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Asus Zenfone 7 and Zenfone 7 Pro

ASUS Zenfone 7 Pro

Asus Zenfone 7 and Zenfone 7 Pro

The Asus Zenfone 7 Pro price in Kenya is around Ksh 105,500 and Asus Zenfone 7 price in Kenya is around Ksh 82,500. Both smartphones were announced in 2020, August and is expected to be released in September 1, 2020. The Zero 8 smartphone will arrive in white-steel and black-Aurora colors.

Asus Zenfone 7 Pro price in Kenya & features

Price in KenyaKsh 105,000
BrandAsus
Display6.67 inches 90Hz AMOLED
ProcessorSnapdragon 865 Plus
Sim CardDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
ConnectivityGSM / HSPA / LTE
Operating SystemAndroid 10 with ZenUI 7
ROM256 GB
RAM8 GB RAM
Main Camera64MP + 12MP + 8MP
Front CameraUses Back Camera (Motorized Flip-up)
Battery5000 mAh
ChargingFast charging 30W
USB Port USB Type-C
SensorsFingerprint (side-mounted)
3.5mm jackNo
ColorPastel White, Aurora Black

Phone overview

ASUS ZenFone 7 and ZenFone 7 Pro both have a 6.67-inch AMOLED panel, with Full HD + resolution and a layout of 2400 by 1080 pixels with a 90Hz refresh rate, 200Hz touch sampling rate, DC Dimming, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, and has Side-mounted fingerprint recognition sensor.

The screens also supports  HDR 10 + standard, with 110 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 standard, a brightness of 700 nits and Delta-E of less than 1 for very good color accuracy. In addition, ASUS protects the display with the Gorilla Glass 6, as the screen has received SGS approval for viewing comfort for a long time and without difficulty on the eyes.Asus Zenfone 7 Pro 2

The performance segment of the two shows a slight difference, with the ASUS Zenfone 7 Pro including the Snapdragon 865 Plus , compared to the standard model that comes with the Snapdragon 865 . The pair of systems are manufactured in a 7-nanometer process, but the Plus version is capable of reaching a running frequency of 3.1 GHz compared to 2.84 GHz in the standard version. Beyond that, the pair of devices use LPDDR5 working memory and expandable UFS 3.1 storage, with the standard model offering 6/8 GB along with 128 GB, while the Pro model comes in a single version with 8/256 GB.

Coming to the camera, both have a triple flip camera system where a 64 MP primary camera with a Sony IMX686 sensor along with a 12 MP ultra-wide camera with a Sony IMX363 sensor that also captures macro images and an 8 MP telephoto camera with 3x optical and up to 12x digital zoom. The primary camera and the telephoto camera come with 4-axis OIS (optical image stabilization) in the ZenFone 7 Pro. The ZenFone 7 series is powered by a 5000mAh battery that supports 30W Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging in the box

Asus Zenfone 7 series specs, features and price in Kenya

ZenFone 7
ZenFone 7 Pro
Display6.67-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 90Hz AMOLED HDR 20:9 aspect ratio display, 110% DCI-P3, 105% NTSC color gamut, 700 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection6.67-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 90Hz AMOLED HDR 20:9 aspect ratio display, 110% DCI-P3, 105% NTSC color gamut, 700 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
Processor2.84GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU3.1 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 Plus 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
RAM/Storage6GB/ 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
OS/UIAndroid 10 with ZenUI 7Android 10 with ZenUI 7
SIMDual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
Cameras64MP camera with Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 12MP ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX363 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 4cm macro mode, 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom, up to 12x digital zoom, 8k video at 30 fps, 4k at 60fps, 4k ultra-wide, slow-motion 4K at 120 fps, 1080p at 240fps64MP camera with Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 4-axis OIS, 12MP ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX363 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 4cm macro mode, 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom, up to 12x digital zoom, 4-axis OIS, 8k video at 30 fps, 4k at 60fps, 4k ultra-wide, slow-motion 4K at 120 fps, 1080p at 240fps
AudioUSB Type-C Hi-Res audio, 5-magnet stereo speaker with dual NXP TFA9874 smart amplifier, Triple microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction TechnologyUSB Type-C Hi-Res audio, 5-magnet stereo speaker with dual NXP TFA9874 smart amplifier, Triple microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology
FeaturesSide-mounted fingerprint recognition sensorSide-mounted fingerprint recognition sensor
Dimensions165.08 × 77.28 × 9.6 mm165.08 × 77.28 × 9.6 mm
Weight230 g230 g
Connectivity5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), NavIC(L5), USB Type-C, NFC5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), NavIC(L5), USB Type-C, NFC
Battery5000mAh (typical) with 30W fast charging, supports up to 30W QC4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter5000mAh (typical) with 30W fast charging, supports up to 30W QC4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter

The ASUS ZenFone 7 series is available now for pre-order in Taiwan starting from today, and both these will be available in the next month.

ASUS ZenFone 7 series Prices are –

  • ZenFone 7 (6GB RAM/128GB storage) – (US$ 749 / Ksh. 82,000 approx.)
  • ZenFone 7 (8GB RAM/128GB storage) – (US$ 817 / Ksh. 89,000 approx.)
  • ZenFone 7 Pro (8GB RAM/256GB storage) – (US$ 953 / Ksh. 105,000 approx.)

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