ASUS ZenFone Zoom S with 12MP dual rear cameras, 5000mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 26999


ASUS today launched ZenFone Zoom S smartphone in India with a dual rear cameras. It went on sale in the U.S. back in May as Zenfone 3 Zoom and packs a 12MP primary camera with IMX362 1/2.55″ sensor with large 1.4µm pixels, f/1.7-aperture, 25mm wide-angle main lens along with a dedicated 59mm, 12MP zoom camera with an 2.3x true optical zoom and 12x of total zoom. It also has Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) for photos and 4K videos.

It also has ASUS 0.03s TriTech+ autofocus for quick focus in  0.03 seconds with second-generation laser autofocus and subject-tracking autofocus for both photos and videos.

ASUS ZenFone Zoom S

ASUS ZenFone Zoom S (ZE553KL) specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, 500 nits brightness
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM,64GB (eMMC) storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Zen UI 3.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro+nano/microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, Laser AF, f/1.7 aperture, Sony IMX362 sensor with 1.4μm pixel size, three-axis EIS, four-axis OIS), 12MP secondary camera, f/2.0 aperture, 5 P Largan lens
  • 13MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX214 sensor
  • Hi-Res Audio 192kHz/24-bit standard, Dual internal mic with ASUS
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh battery with BoostMaster fast charging

The ASUS ZenFone Zoom S comes in Navy Black and Glacier Silver colors, is priced at  Rs. 26,999 and is available exclusively from Flipkart.

Commenting on the launch, Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia & Country Head, System Business Group – ASUS India said:

On the onset of World Photography Day, ASUS India wishes to rejuvenate the passion and commitment of photography enthusiast by launching ZenFone Zoom S. We at ASUS have maintained a resolute and enduring commitment to championing mobile photography and ZenFone 3 – ‘Built for Photography’ launched in 2016 is testimony of the same fact. Today, we reinstate our commitment to help consumers catch the beauty of every moment with the ZenFone Zoom S. An incredible device that combines a dual-lens camera system with an unbeatable battery – ZenFone Zoom S will set new bar for mobile photography.

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