Asus has announced two new Android smartphones – Zenfone 2 and Zenfone -Zoom at CES 2015. Both are running on Android 5.0 Lollipop. Zenfone 2 is the world’s first Android smartphone with 4GB RAM which will definitely bring remarkable performance. At the same time, Zenfone Zoom features a massive 13MP camera on the back with 3X optical zoom. In addition, Asus has also unveiled new User Interface on Zenfone 2 that allows users to customize the OS with icons and colors.
The new Zenfone 2 has better hardware specs than the former Zenfone series smartphones. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p Full HD IPS display screen with Gorilla Glass 3 layer, powers by a 2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor (Z3580 chipset) with 4GB of RAM, 13MP rear-facing camera, 5MP front camera and new customizable User Interface.
The Price and availability: The price of Asus Zenfone 2 will be $199 and it will be on sale starting next month.
Zenfone Zoom is intended for snappers. It has a 13MP camera on the back with 3X optical zoom and has True Tone LED flash and laser focus. It also includes 10-element lens design with up to 12X digital zoom. Asus says that it will work best for capturing better photos. Other features are similar to Zenfone 2.
The Price and availability: The price of Zenfone Zoom is $499 and it will be on sale sometime in second quarter (Q2).