Thursday, July 13, 2017

ASUS ZenFone 4 Series coming August 8th


According to Sogi, ASUS is ready to announce their latest ZenFone 4 series at 8th August 2017 in Taiwan. The variant names and model numbers of ZenFone 4 series has already leaked on ZenTalk which suggest ASUS at least will be have 5 different models such as ZenFone 4 Pro, Max, and Selfie.

ZenFone 4 Series Marketing Name and Model

One of ZenFone 4 Series model is ZenFone 4 Max which already launched in Russian market. ZenFone 4 Max comes in two versions, First model with Snapdragon 430 (octa-core) and the second model equipped with Snapdragon 425 (quad-core). ZenFone 4 Max will have up to 4GB of RAM and 16/32/64GB storage (non hybrid dual-SIM plus SDCard slot)
ZenFone 4 Max
Latest leaks on gfxbench believed to be ZenFone 4 Selfie (Z01M) with FHD display + Snapdragon 625 + 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM + Android 7.1.1 Nougat + 16MP rear camera + 12MP front facing camera.





Thursday, July 06, 2017

How to Capture RAW Photos from ASUS ZenFone


ZenFone 3 Zoom/ZenFone Zoom S supports RAW, allowing you to shoot and browse RAW files right on your phone. Unlike the commonly-used JPG which undergoes post processing and compression, RAW is an untreated, uncompressed file that saves the complete data captured by the camera’s sensor such as white balance, exposure value, color contrast, and others. This allows the photographer to have a much greater flexibility to edit. Today ZenFoneblog will teach you How to shoot RAW images directly from your ZenFone 3 Zoom/Zoom S.

How to Setting RAW Output:

  1. Go to Camera and select manual mode by pressing 
  2. Click Manual Mode
  3. Go to Manual mode settings by pressing gear icon
  4. Tick "Save RAW file" on
  5. Done, Now you can Capture RAW image with manual mode.
Don't forget to activate RAW file display on ASUS Gallery so your captured images will be show on ASUS Gallery.




Thursday, July 06, 2017

[ROM][Android 7] ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom/ZenFone Zoom S ZE553KL Nougat Firmware


In this post I will share Full Firmware .zip Nougat for ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom/ASUS ZenFone Zoom S ZE553KL. Before you update to Nougat make sure backup your data and update to the latest Marshmallow. To OTA or automatic update, go to settings>about>system update>check for update if you want manual update you can download the firmware via links below,

ZENFONE 3 Zoom / ZENFONE Zoom S Nougat Official firmware: 
WW VERSION
Version V20.31.49.2

Description
ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL) (ASUS_Z01HD) software Image: WW_V20.31.49.2 for WW SKU only*
Improvement Items:
1.Upgrade to Android N
2.Support Portrait mode
3.Performance improved and bugs fixed and Improved picture taking experience

For more information please refer to:
TW:http://www.asus.com/zentalk/tw/ReleaseNotes
WW:http://www.asus.com/zentalk/ReleaseNotes

Steps of Update: 
1.Check software version of your device**
2.Download device software and Update SOP (From “Manual” Item)
3.Only apply to same SKU update, Example: WW->WW, CN->CN, .
4.Software update cannot transfer the software SKU and downgrade the software version.
5.Wrong SKU may cause update failure, please update the same SKU version only.
*How to know the device model? 
Path: Settings->About-> Model number
Example: ASUS_Z00ED
**How to know the device software version? 
Path: Settings->About-> software information->Build number
File Size1.8 GB Full Firmware
Download from
Full Firmware

How to Update with this .zip ROM ?

  1. Via ADB Sideload or
  2. Copy and Paste this .zip to Internal Storage ( Update notice will be pop up in your zenfone screen) and click update. or
  3. Update via SDCard (Copy and paste .zip to SD Card then open recovery and choose apply update from sdcard)


Thursday, July 06, 2017

ASUS Unveil ZenFone 4 Max with 5000 MaH Battery and Dual Camera


After the original ZenFone Max in 2015 and ZenFone 3 Max Last year, ASUS unveiled their latest generation of ZenFone Max, ZenFone 4 Max. This model will accommodate long lasting battery life android with big 5000 mAh battery.

ZenFone 4 Max comes in two versions, First model with Snapdragon 430 (octa-core) and the second model equipped with Snapdragon 425 (quad-core). ZenFone 4 Max will have up to 4GB of RAM and 16/32/64GB storage (non hybrid dual-SIM plus SDCard slot)


It takes a long 4 hours to charge the battery to 100%. Still, a 15 minute charge is enough for 3 hours of talk time. Also, the battery will stay cool during chargingZenFone 4 Max equipped with 5.5” 1080p screen (IPS) displaying Android 7.0 with ZenUI. You can watch up to 22 hours of video on that screen.

A 13MP dual camera on the back with a 120° field of view puts the Zenfone 4 Max above the common mid-ranger. There’s also an 8MP camera on the front, which can stitch 140° selfie panoramas

The Asus Zenfone 4 Max will launch in Russia starting at RUB 13,900 ($235/€205) for the S425 quad-core model with 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage.

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Full Specifications:



ZenFone 4 Max
Screen S-IPS, 5.5 ", 1080x1920, 16M colors, touch screen, capacitive, multi-touch 10, Gorilla Glass 2.5D, Tru2Life, 450 nits
CPU 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 8937 8 core Cortex-A53, Adreno 505
Memory 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM drive, Micro-SD up to 256 GB 16/32/64 GB ROM, up to 4GB of RAM
Connectivity LTE cat.4 150/50 Mbit / s
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit / s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit / s
EDGE
Mobile networks Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,40 the LTE
the UMTS 850, 900, 2100
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
Battery Li-Pol, 5000 mAh, fast charging, charging other devices
Dimension 154 x 76.9 x 8.9 mm
Weight 181 g
Camera 13 MP, flash, autofocus, dual camera: f / 2.0 + wide-angle
front-facing 8 megapixel, flash, f / 2.2
Navigation GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
operating system Android 7.0 Nougat, ASUS ZenUI


Friday, May 19, 2017

ASUS ZenFone 4 2017 to Debut in Computex Taiwan on May 29


ASUS officially sent an invitation to Computex for the media. Press conference will be held at 29/5/2017. In this press conference ASUS will introduce their new products such as Notebook, 2 in 1, Tablet, and Smartphone. ASUS recently said that the new generation of ZenFone will be called ZenFone 4.

Last week from ASUS Infestor Conference document suggested that ASUS ZenFone 4 lineup divided by 3 categories. "Empowering Luxury for Everyone" with ZenFone 4 Max, "Premier Luxury" with ZenFone 4 (2017 Edition) and "Ultimate Luxury" with ZenFone 4S.


ZenFone 4 Max, ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 4s are expected to use new Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. From the document also showed ZenFone 4 Max design, It will have dual camera and fingerprint scanner at home button below the screen.




Thursday, May 18, 2017

[ROM][Android 7.1.1] ASUS ZenFone 3 Max ZC553KL Official Nougat Firmware


In this post I will share Full Firmware .zip Nougat for ASUS ZenFone 3 Max ZC553KL. Before you update to Nougat make sure backup your data and update to the latest Marshmallow. To OTA or automatic update, go to settings>about>system update>check for update if you want manual update you can download the firmware via links below,

ZENFONE 3 Max ZC553KL Nougat Official firmware: 
WW VERSION
Version WW-14.0200.1704.119 (WW)

Description
ASUS ZenFone3 Max (ZC553KL) X00DD Software Image Version:14.0200.1704.119 For WW SKU only* (Android N)
Improve Items:
1)Update to Android N 7.1.1 Nougat.
2)4G+3G features: SIM2 upgrade from 2G to 3G(only for TW)
3)Solved the glove mode does not work
4)Improve auto mode triggered G sensor focus shaking sensitivity of the problem
5)"Remove ""Share Link""
For user who upgrade from Android M to Android N, ASUS Share link will not work properly, please use the following alternative solutions.

Other alternative apps:
If you want to share files across LAN, you can use ASUS file manager's Network place and wireless transfer function.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.asus.filemanager

If you want to useWiFi hotspotto share files toWindows 10 PCor Android devices, you can also use ""ZenLink"" which is compatible with Share Link. This app is expect to be on the google play in December
http://www.zenui.com/zenlink/"
6)"Remove redundant app shortcuts “Audio Wizard”, “Splendid”, “System update” and “Flashlight” from all apps menu.

How to turn on Audio Wizard? (System settings > Sound& Vibration > Audio Wizard or Quick settings > Add Audio wizard tile)
How to check system update? (System settings > System Update)
How to turn on flashlight? (Quick settings > Flashlight)
=> For users who upgraded from Android M to Android N and have upgraded ASUS Flashlight from Google Play Store before (Flashlight APK 
still exist in their data partition), they can still launch ASUS Flashlight from all apps menu."
7)"Remove “Tap and hold to show menu” form Settings > ASUS customized settings > Touch key setting.
Add “Tap and hold to activate Multi-window ” in Touch key setting."
8)"Quick Settingssupportsmultiple pages,user can swipe left to right to see more quick settings if using more than 12.
User can enteredit screenbytapthe edit button on top right corner to determine which settings enabling or disabling."
9)"Split “Ringtone & Notifications” volume bar into “Ringtone” and “Notification” volume bars on “Volume Panel” and “Sound & Vibration” Settings.
Users can apply this feature by disabling “Sync volumes” from “Settings” -> “Sound & Vibration”."
10)ZenUI Keyboard added New Unicode code 9.0 emoji and skin tone.
11)Remove ShakeShake from ZenMotion.
12)The preloaded Holo Spiral, Bubbles, Black Hole, and Phase Beam live wallpapers are not compatible with Android N and will be removed after system update.
13)"Update the home workspace.
For user who upgrade from Android M to Android N and do Factory reset, the home workspace will be updated to the new layout."
14)"For user who use Easy mode, a Launcher app menu will show on the screen after upgrading from Android M to Android N. 
Please select your default launcher again."

Steps of Update: 
1. Check software version of your device**
2. Only apply to same SKU update, Example: WW->WW, CN->CN, TW->TW.
3. Software update cannot transfer the software SKU and downgrade the software version.
4. Wrong SKU may cause update failure, please update the same SKU version only.
*How to know the device model? 
Path: Settings->About-> Model number
Example: ASUS PadFone2
**How to know the device software version? 
Path: Settings->About-> software information->Build number
Example: CHT_PadFone2-user-10.4.17.15-UpdateLauncher
*System upgrade may cause part of data missing, please buckup your important data before system upgrading.
File Size1.8 GB Full Firmware
Download from
Full Firmware

How to Update with this .zip ROM ?

  1. Via ADB Sideload or
  2. Copy and Paste this .zip to Internal Storage ( Update notice will be pop up in your zenfone screen) and click update. or
  3. Update via SDCard (Copy and paste .zip to SD Card then open recovery and choose apply update from sdcard)


Thursday, May 11, 2017

ASUS Targets Computex 2017 to Introduce ZenFone 4, ZenFone 4s, and ZenFone 4 Max


Latest report from ASUS infestor conference suggested that ASUS will possibly launch ZenFone 4, ZenFone 4s, and ZenFone 4 Max at Computex 2017. The latest leak from ASUS Infestor Conference document suggested that ASUS ZenFone 4 lineup divided by 3 categories. "Empowering Luxury for Everyone" with ZenFone 4 Max, "Premier Luxury" with ZenFone 4 (2017 Edition) and "Ultimate Luxury" with ZenFone 4S.

The specifications from ZenFone 4 Max, ZenFone 4, and ZenFone 4s is not available yet but ZenFone 4 Max image was appeared on the document, while image from ZenFone 4, and ZenFone 4s still not available.


ZenFone 4 Max will replace previous generation of ZenFone 3 Max with similar approach, big battery and luxury but affordable.


ZenFone 4 will replace ZenFone 3 from 2016 with luxury design, good specifications.


ZenFone 4s will replace ZenFone 3 Deluxe with High-end Specifications and ultimate luxury.



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