ASUS Zenfone Zoom S – Specification, Features, and Price

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The Taiwan based tech giant ASUS has launched the second iteration of the Zenfone Zoom series in India. Referred to as the ASUS Zenfone Zoom S, the Smartphone was unveiled for the first time in the USA back in May this year as the Zenfone 3 Zoom.

ASUS Zenfone Zoom S

Owing to the growing trend of dual camera setups in high-end and even in some budget  Smartphones, ASUS is trying to please the photography maniacs by bringing an amazing camera experience to the mid-budget segment.

What is the unique selling point of dual camera setup?

The unique selling point of the phone is the dual camera setup positioned at the back of the phone, similar to the iPhone 7. The Zenfone Zoom S sports dual 12MP sensors, the primary being an IMX362 sensor with a f/1.7 aperture,1.4µm pixels size and 25 mm focal length, while the secondary 12MP ‘zoom’ lens features a 59 mm focal length and 2.3x true optical zoom which can be further extended to 12x digitally. The front camera is a 13MP IMX214 sensor with f2.0 aperture with 1/3″ sensor size.

The dual camera setup is bundled with OIS, EIS and Tri-Tech+ technology. The enhanced Tri Tech+ technology allows 0.03s quick autofocus along with subject tracking autofocus. The Zenfone Zoom s also supports 4K video recording.

VR fans won’t be disappointed as the Zenfone Zoom S sports a full HD 5.5″ AMOLED display, protected by Gorilla Glass 5.

The ASUS Zenfone Zoom S is powered by the Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 clocked at 2.0 GHz and 4GB of RAM. To fuel the gaming needs, Adreno 506 GPU is provided. The device has 64 GB of internal memory which can be further expanded up to 2TB via microSD card.
Connectivity features include 4G VOLTE support with Bluetooth 4.0 and USB Type C port. Rear fingerprint scanner has been provided to boost the security.

A huge 5000 mAh battery powers the Zenfone Zoom S with Boost master by ASUS for fast charging support.

Unlike the bulky Zenfone Zoom, Zenfone Zoom S is sleek yet powerful. It uses an aluminum alloy body with the sandblasted matte surface. The display is 2.5D contoured to provide a seamless feel to the phone.

The device has been priced at Rs 26,999 and is available in Navy Black and Glacier Silver color choices.

Easy Specs

ASUS Zenfone Zoom SSpec's
Display5.2" inches
1080 X 1920 pixels
(FHD)
Primary CameraDual 12 MP, (25 mm, F/1.7 aperture, 4-axis OIS, and 59 mm, f/1.7 aperture, Laser and Phase detection auto-focus, 2.3X optical zoom, 4K Video recording
Secondary Camera13 MP, f/2.0 aperture, 1/3" sensor size
OSAndroid v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 625
CPU SpeedOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex A53
GPUAdreno 506
ColorsNavy Black, Glacier Silver, Rose Gold
BatteryNon-removable Li-ion 5000 mAh
Storage32/64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Micro-SD, up to 256 GB via 2nd SIM slot.
Price26,999 INR