Asus had some big announcements at the CES 2015 yesterday! Along with announcing one-of-its-kind Asus Zenfone 2, the company also has announced a new camera centric Zenfone Zoom smartphone. This is currently the slimmest smartphone on the planet with a 3x optical zoon facility. The 3x optical zoom is the major USP of the device and this feature is even not found in the Samsung’s recently launched K Zoom – the camera centric smartphone series from Samsung. The handset offers a excellent 13MP PixelMaster camera with 10 element lens and a f/2.0 aperture of-course along with the optical image stabilization. The camera also has features like the laser auto focus and a dual-color Red Tone flash tech giving an exquisite point-to-shoot camera experience. The primary camera has also got some manual adjustments like shutter speed and exposure. The camera to its front is the conventional 5MP with wide-angle.

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The other specs for the handset includes a 5.5inch IPS-LCD screen with full HD resolution delivering an excellent 400 nits of peak brightness. To its heart lies a powerful quad-core Intel Atom chipset with 64 bit processing capabilities. The dimensions of the device show it to be fairly compact with 11.5mm of thickness and 185 grams of weight. The device packs a good battery with capacity of 3000mAh. The handset is fairly priced with $399 price tag. Here are few of the images giving the first glimpses from CES 2015 of the device.

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source: ASUS

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