The Asus Zenfone 7 Pro is the more premium sibling to the standard Asus Zenfone 7 It packs in a more powerful processor, bigger storage, and lots more. The reason behind the creation of a smartphone isn’t far fetched, it was created for enthusiasts who cravings for the apex.
Where to Buy ASUS Zenfone 7 Pro
Asus Zenfone 7 Pro Key Specs and Features
- 6.67-inch, Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 Pixels, HDR10+, 90Hz Refresh Rate, (395 PPI)
- Android 10, ZenUI 7
- Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus (7 nm+)
- 8GB RAM
- 256GB Built-in storage, With Support for Micro-SD up to 2TB
- Motorized 64MP + 8MP + 12MP Triple Flip-up Cameras
- Fast Charging (30W Capacity)
- 5,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
Design and Display
We have got pretty the same smartphone in reference to chassis design. Both the Zenfone 7 and Zenfone 7 Pro bear the same chassis design, which is an iteration of what we had on the Asus Zenfone 6.
It also retains the same build, it features gorilla glass 6 upfront, gorilla glass 3 on the rear and aluminium on the frame. The downside is that it does offer resistance for water and dust, which is something the Oneplus 8 pro offers, for about the same price range.
Moving on to the display, was have the same setup coming from the less premium sibling, its a 6.67 inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution.
This display maintains a clean slate, bordered by thin bezels, which is all thanks to the filp-out camera module, which eliminates the need for a punch hole or a notch.
Much like its less premium sibling, the Zenfone 7 pro also features the upgraded swivelling flip-out camera, which is now rated for 200,000 flips or 100 flips daily in lieu to the 100,000 flips we got on previous generations.
If you are seeking reasons to purchase the Zenfone 7 Pro instead of the less premium Zenfone 7, then you should probably skip the cameras, as both smartphones offer the same camera setup.
It’s a triple camera system piloted by a 64MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8. The other members of the trio include an 8MP telephoto camera with an aperture of f/2.4 and a 12MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2.
This camera setup is capable of shooting 8k videos @ 30fps, 4k videos @30/60/120fps, 1080p videos [email protected]/60/240fps, you also get 720p video recording @480fps.
The fact that this camera setup is hinged on a swivel flip-out camera mechanism, means that it serves it the purpose of a selfie camera, as well as a rear camera.
Hardware and Software
As mentioned in the introductory paragraph, the Asus Zenfone 7 Pro features a more powerful processor when compared to the standard Zenfone 7.
That processor is the Snapdragon 865 plus processor, which is 10% faster than the regular Snapdragon 865 processor on the Zenefone. You also get a bigger 256GB internal storage, in lieu of the 128GB storage on the former.
All other specs aside the aforementioned are the same. Its the same Adreno 650 GPU, non-removable 5000 mAh battery and a 33W fast mechanism. However please note the 6GB RAM variant was killed, so enthusiasts have the option for only 8GB RAM.
On the software side, we have got the same ZenUI 7 interface running on the Android 10 operating system.
The Asus Zenfone 7 Pro doesn’t feature 3.5mm headphone jack that we had on the Zenfone 6. This means enthusiasts who desire private audio streaming will have to make do of a Type-C or wireless headphones.
However, enthusiasts have the luxury of Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and Dual-band WiFi.
Internet connectivity here is capped at 4G, which means enthusiasts who purchase this smartphone won’t get the luxury of 5G internet speed.
Asus Zenfone 7 Pro Price and Availability
The Price of the Asus Zenfone 7 Pro is around $899 for the base 8GB / 256GB variant, which translates to 345,000 Naira in Nigeria, 5,529 GHC in Ghana, 103,428 KHS in Kenya.
The Asus Zenfone 7 Pro was officially announced on August 6th, 2020 and is currently available purchase from leading online retail stores.
Asus Zenfone 7 Pro Specs
Here are a few specs of the Asus Zenfone 7 Pro:
- Platform: Android 10, ZenUI 7
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (1×3.1 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
- GPU: Adreno 650
- Memory: 8GB
- Colours: Aurora Black, Pastel White
- Dimension: 165.1 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm
- Weight: 230 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.67-inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Touch Screen, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, HDR10+, 90Hz Refresh Rate, (395 PPI)
- Screen Protection: Gorilla Glass 6
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64MP (wide) f/1.8 + 8MP (Telephoto) f/2.4 + 12MP (Ultrawide) f/2.2
- Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, auto panorama (motorized rotation), [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected]; gyro-EIS, HDR
- Front Camera: Motorized Flip-up Main Camera Module
- Built-in Storage: 256GB (UFS 3.1)
- Memory Card Support: Yes (microSDXC Dedicated Slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78 SA/NS
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: USB Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: No
- Navigation: GNSS support GPS (L1/L5), GLONASS (L1), Galileo (E1/E5a), BeiDou (B1/B2a), QZSS (L1/L5), and NavIC (L5)
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side-Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 5000mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 33W Capacity