Asus ZenFone Zoom passes TENAA's testing; 3X optical zoom, OIS featured with 13MP rear camera

Asus ZenFone Zoom passes TENAA's testing; 3X optical zoom, OIS featured with 13MP rear camera
During CES last year, we told you about the Asus ZenFone Zoom, which was introduced at the event by Asus CEO Jerry Shen. The device features the thinnest 3X optical zoom module available on a phone, made by HOYA. The 13MP rear-facing camera on the Asus ZenFone Zoom  features OIS, and a laser autofocus is also on board. With an aperture of f/2.0, photos can be taken under low-light conditions.

Today, the Asus ZenFone Zoom has been certified by Chinese regulatory agency TENAA. The phone is equipped with a 5.5-inch display, carrying a 1080 x 1920 resolution. An Intel Atom Z3580 chipset is under the hood, bringing a quad-core 2.3GHz CPU. There will be 2GB/4GB of RAM with storage options of 16GB/32GB/64GB and 128GB. A 64GB microSD slot is available for those requiring additional memory.

Besides the 13MP camera on back, there is a 5MP snapper in front for shooting selfies and handling video chats. Despite the optical zoom capabilities, the ZenFone Zoom measures 11.95mm at its thickest, and tips the scales at 185 grams. The model will be priced at $399.

Now that TENAA has taken its photos of the device, the Asus ZenFone Zoom should be launched very soon. Back in September at IFA, the phone was introduced once again by Asus, which gave us a chance to get some hands-on time with the handset. You can check it out by clicking here.


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source: TENAA (translated) via PhoneRadar

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ZenFone Zoom
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Intel Atom, Quad-core, 2330 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh

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11 Comments

1. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Zoom Zoom....

2. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Must have a big a** sensor...

3. Cobalt2112

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 15, 2015

Still only Android 5.0 !?!??!

7. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Yes...it takes work...its not just a pop n drop

4. prashant1707

Posts: 83; Member since: Nov 13, 2015

i think they should have used intel X series processors (X3 or X5 or X7) to ask for such price....

5. legiloca.v2 unregistered

I don't understand how it got delayed This long.. like if only it was released altogether with the regular model, it could've got itself some slice of the pie.

6. Cheezwiz

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

It only took them a year....talk about being late to the party. And it hasn't aged well in terms of design. It looks pretty bad in white (imo). Considering the value that already exists at $400, I'd say that this is probably not worth it.

8. NorthernViking

Posts: 40; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

Long time coming. May be 10 months since information about the phone first was released to the public.

9. SirTomoti

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 16, 2015

C'mon Assus I want this phone from half year ago

10. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

almost one year too late :-/ they should upgrade screen resolution and processor, or decrease that price :-/

11. rsiders

Posts: 1857; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

You mean the phone they failed to provide even a working demo of during every major smartphone event this year? Yeah ok.

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