As teased earlier, Asus has announced the launch of the Zenfone 4 series smartphones at an event in New Delhi today.
Of the six smartphones in the Zenfone 4 series, Asus has launched the Zenfone 4 Selfie and Selfie Pro in the country. The Zenfone 4 Selfie comes in two variants - single camera and dual camera variants priced at Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 14,999. The 4GB variant will come with special pricing during the Flipkart's Big Billion Day sales priced at Rs. 13,999. The flagship Selfie Pro will be priced at Rs. 23,999 and the sale will debut on September 21.
As the name indicates, the Zenfone 4 Selfie is aimed at the selfie enthusiasts as it comes with a dual camera setup at the front for clicking selfies. This camera module comes with the Selfie Master technology and it can capture a wide group selfie and clicks good quality low-light selfies.
Zenfone 4 Selfie
The Zenfone 4 Selfie has been launched in two variants - one with a single front camera and the other with a dual camera setup at the front. Besides this, the dual camera variant has 4GB RAM and 64GB storage while the single camera variant has 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. Besides these differences, the Zenfone 4 Selfie adorns a 5.5-inch AMOLED HD 720p display with 2.5D curved glass on top. Under its hood, the smartphone comes with a Snapdragon 430 SoC teamed up with Adreno 505 graphics unit. The storage capacity in both the variants can be expanded up to 2TB using a microSD card.
When it comes to the camera aspects, the Zenfone 4 Selfie with dual camera features a 16MP main camera at the rear with LED flash, PDAF and EIS. And, there is a combination of a 20MP main sensor and an 8MP secondary sensor with 120-degree wide-angle lens at the front. The single camera variant comes with a 13MP rear camera and a 13MP selfie camera as well with f/2.0 aperture and a front-facing LED flash.
Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro
The Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro is the high-end flagship variant of the duo. It flaunts a 5.5-inch FHD 1080p AMOLED display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass protection. The processor used by the Pro variant is the Snapdragon 625 SoC and this one is teamed up with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space. Again, this storage space can be expanded up to 2TB as in the case of the Zenfone 4 Selfie. This smartphone features a 16MP main camera at its rear with LED flash, Sony IMX351 sensor, PDAF and EIS. Up front, there is a 24MP (12MP + 12MP) primary camera with DuoPixel technology and 120-degree wide angle lens and a 5MP secondary sensor with Sony IMX362 sensor, 4K video recording support, f/1.8 aperture and selfie flash.
Connectivity and Battery
All the three variants of the Zenfone 4 Selfie arrive with 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and triple SIM card slots for dual SIM support and expandable storage. Besides this, all the variants get the power from a 3000mAh battery. The smartphones run on Android Nougat out of the box topped with the Zen UI 4.0.
Price and Availability
As mentioned above, the Zenfone 4 Selfie is priced starting from Rs 9,999 and will be available in Rogue Red, Rose Pink, and Deep Sea Black colors. The Pro variant will be available in Rogue Red, Sunlight Gold, and Deep Sea Black variants.