Asus Zenfone Selfie
ASUSTek Computer Inc also known as ASUS, is a multinational computer hardware and electronics company was founded back in 1989 in Taiwan. ASUS is one of the world’s largest computer hardware companies. Its products include desktops, PC peripherals, laptops, smart phones, tablets and other hybrid devices. The company has made Android phones powered by Intel and Qualcomm for giving a tough competition to the prevailing android smart phones. Asus Zenfone Selfie was launched in August 2015 specially meant for the selfie freak and even got its named for them. This phone comes in three vivid colors which the user would love to choose in the line of Pure White, Chic Pink and Aqua Blue. It has a dual sim card facility that accepts two micro sim cards, both offering the latest 4G LTE technology with which you can check the internet and browse videos and other stuff with a very high speed.
The display of this phone comes with an IPS capacitive touch screen and 16 M colors. It packs a size of 5.5 inch for the display, providing 68.3% of screen to body ratio. Due to its very large and wide screen the user can boast its size and also feel ultimate grip while handling but can hardly reach every corner of the phone with the thumb finger. This device provides a Full HD resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels that is equal to 403 pixels per inch (ppi) dense delivering the best visuals and graphics with Asus Zen User Interface. It also supports the multi touch feature limited to 5 fingers with anti-finger print technology. It has protective oleophobic coating and a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 for ultimate protection against breakage when the phone slips down and against the scratches due to dust. It guarantees up to 2x drop-damage resistance, 2.5x increase in retained strength and is 85% less likely to break. Zenfone Selfie is a heavier device, it weighs about 170gm and posses the dimensions 156.5 mm on height, 77.2 mm on width and 10.8 mm of thickness which makes it a bulky phone.
Asus Zenfone selfie works on an Octa core engine that comes with two quad core processors namely Quad-core Cortex-A53 which makes it a complete Octa core processor. Its Octa engine promises the fastest ever functioning which is equal to a latest computer’s processor. It has a chipset configuration of Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615. The graphics are powered by the Adreno 405 providing an excellent graphics experience. Zenfone Selfies work with an android operating system of version 5.0 Lollipop with a planned upgrade to version 6.0 Marshmallow which follows up in the near future.
This phone packs the fastest RAM of 3 GB size which empowers you to multitask with ease, you can just do multiple things at the same time without causing any lags or slow down of the system. This RAM is meant to provide no lag performance and hassle free operation. The user would feel this device an asset for gaming, videos and many other day-to-day operations. It is equipped with a 32 GB internal storage which is pretty good storage for the user to store the data. This storage can be upgradable to 128 GB using a microSD card. Nevertheless it has a bulky battery power packed with 3000 mAh Li-Po technology and is removable if needed.
Zenfone Selfie features a PixelMaster 13 MP front camera with an f/2.2 aperture and 88-degree wide-angle lens with laser auto focus, macro focus, dual LED true tone flash technology. It also features 1/3″ sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and super HDR modes. So it can capture amazing pictures and make those moments alive with the ability to shoot Full HD videos of 1080 pixels. Talking about its front facing camera, it’s been built with 13 mega pixels with a large f/2.0 aperture lens which also captures HD images with auto focus and dual LED flash perfectly suitable for selfies as the name itself suggests. With the Zenfone gestures feature you can launch the front camera by drawing “S” in the screen, with the beautification modes you can edit the pictures on the go. The feature which makes Asus Selfie different from other phones is the selfie panorama mode with a 140 degree angle.
This Asus smartphone is a combination of an ergonomic arc design, Asus’ signature concentric circle detailing, and a stylish eggshell finish. It has the power button on its top and volume buttons at the back ie below the primary camera for an easy usage. The sensors in this phone include Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, eCompass, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, etc.
Asus Zenfone selfie price starting from Rs.16899 in the market. It falls into the price group of 6/10 making it little affordable to every customer who looks for the best featured phone in the smart phone range. Due to its best in class camera features and quality, it takes over other similar smart phones like HTC Desire 820Q, Sony Xperia C4, Samsung galaxy A5 and Alpha.