Asus Zenfone 2 ‘Laser’ Sharp Phone – Review

by August 10, 2015
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Asus is no new name in the Indian tech market. Not so long ago, the Taiwanese tech giant, created a huge stir in the Indian smartphone market with its ZenFone 2 model, the first phone that featured 4 GB RAM. The amazing specs and the even better price made the consumers go berserk. This time the brand has gone a step further and has launched yet another groundbreaking new smartphone, which is the new iteration of the ZenFone 2, known as Asus ZenFone 2 Laser.

Asus, unveiled the new model to the Indian consumer last week at a grand event held in Delhi. Among the several new models of smartphones and tablets launched at the event that were mainly targeted towards the selfie addicts, mobile photographers and stylistas, the ZenFone 2 laser attracted the onlookers attention the most. The device is touted to be loaded with various features that are aimed to deliver the best photo experience for the users with their phone. Let us take a closer look at the features and specifications of this amazing new phone:

Design, Display and Build

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The new iteration ZenFone 2 features a brilliant 5.5 inch screen and has the same dimensions and weight as its predecessor. The smart IPS display with 720 x 1280 pixel resolution provides an excellent viewing angle. The colours appear bright and vibrant and the display is sharp and clear even in sunlight. It is has beautifully crafted ultra thin edges having 3.9 mm thickness and concentric circle pitch of 0.13 mm.

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The screen has a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection that safeguards the screen from all kinds of scratches and user marks. The striking feature however, is its super smooth responsive touch screen. In terms of build, owing to its large screen size some users may find it difficult to handle the phone with one hand.

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The ZenFone 2 Laser sports a black panel that covers the battery under its hood; the panel has a matte finish, rendering it a classy look. The rounded edge only accentuates the beauty of the phone. Currently, the phone is available in Red colour but Asus plans to introduce White and Black colours soon.

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Software

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The Asus ZenFone 2 Laser runs on the latest version Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of the box. It also boasts of the latest Asus new ZenUI skin, which supports different themes. The phone also features customized system apps, Zenlink app that allows users to connect their phone to PC and unlock gestures. Asus has paced in a plenty of pre-installed apps like Quick Memo, superNote, Asus support and MyAsus.

Camera

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The camera is undoubtedly one of the best features that distinguish this phone from its contemporaries. The massive 13 MP camera on the rear side comes with a laser auto focus, dual led flash features that enhance the picture quality and lets users click amazing photos. For all the selfie fanatics out there, the 5 MP front camera is a great boon.

Hardware

The most important aspect of any phone that makes or breaks it is the hardware. Asus, keeps its reputation intact of loading all its model with the best hardware and Zenfone 2 Laser is no different. The ZenFone 2 successor is loaded with 2 GB RAM, 64 bit 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Quad-core processor and Adreno 306 graphics card. With such amazing hardware users can enjoy a seamless multi—tasking experience without any lag even after prolonged usage. The high-end graphics card runs even the most complex graphics that come with ease and gives users an enjoyable gaming experience.

Battery

The phone is a powerhouse, thanks to its powerful 3000mAh battery. Even with the highest level screen brightness and 3G data usage all day, the phone promises to work fine for more than 24 hours. When fully charged, the phone can play videos for 7-8 hours continuously. So with ZenFone 2 Laser by your side there can never be shortage of entertainment.

Final Verdict

It would be quite safe to say the Asus ZenFone 2 Laser is the best smartphone under 10K category of phone available in the market today.