Today Asus has launched its popular smartphone – the Asus Zenfone 2 – in four variants in the Indian market. The pricing starts at Rs 12,999 for the base model and go up to Rs 22,999 for the top variant. Asus Zenfone will go on sale in India as a Flipkart exclusive. The three lower-priced versions are already up for pre-order on Flipkart with a tentative release date of May 13, 2015.
Asus Zenfone 2 specifications:
Asus ZenFone 2 ZE551ML (4GB variant) will come powered by the 64-bit 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor, while models with 2GB of RAM get the 64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3560. The Asus ZenFone 2 ZE551ML (2GB and 4GB variants) sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display
The Asus ZenFone 2 ZE550ML comes with a 5.5-inch HD display. The ZenFone 2 ZE550ML is also powered by the Intel Atom Z3560.
All models get expandable memory slot up to 64GB. The specs sheet also reveals dual-SIM and 4G support, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and GloveTouch support.
All models run the new version of the Zen UI that is built atop Android 5.0 Lollipop. On the camera front, expect a 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and 5MP front facing camera. It features Real-Tone flash to ensure warm skin tones and accurate colours. On the battery front, all models come equipped with a 3,000mAh Li-polymer battery along with fast charging technology, which claims to charge the phone from 0-60% in 39 minutes according to Asus.
In terms of connectivity, the device supports HSPA, 4G LTE Category 4 (FDD and TDD), WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, micro USB, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS and USB OTG.
The below table gives a good idea about pricing of various variants along with model numbers, resolution, processor, camera and RAM.
|Rs 12,999||ZE550ML||5.5-inch||1280×720||1.8 GHz||2 GB||16 GB||13 MP/5 MP|
|Rs 14,999||ZE551ML||5.5-inch||1920×1080||1.8 GHz||2 GB||16 GB||13 MP/5 MP|
|Rs 19,999||ZE551ML||5.5-inch||1920×1080||2.3 GHz||4 GB||32 GB||13 MP/5 MP|
|Rs 22,999||ZE551ML||5.5-inch||1920×1080||2.3 GHz||4 GB||64 GB||13 MP/5 MP|
Three variants are already on pre-order at Flipkart with a tentative release date of May 13, 2015.