tech2 News StaffDec 09, 2016 18:37:35 IST
Taiwan based smartphone and IT product maker Asus will be launching a new smartphone soon. The information comes from Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA where an Asus handset with model number Z01HDA. It could be yet another ZenFone 3 smartphone from Asus and considering the time period, it should be announced at CES 2017.
According to the listing, the smartphone will be running on Snapdragon 625 chipset and will sport a 5.5-inch Full HD display. Memory options include 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB, with storage coming in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB. The dual-lens camera setup is clearly visible at the back and the handset's Bluetooth SIG listing mentions 12.2MP+13MP . It also has the ZenFone 3 Zoom moniker, which means it could be an update to the ZenFone Zoom.
A 13MP unit is said to be on the front, while the battery is rated at 4,850mAh which is definitely huge. There is also a fingerprint scanner at the back and the smartphone will run on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. Colour variants would include Navy Black, New Crafts Silver and Luxury Gold color options.
If the smartphone does become a reality, it will be the first dual-lens camera equipped smartphone from Asus. Also since the original ZenFone Zoom tried to bring a loseless zoom experience on a smartphone, we can assume that the purpose of the dual-lens setup on the upcoming smartphone would be to add digital zoom without any quality loss.
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