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  • ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL review - Slim photographers flagship killer that lasts for days

    ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL review - Slim photographers flagship killer that lasts for days

    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. 

  • Rumours: A new dual camera phone heading our way – say hello to the ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom

    Rumours: A new dual camera phone heading our way – say hello to the ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom

    ASUS has always been in the forefront of trying new technologies in their products. One of the memorable products (but maybe a bit flawed in certain situations) is the ASUS Zenfone Zoom. We actually reviewed the smartphone, right here. Now we may see an update to this smartphone, in the form of the Zenfone 3 Zoom.

  • Weekly TechNave: More Telco innovation, the Huawei P9, Shark 1, liquid cooled ASUS and more

    Weekly TechNave: More Telco innovation, the Huawei P9, Shark 1, liquid cooled ASUS and more

    Greetings TechNavers! In this Weekly TechNave Malaysia's Telco news is starting to trickle but true to our last weekly's forecast it is mainly about innovation as Celcom refreshed their Xpax Magic SIM, Maxis is offering free 8GB of Internet a month for Hotlink and U Mobile announced more free movie streaming options.

  • ASUS ZenFone Zoom ZX551ML review - Technically the ultimate ASUS ZenFone 2

    ASUS ZenFone Zoom ZX551ML review - Technically the ultimate ASUS ZenFone 2

    Released nearly a year later after its initial announcement, the final form of the ASUS ZenFone Zoom ZX551ML offers the world's thinnest 3x optical zoom cameraphone, but more than that it is the culmination of all the major elements that made up the ASUS ZenFone 2 series. Combining 4GB of RAM and the most powerful Intel Atom processor on a ZenFone with laser autofocus and the aforementioned 3x optical zoom, the ZenFone Zoom is technically the ultimate ASUS ZenFone 2 smartphone of the bunch. Should you get it because of that or any of the other features above? We find out in our full review of the ASUS ZenFone Zoom ZX551ML below.

  • Asus Zenfone Zoom First Impression Hands-on video!

    Asus Zenfone Zoom First Impression Hands-on video!

    Let's take a look at the ASUS ZenFone Zoom, a smartphone that packs in a 13 megapixel Panasonic sensor with a variable f/2.7-4.8, 28-84mm (3x optical zoom). It's best external feature is the dedicated shutter button and video recording button. It is also by far the most premium looking design compared to ASUS previous model with a price tag of RM2099. ASUS also claims that it is the thinnest cameraphone at 12mm thickness, do check out the tech specs and video below for more details!

    • 2.5GHz Intel Atom Z3590 processor
    • 4GB RAM
    • 128GB storage + up to 128GB microSD
    • 5.5-inch display (full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
    • 13MP rear camera (PixelMaster, OIS, 3x Optical Zoom, 10-element Hoya Lens, dual-tone LED flash) + 5MP front camera
    • 158.9 x 78.8 x 5mm~12mm | 185g
    • supports 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0
    • 3000 mAh battery (quick charging)
  • ASUS Malaysia zooms to the max for their ZenFone Zoom (RM2099) and ZenFone Max (RM799) smartphones

    ASUS Malaysia zooms to the max for their ZenFone Zoom (RM2099) and ZenFone Max (RM799) smartphones

    Last weekend, ASUS Malaysia held a fitting send-off for their wildly popular ASUS ZenFone 2 range of smartphones with the Zoom to the Max media retreat showcasing the capabilities of their latest models, namely the ASUS ZenFone Zoom and ASUS ZenFone Max. Both offer fairly unique features with the Zoom utilizing a twin periscope inner lens design to be the world's thinnest optical zoom equipped cameraphone while the Max offers a whopping 5000 mAh battery with energy-efficient hardware that lets it charge other devices. Malaysia's media gave both ZenFones a run for their money at the event.

    While the RM2099 priced ZenFone Zoom and RM799 (RM100 off of the initial RM899 pricing) priced ZenFone Max were the highlight of the event, the rest of the gang like the ZenFone Go, ZenFone Selfie, ZenFone 2 Laser and ZenFone 2 Deluxe ROG edition were also on hand. All are currently available in Malaysia.

  • Want to win an ASUS ZenFone Zoom? Play the Zoom To Wanda online game by ASUS!

    Want to win an ASUS ZenFone Zoom? Play the Zoom To Wanda online game by ASUS!

    Zoom to Wanda, an online interactive hunting game by ASUS is an online challege open to everyone around the world. Starting from 21 March 2016 until 17 April 2016, players are given a mission to find Wanda, a fictional character, with the help of the ASUS ZenFone Zoom in their campaign website, and the top 20 participants with the highest scores will be awarded a brand new ZenFone Zoom!

  • Director David Sandberg collaborates with ASUS using ZenFone Zoom

    Director David Sandberg collaborates with ASUS using ZenFone Zoom

    Today, ASUS have announced filmmaker David Sandberg, creator of Kung Fury (seriously, one of the most entertaining Kickstarter-funded film ever haha) is set to collaborate with the self esteem company to create a series of short films with the ASUS ZenFone Zoom. With the theme “See the World Up Close”, Mr. Sandberg will also host a movie-making contest in which fans can create their own scenes and get a chance to win a ZenFone Zoom. 

  • Malaysia price released for ASUS ZenFone Zoom, ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition, ZenWatch 2 and more

    Malaysia price released for ASUS ZenFone Zoom, ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition, ZenWatch 2 and more

    The world's thinnest cameraphone with 3x optical zoom features a 13MP PixelMaster rear camera with 10-element lens from Hoya, dual-prim periscope, OIS (optical image stabilization), 0.03 laser autofocus and dual-LED real tone flash, the ASUS ZenFone Zoom ZX551ML, was recentlylaunched here in Malaysia for RM2099. Along with it, ASUS Malaysia also revealed the ASUS ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition ZE551MLZenWatch 2ZenBook Pro UX501 and Zen AiO Pro Z240ICGK. While many of the details like price and tech specs weren't available at the launch, these details have been released recently which you can see in this article.

  • ASUS ZenFone Zoom launched for RM2099, coming end of January 2016 with ZenWatch 2 and more

    ASUS ZenFone Zoom launched for RM2099, coming end of January 2016 with ZenWatch 2 and more

    ASUS Malaysia have just launched the long awaited ASUS ZenFone Zoom. Designed with the cameraphone enthusiast in mind the ZenFone Zoom packs in a 2.5GHz Intel Atom Z3590 processor, 13MP PixelMaster rear camera with 3x optical zoom, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), laser autofocus, 10-element Hoya lens and dual-tone LED flash. It will be priced at RM2099 with a Malaysia release date expected at the end of January 2016. Check out the full tech specs below:

    • 2.5GHz Intel Atom Z3590 processor
    • 4GB RAM
    • 128GB storage + up to 128GB microSD
    • 5.5-inch display (full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
    • 13MP rear camera (PixelMaster, OIS, 3x Optical Zoom, 10-element Hoya Lens, dual-tone LED flash) + 5MP front camera
    • 158.9 x 78.8 x 5mm~12mm | 185g
    • supports 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0
    • 3000 mAh battery (quick charging)