ASUS to Launch Three New Zen Phones Next Week
While it may not be as high profile as OnePlus or Motorola, Asus will launch three new phones next week at the ZenFestival, an event hosted by the company on August 6. The phones, named ZenFone 2 Deluxe, ZenFone Selfie, and the ZenFone 2 Laser are aimed to take on current hotshots in India – the likes of Xiaomi and Motorola.
The Asus ZenFone2 Deluxe features a 5.5-inch 1080p display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The phone is powered by an Intel Z3580 quad-core 64-bit processor with 4GB of RAM. The storage capacity provided by phone is 64GB, which can be expanded via microSD card. The phone uses a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. The dual-SIM phone supports 4G LTE and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with ZenUI.
The Asus ZenFone Selfie is aimed at selfie lovers, and has a 13MP rear camera dual-LED flash, as well as a 13MP front camera with a similar dual-LED flash. The ZenFone Selfie features a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS LCD display. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor with Adreno 405 GPU. It also features 16GB internal storage with 2GB of RAM, and 32GB with 3GB of RAM. Like ZenFone2, the dual-SIM phone supports 4G LTE and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with ZenUI.
The ZenFone 2 Laser is aimed at photography enthusiasts, with a 13MP rear camera with laser autofocus and a 5MP front camera. The device has a 5-inch display with a 720p resolution and is powered by a Snapdragon 410 quad-core 64-bit processor paired with 2GB of RAM. The device is available in an 8GB/16GB variant and runs on 2,070mAh battery. The dual-SIM phone supports 4G LTE and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with ZenUI.