ASUS announced ZenFone 2 Deluxe, ZenFone 2 Laser, ZenFone Selfie, ASUS ZenPad 7.0 and ASUS ZenPad 8.0 for users in India, at an exclusive ZenFestival.
The event inaugurates with a performance featuring flying drummers, after which Mr. Shih took the stage along with ASUS Design Center Director, Jen Chuang, to make the announcements. “We are very excited to bring our latest ZenFone models and all-new ZenPad Series to the Indian market,” said Mr. Shih. “These brand-new innovations are each an empowering luxury that strikes the perfect balance of beauty, functionality and performance, and offers Indian consumers a premium user experience tailored to their individual mobile needs.”
ZenFone 2 Deluxe introduces a new multifaceted polygonal design aesthetic to the ZenFone 2. ZenFone 2 Laser includes laser auto-focus technology in its 13MP PixelMaster camera for clear, near-instant shots. ZenFone Selfie comes with its twin 13MP PixelMaster cameras and a dual-color, dual-LED flash at both front and rear. The ZenFone Selfie were demonstrated by Bollywood star Sonakshi Sinha, who appeared on stage for a group selfie with members of the audience.
Mr. Shih also unveiled ZenFone Max, which features an ultra-high-capacity 5000mAh battery, plus a 13MP PixelMaster camera with laser auto-focus for near-instant focusing.
ZenPad 7.0 and ZenPad 8.0 are premium 7-inch and 8-inch tablets. It’s the world first tablets to offer customizable functionality, as well as being the world’s first tablets to integrate DTS-HD Premium Sound for the best sound experience.
ZenFone 2 Deluxe
ZenFone 2 Deluxe (ZE551ML) with a new multifaceted polygonal finish Ergonomic Arc design. It features a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, 13MP rear & 5MP front PixelMaster cameras, 2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor with 4GB RAM and 4G/LTE connectivity. It also features ASUS BoostMaster fast-charge technology which can charge 60% battery capacity in just 39 minutes. Zenfone 2 deluxe starts from Rs. 22,999/-
ZenFone 2 Laser
ZenFone 2 Laser comes with powerful 13MP PixelMaster camera with an f/2.0 wide-aperture lens. Flast laser auto-focus technology makes it easy to capture perfect clarity photos in just 0.3 seconds. Available in 5-inch (ZE500KL), 5.5-inch (ZE550KL) and 6.0-inch (ZE601KL) versions with up to 1920×1080-pixel Full HD resolution. ZenFone 2 Laser also incorporates the latest and toughest Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It boasts an up to octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with up to 3GB Ram. Zenfone laser 6 inch – starting from Rs. 17999, With audio cover – Rs. 17999 and Zenfone laser 5.5 inch – ze550kl – 2GB Ram/ 16GB Rs. 9999, 3GB Ram/ 16GB – Rs. 13999.
ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL) lets users see their perfect selves, with dual 13MP PixelMaster cameras, dual-color, dual-LED Real Tone flash both front and rear, plus laser auto-focus for ultra-fast shots with complete clarity. It also sports 5.5-in Full HD display.
ZenFone Selfie’s front-facing PixelMaster camera has a huge 13MP resolution and an f/2.2-aperture, 88-degree wide-angle lens.
ZenFone Selfie’s rear camera has a large f/2.0 aperture lens for superior low-light shots. Both cameras are engineered with five-prism Largan lenses and top-quality Toshiba sensors, and include dual-LED Real Tone flash technology for perfect illumination in any lighting conditions. ZenFone Selfie also delivers superb macro photography that works on subjects as close as 6cm, plus rear laser auto-focus to compose shots in the blink of an eye. Zenfone selfie – Rs. 15999/-
ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) has 5000mAh lithium-polymer battery.
ZenFone Max sports 5.5-inch IPS display with wide viewing angles, protected by the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 4. ZenFone Max has a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with up to 2GB of RAM. ZenFone Max features a 13MP/5MP PixelMaster cameras with a wide f/2.0 aperture, and the rear camera also boasts laser auto-focus for sharp, near-instant shots.
ASUS ZenPad 7.0 (Z370) and 8.0 (Z380)
ZenPad is the world’s first tablet to feature interchangeable cover design that lets users easily customize their tablet with functional back covers. Zen Case lets users outfit ZenPad in their choice of five sleek or vivid colors and features a fine leather texture and Audio Cover brings immersive 5.1-channel surround sound to a tablet for the first time. Power Case extends ZenPad’s battery life, giving users up to 16 hours of usage.
ZenPad is the world’s first tablet to integrate DTS-HD Premium Sound, delivering the best sound experience. DTS-HD Premium Sound transforms stereo audio into virtual surround sound so users can enjoy incredible, theater-quality audio right on ZenPad.
ZenPad is available with LTE/3G connectivity and phone functionality or as a Wi-Fi-only model. Asus zenpad7.0 starting from- Rs. 11999, With audio cover – Rs. 14999 and Zenpad 8 starting from rs 14,999.
PRICE & AVAILABILITY
ASUS ZenFone 2 Deluxe, ZenFone Selfie, ZenFone 2 Laser will be available from August, 2015 in India for online purchase through Flipkart, ASUS Exclusive stores and authorized retailers.