Asus zenfone 3 Laser (ZC551KL) appeared India Market by 2016 featuring a new definition to Zenfone 2 Laser. Asus Zenfone 3 Laser brings a rectangular shaped fast fingerprint scanner that replaces the place of volume rocker button found in Zenfone 2 Laser. One of the other main USP is its laser autofocus optimising camera.
Lets Check Detailed Review of Asus Zenfone 3 Laser
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser body made out with Aluminium metal body and comes with two variant ; Silver and Gold. I got the stylish looking Silver variant for review. Front-side frame relecting white colour which adds glowing beauty to Zenfone 3 Laser. There can see 8 MP front facing camera.
Navigation buttons are placed below the display and the volume rocker buttons at right side of the frame. The 3.5 mm headphone jack hole tiled at the top of the phone
The bottom right catches the magnet speaker grille. The Zenfone 3 Laser have the micro usb port and Mic at the bottom. The speaker of Zenfone 3 Laser can output sound clear and loud.
Flipping over the back, we got to see well aligned dual led flash light and Laser. The 13 MP PixelMaster camera centered with the flash light, laser and a dimond cut fingerprint scanner looks narrow rectangle with rounded corners. Unlike Zenfone 2 Laser, the new comer Fingerprint reader replaced the volume rockers below the camera.
The device dosen’t feel hard to lift and easy to hold in my hands. Lightweight of the phone gives reason to attract Zenfone 3 Laser
ZenFone 3 Laser has a 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution display with Countoured 2.5D glass touch screen and intense 500nits brightness which can reflects colours vibrantly. Text and graphics animations are sharp. With the use of Splendid App in the Zenfone 3 Laser, we can adjust the colour temperature. Operating device outdoor, under the sunlight legibility was decent. Overall Asus Zenfone 3 Laser scores well in the display.
Front facing camera of Zenfone 3 Laser is 8MP with f/2.0 aperture whicha can produce decent selfies in enough light condition but is a little noisy in dim light. 8 MegaPixel is standing better than other 5MP.
Name of the device plays an appreciable role in f/2.0 aperture 13 MP rear camera. Laser auto-focus technology in the device helps to focus the object in just 0.03 seconds.
Electronic image stabilization and Automatic color correction leads new definition in mobile photography. Like i said in Asus Zenfone 3S Max Review , If you are doing photography, Plug into our own manual mode rather than the machine fixed its own mode auto. The Zenfone 3 Laser can impress you with its teasing shots from different modes.
Asus offers many different modes in Zenfone 3 Laser that you won’t skip ; Back Light (HDR) Mode, Low Light Mode, Manual Mode (for DSLR-like Camera Detail Settings), Real Time Beautification Mode, Super Resolution Mode, Night Mode, Depth of Field Mode, Photo Effect Mode, Selfie Panorama, Selfie Mode, GIF Animation ModeSlow Motion Mode, Time Lapse Mode
Sample Shots (Image size compressed)
The Zenfone 3 Laser runs with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box customized by ZenUI 3.0 . Asus has added apps like Mobile Manager, ZenMotion, Photo Collage, Mini Movie. Mobile Manager app included Cleanup and Boost settings hepls the device to move smoothly.
Another interesting application that i loved to show you is Game Genie. It will hepls to boost and cleanup unused RAM to Particular Game just by tapping boost button. You can turn it off if not needed.
The Zenfone 3 Laser is powered by Qualcomm Octa Core Snapdragon 430 64-bit processor clocked at 1.4GHz 4GB RAM and 32GB which can be expandable upto 128GB . Performance wise, the phone stands great with multi tasking, playing high end games, streaming videos, photography. We can accommodate 5 to 7 apps in the backgroud for multitasking which includes two high end games or 4 medium apps and many basic apps.
The high end games like Asphalt 8 Airborn, Dead Trigger runs smoothly without any lag or discomfort. The device doesn’t make my hand too hot or sweat. I spent my more time to play games with Zenfone 3 Laser. Its cool!
AnTuTu Benchmark and Geekbench Scores
While using camera the device get some hot in the screen and metal body. Otherwise the device is cool to occupy in hands. Call quality, Speaker output, videoplayback everything is fine. The speaker grille moves to the bottom frame so the audio obstacle problem is prevented and can produce large sound without noisy.
The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser brings 3000 mAh Battery infront of you. I think it would be better if Asus provides some more powerful battery. We can do many things in the device so it needs more power to perform all the actions. Although i got 1 day battery backup with moderate usage and 6 to 7 hours with heavy usage includes Gaming, Internet browsing, photography. Thanks to Mobile Manager Application for helping me to handle the device with less power.
Availability and Pricing
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is available in 4GB RAM and 2GB RAM. Asus Zenfone 3 Laser with 4GB RAM and 32 GB ROM in Silver and Gold variants Priced for 16,999 on Flipkart. The Zenfone 3 Laser is a bit overpriced at this range But I promise you the device will be a sweet juice for the money you spend.
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Overall Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is a Laser intensified phone exclusively for photography. Performance wise the Zenfone 3 Laser is also pushing to front. The money you spend more to the device makes worth of its quality. Skip compare the device with other budget phones. The Zenfone 3 Laser never twist your mood into dull. Go for it!!