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CES2015: Asus Zenphone 2 announced

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Asus have officially announced the successor of their highest selling phone-ZenFone, with Bigger and improved version- The ZenFone 2. Tagged the with slogan, “See what others can’t see.”, ZenFone offers some good features at a very affordable price ($199).

Full Specs|Asus ZenFone 2

  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS display with Full HD resolution & Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
  • Processor: 64-bit Quad Core Intel Atom Z3560/Z3580 processor (running at 1.8 or 2.3GHz).
  • RAM: 2GB or 4GB.
  • Storage: 16GB/32GB/64GB with microSD card slot, up to 64GB.
  • Rear Camera : 13MP, f/2.0-aperture, 5-element, auto-focus lens with dual-color Real Tone flash.
  • Front Camera: 5MP, f/2.0-aperture, wide-angle 85-degree lens with Selfie Panorama.
  • Battery: 3000mAh lithium-polymer with fast-charge technology.
  • Connectivity: Wifi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, GPS
  • Networks: GSM, 3G, 4G LTE
  • OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop with latest Zen UI
  • Dimensions: 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9-3.9mm
  • Weight: 170gms
  • Price: $199 (for 2GB RAM/16GB internal storage model)

The Design

Apart from the specs, Asus has changed the overall design of the phone by following LG’s example and placing the volume key on the back side of the phone.

Fast Charge Technology

The ZenFone 2 offers a fast-charge technology which can quickly recharge the ZenFone 2 to 60% battery capacity in only 39 minutes!

Zenfone 2

See what others can’t see- The CAMERA

The ZenFone 2 features a camera with “Pixel-merging technology” to capture photos at night or in low light, and are up to 400-percent brighter, without the need for a flash. The ZenFone 2 boasts a 13MP sensor and a wide F/2.0 aperture lens. It is also equipped with a Real Tone flash which ensures warm skin tones and accurate color when a flash is needed.
For selfies lovers, the ZenFone 2 features a 5MP front-facing camera with a wide, 85-degree field of view.

WRAP UP

Asus ZenFone 2 looks like a great deal. At just $199, you get a Full HD screen, high end camera and 64 bit Quad core processor with 2 GB of RAM. The availability of ZenFone 2 in Nepal is a scarce, but Like ZenFone 1, it should be available for purchase in some online retail stores in Nepal.