The year 2015 has a lot in store when it comes to smartphone market. Speaking of which, the one thing that comes to everyone’s mind are the upcoming releases. Considering flagship devices we have big names like HTC’s ONE M9,Samsung’s Galaxy S6,etc. But,What about the mid-range phones?
The need of most users is to have a good device with latest specs and at an affordable price. Flagship devices are definitely best in their own turf but their pricing might not please the market. One is left with the option of mid-range devices about which the trend has shown, are a compromise over the flagship ones. But the current scenario is totally going to change the definition of these mid-range devices. The one smartphone that you must definitely look into if you are planning to buy & have a tight budget is Asus Zenfone 2.
Last year we witnessed the launch of Zenfone series by Asus which is a well known company in Computer sector.The zenfone series received enormous response by the consumers due to its good features and affordable pricing. Asus launched 3 smartphones -Zenfone 4,Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 each with great specs and were priced accordingly. The upcoming smartphone announced by ASUS, Zenfone 2 is a new marvel in zenfone series. The one thing that will blow your mind is what this device is offering at the quoted price! Yes,Flagship Specs!
Official Specifications of ASUS Zenfone 2(Source-www.asus.com):
Processor: 64-bit Intel Atom Z3560/Z3580 Quad Core Processor (Running at 1.8/2.3GHz)
GPU: PowerVR Series 6 – G6430, with OpenGL 3.0 support
OS : Brand New ASUS ZenUI with Android 5.0 Lollypop
Memory : LPDDR3 2GB/4GB RAM/Micro SD card support, up to 64GB
Storage : 16GB/32GB/64GB eMMC ASUS WebStorage 5GB (lifetime)
Display : 5.5-inch, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 403ppi IPS display/400nits brightness with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
Camera : Front: 5MP, f/2.0-aperture, wide-angle (85-degree) lens with Selfie Panorama
Rear: 13MP, f/2.0-aperture, 5-element, auto-focus lens with dual-color Real Tone flash
PixelMaster features: Low Light mode / Backlight (HDR) mode / Enhanced Beautification mode / Manual mode / Zero shutter lag
Battery : 3000mAh lithium-polymer, Fast-charging technology
From above specs it is quite clear that Zenfone 2 is a very promising device. This smartphone will also offer variants to choose from according to requirement of storage space and memory. Also the device is being powered by a powerful 3000mAh battery which is quite great considering the 5.5 inch screen. The design is very classy with thinner bezels on the sides and a gentle curve which would offer good hand held experience.
Zenfone 2 is expected to launch very soon, may be end of this month & the expected pricing is around $220(~INR 13,000) which is quite a surprise considering these amazing specs! One thing which is a question is that whether the device will be as good as it is in the paper?
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