Asus is hosting an event in New Delhi on September 14, where it is likely to launch the new Zenfone 4-series smartphones in India. At a global launch event in Taiwan last month, Asus unveiled six smartphones in the Zenfone 4-series, including the Zenfone 4, Zenfone 4 Pro, Zenfone 4 Max, Zenfone 4 Max Pro, Zenfone 4 Selfie, and the Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro. While it was earlier rumored that Asus could launch all six smartphones on September 14, the latest information paints a different picture.
Last month at an event in Taiwan, Asus took the wraps off its Zenfone 4 series. This new series consists of six smartphones, and it seems like the company is ready to bring them to India. Asus has sent out media invites for a launch event on September 14, where it is widely expected to launch the Zenfone 4 series.
Asus launched the Zenfone 4 series earlier this month with half a dozen smartphones. The Zenfone 4 Selfie and Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro, as the name suggests, are two selfie-centric smartphones. However, the company is now expected to add another selfie-centric smartphone, called the Zenfone 4 Selfie Lite to the series.
Asus has today taken the wraps off its Zenfone 4-series of smartphones at a global launch event in Taiwan. The company has launched six different models under the new series Zenfone 4, Zenfone 4 Pro, Zenfone 4 Max, Zenfone 4 Max Pro, Zenfone 4 Selfie, and Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro. However, the highlight of the event was the Zenfone 4 and Zenfone 4 Pro.
The Asus Zenfone 4 is set to be launched on August 17, and prior to the official launch, the company has revealed an image of the anticipated smartphone, confirming a dual-camera at the back. Other than confirming the new type of camera setup, the image also throws light on some of the design aspects of the smartphone.
Microsoft has announced the launch of its Selfie 2 smartphone. Priced at Rs 9,999, the smartphone will go on sale from August 1 across retail stores. The smartphone was recently spotted online on the company's official website though the listing did not entail the price and other key details.
Micromax has a new smartphone listed on its website without much fanfare, called the Selfie 2. The listing however doesn't reveal the pricing of the smartphone. As the name suggests, Micromax is clearly focussing on front snapper of the Selfie 2, which is paired with LED flash and is said to deliver bokeh-like effect.
Just after Xiaomi announced 30GB additional 4G data to Mi users, Asus has also partnered with Reliance Jio to offer up to 100GB additional 4G data. The Additional Data Offer , as the company calls it, will be available for Jio Prime members who have purchased any Asus devices on or after June 16, 2017, either from online or offline channels.
In a move that will not click with selfie enthusiasts, the Archaeological Survey of India, under a new policy, has banned the use of selfie sticks at its 46 site museums across the country. "Selfie sticks are strictly not permitted on the museum premises," states the Photography/ Filming Policy for the Archaeological Site Museums of the Archaeological Survey of India.
Adding to the battery-specific category, nubia launched its N2 smartphone today in India. Priced at Rs 15,999, the nubia N2 boasts a massive 5,000mAh battery and also caters to the needs of selfie lovers with its 16-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture. A powerful front camera is becoming a staple feature for consumers to consider while making their purchase decisions, owing to the obsession with selfies on social media. While the nubia N2 offers a blend of selfie capabilities and battery power, there are a range of other selfie-centric smartphones that you can buy under a budget of Rs 20,000.
Asus Zenfone 4-series is set to get even more confusing with six new Zenfone 4 smartphones spotted on Asus Zentalk forum. The smartphones in question here are the Zenfone 4 Max, the Zenfone 4 Pro, the Zenfone 4 Selfie and three different variants of the Zenfone 4 flagship. All six smartphones have been approved for Google services, and reports hint at a possible July launch.
Don't fall for the widespread criticism you hear around selfies. We live in a world that is secretly, yet proudly obsessed with the idea. It's undoubtedly a universal flirtation, that everyone wants to experience, but few want to boast about. But then, considering it's now turning mainstream, you'd probably not want to feel left out. Here's how you could put your best face forward.
It s amazing how far we've come with selfies in last five-six years. Self portraits became selfies (with being announced the word of the year by Oxford Dictionary in 2013). And the practice which was frowned upon back then, conveniently turned into a tradition!
What is a flagship smartphone? Typically, it s the brand offering that represents all of its capabilities with innovation, technology and quality. It s that one smartphone from the brand that is the absolute best it can offer. Of course, different brands have different approaches to their flagships. While Samsung may be all about innovating and offering features that no one else can, OnePlus may focus more on delivering specifications that put the rest to shame. On the other hand, Oppo has a completely different approach to the concept of flagship .
Contrary to the common perception that people who post frequent selfies on social media platforms are generally narcissists, a new study now says selfie lovers may have different motives that often extend beyond self-obsession and showing off. After analyzing their survey results and interviews, a team of researchers from Texas Tech University found out that there are three categories of selfie-takers -communicators, autobiographers and self-publicists.
New groundbreaking IVF technology is allowing parents to obtain baby 'cellfies' - images of their children when they are just a few cells in a petri dish. In recent years, IVF clinics have developed cutting-edge timelapse photography designed to monitor cell development in the first few days, so that doctors can pick the healthiest embryo for implantation in the womb and boost the chances of having a baby.
Selfies is among the biggest trends of the current decade. The craze for selfies is so huge, that half the tech industry is cashing on the trend by launching smartphones with huge selfie cameras. In fact, Coca-Cola recently bagged on the selfie love by introducing bottles with a selfie camera attached to the bottom. However, sadly, what started as a recreational habit to capture the favorite moments on camera, has turned into a death ride. According to a study published by US-based Carnegie Mellon University and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, the death toll around the world due to selfies is increasing, with India topping the ranks.
Hillary Clinton, who is competing against Donald Trump in the US Presidential elections, at a campaign event in Orlando yesterday officially stepped into the age of selfies. Clinton at the event got clicked a picture with the crowd and the photo is currently floating all over the internet. The photo is being seen as a true depiction of the craze of selfies worldwide. The image has Hillary Clinton standing against one wall of the room, and the crowd in front of her has turned its collective back from her, with their cameras aloft, desperate to place themselves in the same photo frame as the historic presidential candidate.
A Syrian rebel accidentally blew himself and his comrades up while taking a selfie with a phone possibly connected to a bomb, the media reported. The 30-second clip shows eight men from the Free Syrian Army gathering around a camera. They were sitting in front of a rebel flag as they sing into a microphone, with two rifles propped up in front of them.
Continuing the naming confusion once again, Asus has launched a refreshed version of its popular selfie-centric smartphone. Called the Zenfone Selfie (ZD551KL), the new smartphone comes with 3GB of RAM and a new design with diamond cut back finish. The smartphone will be offered in a range of different color options Sheer Gold, Glacier Gray, Illusion Smooth Pink, Illusion Polygon Blue and Polygon-Illusion Diamond White.