Asus has come out with four new smart phones by announcing Asus Zenfone Selfie (ZD551KL), Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5 (ZE550KL), Zenfone 2 Laser 5.0 (ZE500KL) and Zenfone Deluxe (ZE551ML). These smartphones will be launched officially in the Zen Festival 2015 which will go on in India all through next week. Apart from these devices two other smartphones, Zenfone Zoom and Zenfone Go 5.0 (ZC500TG) are also expected to be launched.
The ZenFone Selfie isn’t a new one, as it was recently unveiled, but now it is finally going to mark its entry into the Indian market. It comes with a 13MP front camera and Rear camera is also a 13MP shooter both the front and back cameras come with Dual tone LED flash. It comes with a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display and Corning gorilla glass 4 protection. It runs on Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 processor with Adreno 405 GPU, and having 2GB/3GB LPDDR3 RAM, the Zenfone Selfie comes in two variants with 16GB/32GB internal storage models, although the storage is expandable up to 64 GB with microSD.
The Zenfone Selfie comes with Android Lollipop 5.0 with Zen UI 2.0. Tme main feature of the device is the camera with a 13MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture, Real Tone flash, 88-degree wide-angle lens and the rear camera is also a 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, Real Tone flash, Laser Auto Focus.It is powered by 3000 mAh battery and comes in Pure White, Aqua Blue, Chick Pink; Hairline design : Glacier Gray, Sheer Gold, Glamour Red colors.
Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe is going to be the top end variant in the Zenfone 2 series which is going to come with a premium back cover made of polygonal design in white blue and red colors, it is said that the design will feature over 500 tessellated triangles which will be giving it a crystal effect. Coming to the specifications it has a 5.5 inch FullHD IPS display with resolution of 1280x1920p having 178-degree wide viewing angle.
It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Zenfone 2 Deluxe is powered by a 2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor Z3580 and has 4GB RAM and will be coming two variants of 64GB and 128GB models. The display is said to be coming with 60ms touch response time which ensures lag-free input, and OpenGL 3.0 provides enhanced gaming performance. It has 13MP PixelMaster camera with an f/2.0 wide-aperture lens, and a ‘real tone’ flash and comes with 5MP front-facing camera with a wide, 85-degree field of view. It runs on Android Lollipop 5.0 with Zen UI 2.0. The battery capacity is 3000 mAh. It supports Dual SIM and has 4G/LTE connectivity, 802.11ac Wi-Fi high-speed Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS.
Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5 – It has a similar 5.5 inch display but lower resolution of (1280 x 720 pixels), and it is protected by Corning gorilla glass 4 protection. It runs on a 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU which is supported by 2GB RAM. It comes with 16GB internal storage which can be expanded upto 128GB with microSD card. It comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop with Zen UI 2.0 out of the box.
The Zenfone 2 Laser comes with 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, Real Tone flash, Laser Auto Focus and 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree wide-angle lens. This device also comes with a 3000 mAh battery and comes in Pure Black, Ceramic White, Glamour Red; Hairline design Sheer Gold Colors.It is a Dual SIM device with 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+ support.
The Zenfone 2 Laser 5.0 is the younger sibling to the Laser 5.5 inch model and comes with a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display with Corning gorilla glass 4 protection. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU which is supported by 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and comes in two models of 8GB / 16GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB with microSD.
The camera in this smartphone is similar its bigger brother having 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, Real Tone flash, Laser Auto Focus and 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree wide-angle lens. It has a comparatively lower battery with just a 2070 mAh battery and comes in Pure Black, Ceramic White, Glamour Red; Hairline design : Glacier Gray, Sheer Gold, Aqua Blue colors. It supports Dual SIM and has 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS.
The prices of these four smartphones has not been announced by Asus and will be revealed in the ZenFestival even in India on August 6th, there are going to be other launches as well with the Zenfone Zoom and also smartphones in the ZenPad series.