ASUS is a company that has its hands in almost every hardware oriented business: graphics cards, sound cards, monitors, keyboards etc. ASUS has seen opportunity to get in modern and fast changing market like smartphone market and with its tablets and smartphones tries to bring something new.
At CES 2015, ASUS introduced ZenFone 2 (ZE551ML), we could say a leader of new generation flagship smartphones. In few easy to memorize lines this smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS-screen, 13 megapixel main and a 5 megapixel front camera with PixelMaster (ASUS technology to deliver incredible image quality), 64-bit processor from Intel, the Intel Atom clocked at 2,3 GHz, huge 4 GB of RAM and the ability to work on 4G/LTE networks. The smartphone also has a new version of ZenUI – the world’s first fully customizable user interface, and for security purposes there is TrendMicro Dr. Safety app which provides protection against viruses and web threats.
It seems that all knowledge and experience ASUS has with other hardware industries have been put together to launch one such device.
ZenFone 2 has a completely new design with elements of the corporate identity of ASUS which reflects the philosophy of Zen. Appearance of ZenFone 2 differs from the pattern of concentric circles, thin body to the side faces of the thickness of only 3.9 mm with a metallic finish. Rounded edges of the smartphone provide reliable grip, while the model has the lucrative location of controls.
5.5-inch Full HD IPS-screen of ZenFone 2 has a density of 403 PPI, and wide viewing angles of 178 degrees. ASUS TruVivid technology provides a bright and vivid colors. Display of ZenFone 2 occupies 72% of the front panel and the thickness of the side frames is only 3.3 mm. The Gorilla Glass 3 protects display giving it a high resistance to damage.
The ZenFone 2 offers a variety of personalization setups. It is available in five colors: black, gold, gray, red and white. Modern accessories designed specifically for the smartphone will also help user to express his own style.
ASUS ZenFone 2 is equipped with 13-megapixel camera with PixelMaster, aperture lens, and instant shutter that produces bright and clear pictures with high resolution. In the low-light conditions, PixelMaster technology provides resizing of pixels of the image sensor to increase the sensitivity by 400%. Thus, it allows you to make high-quality images in insufficient light conditions. Dual-color RealTone flash provides a more natural color and accurate color reproduction. Thanks to a fully manual mode, the user gets the benefits of a smartphone as with SLR camera and can control settings such as ISO, shutter speed, and others. 5-megapixel front camera with a wide viewing angle (85 degrees) is suitable for shooting Selfies. For those who want to make a Selfie of a group of friends, the user interface of ZenUI offers panoramic self-portrait function, which extends the viewing angle up to 140 degrees.
The ZenFone 2 is equipped with a 64-bit processor Intel Atom Z3580 clocked at 2.3 GHz and is also supported with 4 GB of RAM memory for more convenient use. Compared with the previous generation model, the performance of the device was increased to 7 times.
The ZenFone 2 supports 4G/LTE networks, with data rates up to 150 Mbit/s. The smartphone will be a reliable assistant in travel and trips by simultaneously operating with two SIM cards.
Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery is just enough to lead you through the day without using any electric sources.
Featuring modern design and ease of presentation, the exclusive user interface of ZenUI reflects the concept of freedom of expression and communication without borders. The latest version of ZenUI, was designed specifically for ZenFone 2 and has become even more convenient and easier to use. To keep you entertained the ZenFone 2 comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Many aspects of ZenFone 2, from design to pure hardware potential, come to first place and promise they will not fail. Be sure not to fail to check ASUS ZenFone 2 at GearBest.com as discount season is already open.
ASUS ZenFone 2 specifications:
|OS:||Android 5.0 lollipop|
|Style:||Touch Screen Phone|
|CPU Models:||Intel Atom|
|CPU Frequency:||2.3 GHz|
|4G:||FDD-LTE, 1800MHz, 2100MHz|
|3G:||WCDMA 850MHz, WCDMA 900MHz, WCDMA 1900MHz|
|2G:||GSM 850MHz, GSM 900MHz, GSM 1800MHz, GSM 1900MHz|
|Screen Type:||FHD, IPS, 1080P, Touch screen, Capacitive|
|Screen Resolution:||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Screen Material:||Gorilla Glass 3|
|Multi-touch:||Ten Points Multi-touch|
|Battery:||3000mAh, Built-in Battery, Lithium Polymer, One Battery|
|Standby:||2 SIM 2 Standby|
|SIM Card:||SIM 1 Card Slot Supports 3G/4G, Micro SIM Card|
|Data Transfer:||LTE, GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, HSPA+|
|Storage:||TF card not included, 64GB Extendable|
|Back Camera:||Back 13.0 MP|
|Front Camera:||Front 5.0 MP|
|Camera Functions:||Dual LED Flash, Auto-focusing, Continuous shot, Facial Beautification|
|Sensor:||Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor|
|WIFI:||WiFi hotspot, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Ports:||Charging Port, 3.5mm Audio Jack, TF Card slot|
|Other Feature:||Quick Charge, NFC, Message, Notification Led Light, VPN, Scheduled Power On & Off, FM Radio, Sound Recorder|
|Video Resolution:||4K resolution video, 2160P, 720P, 1080P|
|Video Format:||AVI, MP4, 3GP, MOV, MKV|
|Audio Format:||WAV, MP3, AMR, MID, OGG, WMA|
|Size:||152.5 x 77.2 x 10.99 mm|
|Net Weight:||170 g (with a battery)|