Asus launched 3 new devices belonging to the Zenfone Selfie series at an event held in New Delhi today. The phones are made with a keen focus towards selfies, hence the series name. Each of the three phones – Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro, Zenfone 4 Selfie (Dual Camera Version), Zenfone 4 Selfie – come with software and hardware upgrades to make selfies look better. Apart from being able to click good selfies, the phones are capable of a lot more and span across different price ranges. Let’s take a look at what the new Zenfone Selfie Series has to offer.
Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro – Rs. 23,999
This is the flagship model in the Zenfone Selfie series. Asus claims that the Selfie Pro comes with the world’s most advanced 24MP DuoPixel selfie camera. The front camera has an f/1.8 aperture Sony IMX362 dual-pixel image sensor. Asus has also provided SuperPixel technology which captures 2X brighter low-light selfies. The phone also lets you capture 4K selfie videos. With the Selfie Pro, you can click 120 degree wide-angle selfies and also brighten them with the help of the front LED flash. The rear camera has a 16-megapixel sensor which can capture some good pictures as well.
The Selfie Pro has a metal unibody design which looks quite elegant. It has a 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED display which is enhanced with a 2.5D curved glass and protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass. The fingerprint scanner is housed inside the home button on the front. ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro is available in three colours: Rouge Red, Sunlight Gold and Deepsea Black.
In terms of performance, the phone comes with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 coupled along with 4GB of RAM. The Selfie Pro houses a 3000mAh battery which can be fast charged. For storage, the phone has 64GB storage which can be further expanded up to 2TB via a microSD card.
Asus Zenfone Selfie Pro runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with ZenUI 4.0. It is priced at Rs. 23,999.
Zenfone 4 Selfie (Dual Camera Version) – Rs. 14,999
A new trend that is catching up among phone manufacturers is providing dual front cameras. The Zenfone 4 Selfie (Dual Camera Version) packs in two cameras at the front to ensure better selfies than ever. No matter what the light conditions are, the phone promises to provide users with a good selfie experience. It packs a 20-megapixel main front camera which is complemented with an 8-megapixel 120 degree wide-angle camera. Even an LED flash is provided on the front for low-light conditions. The rear camera packs in a 16-megapixel sensor along with a flash which ensures good pictures even from the back.
The Zenfone 4 Selfie (Dual Camera Version) comes with a sleek design with metallic back finish. It has a 5.5-inch HD display which is 2.5D curved. The phone lacks Gorilla Glass protection but has 400 nits brightness for outdoor readability. ZenFone 4 Selfie (Dual Camera Version) is available in three different colours: Sunlight Gold, Rose Pink, and Deepsea Black.
Under the hood, the phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor which works together with 4GB RAM to allow seamless multi-tasking. The phone has an internal storage of 64GB which can be expanded up to 2TB via a microSD card.
Just like the Zenfone Selfie Pro, this one runs on ZenUI 4.0 on top of Android 7.0 Nougat. The phone is priced at Rs. 14,999.
Zenfone 4 Selfie – Rs. 9,999
The Zenfone 4 Selfie is the lowest priced alternative among all the new phones launched in the Selfie Series. The phone comes with an f/2.0 13-megapixel camera in order to capture high quality selfies. It also has a front flash to brighten selfies in low-light conditions. The rear camera in the Zenfone 4 Selfie has a 13-megapixel sensor with PDAF and LED flash. Pictures from both the cameras promise a good output.
Zenfone 4 Selfie looks decent and comes with a metallic back finish. The fingerprint scanner is positioned inside the home button. There’s a 5.5-inch HD display fitted on the front which is enhanced by a 2.5D curved glass.
Performance-wise, the phone packs in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor which is coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. However, the storage can be further expanded up to 2TB with the help of a microSD card.
Zenfone 4 Selfie runs on Android 7.0 Nougat which is customized by ZenUI 4.0. The phone is priced in a budget segment of Rs. 9,999.
At the launch event, Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia & Country Head, System Business Group – ASUS India said, “Selfies have become an integral part of the modern lifestyle and people invest time in creating selfies that are spot on. Today, clicking a selfie is about more than just the likes and retweets. It is about keeping a journal of cherished memories and capturing treasured moments with loved ones. We understand the importance of making that perfect we-statement every time, anywhere, so we bring to you ZenFone 4 Selfie series. With beautification built into everything, Zenfone 4 Selfie series is the best way to click #TheBigSelfie.”
If you are someone who clicks a lot of selfies, these new phones might be a good choice to have. All the phones in the Selfie series are exclusively available with Flipkart. Since all three phones are spread across different budgets, you can choose the appropriate model according to your budget. Which phone are you looking forward to?