The Asus Zenfone Zoom S was launched on 17th August, 2017 in India. The device is equipped with dual cameras at rear, with f/1.7 Sony IMX362 sensor at 12X zoom. The dual image processors consisting of SD625 and SuperPixel engine for brighter, clearer and more vibrant photos. For Superfast focusing, the Zenfone Zoom S features the advanced TriTech+ technology, which combines a dual Phase Detection AF, a 2nd Gen Laser AF, and a Subject tracking AF, allowing to focus on the subject in 0.03s. The smartphone features studio-grade 24-bit/192kHz playback, producing audio 4x better than CD quality. There is also the DTS Headphone:X sound enhancement offering virtualized 7.1ch audio over headphones. The Asus Zenfone is available in Navy Blue and Glacier Silver.
The device comes with 76.5% screen-to-body ratio, FHD (1920x1080) AMOLED display, 500 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for best screen protection, slim bezel (2.08mm), over 100% NTSC high color gamut display, bluelight filter for eye care, 10-finger capacitive touch, Fingerprint and smudge-resistant oleophobic coating.
PROCESSOR AND STORAGE
The smartphone makes use of an octa core 14nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, with FinFET LPP (Low Power Plus) power saving technology, coupled with Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB default storage. This storage can be expanded up to another 2TB with the help of a microSD card.
The smartphone sports a dual camera of 12MP each at rear, first at main with Tritech + auto focus system with 0.03 seconds instant focus, 6p and 82 degree field of view. Second, at zoom featuring HDR, GIF, Panorama, time lapse, slow motion, Up front, the smartphone makes use of a 13MP selfie camera. The PixelMaster 3.0 comes with HDR, GIF, Panorama, Beautification, Time lapse etc.
The connectivity aspects include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, v4.2, USB Type-C, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDSS and hybrid dual sim (nano + nano/microSD).
The smartphone packs a non-removable Li-Po 5000 mah battery, with reverse charging. The battery provides standby time of up to 42 days, 3G talk time up to 48 hours, wi fi web browsing up to 28 hours, 4k video recording up to 6.4 hours. The device gives 5 hours of talktime in just 10 minutes, with fast charging technology.
The smartphone runs Android 6.0(Marshmallow) with ASUS ZenUI 3.0, out of the box. The ZenUI 3.0 includes launcher, fingerprint sensor, ZenMotion, game genie, mini movie, zenfone care, photo collage, zencircle and many more.
The sensors are Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, RGB sensor and Fingerprint.
The Asus Zenfone Zoom S price in India starts from Rs. 25,999 for 4GB and 64GB variant.