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ASUS announces six new ZenFone 4 models

In its own way, ASUS has unveiled half a dozen new ZenFone smartphones all at one fell swoop. 

The new ZenFone 4 series has all sort of smartphones according to users’ requirements.

The new ZenFone range includes:

  • ZenFone 4 
  • ZenFone 4 Pro
  • ZenFone 4 Max
  • ZenFone 4 Max Pro
  • ZenFone 4 Selfie
  • ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro

ZenFone 4

ZenFone 4

The ZenFone 4 has large 5.5-inch 1080p IPS LCD and has 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass on the front and back with aluminum frame. 

The smartphone is powered by a pair of new processors, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and the Snapdragon 630, depending upon the variant you choose. Accordingly, you will get either 4GB or 6GB of RAM.

The phone also has 64GB of internal storage which is further expandable via microSD card. 

On the back is a dual camera system consisting of a 12 megapixel f1.8 25mm primary camera with PDAF and OIS and an ultra wide angle 8 megapixel 12mm secondary camera. The phone can also record 4K video. On the front is an 8 megapixel f2.0 camera.

Other features include dual stereo speakers, dual SIM support, fingerprint sensor, USB-C, headphone jack.

It is backed up by a 3300mAh battery with fast charging. And runs on Android Nougat. 

The phone will be available in Moonlight White, Mint Green and Midnight Black.

ZenFone 4 Pro

ZenFone 4 Pro

The ZenFone 4 Pro is the flagship device by ASUS and has a 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass on the front and back and aluminum frame. 

It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor paired with 6GB of RAM and a choice of 64GB or 128GB storage.

The dual camera system on the back consists of a 12 megapixel f1.7 25mm camera with OIS, PDAF and laser autofocus. The secondary camera is a 16 megapixel sensor with 50mm telephoto lens, giving it 2x lossless optical zoom. On the front is an 8 megapixel f1.9 camera.

Other features include dual stereo speakers, dual SIM support, fingerprint sensor, USB-C, headphone jack.

It is backed by 3600mAh battery with fast charging. And runs on Android 7 Nougat.

The ZenFone 4 Max will be available in Moonlight White and Pure Black.

ZenFone 4 Max

ZenFone 4 Max

The ZenFone 4 Max has a 5.5-inch IPS LCD. 

It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 or 425 processor with a choice of 2GB, 3GB and 4GB memory. You also get 16GB, 32GB or 64GB expandable storage accordingly to the variant.

Interestingly there is a dual camera system on the rear with 13 megapixel f2.0 25mm primary camera and 12mm wide angle secondary camera. On the front is an 8 megapixel sensor.

Other features include dual SIM connectivity, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, fingerprint sensor, microUSB.

It is backed by a large 5000mAh battery.

The ZenFone 4 Max will be available in Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold and Rose Pink.

ZenFone 4 Max Pro

ZenFone 4 Max Pro

The ZenFone 4 Max Pro is mostly the same device as the ZenFone 4 Max but with different cameras and memory. 

The ZenFone 4 Max Pro has a 16 megapixel primary rear camera and 16 megapixel front camera. 

Memory (RAM) is limited to a choice of 2GB or 3GB and storage is limited to just 32GB.

ZenFone 4 Selfie

ZenFone 4 Selfie

The ZenFone 4 Selfie has a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS LCD with 2.5D curved glass. 

It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be further expanded via microSD card.

The single rear camera on the back is 16 megapixels. However, it’s the front camera that’s the focus here, with a dual camera setup consisting of a 20 megapixel main sensor with f2.0 aperture and 31mm focal length and an 8 megapixel 12mm wide angle camera. There is also an LED flash for low light photography.

The phone has dual SIM support, fingerprint sensor, microUSB.

It is backed by a 3000mAh battery. And runs on Android 7 Nougat.

The ZenFone 4 Selfie will be available in Deepsea Black, Mint Green, Rose Pink and Sunlight Gold.

ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro

ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro

The ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED display.

It is powered by Snapdragon 625, with a choice of 3GB or 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.

The main front camera is a 24 megapixel DuoPixel camera. Although this is just marketing speak as it is actually just a 12 megapixel Sony IMX362 sensor with dual pixel autofocus that helps the sensor focus quickly and ASUS is counting the two diodes per pixel as two separate pixels. ASUS claims this makes it 2x sensitive to light but again, that’s not how it works since the light falling on each pixel is same regardless of how you split it. Moving on, the secondary front camera has 12mm focal length for wide angle selfies.

The phone also has 4K video recording, dual SIM support, fingerprint sensor, microUSB

It is backed by a 3000mAh battery. And runs on Android 7 Nougat.

The ZenFone 4 Selfie Max will be available in Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold and Rouge Red.

The exact hardware specifications, colors, prices, and availability of the smartphones might vary by region, and it will be announced later.

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