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ASUS has finally unveiled the much-awaited ZenFone 7 and ZenFone 7 Pro flagship phones at an unveil event in Taiwan. These phones are the only flagships of the year 2020 to sport flip-up camera modules. Moreover, the ZenFone 7 Pro comes with the more advanced Snapdragon 865+ mobile platform. Other exciting features of the ZenFone 7 series include notch-less displays with high refresh rates, huge batteries with fast charging support, and 64-megapixel triple cameras.

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ZenFone 7 Pro

ZenFone 7 Pro includes the same clean design as its predecessor. You have a fullscreen bezel-less display on the front and a motorized flip camera mechanism on the rear. It’s just that the flip camera module is now slightly bigger and houses an additional sensor.

The smartphone features a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ certification, and Delta E < 1. You get a fullscreen bezel-less panel here with no notches or punch-holes onboard, the same as its predecessor. Though you have an AMOLED display in tow here, ZenFone 7 Pro includes a side-mounted fingerprint sensor that also doubles as a power button.

Under the hood, ZenFone 7 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 865+ chipset – in line with the rumors. You also have up to 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage onboard. It runs ZenUI 7 based on Android 10 out-of-the-box.

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The highlight of the ZenFone 7 Pro will have to the triple flip camera setup on the rear. It includes a primary 64MP (f/1.8) Sony IMX686 sensor with OIS, coupled with a 12MP ultra-wide lens (Sony IMX363 sensor) and a telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom. The telephoto camera also supports OIS and up to 12x digital zoom capability.

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This is one of the most versatile camera setups out there, especially since it can also be used to capture some stunning selfies. Asus again lets you adjust the angle at which you want to use the ZenFone 7’s flip camera, which is great for getting some different style of shots into the mix. It offers you 4K @ 60fps, 8K @ 30fps video recording capabilities, along with a Hyper Steady mode for stable video capture.

ZenFone 7 Pro comes equipped with a huge 5,000mAh battery with 30W charging support via the USB Type-C port onboard. Asus boasts that you can juice up 60% of the battery in about 35 minutes.

Asus Zenfone 7 Pro Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • 5G bands: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78 SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat19 1800/150 Mbps, 5G 3.6 Gbps DL

Launch

  • Announced: 2020, August 26
  • Status: Exp. release 2020, September

Design

  • Dimensions: 165.1 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm (6.5 x 3.04 x 0.38 in)
  • Weight: 230 g (8.11 oz)
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame
  • Colors: Aurora Black, Pastel White
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • HDR10+
  • 90Hz refresh rate
  • 700 nits typ. brightness (advertised)
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Operating System

  • Android 10, ZenUI 7

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.1 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
  • GPU: Adreno 650
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • UFS 3.1

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
    • 8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), PDAF, 3x optical zoom, OIS
    • 12 MP, f/2.2, 113Ëš, 17mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
  • Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, auto panorama (motorized rotation)
  • Video: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps; gyro-EIS, HDR
  • Selfie Camera: Triple Motorized flip-up main camera module
  • Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, auto panorama (motorized rotation)
  • Video: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps; gyro-EIS, HDR

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive
  • GPS: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS, NavIC
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 30W, 60% in 34 min, 100% in 93 min (advertised)
  • USB Power Delivery 3.0
  • Reverse charging

Models: ZS671KS, ASUS_I002DD

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Asus Zenfone 7 Pro Price and Availability

The ZenFone 7 Pro comes in a single configurations;

  • 8GB+128GB model costs NT$27,990 (€800, $950)

The Asus Zenfone 7 Pro will be released globally on September 1.

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