Asus added two new smartphone in its Zenfone series. The premium Zenfone 7 Pro and vanilla Zenfone 7. They are the successor to the last year Zenfone 6 series with signature flipping camera, a major highlight. Both the new Zenfone packs an appealing specs. Some other highlights are 90Hz display, support for 5G network, 30W fast charging and chipset.

Zenfone 7 Pro Colors

The vanilla Zenfone 7 and premium Zenfone 7 packs a Snapdragon 865 and 865+ SoC respectively.

There’s not much of difference between these two phones. They differ in terms of chipset, memory configuration and vanilla model lacks OIS in camera setup. Moreover, nearly all features are identical in these two devices.

Let’s drive through the specs offered by Zenfone 7 Pro, availability and Price in Nepal.

Asus Zenfone 7 Pro Overview

Display and Design

Zenfone 7 Pro is built around 6.67” AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate. The display is made by Samsung and is protected by Gorilla Glass 6. It has full-HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixel with a peak brightness of 700 nits. Similarly, it comes with DC dimming for flicker free low brightness operation, always on mode, 110% DCI-P3 coverage and an accurate color calibration out of the box. Further, the screen can be switched to lower 60Hz refresh rate to extend battery life.

Disply zenfone 7 pro

The handset features a rounded design built with 6000 series aluminum as body and glass at the rear. The rear panel flaunts gradient finish. Likewise, it is guarded by Gorilla Glass 3. Similarly, there is a distinctive motorized flip camera housing on the back which works as a front camera also.

Camera

The signature motorized flip camera consists of 3 lenses with improved flip up mechanism. The mechanism uses smaller motor that has more than double the torque. According to the company, the flip mechanism can last up to five years even after using the flip up to 100 times a day and can withstand 35kg of weight.

camera asus zenfone 7 pro

The setup consists of a primary 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor with f/1.8 lens and 2×1 OCL autofocus, a secondary 12MP Sony IMX363 with an ultra-wide angle f/2.2 lens and an 8MP tertiary sensor with a telephoto lens.  The primary and telephoto lens comes with OIS and PDAF whereas the ultra-wide lens has dual-pixel PDAF. Further, 80mm telephoto lens offers 3x optical zoom.

On the video spec-sheet, primary lens can record 8K videos at 30fps and 4K slow motion at 120fps. Similarly, the ultra-wide cam is capable of recording 4K video which is used for the HyperSteady Video mode. The setup also features HDR video mode as well as improved night mode algorithms.

Moving on, the same back camera works as the front shooter. Therefore, you get dual-LED flash, autofocus and OIS while using the front cam also. Further, you can record 8K/30fps and 4K/120fps selfie videos.

Performance

Zenfone 7 Pro is powered by same octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC (the best chipset in the market you can get in Android phones) seen in ROG phone 3, paired with Adreno 650 GPU. Besides that, it is equipped with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

Upfront, the handset boots on Android 10 with ZenUI 7 on the top.

Battery and Miscellaneous

The whole package is fueled by 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support and works with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0. Further, the phone shares same advance charging controls as ROG phone which let you limit the maximum charging.

Connectivity options includes 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, A-GPS, NavIC, NFC and USB Type-C port. Lastly, this phone has a side mounted fingerprint reader which doubles as a power button.

Zenfone 7 Pro Price and Availability in Nepal

Zenfone 7 Pro price has been set at TWO 27,990 and will be available for purchase in Taiwan shortly. It will be released globally on September 1.

If it launches in Nepalese market we expect the price of Zenfone 7 to be around Rs. 95,000

Smartphone ModelPrice in Nepal (Expected)
Zenfone 7 Pro~ Rs. 95,000

Zenfone 7 Pro Full Specifications

Key Specs
Display 6.67 inches
Front Camera Motorized flip-up main camera module
Back Camera 64+ 8+ 12 MP
Chipset Snapdragon 865+
RAM 8 GB
Internal Storage 256 GB
Battery 5,000 mAh
Price in Nepal ~Rs. 95,000
Price in India ~INR 55,700
General
Dimension 165.1 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm
Weight 230 g
Build Material Glass Front, Glass Back, Aluminium Frame
Sim Slot Dual SIM
Sim Size Nano-SIM
Resistant -
Operating System Android 10, ZenUI 7
Colors Aurora Black, Pastel White
Display
Size 6.67 inches
Type AMOLED
Refresh Rate 90Hz
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Pixel Density ~395 ppi
HDR10+ Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Camera
Front Camera
Setup Triple
Lens Motorized flip up main camera module
Flash Yes, Dual-LED flash
Optical Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes, PDAF, dual pixel PDAF
Features HDR, auto panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected]; gyro-EIS, HDR
Back Camera
Setup Triple
Lens 64 MP, f/1.8, Wide Lens (26 mm) 8 MP, f/2.4, Telephoto Sensor, 3x Optical Zoom 12 MP, f/2.2, Ultra-wide Sensor (17mm)
Flash Yes, Dual-LED Flash
Optical Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes, PDAF, dual pixel PDAF
Features HDR, Auto-panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected]; gyro-EIS, HDR
Performance
Chipset Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+)
Processor Octa-core (1x3.1 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU Adreno 650
RAM 8 GB
Storage
Internal Storage 256 GB
Expandable Storage Yes, microSD card
Type UFS 3.1
Multimedia
Audio Jack No
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Audio Features 24-bit/192kHz audio
FM Radio No
Network Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6
Wi-Fi Features Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALELIO, BDS, QZSS, NavIC
Infrared Port No
NFC Yes
USB Type Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
USB version 2.0
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Placement Side-mounted
Face Recognition -
Accelerometer Yes
Gyro Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Battery
 
Capacity 5,000 mAh
Type Non-removable
Charging 30W Fast Charging, USB Power Delivery 3.0
Reverse Charging Yes

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