Asus Zenfone 7 launched with SD 865, 90 Hz display and Flip Camera
The ASUS today announced the smartphone Zenfone 7 and Zenfone 7 Pro . Both devices use the same rotating camera concept introduced with the Zenfone 6 line, but the new devices now feature three cameras instead of two. They will be available globally from September 1
The Asus Zenfone 7 and its Pro variant are very similar to each other, and for many, the differences may not be critical. So, the younger model is based on SoC Snapdragon 865, the minimum amount of RAM is 6 GB, there is 128 GB of flash memory, and the cameras do not have optical stabilization.
- 6.67 inch Full HD + (2400 x 1080) AMOLED screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 6, aspect ratio 20: 9 and 90 Hz
- Snapdragon 865 processor
- Adreno 650 GPU
- 6 or 8 GB LPDDR5 RAM
- 128 GB of UFS 3.1 storage (expandable via MicroSD up to 2 TB)
- 64 MP main (f / 1.8, PDAF)
- 12 MP wide-angle (f / 2.2, 113º, with support for 4 cm macro)
- 8 MP telephoto lens (f / 2.8, 3x optical zoom)
- Fingerprint reader on the side
- Connectivity 5G, 4G, Wi-Fi 6 Dual Band, Dual SIM, Bluetooth 5.1 with aptX Adaptive, NFC, GPX, USB-C
- Stereo speakers (dual ANXP TFA9874)
- 5,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 charging
- Android 10 operating system (ZenUI 7)
- Dimensions: 165.08 x 77.28 x 9.6 mm
- Weight: 230g
The dual-SIM (Nano) Asus ZenFone 7 runs on Android 10 with ZenUI 7 on top and features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate. The display also has 700 nits of peak brightness as well as Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. Under the hood, the phone has the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, coupled with Adreno 650 GPU and up to 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The flip camera of the ZenFone 7 has three distinct sensors that include a 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens, and an 8-megapixel tertiary sensor with a telephoto lens that enables 3x optical zoom. There are preloaded features to enable the camera system to capture images from both front and back of the phone. Also, the camera supports both 8K and 4K video recordings.
On the storage front, the Asus ZenFone 7 has a single, 128GB UFS 3.1 onboard storage option that is expandable via microSD card (up to 2TB) through a dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS/ NavIC, NFC, and USB Type-C port. There are three microphones that are powered by Asus’ in-house noise reduction technology and are paired with stereo speakers.
Sensors on the Asus ZenFone 7 include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, hall effect, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. Further, there is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone also packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging and works with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0 and USB PD standards. Besides, the phone measures 165.08×77.28×9.6mm and weighs 230 grams.
Asus ZenFone 7 price, availability details
Asus ZenFone 7 price has been set at TWD 21,990 (roughly Rs. 89,125) for the 6GB + 128GB storage variant, while the 8GB + 128GB storage option carries a price tag of TWD 23,990 (roughly Rs. 97,225).