Asus Zenfone Zoom

price Rs. 37,999 onwards launch Jan, 2016
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#23
of 30 phones in Rs. 30,000 - 40,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 11 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good build quality
  • Nice, aesthetic design, with a faux leather finish at the back
  • Slim profile
  • Good speed/performance
  • 128GB storage with expansion Fast recharge time

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • While the 3X optical zoom on the Zenfone Zoom is brilliant ands adds versatility, the overall image quality is nothing groundbreaking for a phone in this price range
  • Average display
  • Bloated UI
  • Average battery life

11 expert review(s)


72+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
  • Supports GloveTouch input
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall Effect Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor2.5 GHz, Quad Core, Intel Atom Z3590
GPUPowerVR G6430
RAM4 GB
Memory
Internal Memory128 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
Dimensions
Weight185 gm
Thickness11.95 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • 3X Optical Zoom
  • Aperture: F/2.7 - 4.8
  • Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
  • Laser Auto Focus
  • Macro Photography (5 cm)
  • Back Light (HDR)
  • Real Time Beautification
  • Night Mode
  • Depth of Field
  • Selfie Mode
  • Photo Effects
  • Panorama Mode
  • Miniature
  • Time Rewind
  • Smart Remove
  • All Smiles
  • Time Lapse
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Wide Angle (88 Degree) Lens
  • 5-element Lens
  • Selfie Panorama (Upto 140 Degree)
  • Real Time Beautification
  • HDR Mode
  • Low Light Mode
  • Night Mode
  • Photo Effects
  • GIF Animation
  • Time Lapse
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + QZSS + SBAS + BDS
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
More
  • WiFi Direct
  • USB On-The-Go
  • ASUS WebStorage (5 GB)
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.13/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys