In a market in which a phone is launched every fortnight, how does a company make a difference with the right features and the right market price? Well Asus has recently launched the Zenfone 2 and it has definitely caught my eye with its quality offering at a price of INR 22999/-. As a fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger I have my own reasons to shortlist the Asus Zenfone 2 for my next phone buy and believe a lot of you might have the same reasons. No kidding, this phone is actually an answer to my ideal smartphone need.
I love the design!
The latest offering from the stable of Asus definitely has an eye catching design which can give a lot of costlier phones a run for their money. What I found more exciting were the options for the back covers which weren’t only in different colors but also in different textures. I’m going to get all the back covers!!
Battery life is superb
Being a blogger, my phone is a vital part of my work since I do a lot especially related to social media through my phone. I use my phone for atleast 6 hours a day and so need one to last much longer. Asus offers a 3000 mAH battery which practically lasts for a day and a half of normal usage. The phone charges from 0 to 100 in almost 1.5 hours.
Accessibility and usability is awesome!
This ZenUI comes preloaded with motion gestures. With the help of these you can start an app without unlocking the phone. To top that, the phone can be unlocked or locked by just tapping the phone screen. In the drop down menu some very useful shortcuts have been added to access some utility apps which won’t be seen on any pure android phone.
The display is fabulous!
My current phone has a 5 inch screen and I need something slightly bigger, brighter and crisper because my work involves a lot of photos and videos. Packed with a 5.5 inch 1920*1080 fHD display with a pixel density of 403, everything on this phone looks pretty.
It’s scratch resistant J
My daughter has a bad habit of throwing my phone. No matter how careful I am with my current phone, it has a fall regularly and gets scratched. Asus has made the screen of the Zenphone 2 with corning glass 3 which makes the screen super scratch resistant which is a huge boon.
It’s my perfect multi-tasking partner
Apps which are always on constant use on my phone include apps such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Emails, and loads of other video and photo editing softwares. My requirement is a phone that can handle all of this without even the minutest of lag. The Zenfone2 comes packed with the combination of a 64 bit Intel Atom Quadcore processor and 4 GB DDR3 Ram which makes it smooth as butter thus making it a top contender.
In a day I generate atleast 200-500 MB of content for my blog while searching for pictures and videos and also editing them. This phone has an internal memory of 64 GB which will let me stay worry free atleast for 2 to 3 months without backup.
Such an amazing camera
There are a lot of phones that promise you a good camera but none that I know live upto what the Zenfone 2 offers. Like everyone else it comes with a 13 MP back and 5 MP front camera but what differentiates it is the pixel master for low light pictures. It increases the brightness of the pictures up to 400% and makes it simple to click even in the dark. You can adjust the shutter speed thus letting you take those creative pictures in the night. The autofocus mood while you’re recording a video gives you that high end feel of a DSLR.
I did a lot of research and after trying the a lot of the other biggies including phones that cost double, the ASUS ZENFONE2 in my opinion is definitely what I am going for!!!
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