Asus had launched the Zenfone 2 Laser in India at a price of Rs. 9,999 and with the Zenfone series the company is keeping in mind to fulfill every customer wish by launching devices with different features in all segments. The Zenfone 2 Laser is a 5.5-inch HD display device and comes with Laser Autofocus and 13MP camera making it a camera oriented device.
Asus has not just concentrated on the camera aspect but the other specifications of the device are decent enough for the price it is being offered. There can be many doubts which need to be answered with the number of devices in the similar price range giving tough competition to the device. Here are the most frequently asked questions answered with the pros and cons for the Asus Zenfone 2 Laser.
After this, the ZenFone 3 Laser and the entire ZenFone 3 series was introduced but to be fair, the ZenFone 2 Laser even though had a plastic body, it seemed sturdy and better in the hand.
What is the processor, GPU and RAM included in Asus Zenfone 2 Laser?
The Asus Zenfone 2 Laser comes with a Quad Core Snapdragon 410, clocking at 1.2 GHz, and with 2GB of RAM.
What are the sensors included in the Zenfone 2 Laser?
The sensors that we see in the device, include the G-sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Gyroscope, Linear acceleration sensor and rotation vector sensor.
How is the build quality of the Zenfone 2 Laser?
If you have seen the Zenfone 2 variants the build quality is similar, the back of the device is covered with a matte finish back panel which is not so premium in looks or feel, but the slightly curved back of the device makes it easy to hold the 5.5-inch device in your hand. Overall the build quality is decent enough with a Gorilla Glass 4 protection for the display.
Does the phone heat up during intensive gaming?
We cannot say it was heating up out of control, but there was some heating seen after we played Asphalt 8 for 30 minutes straight, there was slight heating while recording fullHD videos with the rear camera. Apart from this there was no extreme heating problem faced during daily usage.
How is the gaming performance on the Zenfone 2 Laser?
With the Zenfone 2 Laser, we were able to play games such as Dead Trigger 2 and Asphalt 8 without any decrease in performance and there was no compromise on the graphics quality by Asus. It was set to default on Asphalt 8 and we rarely saw any frame drops.
Overall the gaming performance of the Asus Zenfone 2 Laser is good. The heating issue might be of a little concern to a few users as mentioned above but after 30 minutes of play.
Are the capacitive touch buttons outside the screen backlit?
The navigation buttons are outside the display, below it and with a silver color, but they are not backlit even on active screen.
How Good is the Laser AutoFocus in Zenfone 2 Laser?
The Laser Autofocus is good while taking macro or close up shots which focusses fast and accurately, but while taking regular photos the laser autofocus is lagging behind as it tries to focus on multiple objects at the same time.
How many SIM card slots are there in the Zenfone 2 Laser?
There are two SIM card slots in the phone, and both are MicroSIM card slots. There is a separate MicroSD card slot located just alongside the second SIM card slot.
What is the OS running in the Zenfone 2 Laser?
It runs on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of the box. The Zenfone 2 Laser comes with Asus Zen UI over it.
How much RAM is available to the user after a fresh boot?
About 800MB of RAM is available to the user after a fresh boot, as the overall RAM that is given in the phone is 2GB.
What is the SAR Value of the Zenfone 2 Laser?
The SAR value of the phone is 0.361 W/Kg@10g (Head) and 0.313 w/Kg@10g (Body).
Is the battery in the phone removable?
Yes, the 3000mAh battery is removable and it should be removed to insert the SIM cards and memory card.
How does the Zenfone 2 Laser perform with benchmarks?
Check the Asus Zenfone 2 Laser Benchmark Scores to learn how the phone performs with the benchmark scores, where it actually doesn’t disappoint after getting good scores in the different tests.
Asus Zenfone 2 Laser Pros
- Well built, a good design
- Laser Autofocus
- Dual SIM
- FullHD Video recording
Asus Zenfone 2 Laser Cons
- Heating up a little on gaming
- Several pre-installed apps
- Laser Autofocus is slow
Note: We have used the phone for several months before coming to a conclusion about the Pros and Cons, and even though there are several other phones in the market available right now, the thoughts about the ZenFone 2 laser don’t change much.