Posted on Apr 28 2015 - 2:15am by Anurag Kumar
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Asus Zenfone 2 was launched a few days back in India in an event at Kingdom of Dreams in Gurgaon where Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan was present. Asus Zenfone 2 is the latest flagship smartphone from Asus. Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML is the flagship model with 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, 2.3 GHz Intel Atom Z3580 Quad Core processor.

Asus Zenfone 2 is launched in 2 GB & 4 GB RAM variants. Asus Zenfone 2 ZE550ML features 2 GB RAM with 16 GB internal storage whereas Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML features both 2 GB and 4 GB RAM variants in 16/32/64 GB internal storage models. Asus also launched Zenfone 2 Deluxe View Flip cover priced at Rs 1599, ZenEar earphones priced at Rs 599, ZenPower power bank priced at Rs 1499, Lolliflash priced at Rs 799 and ZenFlash priced at 1599.

Asus Zenfone 2 hands on

Asus Zenfone 2 specifications

Model Asus Zenfone 2 ZE550ML / ZE551ML
Network 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm
Weight 170 grams
SIM Dual SIM
Display 5.5″ FHD display, 403 ppi
OS Android 5.0, ZenUI
Intel Chip – 64 Bit 4 GB Model (Intel Atom Z3580 ), 2 GB Model (Intel Atom Z3560 )
Processor 4 GB Model (2.3 GHz quad-core), 2 GB Model (1.8 GHz quad-core)
GPU PowerVR G6430
RAM 2 GB (ZE550ML), 2GB/4GB (ZE551ML)
Internal Storage 16/32/64/128 GB MLC flash (upto 64 GB micro SD card slot)
Camera 13 MP rear cam (auto focus), dual-LED flash | 5 MP front cam (fixed focus)
Connecitivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB 2.0
Battery 3000 mAh Li-Po non-removable (quick charge)

Check out Asus Zenfone 2 hands on pics below. Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML model is featured here.

Asus Zenfone 2 looks similar to earlier Zenfone series launched in 2014 (Asus Zenfone 5 review here). Top bezel has Asus logo with front hearing speaker (metallic grill), front cam, LED light whereas on the bottom bezels, you will find the silver Zen series finish and capacitive touch buttons without backlit LED.

Asus Zenfone 2 hands on

Asus Zenfone 2 5.5" FHD Screen display

Back cover (plastic build with metallic finish) of Asus Zenfone 2 is removable, after removing it you will find dual SIM slots, micro SD card slot and a non-removable battery.

Asus Zenfone 2 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm dimensions

As the bottom side, it has micro USB 2.0 port and microphone.

Asus Zenfone 2 microUSB 2.0 port

At the right side of Asus Zenfone 2, there is slight groove for opening the back cover.

Asus Zenfone 2 10.9 mm thickness

At the top side, it has a secondary microphone, power button and 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Asus Zenfone 2 3.5 mm headphone hack and power button

There is no port/slot on the left side of Asus Zenfone 2.

Asus Zenfone 2 thickness 10.9 mm

Back side of Asus Zenfone 2 has 13 MP rear camera, dual-LED flash, volume rocker keys are placed at back too (trend which was first spotted in LG G3), Asus & Intel branding and external speakers at the bottom.

Asus Zenfone 2 13 MP camera 4128 x 3096 pixels resolution

Asus Zenfone 2 dual LED flash

Top bezel of Asus Zenfone 2 has LED indicator at the top right corner.

Asus Zenfone 2 LED light indicator

Asus Zenfone 2 is now available for purchase from Flipkart in India exclusively. Asus Zenfone 2 ZE550ML 2GB RAM/16GB internal storage model is available for Rs 12999, Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML 2GB RAM/16GB internal storage model is available for Rs 14999, Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML 4GB RAM/32GB internal storage model is available for Rs 19999 and Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage model is available for Rs 22999.

Asus Zenfone 2 is available in red, black, white, golden and silver color. Check out full range of Asus Zenfone 2 Flip Cover and Back covers on Flipkart. Stay tunes Asus Zenfone 2 full review is coming soon along with its all accessories hands on.

Check out Asus ZenFone 2 View Flip Cover Deluxe hands on review here.

Asus Zenfone 2 is a strong competitor for recently launched XioamiXioami flagship Mi 4i, so are you looking to buy it. Let us know. Drop your comments below.



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