As promised by Asus, it has started rolling out the latest ZenUI 4.0 for Zenfone 3 series. The first ZenFone 3 device to get ZenUI 4.0 is the ZenFone 3 Zoom.
Like other manufacturers that put a custom skin on their devices, ZenUI is the custom Android skin for Asus devices. The ZenUI 4.0 was announced along with the ZenFone 4 series recently. While all the ZenFone 4 series run on ZenUI 4.0, the company had said they will bring ZenUI 4.0 to last year’s Zenfone 3 series too.
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The ZenFone 3 Zoom update, which brings ZenUI 4.0 arrives as version V126.96.36.199. In case you haven’t received the update yet, you should check manually by going into Settings –About –Software update.
Asus is touting the new UI as “lighter, cleaner, and smarter than ever”. ZenUI 4.0 brings us a fresh new look that although is not similar to stock Android but is better than past versions of ZenUI.
In ZenUI 4.0, Asus has reduced the number of preinstalled apps from 35 to just 13. Further, the ZenUI 4.0 brings features such as AI-powered Gallery, Twin apps, page maker etc.
Now that Asus has initiated the update process of ZenUI 4.0 for ZenFone 3 devices with ZenFone 3 Zoom, other ZenFone 3 devices will also get it soon.