Asus Zenfone 3: DSLR Camera in Hand

Asus ZenFone 2 that entered into Indonesia last year received a warm welcome from the fans

Smartphone news – Asus ZenFone 2 that entered into Indonesia in the last year received a warm welcome from fans, especially the smartphone charmer with a qualified valuable specification tilt. In the year 2016, rajapoker Asus also continue the third series of ZenFone through the launch of ZenFone 3 which comes with improvements on several sides.

As well as Asus introduced Asus ZenFone 2 in several series, so it is with Asus ZenFone 3. However, which will be discussed this time is Asus ZenFone 3 ZE520KL (Z017DB). Code Z017DB refers to the latest variant as a global version of ZE520KL that existed since last May 2016. This global version is also called WW aka WorldWide. That is, this version is compatible with mobile networks in several Southeast Asian countries including in Indonesia.

When first holding Z017DB, premium impression immediately felt. For this type, Asus chose the design of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 as a curved edge of the alias 2.5D. Not only the front screen, the back of Z017DB was coated with Corning Gorilla Glass.

In our opinion, the design of glass (full glass) is what causes ZenFone 3 feels slippery and feels hot fast when held. Asus ZenFone 3 itself is claimed as the first smartphone in Indonesia equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 626 processor (Cortex-A53 2.0 GHz core octa).

ZenFone 3 is offered in two screen sizes, namely 5.2 “and 5.5”. Likewise with the capacity of RAM that has two options, namely 3 GB and 4 GB, and storage capacity of 32 GB and 64 GB each. Z017DB screen display also looks bright. This is reasonable considering Asus equip this product with IPS + screen which is claimed also more power efficient. This product is also equipped with Full-HD resolution, with a pixel density of about 424 ppi.

According to the tagline that is carried, “Built for Photography”, one of the interesting parts Z017DB is the camera. Seriousness Asus working on this series was clearly visible with the Manual mode that is included in this product. This increasingly adds to the impression of DSLR in the grip. The main camera brings 16 MP resolution, while the front camera has a resolution of 8 MP. With the resolution, Z017DB enough qualified to perform selfie activities. Another advantage of ZenFone 3 camera is the Sony Exmor RS IMX298 sensor that blends with PixelMaster 3.0 software. The software is also known for its feature-rich photography. 4K quality pinned also able to pamper users who like to make short videos.

Present as the successor to PixelMaster 2, PixelMaster 3.0 embedded in ZenFone 3 offers several updates. Some photography modes embedded Z017DB include Auto, Manual, HDR Pro, Beautification, Low Light, QR Code, GIF Animation, Panorama, Miniature, Time Rewind, Slow Motion, and Time Lapse.

Autofocus laser technology that pinned will also help the process of object shooting takes place more quickly. The existence of TriTech auto-focus system, which combines the contrast detector for continuous focus, second-generation auto-focus laser with a focus distance of up to 1.2 meters, and also phase-detection, is also very helpful when users take pictures.

These three focus technologies make the Z017DB capable of delivering auto-focus quickly, reaching 0.03 seconds under any circumstances. This feature also supports users get continuous autofocus when shooting object. This series is available in four color choices, namely Sapphire Black, Moonlight White, Aqua Blue, and Shimmer Gold.

Bulletin Design
ZenFone 3 (Z017DB), both the front and rear sides use the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 design.

Camera and Fingerprint Sensor
Camera lens looks more prominent, flanked by autofocus and LED lasers. While the fingerprint scanner shaped oval, facilitate the index finger or middle of reaching it. This is different from other products that are usually round or box.

The SIM card slot consists of two different types, the micro-SIM as the first card and the nano-SIM for the second card as well as the external memory.


Camera and Video App
The camera app has a large selection of features and effects, either manually or automatically. One of his modes, namely Children will give musical effects for children. While the video feature already supports 4K quality video recording.

USB Type-C
ZenFone Z017DB uses a Type-C USB 2.0 port that has antiterbalik features and supports faster charging.