First announced in January 2015, the phone will now start selling in India at Rs 37,999 soon. The USP of the device is the  presence of a 3x optical zoom feature.

Following are the specifications of the device:

  • The Asus Zenfone Zoom sports a 5.5inch full HD display with a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.
  • The Asus Zenfone Zoom comes with Intel Atom Z3590 quad core processor which is clocked at 2.5GHz.
  • The processor is ably paired with 4GB of RAM which we had last seen on the Zenfone Deluxe.
  • The phone comes with 128GB of storage.
  • Zenfone Zoom is packed with a single SIM card slot.
  • The device is clubbed with Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with AGPS
  • The device runs on Android 5.0 with the Asus ZenUI skin atop it.
  • The Asus Zenfone Zoom comes with a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. The unique factor of the Zenfone Zoom is the fact that it supports 3x optical zoom.
  • Asus Zenfone Zoom is powered with a non removable 3000mAh Li-polymer battery non removable battery.

The Asus Zenfone Zoom is priced at Rs 37,999 making it the most expensive Zenfone out there. It certainly brings something new to the table with a 3x optical zoom feature.