typical) / 4800mAh (minimal) battery

In India Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) will be launched sometime during February 2017. The tradition of Asus is that the company launches a bunch of device across all segments in one go. Coming days might reveal more Asus devices spanning all price segments for the year 2017.

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