ASUS ZenFone 2 – The best budget SMARTphone of 2015

Asus unveiled its second generation Zenfone smartphone ” Zenfone2 ” at CES 2015. Zenfone 2 is a solid flagship phone which comes with great specs.

ASUS ZenFone 2

​ZenFone 2 is powered by an up to 2.3 GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor Z3580 and has 4 GB RAM (ZE551ML model) to deliver up to seven times faster gaming performance than its predecessor.

ASUS says the ZenFone 2 will start at USD199 without a contract for a model with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of storage. But no price details for the model which comes with 4GB RAM. ​ZenFone 2 comes with a 13 MP PixelMaster camera and an f/2.0 aperture lens to capture stunning, high-resolution photos with zero shutter lag.

ASUS introduced the fast charging technology to ZenFone 2. According to ASUS, battery can be charged to 60% in just 39 minutes.

The Asus Zenfone 2 is due to be released in March 2015. So, Overall, the Zenfone 2 is well worth considering as this is a phone that is not going to disappoint.

Specification (ZE551ML)

Display                   : 5.5-inch, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 403ppi IPS Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Processor                : 64-bit Intel Atom Z3560/Z3580 Quad Core Processor (Running at 1.8/2.3GHz)

Memory                  : LPDDR3 2GB/4GB RAM

Cameras                 : Front: 5MP, f/2.0-aperture,

Rear: 13MP, f/2.0-aperture, 5-element, auto-focus lens with dual-color Real Tone
Network LTE            : Category 4 maximum: 150Mbit/s / DL: 50Mbit/s

Operating System   : Android 5.0 Lollipop with Brand-new ASUS ZenUI

Micro SD card         : support, up to 64GB

Storage                  : 16GB/32GB/64GB eMMC ASUS WebStorage 5GB (lifetime)

Battery                  : 3000mAh lithium-polymer, Fast-charging technology

Wireless                 : 802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC

Dimensions            : 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 ~ 3.9 mm
Weight                     : 170g