ASUS Zenfone Zoom S Launched Exclusively on Flipkart for Rs.26999

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On the occasion of World Photography Day, the Taiwanese leader in mobile technology has launched the Zenfone Zoom S smart phone in India. It would be a new range to their already existing Zenfone Zoom Series. This is would be a Flipkart exclusive and is available in navy black and glacier blue colors for a price tag of Rs. 26999.

It is slim and light weight with 7.9 mm full metal chassis and 170 grams respectively. To the display side, you get a beautiful 5.5 inches full HD AMOLED panel which features high 500cd/m2 brightness for outdoor visibility with extreme clarity and contrast. It also features a blue light filter that prevents eyes from straining during long periods of viewing. It also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 with 2.5D curved arc glass which runs through the edges.

Build quality is superb with sand blasted finish which feels premium and smoothly curved ergonomics provide a comfortable feel in hand.
The Asus Zenfone Zoom S will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset with an octa core processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64 GB of internal memory.

It will be shipped with Android marshmallow with Zen UI 3.0 on the top and is expected to get the Nougat update though an update soon. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the rear side. It is said to unlock the device in 360 degrees, provides 5 finger recognition and lets you take calls by swiping the registered finger on the lock screen. It will have a mammoth of battery capacity with 5000 mAh which is the highest in its class and claims to provide 2 days of battery backup. This size also lets you reverse charge other devices when necessary.
Camera on the Zenfone Zoom S have a dual camera setup. Primary camera is a 12 MP Sony IMX32 sensor with f/1.7 aperture having 25mm wide angle lens and the secondary camera which doubles as a zoom camera capable of instant 2.3X zoom along with 12X digital zoom. The primary camera can shoot general subjects and macro shots as close to 10 CM whereas the optical zoom lens camera can shoot subjects located at a distance. Camera is capable of shooting quick and clear pictures even during low lightning conditions through a large 1.4 micron pixel size lens and ASUS SuperPixel technology. Rear camera does support Dual Pixel phase detection auto focus, second generation laser autofocus and subject tracking autofocus & four axis OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) which compliments ASUS 0.03s TriTech autofocus system . With EIS, 4K UHD video recording at 30 FPS is also enabled with the subject being focused continuously for optimum results.

The rear dual cameras provide a 48 MP super resolution mode to take four 12 MP pictures to create a single image with good clarity, maximum detailing and lesser noise or grains. With Android nougat update you will also get the RAW file support.

On the front, you get a 13 MP SONY IMX214 sensor with f/2.0 aperture and uses the display as a flash in low-level lightning conditions.

For Indian markets, this would be a dual hybrid SIM support smart phone with VOLTE which would be available through an OTA update. Audio on the Zenfone Zoom S features a 5-Magnet speaker that is boosted by an NXP SmartAMP to give you Clear, Crisp and Full Sound even at loud volume levels.


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