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Asus's ZenFone 4 series is now official, six new devices announced

Asus's ZenFone 4 series is now official, six new devices announced

While we all are expecting the company to announce something about the Zenfone 4 devices, Asus launched the ZenFone Zoom S smartphone today in India. It is priced at Rs. 26999 and will be available e exclusively on Flipkart.

The Zenfone Zoom S supports dual SIM dual standby with 4G VoLTE connectivity. On the camera front, the smartphones come with a 12-megapixel rear camera. The device runs on year's old Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the in-house Zen UI laid on top. Both devices use a 5.5-inch AMOLED display, with the Selfie Pro's being a Full HD one, and the Selfie going for a 720p one instead. This phone carries dual camera setup with 2.3X true optical zoom.

The Zenfone Zoom S is built on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset that has 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage.

The major highlight of the smartphone is the dual-camera system comprises two 12-megapixel cameras, one with a f/1.7-aperture, 25mm wide-angle lens and a second with a 59mm lens. The secondary Samsung 3M3 telephoto F/2.6 lens offers 2.3X optical zoom.

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The four handsets are the ZenFone 4 Pro, ZenFone 4, ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro and ZenFone 4 Selfie and each handset comes with different specifications and features.

Asus claims the Selfie Pro offers the most advanced front camera in the world, with a Sony IMX362 dual-pixel image sensor and the company's SuperPixel Engine that enables users to capture 2x-brighter low-light selfies and 4K video. Optical and Electronic Image Stabilisation options are also present.

All the new ZenFone models come with Android 7.1.1 atop ASUS's ZenUI software, and in the case of the ZenFone 4, 4 Pro, 4 Selfie and 4 Selfie Pro (gasp), ASUS includes the new version 4 of its Android skin, featuring a cleaner de-bloated interface. It is packed with large 5000 mAh battery. To ensure this display panel steers clear from scratches and dings, Asus has also coupled the display panel with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It measures 154.3 x 77 x 7.99 mm and weighs 170 grams. GPS, USB Type-C. It has fingerprint sensor at the back that can unlock the device in 360 degrees, supports 5 finger recognition and besides unlocking, you can receive calls directly by swiping the registered finger directly at the lock screen.

The Asus ZenFone 4 will be available in Moonlight White, Mint Green, and Midnight Black colours, while the ZenFone 4 Pro will be available in Moonlight White, Pure Black colour variants.


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