ASUS introduces new ZE551ML, 4 GB RAM Zenfone 2 Variant in India
ASUS’s success in the Indian smartphone market has led to the birth of another Zenfone 2 variant. The Taiwanese electronics giant today announced the ZE551ML with a 1.8 GHz processor and 4 GB of RAM at a ground-breaking price tag.
The new Zenfone 2 variant fits in just before the bottom-end of the ZE551ML range. Meaning that we a configuration, which one ups the ZE551ML with a 1080p display, 1.8 GHz Z3560, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB storage, NFC, Rs 14,999 with with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
The handset looks exactly like the rest of the lot but is indeed special, as ASUS has specially assembled the same for the Indian market.
Although it may seem like Xiaomi started a trend with the Mi 4i budget monster (HTC and Sony to follow suit), both the handsets fall in different price brackets and the same can be said about the performance figures.
The official hardware specifications of the new ASUS Zenfone 2 ZE551ML are as follows:
• We get a 5.5 IPS 1080p display with a pixel density of 403 ppi and a layer of Gorilla Glass 3 on top
• Inside, we get a 1.8 GHz Intel Atom Z3560 64-bit chipset with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB internal storage
• The camera department consists of a 13 MP PixelMaster camera and a True Tone LED flash; while a 5 MP snapper takes care of selfies up front
• Connectivity options include the usual Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, and dual micro SIM with dual standby for 4G/LTE Cat 4
• The Zenfone 2 includes a 3,000 mAh battery with BoostMaster fast charging tech that will get you up and running from empty to 60% in 39 minutes
Yes, the new ZE551ML series smartphone actually packs in a 1.8 GHz Intel Atom Z3560 64-bit chipset. Still then, it is a capable one and that 4 GB of RAM that will not go unnoticed when you resume games from the recents menu.
Of course the important bit is the price that is highlighted in bold in the chart given below.
ZE551ML, 1080p display, 2.3 GHz Z3580, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage, NFC, Rs 22,999
ZE551ML, 1080p display, 2.3 GHz Z3580, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB storage, NFC, Rs 19,999
ZE551ML, 1080p display, 1.8 GHz Z3560, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB storage, No NFC, Rs 18,999
ZE551ML 1080p display, 1.8 GHz Z3560, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB storage, NFC, Rs 14,999
ZE550ML 720p display, 1.8 GHz Z3560, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB storage, No NFC, Rs 12,999
The Zenfone will is currently listed on Flipkart and will remain exclusive to the same