Asus Zenfone Zoom Launch at Sinulog 2016

Asus ZenFone Zoom Launch

Asus Zenfone Zoom Launch at Sinulog 2016
Asus ZenFone Zoom Launch at Sinulog 2016

Finally, the much hyped and much anticipated revolutionary Asus ZenFone Zoom has reached the Philippine shores. Yesterday, January 16, 2016, Asus Philippines hosted at Asus ZenFone Zoom Launch in Cebu City, in time for the colorful Sinulog Festival.

Asus Zenfone Zoom Launch

Bloggers from Manila and Davao flew in to the Queen City of the South with one objective in mind to experience and capture the Sinulog Festival up close with the Asus ZenFone Zoom. During the launch bloggers from Manila, Cebu, and Davao were held in awe with the astounding features and specs of the Asus presented by the Asus Philippines team.

ASUS Philippines Marketing Manager Jamie Zaldivar shares “We are thrilled to finally bring the ZenFone Zoom to Filipinos. The ZenFone Zoom revolutionizes smartphone photography…. It puts professional, DSLR-quality photography within easurer reach — so that Filipinos can all the more enjoy and indulge in the experience of taking photos with their mobile phones.”

Asus Zenfone Zoom Launch
Asus Zenfone Zoom Launch

Asus Zenfone Zoom Features and Specifications

ZenFone Zoom has six key features that set it apart from other smartphones.

  • 3x Optical Zoom
  • Macro Photography using Super Resolution Mode
  • 0.03 Laser Auto Focus to capture fast moving subjects
  • Lowlight Mode or Long Exposure Shutter Speed on Manual Mode
  • Optical Zoom for Video
  • Panoramic Selfie

The ZenFone Zoom is equipped with PixelMaster cameras with Backlight (Super HDR) mode, Beautification mode, and Professional (Manual) Mode.

  • rear camera: 13MP, f/2.7- to 4.8-aperture, 10-element, 3X optical zoom lens, with optical image stabilization (OIS), laser auto-focus and dual-color Real Tone flash; and
  • front camera: 5MP, f/2.0-aperture, wide angle 88-degree lens with Pano Selfie.
Asus Zenfone Zoom Launch
Asus Zenfone Zoom Launch

These will certainly delight bloggers and photography enthusiasts. Just imagine a DSLR quality camera at the palm of your hands. Plus, it comes packed in a powerful, elegant smartphone.

The Asus ZenFone Zoom has the following specifications:

  • 64-bit quad-core power,
  • 4GB RAM,
  • 128 GB ROM,
  • 3000 mAh non-removable lithium-polymer battery,
  • LTE capability up to 250 Mbps,
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4 display, and
  • 5.5-inch 1920×1080 Full HD IPS display.

The Asus ZenFone Zoom (ZX551ML) is available in Pure Black and Ceramic White. It measures 158.9 x 78.84 x 11.95 ~5mm and weighs 185 grams. All authorized re-sellers nationwide will soon sell the ZenFone Zoom. It will retail for only PhP26,995.

Right after the launch, bloggers in attendance got the chance to enjoy these awesometastic features during a trip to the Magellan Cross and the Sto. Nino Basilica. The #SeeSinulogUpClose experience continues today during the Sinulog Grand Procession.

Asus ZenFone Zoom’s features and specs will definitely give us bloggers the opportunity to enjoy and share the best sights of Sinulog 2016. Continue following our ZenFone Zoom Sinulog journey on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by following the event hashtag #SeeSinulogUpClose.

The Asus ZenFone Zoom is the must-have smartphone for bloggers, social media addicts, photography aficionados, and for anybody who wants to capture life’s special moments up close. It is, after all, practically a DSLR camera and a powerful smartphone in one… in a very handy size.

Davao Bloggers with the Asus Team at the Asus Zenfone Zoom Launch
Davao Bloggers with the Asus Team at the Asus Zenfone Zoom Launch

Do follow my social media accounts to enjoy the #SeeSinulogUpClose experience with us. I will be posting on Instagram @riajosedavao and on Twitter @riajose.

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All photos taken with an Asus ZenFone Max.