The rise of smartphones has been a major factor in the downfall of point-and-shoot cameras. As time has progressed, manufacturers have placed greater emphasis on smartphone cameras, not only in mainstream devices, but also in niche products. ASUS’s ZenFone Zoom is one of those niche products, packing an incredibly powerful camera. Now, more than a year after its debut, it will go on sale in February.
ASUS will be selling the ZenFone Zoom exclusively through B&H Photo. The device is priced at a fairly reasonable $399 and is currently available for pre-order. Orders are slated to begin shipping on February 1. If you’re unfamiliar with the ZenFone Zoom, it packs in a 13-megapixel PixelMaster sensor, 10-element Hoya lens, optical image stabilization, 3x optical zoom, laser autofocus and the option of fully manual camera controls.
Other specs include a 5.5-inch 1080p display, 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage plus microSD card slot, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 3000mAh battery and LTE support. Unfortunately, the ZenFone Zoom is running Android 5.0 Lollipop, putting it behind the times in terms of software.
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