ASUS Zenfone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML hands-on preview [video]
MAKATI CITY, Philippines - Following the success of the Zenfone 2, ASUS debuted the Zenfone 2 Deluxe at the ZenFestival Manila 2015 held Makati Saturday.
At the event, ASUS CEO Jerry Shen revealed that ASUS ranked #1 in the Philippines for smartphone sales in the 5.5-inch category.
He profusely thanked all Filipinos in the vernacular, saying "Maraming salamat po," and proceeded to delight the crowd by giving away an ASUS Zenpower power bank to everyone in attendance.
Three other new Zenfone models were also unveiled to the general public: the ASUS Zenfone Selfie, ASUS Zenfone Max, and the ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser.
The ASUS Zenfone 2 Deluxe is virtually a top-of-the-line variant of the ASUS Zenfone 2. It sports a quad-core 2.3 GHz Z3580 Intel Atom CPU and 4 GB memory.
ASUS also bumped its internal storage to 128 GB, however the most striking difference on the Zenfone 2 Deluxe is the new crystal back cover.
Available in white, pink, purple, the hard plastic back cover is made up of over 500 tessellated triangles, creating a unique, visually striking appeal guaranteed to make heads turn.
The feel of holding it in your hands it is an entire story by itself. We created a short video to share this experience with you. Hit play to watch our 2-minute hands-on preview on the ASUS Zenfone 2 Deluxe.
The ASUS Zenfone 2 Deluxe is available at the standard retail price of 17,995 PHP.
ASUS Zenfone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML technical specifications
|Description||ASUS Zenfone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML|
|Dimensions||152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm (6.00 x 3.04 x 0.43 in)|
|Display||5.5" IPS LCD @ 192 x 1080 pixels (403 ppi) + Gorilla Glass 3|
|OS||Google Android 5 (Lollipop) + ASUS ZenUI|
|Chipset||Z3580 Intel Atom|
|CPU||2.3/1.3 GHz Quad-core|
|Memory||4GB RAM + 128 GB ROM|
|Expansion||microSD, up to 64 GB|
|Camera||13 MP main (f/2.0 autofocus + dual LED flash); 5MP front (85 degree wide angle lens)|
|Battery||3000mAh Prismatic battery (non-removable)|