The Zenfone 3 Zoom, the first ASUS smartphone with the dual lens camera system, will be the first from the Zenfone 3 series to get the latest ZenUI 4.0 user-interface update. Announced in January 2017, the Zenfone 3 Zoom will receive the ZenUI 4.0 update scheduled to roll out via Firmware Over-the-Air (FOTA).
Zenfone 3 Zoom to receive ZenUI 4.0 user-interface update
The update announcement was posted on ASUS Zen Talk Forum Page today, September 15, with the following release notes:
Update version: V22.214.171.124
Release Date: September 14, 2017
Upgrade system user interfance to ZenUI 4.0
Improved SystemUI stability
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Zenfone 3 Zoom Specifications
5.5-inch Super AMOLED display @ 1920 x 1080 pixels
2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core CPU
Adreno 506 GPU
64GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 128GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Dual 12MP laser AF rear camera (2.3x optical zoom) w/ dual-LED flash, OIS
13-megapixel front-facing camera
GPS w/ A-GPS
5000mAh battery w/ fast charging
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ ZenUI 3.0 (now upgradeable to ZenUI 4.0)
154.3 x 77 x 8 mm
There is no available announcement, for the meantime, on ZenUI 4.0 user-interface updates for the other Zenfone 3 series smartphone models.
Zenfone 3 Zoom: Catch The Moment, Captured by Zen
The ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone was launched in February 2017. The smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM.
The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom packs a dual 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear with laser autofocus and a 13-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom initially runs Android 6.0 (upgradeable to Android 7.0 Nougat) and is powered by a 5000mAh non-removable battery. It measures 154.3 x 77 x 8 mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 170.00 grams.
The Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts both Nano-SIM on the SIM tray. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in other countries). Sensors on the phone include a Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
The Zenfone 3 Zoom is currently available at the ASUS Online Store for ₱23,995.00 or at Lazada Philippines (available in Navy Black and Rose Gold) in similar price points.