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Asus to use Qualcomm chipsets for future Zenfone smartphones

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Asus, which has been one of the few smartphone makers using Intel chipsets, is reportedly moving away to Qualcomm for its future smartphones. It is unlikely for Asus to completely move away from Intel, with which it has deep relationships for its PC business.
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Asus CEO Jerry Shen had some interesting tidbits on the company’s strategic plan to maintain focus on the Zenfone series of smartphones at the Zenfone 2 launch in Jakarta. Shen told Yugatech that the company will also devise a new nomenclature for the Zenfone 3 series similar to how Apple does with its iPhones. Asus recently launched the Zenfone 2 lineup and the naming convention of the phones seems to be far beyond easy to understand and is capable of confusing consumers.
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He further hinted at strengthening ties with other chipmakers like Qualcomm so that they can use the Snapdragon 615 for its upcoming phones. Also Read - Asus launches new Zenbook Pro, Zenbook S series laptops: View details

He further revealed that Asus will be promptly coming up with new flagships every year which will help them sustain competition from other brands.

Below is a table that lists out all the variants of the Asus Zenfone 2 that have been launched in India.

Features

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML)

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML)

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML)

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)

Dimensions

77.2 152.5 10.9 mm 77.2 152.5 10.9 mm 77.2 152.5 10.9 mm 77.2 152.5 10.9 mm

Weight

170 grams 170 grams 170 grams 170 grams

Display

5.5-inch 1080p 5.5-inch 1080p 5.5-inch 1080p 5.5-inch 720p

Processor

2.3GHz Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z3560 quad-core 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z3560 quad-core 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z3560 quad-core

RAM

4GB 4GB 2GB 2GB

Storage

64GB (expandable) 32GB (expandable) 16GB (expandable) 16GB (expandable)

Rear Camera

13-megapixel 13-megapixel 13-megapixel 13-megapixel

Front Camera

5-megapixel 5-megapixel 5-megapixel 5-megapixel

Battery

3,000mAh 3,000mAh 3,000mAh 3,000mAh

Connectivity

LTE, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LTE, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LTE, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LTE, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Android OS

5.0 Lollipop 5.0 Lollipop 5.0 Lollipop 5.0 Lollipop

Price

Rs 22,999 Rs 19,999 Rs 14,999 Rs 12,999
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  • Published Date: April 29, 2015 2:36 PM IST



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