On 23rd April 2015, Asus launched its most awaited Smartphone Zenfone 2 at Kingdoms of Dream Gurgaon with very good features and specifications and I too got change to see this launch event live as a member of Indiblogger. Indiblogger were again their event partner same as lunch of Zenfone at Pragati Maidan in 2014.
Key Features & Specification of Asus Zenfone 2
- 64 bit super Quad core intel, Atom processor.
- 3.9mm Thin edge.
- 13MP rear and 5 MP front camera.
- Awesome Asus ZenUI.
- 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display.
- Dual Sim, Dual Active.
- Only phone with 4GB RAM.
- Ergonomic Arc Design with Intuitive Rear Controls.
ASUS ZenFone 2 highest model ZE551ML is powered by an up to 2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor Z3580 and has 4GB RAM which is enough to give you better and fast gaming experience than its predecessor. It also have a 60ms touch response time which ensures lag-free input, and OpenGL 3.0 provides incredible gaming performance.
Asus Zenfone 2 has awesome ergonomic arc design and only weights 170g, the phone is very slim and has 3.9 mm thin edge.
The phone has dual SIM slots and both the SIM’s are active all the time, so problem of one SIM not working is also subtracted from this new Zenfone model. Phone comes with latest Android version 5 (Lollipop).
Asus has also introduced Zen UI which is the new interface design which delivers a smart and intuitive user experience. Also, it lets you customize your Asus Zenfone the way you want. There are many new features in Zen UI such as ZenMotion, SnapView, Trend Micro Security and ZenUI Instant Updates.
You will be glad to know that this is the only Smartphone with 4GB RAM and I had the awesome experience exploring it in the launch event. The main specification which I liked the most was 13MP PixelMaster camera with f/2.0 aperture lens which can capture high resolution photos with zero shutter lag.
The other feature which I like was its fast charging capability. It can get charged 60% of battery capacity in just 39 minutes.
Asus launched 4 new models with different specifications and price. Lowest cost model of Asus Zenfone 2 is ZE550ML which has 5.5 inch display, 1.8GHz processor and price at Rs.12,999. It can be exclusively purchased from Flipkart.com and Asus store.
ZE550ML (5.5″ HD) 1.8GHz Z3560/2GB RAM/16GB MLC Storage Rs. 12,999
ZE551ML (5.5″ HD) 1.8GHz Z3560/2GB RAM/16GB MLC ROM Rs. 14,999
ZE551ML (5.5″ HD) 2.3GHz Z3580/4GB RAM/32GB MLC ROM Rs. 19,999
ZE551ML (5.5″ HD) 2.3GHz Z3580/4GB RAM/64GB MLC ROM Rs. 22,999
The above pics are taken by me at the Asus Zenfone 2 Launch. In the event Saif Ali Khan was the celebrity who launched the phone along with Asus CEO Jerry Shen. The show was hosted by VJ Anushka.
The overall experience of this event and phone was awesome and I am thinking to go to more often to such launches this year.
I am sure, you must have liked the specification of ZenFone 2 and do let me know what are your views about Asus Zenfone 2 and its new interface and features. I will also recommend you to check accessories which are specially designed for Asus ZenFone 2.