At an event in Taiwan, Asus has announced 5 new smartphones and the Asus Zenfone 4 Pro is the most elite of the pack with the top of the line specs. The New Asus Zenfone 4 series comes with the focus to improve the camera technology.
Design and Display
The new Zenfone 4 PRO design is not very different in comparison to the Asus Zenfone 3. It has a metal and glass construction. Further, it has an exquisite build quality and looks very premium.
Also, there are Dual Rear cameras on the back side and it comes with a fingerprint scanner embedded in the Home Button. Noticeably, there are bezels at the top and bottom, unlike the LG G6 or Samsung S8.
The mobile comes with 5.5 Inch AMOLED display with Full HD resolution (1920*1080 pixels). Also, the display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass Protection and even has 2.5D Curved glass.
It is sleek and measures 7.6 mm in thickness and weighs 175 grams.
The launch event itself was themed as ” We Love Photos” and the camera was the key feature highlighted in the presentation by Asus. Powering the mobile is the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor with a clock speed of 2.45 GHz. Also, it uses the Adreno 540 GPU to take care of gaming needs.
Additionally, the phone offers 64 GB / 128 GB internal storage and has 6 GB of Ram.
Asus has not come with 8 GB ram version of the Zenfone 4 Pro. However, they already have the Asus Zenfone AR offering 8 GB RAM.
Camera Details Asus Zenfone 4 PRO
The Flagship Asus mobile comes with Dual Rear camera setup and has a 16 Megapixel rear camera plus a 12 MP camera. The 12 MP camera is the main camera and come with the Sony flagship IMX362 image sensor and has a f/1.7 aperture. It ensures all your images look great even in low or artificial light conditions.
The second camera is a 16 Megapixels Sony IMX351 sensor that offers 2X Optical Zoom and 10X Digital Zoom. Additionally, it has 4 axes optical image stabilization to record stable videos and even has Electronic Image Stabilization.
The Zenfone 4 Pro cameras work similar to the Apple iPhone 7 plus and you can switch to the 16 MP camera for Zoom shots and can use the main 12 MP camera for wide-angle photos.
Also, the camera is capable of recording 4K videos and comes with Dual LED Flash at the back. For selfies, we have an 8 Megapixel front camera with f/1.9 aperture. Also, it comes with pixel master 4.0 technology to make the images better.
For the selfie camera, it uses the Sony IMX 319 sensor and has a f/1.9 aperture.
Like most flagship phones, we have WIFI, Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC, USB Type C port. Furthermore, it comes with a sufficiently large battery – 3600 mAH capacity and there is even support for Fast Charging.
If you want a phone with better audio, the Asus flagship has DTS Audio support with 3.5 mm headphone jack and Dual speakers. Besides, there are 3 noise-canceling microphones to ensure superior call clarity.
Additionally, the mobile runs on the Android Nougat 7.1 and comes with the new Zen UI 4.0. Notably, the Zen UI 4.0 offers better user experience compared to the previous iteration. The Asus Zenfone 4 Pro costs 599 USD or in India, it can cost Rs. 43,000.
The smartphone is expected to launch in October 2017 and will launch along with the other members of the Asus Zenfone 4 family. Asus has also launched new smartphones like the Asus Zenfone 4, Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie, Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro and Asus Zenfone 4 Max Pro.