ZenFone Zoom 3 Arrives In Asus’s Home Country
Asus is set on taking the smartphone industry by storm this year. The whole tech community is buzzing with rumors and speculations about the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone. Well, Asus fans don’t need to speculate about the device’s release date and specs anymore since it was recently launched in Taiwan.
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom: Why Only Taiwan?
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that Asus chose to launch the smartphone in Taiwan. The reason behind this is because Taiwan is the company’s home country and that’s where Asus devices are the most popular. Launching it first in Taiwan is Asus’s way of ensuring the device’s success. Nonetheless, the new ZenFone 3 Zoom will surely make its way around the world during the upcoming future.
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom: Pricing
The device was expected to be quite pricey, since it’s the company’s flagship and also because it is filled with impressive hardware specs. With that being said, Asus priced ZenFone Zoom 3 at NT$14,990 for Taiwanese residents. The price translates in $485 for North American residents.
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom: Is It Worth Buying?
As previously mentioned, the smartphone has been equipped with only high end hardware parts. The device ships with a 5.5 inch AMOLED panel. The display features a full HD pixel resolution of 1080 x 1920 and a large pixel density of 401ppi. Worth mentioning is that the display has been coated in Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Now let’s take a look under Asus ZenFone Zoom 3’s hood and see what we can find. First off, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 625 chipset. This process is quite powerful being clocked at 2.0GHz. Additionally, the processor is coupled with an Adreno 506 graphics processing unit and 4GB of RAM.
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom: Verdict
We think it’s safe to say that Asus is bringing some tough competition on the smartphone market. The Taiwanese tech manufacturer will surely be able to generate huge amounts of profits as a result of ZenFone 3 Zoom’s success. While we can’t know for sure when it will see a worldwide launch, we can expect that it will sell well in every region.