Asus Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5 - The TeCake

The recently launched Asus Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5 smartphone, which went up for pre-orders, back in August, is now available for sale in India with a price tag of Rs. 13,999 via online retailer Flipkart.

As the name suggests, the phone has laser autofocus camera as its USP (unique selling proposition). Considering the fact that there are types of usage of a smartphone, Asus has launched its Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5, which is more powerful and rich in specifications than its sibling. Let’s have a look at the specification front of the phone;-

Display

The handset is featured with a 5.5-inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 HD resolution and  protected by the sturdy, durable Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Considering the price, the absence of a full HD screen would act as a hindrance for the users to purchase this phone and it could lead them to rush towards other models. Asus should have provided the phone with a full HD screen at this price.

Hardware

The Asus Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5 is one step ahead than its younger sibling, which had a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 64-bit quad-core processor and a 2GB RAM. This phone has a faster and smarter Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor along with a 3GB RAM. On the storage front, there is an inbuilt memory of 16 GB, which can be accompanied by a microSD card of up to 128 GB. Additionally, users can avail 5 GB of cloud storage on ASUS web storage and a magnificent 100GB on Google drive.

In addition, the 3000 mAh battery seems apt for the price and the specs. The phone has a very good hardware and it strikes the perfect blend of power and utility. This is a major point where this phone makes the competitors look dull.

Camera

The handset allows users to capture their lovable moment through its 13-megapixel of rear camera, which is featured with a dual LED flash and laser autofocus. The laser autofocus enables the image snapper to focus on any object in half of a second. It is a very good feature and fairs well in its job. The camera featured in the phone is also known as Pixel Master Camera, which is a special name given for the tool in every Asus smartphone. It is a very utilitarian feature of the device, which gives a bang for the buck.

Meanwhile, the smartphone boasts a 5-megapixel of selfie shooter with an aperture of 2.0. These features would surely attract mobile phone photography enthusiast.

Verdict

The smartphone has all the other normal features like Wi-Fi Bluetooth, hotspot, dual sim, 4 G, etc. The phone definitely seems a good option in the price range with very good competitors like Moto G3, Xiaomi 4i, and Samsung J7. This phone seems to have a perfect blend of hardware and software.

Additionally, the phone running on Asus Zen UI based on Android 5.0 Lollipop, comes with great apps like super note, do it later, etc, pre- installed on it. The phone will be recommend to the buyers if they are seeking a good balance of camera features, utility and smart performance. The handset is rated as 4/5 as per its price range.

Tech Specs for Asus Zenfone2 Laser 5.5

 Camera 13MP rear and 8MP front camera
 Chipset 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615
 RAM 3 GB
 Display 5-inch 720p IPS display
 Battery 3000
 OS Zen UI on Android 5.1 Lollipop
 Storage 16GB
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