Asus ZenFone 2 will soon hit the Indian markets. Asus ZenFone 2 is also expected to be a Flipkart-exclusive when it arrives.
Asus has also added that there will be 'no waiting for flash sales or invitations' once its smartphone is out, thus taking a dig at players like Xiaomi, Micromax's Yu and OnePlus.
The handset with its amazing range of specs will be taking on bigwigs like the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Apple's iPhones.
Asus ZenFone 2 offers a refreshing new design with a brushed-metal finish and concentric-circle detailing. It introduces a curved case that tapers to 3.9mm at the edges. ZenFone 2 will come in Osmium Black, Sheer Gold, Glacier Gray, Glamor Red and Ceramic White colours.
For ZenFone 2, Asus has opted for an open sale system, and stay away from both the flash sale and invite-based system.
The handset features a 5.5-inch Full HD and a (1280x1920p) IPS display with a wide 178-degree viewing angle. Asus claims its TruVivid technology enhances display performance because of brighter colors. The display has a narrow 3.3mm bezel, giving ZenFone 2 a 72 per cent screen-to-body ratio, and is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The smartphone is powered by an up to 2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom quad-core processor Z3580 and has 4GB RAM to deliver up to seven times faster gaming performance than its predecessor.
The phone's 60ms touch response time ensures lag-free input, and OpenGL 3.0 provides enhanced gaming performance.
The device offers 4G/LTE connectivity for faster data speeds of up to 150Mbit/s in addition to 802.11ac Wi-Fi high-speed Wi-Fi. It is a dual-SIM device that allows users to have two active phone lines on their device. It will be available in 16, 32 and 64GB storage variants.
It runs the Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, and apart from a 13MP rear camera, even offers a 5MP selfie snapper.
ZenFone 2 comes with a high-capacity, 3000mAh battery that provides more than a full day of use on a single charge as per the company. The phone's fast-charge technology enables recharges to 60 per cent battery level in 39 minutes.
Specifications of the Asus ZenFone 2:
-Display: 5.5-inch IPS, 1080p full HD
-OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop
-Processor: 64-bit 2.3GHz quad core Intel Atom Z3580
-GPU: PowerVR G6430
-Memory: 4GB RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB storage (expandable up to 64GB)
-Camera: 13MP rear, 5MP front
-Dimensions: 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9mm