Alongside the Asus Zenfone Zoom they announced this morning, Asus has also announced a follow-up to their original Zenfone, announcing the imaginatively named Zenfone 2. The Zenfone 2 is a great looking smartphone, which sets the stage in a number of areas, incorporating an Intel 64-bit Atom processor and an amazingly large 4GB of RAM.
The big story is the powerful internals on the Zenfone 2, which includes a 2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor with 4GB RAM. The Zenfone 2 includes a 5.5″ Full HD IPS display with an amazingly dense 403ppi. The Zenfone 2 also includes a 13MP PixelMaster camera with an f/2.0 wide-aperture lens for the rear camera, as well as including a 5MP front-facing camera.
The phone comes in a curved case design, with rear mounted volume rocker sitting on the back of the phone. The Zenfone 2 includes a brushed metal look, and Asus’ familiar concentric circle design. The phone with the thinnest part of the phone measuring in at just 3.9mm thin.When it hits the market, the phone will come in Osmium Black, Sheer Gold, Glacier Gray, Glamor Red and Ceramic White.
The Asus ‘ZenUI’ software for the Zenfone series has also been updated, with Asus concentrating on three things for the new update: Freedom, connection, and expression. There’s new layers within the software, with Asus advising the main components of the update include:
While Asus hasn’t yet officially released their ‘Zenfone’ phones in Australia, Asus has today advised that they will be bringing them to our shores. Asus have advised :
The ZenFone 2 and ZenFone Zoom will likely be launched in Australia later in 2015, however we have no information at this time on pricing or availability.
We can’t wait to see what Asus has to offer in their phones, we’ll have more information on release in Australia when it’s available.