Asus is hosting its Zenfestival in India where it will launch three new smartphones, which it previewed last week. The first smartphone among the three is the Zenfone 2 Deluxe, which is priced at Rs 22,999. Also Read - Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe Special Edition with faster Intel Z3590 processor announced: Specifications and features
The Zenfone 2 Deluxe is essentially the Zenfone 2 in a more premium package. The talking point is the back panel that boasts a unique texture. It is a diamond cut design with crisscross patterns, and a color that changes shades when you move the device. Also Read - Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe Special Edition unveiled with a whopping 256GB storage: Specifications, features
Besides this, there isn’t a lot differentiating the new smartphone from the Zenfone 2. The Deluxe smartphone flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood is a 2.3GHz Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core 64-bit processor paired with PowerVR G6430 GPU and 4GB of RAM. Also Read - Asus Zenfone Selfie, Zenfone 2 Laser, Zenfone 2 Deluxe pre-orders kick off on Flipkart tomorrow
Also on offer is 64GB/128GB internal storage, which can be expanded by another 64GB using a microSD card. On the photography front, the smartphone features a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, and a Real Tone LED flash. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Making sure everything ticks inside is a 3,000mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop wrapped under ZenUI.