India: Asus ZenFone 2 launched, price starts at Rs. 12,999

Finally, after a time of waiting (first announced at this year CES 2015), Asus India has officially released the new flagship that most people wanted, the Asus ZenFone 2 Android smartphone.

It’s a high-end smartphone with a middle range price tag, and comes in two variants: full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) and HD display (1,280 x 720 pixels). Powered by a 1.8GHz or 2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom quad-core CPU (the CPU clock speed depends on the variant), with 2GB or 4GB of RAM and a select of 16GB / 32 GB and 64GB of internal storage.

Asus ZenFone 2 pricing details

  • Asus ZenFone 2: 2GB RAM, HD display, 16GB, Rs. 12,999 (about $205)
  • Asus ZenFone 2: 2GB RAM, full HD display, 16GB, Rs. 14,999 (about $237)
  • Asus ZenFone 2: 4GB RAM, full HD display, 32GB, Rs. 19,999 (about $316)
  • Asus ZenFone 2: 4GB RAM, full HD display, 64GB, Rs. 22,999 (about $363)

Asus ZenFone 2 specifications

There’s no doubt if this new flagship is a most wanted smartphone with a budget price, because its hardware is very good and can be performed as other high end devices. The ZenFone 2 features a 5.5-inch display with IPS panel and Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It also has a 13-megapixel main camera with f/2.0 aperture, a 5-megapixel front camera with the same aperture and wide-angle view up to 85-degree. Its camera can take a picture in low light mode, HDR mode and more.

Support for the latest Wi-Fi technology 802.11ac, as well as Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC connectivity, the Asus ZenFone 2 let you expand the internal storage up to 64GB with microSD card slot. It also has a 3,000 mAh battery and support for fast charging technology.


So, do you love the ZenFone 2 from Asus ? And which variant will you pick ?