Asus recently launched 4 different Zenfone 2 variants in Taiwan, which are expected to retail between 10,000 to 20,000 INR. Out of these import data suggests that Zenfone 2 ZE550ML is likely to be the first one to arrive in India.
Zenfone 2 ZE550ML comes with 5.5 Inch 720p HD display powered by 1.8 GHz 64 bit Intel Atom Z3560 processor with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. In Taiwan, Zenfone 2 ZE550ML was recently launched for approx $190, which translates to around 12k INR.
The prototypes of the device imported in India list Intel Atom Z3580 processor clocked at 2.2 GHz which is supposed to be available in top end 4 GB RAM variant. Asus has a record of launching several permutations and combinations of Intel atom chipsets and other hardware in its Zenfone lineup, and everything will be clear once the next generation Zenfone smartphones reach India.
Other features include 13 MP camera, 5 MP front camera, Android 5.0 Lollipop based ZenUI, 64 GB MicroSD support and a 3000 mAh battery. All Zenfone 2 variants will use PowerVR G6430 GPU.
Zenfone 2 are expected to arrive in India in Q2 2015.
Different Zenfone 2 Models:
|ZE551ML||5.5 Inch, 1080p||32 GB||4GB||2.3 GHz Intel Atom 3580||8990 NT$ (US $285)|
|ZE551ML||5.5 Inch, 1080p||32 GB||2 GB||1.8 GHz Intel Atom 3560||6990 NT$ (US $221)|
|ZE550ML||5.5 Inch, 720p||16 GB||2 GB||1.8 GHz Intel Atom 3560||5990 NT$ (US $190)|
|ZE550CL||5 Inch, 720p||16 GB||2 GB||1.8 GHz Intel Atom 3560||4990 NT$ (US $158)|
|Display||5.5 inch Full HD/ HD, 5 inch HD|
|Processor||2.3 GHz Quad Core Intel Atom Z3580, 1.8 GHz Z3560|
|RAM||4 GB/ 2 GB|
|Internal Storage||16 GB/ 32 GB/ 64 GB Expandable|
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop Based Zen UI|
|BCamera||13 MP/ 5 MP|
|Price||$158 – $285|