ASUS is currently offering it’s Zenfone 3 lineup of smartphones in the market like the Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluxe, Zenfone 3 Ultra, etc. On the same lines, we also saw some of the reports which claim that the company will be launching the Zenfone 3 Zoom as well very soon. Expected to make an appearance at CES 2017 show floor, this smartphone as the name suggest will be a camera-centric device. The device was spotted on TENAA, and also the same device got its Bluetooth certification as well. If you still have any second thoughts about the launch of this particular device, then make a note that the Zenfone 3 Zoom has now been certified by the FCC in the US.
The Zenfone 3 Zoom smartphone with the model number Z01HDA has now cleared the FCC in the US, which pretty much confirms that a launch is imminent. Talking about the specs of this smartphone it looks like it will be powered by the Snapdragon 625 SoC and will come in a couple of different RAM configurations such as 2GB, 3GB & 4GB along with 16GB, 32GB & 64GB internal storage respectively. The device will also sport a 5.5″ FHD display on the front and will run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. Now talking about the camera which is supposed to be the USP of this device, it looks like ASUS is following others to join the race of launching smartphone equipped with dual rear cameras.
The ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom will sport dual rear facing cameras out of which one will be a 16MP sensor. Reports claim that it will offer 2x optical zoom just like what we saw with the iPhone 7 Plus. Do make a note that it is not confirmed yet. On the front, the Zenfone 3 Zoom will sport a 13MP front facing sensor as well for those high res selfies. Powering the entire package will be a huge 4,850 mAh battery, and at the back, we will see a fingerprint scanner. With all the specs of this smartphone out of the way, we expect it to be a great offering for all the smartphone photographers out there.
At this point we don’t have any clear picture as to when the company will make this device official, but as mentioned earlier, we can expect them to unveil this smartphone at CED 2017 show floor as the company will be present there at the event. Be sure to stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more info this device as we will update once we have any other details regarding the launch of this device. Meanwhile, if you are in the market for an ASUS smartphone, you can check out some of the other smartphones in the Zenfone 3 series that are already available like the Zenfone 3. You can read our full written review of the Zenfone 3 as well before making a purchase decision.