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Asus ZenFone Zoom S ZE553KL

Specifications

Asus ZenFone Zoom S ZE553KL
Asus ZenFone Zoom S ZE553KL (Zenfone Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 401 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Slim bezel (2.08mm), glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 32GB or 64GB or 128GB
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot), Sensors: Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, RGB sensor, IR sensor, Fingerprint
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM, HSPA, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.99 x 154.3 x 77 ( = 0.31 x 6.07 x 3.03 in)
Battery
5000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix 2.3 times optical zoom, Focal length 59mm, 5p lens
Secondary Camera: 12 MPix SONY IMX362 sensor (1/2.55" large sensor size, 1.4 µm large pixel size), f/1.7, Focal Length 25mm, 6p lens
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo
Weight
170 g ( = 6 oz / 0.37 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Average Score: 75.27% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 18 reviews)
price: 69%, performance: 73%, features: 75%, display: 78% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus ZenFone Zoom S ZE553KL

ASUS ZenFone Zoom S review: The first ZenFone with dual rear cameras
Source: Hardware Zone English
The ASUS ZenFone Zoom S isn't exactly special or new given its design and its choice of features. We’ve already seen how it’s possible to bring a dual rear camera setup to a mid-range device from two years ago. For ASUS, their take of this feature is coupled with a premium-looking body, a good mainstream processor and a Main Camera that’s far better than its predecessor; it is also within the conventional price range for similarly classed/featured phones. Unfortunately, the S$678 ZenFone Zoom Sunder delivers for its price tier as consumers would expect more than just average capabilities.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/21/2017
ASUS ZenFone Zoom S review: The first ZenFone with dual rear cameras
Source: Hardware Zone English
The ASUS ZenFone Zoom S isn't exactly special or new given its design and its choice of features. We’ve already seen how it’s possible to bring a dual rear camera setup to a mid-range device from two years ago. For ASUS, their take of this feature is coupled with a premium-looking body, a good mainstream processor and a Main Camera that’s far better than its predecessor; it is also within the conventional price range for similarly classed/featured phones. Unfortunately, the S$678 ZenFone Zoom Sunder delivers for its price tier as consumers would expect more than just average capabilities.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/04/2017

Foreign Reviews

Asus ZenFone Zoom S
Source: Allround-PC.com German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/09/2017
81% ASUS ZenFone Zoom S, análisis: el verdadero súper poder no es ver el doble, es durar el triple
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 80% display: 83% mobility: 95% workmanship: 80%
ASUS Zenfone Zoom S
Source: Geeknetic Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good cameras; great built quality; decent hardware; long battery life; good speakers. Negative: Weak connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/24/2017
[Reseña] Asus Zenfone Zoom S Tras 10 días de uso, [con vídeo]
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Slim size; nice display; long battery life. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/13/2017
Análise Asus Zenfone Zoom S: Asus no seu melhor
Source: Mais Tecnologia Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Nice design; long battery life; decent display; good cameras. Negative: High price; no NFC.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/03/2017
78% Recensione Asus Zenfone Zoom S, lo smartphone duro a morire
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 78%
77% Recensione ASUS Zenfone Zoom S
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 70% features: 75% display: 80% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 80%
80% RECENSIONE Asus Zenfone Zoom S
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 68% display: 85% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
70% Review ASUS ZenFone Zoom S: mid-ranger met goede camera en accuduur
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Asus Zenfone Zoom S - Oude tijden herleven
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Test Du Asus Zenfone Zoom S : Un Photophone À Moitié Convaincant
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 60% display: 60% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
88% Recenzja Zenfone’a Zoom S – zaskakująco kompletnego smartfona od Asusa
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90%
Test Zenfone Zoom S. Rewelacyjny aparat i ogromna bateria
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; long battery life. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2017
71% Asus ZenFone Zoom S İncelemesi
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 71%
85% Test Asus Zenfone Zoom S
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
78% Asus Zenfone Zoom S i test
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 78%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 506: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 625 SoC and based on the new 500-series architecture with support for Vulkan, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2) and UBWC. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
625: Mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2 GHz, an Adreno 506 GPU, a DDR3L-1866 memory controller and a X9 LTE (Cat 7) modem. Manufactured in the modern 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.17 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


75.27%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2017-05-15 (Update: 2017-05-15)