After teasing us with the morse code video, ASUS finally unveiled the ASUS ZenFone 2. As expected, the ASUS ZenFone 2 has 4 GB of RAM, the first smartphone to carry such. Powered by a 2.3 GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor Z3580, the ZenFone 2 has a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with 403ppi pixel density and 3.3mm bezel giving the smartphone a 72% screen-to-body ratio.
The ZenFone 2 has a 13 MP PixelMaster rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and 5 MP front camera for selfies. The LTE-enabled ZenFone 2 is equipped with fast charging technology that can charge its battery to 60% in just 39 minutes.
ASUS will also be offering the ZenFone 2 in 2GB RAM/16GB ROM configuration. Pricing starts at USD 199 for the lower ZenFone 2 variant.
ASUS ZenFone 2 ZE551ML specs
|Processor||64-bit Intel Atom Z3560/Z3580 Quad Core Processor (Running at 1.8/2.3GHz) PowerVR Series 6 – G6430, with OpenGL 3.0 support|
|Operating System||Brand-new ASUS ZenUI with Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|Memory||LPDDR3 2GB/4GB RAM/Micro SD card support, up to 64GB|
|Storage||16GB/32GB/64GB ROM ASUS WebStorage 5GB (lifetime)|
|Display||5.5-inch, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 403ppi IPS display/400nits brightness/ Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3|
|PixelMaster Cameras||Front: 5MP, f/2.0-aperture, wide-angle (85-degree) lens with Selfie Panorama|
|Rear: 13MP, f/2.0-aperture, 5-element, auto-focus lens with dual-color Real Tone flash|
|PixelMaster features: Low Light mode / Backlight (HDR) mode / Enhanced Beautification mode / Manual mode / Zero shutter lag|
|Network||LTE speed: Category 4 maximum: 150Mbit/s / DL: 50Mbit/s|
|4G band: FDD LTE: 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/9/17/18/19/20/28/29|
|TDD LTE: 38/39/40/41(Network support varies by country)|
|Battery||3000mAh lithium-polymer, Fast-charging technology|
|Sensor||Accelerometer, proximity, ambient-light, gyroscopic, digital compass and Hall-effect sensors|
|Navigation||GPS / A-GPS / GLONASS|
|Wireless||802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC|
|Ports||3.5mm audio jack, dual micro-SIM, micro USB (support OTG)|
|Color||Glacier Gray / Osmium Black / Glamour Red / Ceramic White / Sheer Gold|
|Dimensions||152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 ~ 3.9 mm|