Asus today launched the Zenfone Selfie smartphone in India, targeting the selfie-lovers. This smartphone is equipped with 13 megapixel camera on both sides with dual tone LED flash. Also, it has a laser auto-focus feature for the rear camera for capturing images faster and better even in low-lighting conditions.
The Asus Zenfone Selfie sports a 5.5 inch display at a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 for screen protection as well as anti-fingerprint coating. It is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 processor with Adreno 405 GPU besides 2GB/3GB LPDDR3 RAM under the hood and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box.
While, on the storage front, Zenfone Selfie comes in two variant 16GB/32GB internal storage, with an expansion option of up to 64GB via microSD card slot, and 5GB free lifetime ASUS WebStorage.
We have jotted down the best and the worst features of the selfie focused smartphone. Take a closer look at the slider below.
The Best: Selfie Camera
The name itself says that it is a selfie focused smartphone. Yes, the smartphone comes with a 13 megapixel front-facing camera that comes with 88 degree wide angle lens and feature and f/2.2 aperture.
The Best: Primary Camera
The smartphone also comes with a great primary camera. It sports a 13 megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, Real Tone flash and Laser Auto Focus.
The Best: Rear Selfie Button
The Zenfone Selfie shares the design language of the Zenfone 2. The design of both smartphones are identical only the laser auto focus. However, the smartphone comes with a rear selfie button making it easier to capture selfie.
The Best: Display
Asus Zenfone Selfie sports a 5.5 inch Full HD display at a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. The display quality remains pretty similar to the Zenfone 2. However, the display provides good brightness and contrast levels during direct sunlight.
The Best: Gorilla Glass 4 With Anti-Fingerprint Coating
The Best part of the display is that it comes with Gorilla Glass 4 protection, which makes it more resistant to scratches compared to Zenfone 2. Furthermore, it also features anti-fingerprint coating.
The Worst: Thick And Bulky
The back of the smartphone features a curved shape making it to feel comfortable in hand, actually the design makes the smartphone thick and bulky measuring at 10.8mm.
The Worst: Power Button On Top
Asus placed the power button on top of the smartphone that makes it hard to reach the button.
The Worst: Battery Performance
The smartphone comes with a bigger 3000mAh battery. But, remember the device comes with a 5.5 inch Full HD display and 4G LTE connectivity which take much battery power.
The Worst: Pre-Installed Apps
The Asus Zenfone Selfie comes with a beautiful ZenUI. But the interface comes with lots of pre-installed apps that are used very less.
The Worst: No Quick Charging
The Zenfone Selfie comes with a bigger 3000mAh battery, but charging the bigger battery takes a longer time. The smartphone lacks the quick charging feature, that turbo charge bigger battery in a lesser time.