ASUS Zenfone 2 laser release date due mid-September 2015

Wednesday, 19 August: On the occasion of World Photography Day, ASUS targets to modernize mobile photography experience with its all-new ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser. The smartphone is likely to hit the online stores by mid-September 2015.

The ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser (ZE550KL) packs a 13 megapixels PixelMaster camera with Dual LED Real Tone flash, laser auto-focus f/2.0 aperture lens, which helps to capture high-resolution pictures with zero shutter lag. On the front, it sports a 5 megapixels with f/2.0 aperture and Auto-focus.

The camera also comes with Low Light mode that works on pixel-merging technology to capture up to 400%-brighter images at night or in low-light condition.

The Zenfone 2 Laser features a 5.5-inch HD IPS display with the screen resolution of 1280 x 720p at 267 ppi. The screen of the handset is further laminated by the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 4, which makes it tough enough to resists any accidental bumps and scratches. It also comes with Glove Touch support and 20nm Oleophobic Anti-fingerprints coating.

Under the hood, the smartphone comes packed with a 1.5GHz Qualcomm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) CPU coupled with 3GB LPDDR3 RAM and a Qualcomm Adreno 306 GPU.

The ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser offers 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. The handset is fueled by a 3,000 mAh Li-Polymer removable battery.

The handset runs on brand-new ASUS ZenUI 2.0 with Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box. It also comes with dual microphone support with noise cancellation.

In terms of connectivity, the dual-SIM Zenfone 2 Laser comes with 4G LTE (Cat4) support, 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, GPS, A-GPS/GLONASS, Micro USB 2.0 (OTG support), and a 3.5mm audio jack port.


Key Specifications of ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser

Product Name: ZenFone 2 Laser
Model: ZE550KL
ID design award: IF design award 2015 (Germany)
Display: 5.5-inch HD resolution, 267 ppi, IPS display with 178 degree view angle
Corning Gorilla® Glass 4
Blue light filter for eye care
Glove Touch: Glove Touch support
60ms touch response time
20nm Oleophobic Anti-fingerprints coating
Processor: CPU Qualcomm 64-bit Octa Core Processor Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) @1.5Ghz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno306 GPU
System Performance MobileXPRT Performance Tests
Graphic Performance 3D mark
ICE Storm Score (V1.4.2925)
Web Browsing Performance WebXpert
Memory: RAM Up to LPDDR3 3GB RAM
Storage: ROM 16GB, Micro SD card expandable up to 128GB
PixelMaster camera Front Focus Auto Focus
Pixel 5 MegaPixel
Apterture f/2.0-aperture
Lens 5 element wide-angle (FOV 85˚) Largan lens
Selfie degree 140˚
Special Low light mode 400% brighter photo and video, 400% noise reduction and 400% contrast increase
Rear Focus Laser Auto Focus  (Speed: < 0.3 second)
Pixel 13 MegaPixel
Aperture f/2.0-aperture
Lens 5 element lens, Largan lens
Flash Dual LED Real Tone Flash
Special Low light mode 400% brighter photo and video, 400% noise reduction and 400% contrast increase
Camera feature Support 52 Mega Pixel Super resolution mode
Support Manual Mode as in DSLR
SIM Card and SD slot: Dual SIM, Dual Stand by (LTE+LTE)
SIM1 Support 2G/3G/4G
SIM2 Support 2G/3G/4G
SIM and SD slot: 3 Slots in total
2 SIM slots for dual SIM; 1 individual slot for SD card
OS: Brand-new ASUS ZenUI with Android 5.0 Lollipop
Battery: 3000 mAh Li-Polymer removable battery
Audio:  – Dual Microphone with Noise Cancellation
– 5 magnet structure sound chamber with louder (Benefit: louder and less distortion)
Color: Premium UV Coating: Pure Black / Glamour Red /Ceramic White
Hairline Design: Sheer Gold

The ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser comes with premium UV coating in three different color options i.e. Pure Black, Glamour Red and Ceramic White. Currently, the ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser is available for pre-orders on Flipkart, price starting at Rs, 9,999.