Asus has launched the Zenfone 2 Laser at the ZenFestival in India. The phone is being made available in three variants, having two different display sizes of 5.5 inch and 6 inch displays. All three variants come with a 1280 x 720 pixels resolution display, protected by Gorilla Glass 4.
The device is named the Zenfone Laser as it comes with Laser Autofocus which is said to capture images in 0.3 seconds which is also seen in the recently announced OnePlus Two smartphone, it was first seen in the LG G3. Strangely another device launched today, the Zenfone Max also comes with Laser Autofocus technology. The camera on this device is a 13MP rear camera with dual Led flash which includes a f/2.0 lens. The device comes with a 5MP shooter in the front.
It comes with a rubberized back panel which is easy to grip and the back comes with the camera and the LED flash and the Laser Autofocus sensor on either sides of the camera. There is a speaker grill beneath it and the Asus logo. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 410 quad-core 64-bit processor paired with 2GB of RAM.
The Zenfone 2 Laser runs on Android Lollipop 5.0 with Zen UI over it which Asus is saying has many new features included in it. On the connectivity aspect the Zenfone 2 Laser comes with Dual SIM slots option which supports 4G LTE along with WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. The Zenfone 2 Laser is powered by a 2070mAh battery which seems to be on the lower side considering the 5.5 inch display which it has to support.
The pricing of the Zenfone 2 laser has been cleverly planned to target all sections of smartphone consumers. The three variants of the Zenfone 2 Laser will be priced at Rs. 9,999, Rs. 13,999 and Rs. 17,999. Learn more about the ZenFone 2 Laser variants. The other devices launched at the event are the ZenFone 2 Deluxe and ZenFone Max.