Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone 4 Pro , Zenfone Selfie and Selfie Pro Launched
$399 (approx. Rs 25,600)
155.4 x 75.2 x 7.7 mm
1920 x 1080 px
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
Up to 2TB
Android 7.0 Nougat
12MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture and an 8MP wide angle lens
Wide angle photos
4K at 30FPS
8MP with an f/2.0 aperture
The Taiwanese smartphone maker has announced the ZenFone 4 lineup consisting of 4 devices – the ZenFone 4, ZenFone 4 Pro, ZenFone 4 Selfie and the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro. Asus also announced that the ZenFone Zoom S will be available in India for Rs 26,999. The pro variants have similar hardware with higher-end chipsets and a few other upgrades over the base variants.
Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie
Designed with a focus on front facing pictures, the smartphone sports a 5.5 inch 1280 x 720 px IPS LCD display and a 3,000 mAh battery. The ZenFone 4 Selfie runs Android 7.0 Nougat with Asus’s ZenUI 4.0 on top. Powering the device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset with 4GB RAM and 64GB of onboard storage which is expandable via a microSD card of up to 256GB. As the name suggests, the smartphone’s USP is its selfie-taking capabilities. The device sports a 20MP + 8MP dual-camera setup on the front along with an a LED flash. The rear of the phone houses a 16MP camera with PDAF and a LED flash. The fingerprint sensor is housed in the home button which sits below the screen and between two touch capacitive navigation buttons.
Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro
The ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro is an upgraded variant of the ZenFone 4 Selfie with a 5.5 inch 1920 x 1080 px full HD IPS LCD display and the same 3,000 mAh battery. Under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset with 4GB RAM and 64GB of onboard storage which is expandable via a microSD card of up to 256GB. The fingerprint sensor is housed in the home button which sits below the screen and between two touch capacitive navigation buttons. As with the base variant, selfies are the highlight here, with a front-facing 12MP Sony IMX362 sensor and a 5MP secondary camera for wide-angle selfies, which the company calls “welfies”. It features the same 16MP camera with PDAF and a LED flash at the back.
Asus ZenFone 4
The Asus ZenFone 4 sports a 5.5 inch 1920 x 1080 px fullHD display and runs on a 3,300 mAh battery. The fingerprint sensor is housed in the home button which sits below the screen and between two touch capacitive navigation buttons. The ZenFone 4 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset and will be available in two variants- one with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and the other with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. The onboard storage can be expanded up to an additional 2TB via microSD card. The device sports a dual camera setup with a 12MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture and an 8MP wide angle lens and can record videos in 4K at 30 FPS. On the front is an 8MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
Asu ZenFone 4 Pro
The new flagship features a 5.5 inch 1920 x 1080 px full HD AMOLED display and a 3,600 mAh battery. The Zenfone 4 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with 6GB RAM and storage options of 64GB or 128GB. Much like the Zenfone 4 there is a dual camera set up at the rear with the main 12 MP camera with an f/1.7 aperture, OIS and laser autofocus and a secondary camera with a 16 MP sensor which enables 2X lossless optical zoom. The rear-facing dual camera setup records videos in 4K at 30 FPS. On the front is an 8MP camera with an 87.4-degree wide field of view. The fingerprint sensor is housed in the home button which sits below the screen and between two touch capacitive navigation buttons. You get the standard flagship connectivity options including the Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC and USB 2.0 with Type-C port and there are dual speakers as well.
All the phones currently run Android 7.0 Nougat with Asus’s custom ZenUI 4.0 skin on top.
|Specifications||ZenFone 4 Pro||ZenFone 4 Selfie||ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro|
|Dimensions||156.9 x 75.6 x 7.6 mm||155.7 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm||154 x 74.8 x 7 mm|
|Weight||175 grams||144 grams||145 grams|
|Display Size and Type||5.5 inch AMOLED||5.5 inch IPS LCD||5.5 inch IPS LCD|
|Display Resolution||1920 x 1080 px||1080 x 720 px||1920 x 1080 px|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat with ZenUI 4.0||Android 7.0 Nougat with ZenUI 4.0||Android 7.0 Nougat with ZenUI 4.0|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625|
|Processor||2.4GHz octa-core||1.4GHz octa-core||2GHz octa-core|
up to 2TB
up to 256GB
|microSD cardup to 256GB|
|Rear Camera||12MP primary sensor with an f/1.7 aperture
16MP secondary telephoto lens for 2X lossless optical zoom
|16MP with PDAF||16MP with PDAF|
|Rear Camera Video||4K at 30 FPS||1080P at 30FPS||1080P at 30FPS|
|Front Camera||8MP with an 87.4-degree field of view||20MP + 8MP||12-megapixel Sony IMX362 sensor and 5MP secondary wide angle lens|
|Other features||Fingerprint sensor||Fingerprint sensor||Fingerprint sensor|
|Colour variants||Pure Black
| Pure Black