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ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom / Zoom S (ZE553KL)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom / Zoom S (ZE553KL). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and price. The camera and battery also get good feedback, whereas comments are divided on the size. Many are critical about the design and sound.

battery, camera, price, screen

sound, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom / Zoom S (ZE553KL) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Christian de Looper (digitaltrends.com)

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom review

 

The Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom has some great qualities, but its signature camera is a mixed bag.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Aloysius Low (cnet.com)

This phone's battery lasts 20 hours

 

The best thing about the Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom isn't its camera tech.

The ZenFone 3 Zoom's dual-cameras take decent pictures and lets you zoom a bit further compared to its rivals. It also has amazing battery life.

The bland design and bloatware-filled software makes it a pain to use. It has a software-based depth-of-field setting that kind of sucks.

Those looking to try out optical zoom on smartphones can look towards the ZenFone 3 Zoom, but bear in mind the user experience isn't the best.

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Ajay Kumar (pcmag.com)

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom

 

The Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom stands out from the crowd of unlocked phones thanks to stellar battery life, dual-camera optical zoom, and a slew of unique features.

Affordable. Dual-camera optical zoom. High-resolution audio. Lots of unique features and customization options. Good build quality. Stellar battery life. Super-bright display.

Low-light camera performance could be better.

The $329 ZenFone 3 Zoom sits between the $299 Moto G5 Plus and the $399 ZTE Axon 7 in terms of price. With its gargantuan battery, dual-camera setup with telephoto zoom, and host of unique features, it manages to stand out, which is more than you can...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone

 

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone with dual-camera : Asus announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, equipped with our best-ever dual-camera system for photographic perfection - and the world's slimmest smartphone with a high-capacity 5000mAh battery. ZenFone 3 Zoom's...

ZenFone 3 Zoom is the most accomplished camera smartphone to date from Asus, with a list of new features designed to make it unrivalled in mobile photography. Key features of this dual-camera smartphone include the SuperPixel technology, TriTech+...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Stephen S. (phonearena.com)

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom Review

 

Featuring some respectable mid-range silicon, one big-honking battery, and an intriguing dual-camera package, there sure seems to be a lot to like about the ZenFone 3 Zoom.

Solidly day-long battery life ; Good value ; Flexible camera hardware

Camera software needs work, low-light performance unsatisfying ; Audio a bit of a letdown ; No waterproofing ; Dated design ; Battery this big feels like it should last even longer

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Edgar Cervantes (androidauthority.com)

ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom review - is it worthy of its name?

 

The ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom may not be your dream device in terms of optical capabilities, but the camera is pretty good and the phone excels in other areas. Its battery life is hands-down the best we have seen, and the price is nothing to scoff at.

Insane battery life ; Quality camera with optical zoom ; Accessible price point. ; Pretty good specs for the price ; AMOLED display

Optical zoom is cool, but overhyped ; Launched with outdated software ; Fragile construction ; 1080p resolution ; Lackluster sound quality

Sep, 2017

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Expert review by : Sam Rutherford (tomsguide.com)

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom Review: Long Zoom, Longest Battery Life Ever

 

The Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom is a really interesting phone. Its performance is similar to that of less-expensive budget phones, its display is on a par with those of handsets costing hundreds more, and it has dual rear cameras with OIS and a 2.3x optical...

Ridiculously long battery life ; Dual rear cams with 2.3x optical zoom ; Supercolorful 5.5-inch AMOLED display ; Upscale design with USB Type-C and fingerprint sensor

Still running Android 6 ; Somewhat clunky interface ; Performance is similar to that of less expensive phones ; Phone won't work on Verizon's or Sprint's network

With sharp dual rear cameras, a 2.3x optical zoom and the best battery life ever, Asus' ZenFone 3 Zoom is a great pick for an affordable price.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Brad Linder (liliputing.com)

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom now available $330

 

The is a smartphone with a 5.5 inch full HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. But the most interesting feature is the camera system: as the name suggests, the Zenfone 3 Zoom has an optical zoom feature...

Of course there

May, 2017

Expert review by : Bailey Stein (androidauthority.com)

ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser review

 

The Zenfone 3 Laser offers a good value with its premium design, excellent battery life, and dual-SIM card support. However, it doesn't really stand out against competing options, some of which offer a better value.

Premium design ; Excellent battery life ; Good display ; Unlocked with dual-SIM support ; Support for microSD cards ; Highly likely to receive an Android 7.0 update

Average camera performance ; 2 GB of RAM is a major bottleneck ; ZenUI's design looks outdated ; Display is a tad dim ; Very poor speaker output ; No NFC

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Koh Wanzi (hardwarezone.com)

Hands-on: ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom, a phone with dual cameras and a massive battery

 

ASUS has announced the ZenFone 3 Zoom, a phone with dual cameras for shooting in portrait mode and a huge 5,000mAh battery.

Jan, 2017
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