Asus ZenFone Zoom Review

(ZX550) Score: 6.83/10
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Asus ZenFone Zoom is a good Android cellphone, which counts with a quite powerful Quad-Core processing unit speeding at MHz, a huge 5.5" multi touch screen, and two cameras, a 13 mega-pixels back side camera and a 5 megapixels front facing camera. But it's time to get into much more details.

Asus has made a very nice job making this cellphone as lightweight as 6.53 ounces. Though this phone is only 6.26" long and 3.1" wide, it's able to fit a a 5.5 inches screen. This phone is sold in 2 color options, black and white.

This cellphone is equipped with a gorgeous 5.5 inches display with a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution, which makes all images and videos look brightful and colorful. This display uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, and allows multi-touch gestures.

Asus equipped the Asus ZenFone Zoom with a powerful Quad-Core processing unit clocking at MHz, included in the Intel Atom Z3580 chip and a great 4 GB RAM memory. Graphic rendering often eats a lot of CPU cycles, so this cellphone counts with an additional PowerVR G6430 GPU running at 600 MHz to improve overall performance. A great advantage of the Asus ZenFone Zoom is its 128 GB inmense internal memory and an SD card slot, allowing you to install hundreds of apps without thinking about filling it.

This phone has two cameras, a 13 MP back facing camera and a 5 megapixels front camera. In addition, the camera has a lot of useful characteristics like auto-focus, flash, optical image stabilization, smile detection shooting, face detection shooting, HDR mode and geo tagging.

This phone provides WiFi connection (which can be provided to other devices around, acting as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE high performance internet connection or the fastest 3G connection type, supported by HSPA, HSUPA and EDGE technologies. This phone has two Micro SIM cards so it's able to work with 2 different phone lines.

This phone also includes some interesting features like Bluetooth (enables communication with other bluetooth devices, computers, and accessories), GPS Localization and NFC (Near Field Communication), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

The Asus ZenFone Zoom counts with a 3000 mAh large Li-Polymer removable battery providing this cellphone an incredible battery duration.

Asus is selling the Asus ZenFone Zoom for $ 235, which is quite close to other similar cellphones. This phone is definitely the correct option for you no matter whether you want it mostly for social networks and internet browsing, are looking for a work phone or want it to play games.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 5.0
Product code:ZX550
Dimensions:6.26 x 3.10 x 0.47 inchesMetric15.9 x 7.87 x 1.19 cmImperial
Weight:6.53 ouncesMetric185.12 gImperial
Colors:Black and White
Price:$ 235.00


Screen Type:IPS LCD (16M colors)
Size:5.5 inchesMetric14 cmImperial
Resolution:1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
Pixel density:401 pixels per inchMetric157.87 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Intel Atom Z3580
RAM Memory:4 GB
Graphics Processor:PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz)
Internal Memory:128 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)


Battery type:Li-Polymer
Capacity:3000 mAh


Back camera:13 megapixels
Front camera:5 megapixels
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Face Detection Shooting, Geo Tagging, HDR Mode, Optical Image Stabilization and Smile Detection Shooting


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Micro SIM
Dual SIM:Yes
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 17), 700 (band 28), 800 (band 18), 800 (band 19), 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRS

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor