ASUS Officially Launches Zenfone Zoom in Taiwan


ASUS’ cameraphone has finally been released!

It’s been a long time coming, but at least it’s (almost) here: ASUS has officially launched their long awaited Zenfone Zoom cameraphone in their home turf of Taiwan today.

ASUS Zenfone Zoom

  • 2.3GHz Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core processor/2.5GHz Intel Atom Z3590 quad-core processor
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 5.5-inch full HD display
  • 64GB/128GB of storage, expandable via microSD
  • 13-megapixel rear camera, laser AF, 3x optical zoom and dual LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 3G. LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Android Lollipop, ZenUI
  • 3000mAh battery

There’s a few changes that’s been applied since we last saw the Zoom. For starters, the Zoom now has a geniune leather back that wasn’t apparent when it was first unveiled to the world. ASUS has also decided to put in a 2.3GHz Intel Atom Z3580 and 2.5GHz Intel Atom Z3590 combination for the Zoom, as well as a 64GB/128GB storage option for the device.

Asus-ZenFone-Zoom (1)

In Taiwan, the Zenfone Zoom 2.3GHz/4GB/64GB version will set you back NT 13,990 or Php 20.2K while the 2.5GHz/4GB/128GB version will cost NT 15990 or Php 23K. While we have no idea of local release as of yet, the Taiwan release means a local launch isn’t that far behind.


John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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  1. Now this is gonna be my next phone. If it ever gets released here. Okay na kahit battery-whore Intel SoC. Better than those over priced Sony shit. At least someone is still in this niche market that Samsung and Nokia abandoned.

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