Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom: At the Consumer Electronics Show taking place in Las Vegas is Asus, which officially announced its new ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone with powerful camera features and a huge battery. The device was presented as a smartphone "created for photography."
The device features a dual camera at the back with a main 12MP Sony IMX362 sensor and 1.4 μm pixel size.
The second camera on the back is called by Zoom Camera and 12MP with 12x total and 2.3x and optical zoom.
Asus claims that SuperPixel technology on the main camera adds 2,5 times more light sensitivity than the iPhone 7 Plus.
In fact, the dual camera on the back can be compared to the one with Apple's latest smartphone, assuming it has approximately the same zoom principles.
The dual camera installation also comes with laser-assisted autofocus, phase-detection autofocus and Portrait Mode, which adds "natural depth of field." The latest feature according to the company will be available at a later date after some software update.
The front camera of the smartphone has a Sony IMX13 214MP f / 2.0 diaphragm and has a display flash.
The device also features an 5,5-inch AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, a huge battery on 5,000mAh, a fingerprint scanner on the back and 4GB RAM with 128 GB storage. The smartphone runs with an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC along with the Adreno 506 GPU. Its operating system is Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Asus Zen 3.0 UI.
The Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom will be available in three colors, black, rose gold and silver from February 2017. The device values have not been announced.