Asus’ Zenfone Zoom, priced at Rs. 37,999, comes with 3X optical zoom

Asus’ has finally taken the cloth off its new Zenfone Zoom – a phone that is focused on photography and has 3X optical zoom along with a dedicated shutter button.

The phone, priced at Rs. 37,999, is available at Flipkart now and from Februrary it will start retailing at all Asus exclusive stores, the company said in a statement.

Behind the lens, the Zoom carries a 13-megapixel Pixelmaster camera known to take great pictures even in low-light conditions. It runs Android Lollipop with Zen UI which can be a bit sluggish at times.

The Zoom, which comes with a 64-bit Intel Atom Processor and 4 GB of RAM, despite packing optical zoom and optical image stabilisation, is just 12 millimetres thick.

It includes a Gorilla Glass 4 protected 5.5 inch full HD display. It has a faux leather back and fast charging that promises to take three times the less time to get to full charge.The phone has 128 GB of internal storage. You can add more storage with a microSD card up to 128 GB.