ZenFone 2 ZE551ML review: With 4GB RAM, it will be an instant hit
Asus ZenFone 2 is hogging the limelight. The Taiwan based companyâ€™s handset that will come in three versions will have a â€˜monsterâ€™ too that will come with 4GB RAM. This is simply unprecedented and will take the performance of the handset to all new level.
There is no denying the fact that with such powerful handset you need to have some great purpose to use this handset. It is simply not meant for just talking or checking your email or casual internet browsing. It is for people who use their smartphones as their main work machine and who can adopt it as per their needs. It may also suit those who play powerful games while on the go. If you donâ€™t belong to these two categories of people you shouldnâ€™t go for it.
The company has said that its ZenFone 2â€™s one version namely ZE551ML will have 4GB of RAM. Other versions will have 2GB of RAM and will have 5 and 5.5-inch display.
The most powerful version with massive 4GB RAM was showcased to an all ears media yesterday in New Delhi. The companyâ€™s South Asia head Peter Chang stressed that the company will be focusing on the 4GB model of the ZenFone 2 series, and even suggested that the company is ready to take on the biggest players in the Indian market with this year’s launch.
It is needless to say that this version Asus ZenFone 2 ZE551ML is gem of a handset and stumps you as you fiddle with it even for a short while.
Though Asus products are usually good when it comes to design, this beats all its previous versions. The most important aspect of the improvement is the fact that the screen bezel on the new ZenFone 2 has been significantly reduced in width to achieve a 72 percent screen-to-body ratio for a better viewing experience. The company says that the latest version has been made to actually fit into the body of the first-generation ZenFone 5 which came with smaller body.
When it comes to specifications of the handset it comes with significant improvements too, other than RAM. Nonetheless it must be stressed that ZenFone 2 ZE551ML is the first handset to come in India with 4GB of RAM.
When it comes to display the handset or the phablet â€“whichever way you see â€“the handset comes with 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920-pixel) IPS display with 403 pixels per inch. This is going to give a scintillating display experience to users. Besides, the handset comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection.
As far as processor is concerned, the handset comes with quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor clocked at 2.3GHz. The smartphone also comes with microSD card slot for another additional 64GB of storage. The handset comes with 3000mAh non-removable battery that is slightly smaller than the 3300mAh one seen on the Asus ZenFone 6.
When it comes to operating system the dual-SIM Asus ZenFone 2 comes loaded with Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box with the company’s ZenUI skin on top.
Cameras, without doubt have become very important aspects of smartphones. Asus Zenfone 2 comes with 13-megapixel back autofocus camera with Asus’s PixelMaster technology. It also has 5 mega pixel front facing selfie camera.
The top model of the smartphone Asus ZenFone 2 model ZE551ML with 64GB of storage and 4GB of RAM was selling with approximately Rs 20000 price tag in Taiwan. Here the price will be the same.