Mobile Phones: ASUS Zenfone 3 zoom
News & Reviews: ASUS Zenfone 3 zoom
Posted: Mar 14, 2018
Hey all ZenFone users, ASUS Malaysia has made a short announcement that there will be an upcoming software update for the older ZenFone series, the third generation series to be precise. That's right, Android 8.0 Oreo FOTA update is will be starting real soon. Three ZenFone phones that are selected to be updated are ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS550KL) from mid of March onwards, then followed by ZenFone 3 Laser (ZC551KL) and ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) at the end of March. ASUS Malaysia will share more details on the on the FOTA update. So until then, stay tuned for more ASUS news at TechNave.com.
Posted: Jun 29, 2017
Today, the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) has finally got its Android 7.1.1 Nougat update. ZenFone 3 Zoom users can expect a notification for the software update on their phones, or check for the update in ‘System Update’ on their ‘Settings’ screen. The new update includes a few new features for the phones, which are:
Posted: May 02, 2017
Sick of carrying around an extra power bank around? And don’t you just hate it too when you forgot to bring either that or the charging cable? As the usage of streaming and playing entertainment on their devices continue to increase, having high battery mAh in smartphones is a popular criteria for Malaysians. If you’re looking for one, you’ve come to the right place. Here are our top 5 smartphones with big batteries you can get in Malaysia.
Posted: Apr 12, 2017
The original ASUS ZenFone Zoom aimed to offer the most powerful Intel mobile processor, plenty of storage and a 3X optical zoom for what would be the best ASUS ZenFone cameraphone. Unfortunately, things didn't turn out that way as competitors beat it to the punch with sleeker designs, better camera sensors and processors. Learning well from this lesson, ASUS have released the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL as one of the first around RM2K Dual Pixel and dual rear camera equipped smartphones in the Malaysian market. Read on to see why we think the sleek metal bodied ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL with the 5000 mAh battery life could be the next true flagship killer.
Posted: Apr 03, 2017
After requests from our TechNavers we recently tried out the 4K video recording capabilities of the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL. Featuring both Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom also offers up to 12x zoom (5x zoom in video recording mode), a dual rear camera with a dual Pixel camera sensor, 5000 mAh battery and more for just RM2099. The current pricing has dropped somewhat below RM1.9K though, which should make the ZenFone 3 Zoom even more of a flagship killer. You can check out our unboxing and hands-on video previously or see how stable 4K video recording is below.
Posted: Mar 28, 2017
After having some fun with the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom engineering sample we managed to get some time with the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL production unit which is coming to Malaysia in black for RM2099. We then did an unboxing, hands-on and camera sample showcase video with the ZE553KL. Check it out below to see what you'll get with the final OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) enabled version.
Dual-camera and 5K mAh ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) smartphone officially available in Malaysia for RM2099Posted: Mar 23, 2017
Today, ASUS Malaysia has just announced the anticipated ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) is now officially available in Malaysia! Available in Navy Black for RM2099 only, the world’s slimmest and lightest 5.5-inch smartphone with a high-capacity 5000mAh battery and also ASUS’s first dual-camera smartphone. Here’s a quick recap of the tech-specs:
Posted: Mar 20, 2017
Ahead of it's upcoming rumoured release, a DirectD listing has revealed that the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL could cost RM2099 here in Malaysia. The first ASUS ZenFone to utilize SuperPixel technology with a Dual-Pixel dual rear camera that has up to 12X zoom, the listing has the ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL available in a stylish black with 1 year warranty. DirectD says that the Malaysia release date is tomorrow so you can buy it from DirectD now, offering flagship killer pricing.
Posted: Mar 17, 2017
A media invite for an ASUS event recently got circulated revealing the release date of what we assume to be the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom for Malaysia which could be sometime from April till March 2017. We recently managed to get some time with an engineering sample of the new ZenFone and even though it still wasn't the production unit it still managed to wow us with its dual Pixel, dual rear cameras, 2.3x optical zoom and 5 day battery life. The new ZenFone 3 Zoom is expected to come in black and we're looking forward to what the full production unit can do. As always, do take this with a grain of salt but this seems like a fairly valid rumour so stay tuned and tell us what you think at TechNave.com.
Posted: Feb 14, 2017
The dual rear camera and dual pixel enabled ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom got officially announced in Taiwan with pricing details for the 4GB RAM version starting from TWD$14,990 (~RM2160). No Malaysia release dates or pricing details yet but at this pricing and the features we uncovered with our hands-on videos, we expect the ZenFone 3 Zoom to be a fairly solid flagship killer.