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This article was published on January 5, 2015


Asus announces ZenFone 2, with Intel Atom processor, 13MP camera and 1080p display

Asus announces ZenFone 2, with Intel Atom processor, 13MP camera and 1080p display
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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Asus today announced its Zenfone 2 phone at CES, that sports a number of different styles and new features over the last model.

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The Zenfone 2 sports a quad-core Intel Atom processor, 4GB of RAM, a 72% screen to body ratio with less bezels than previously, a 5.5″ Full HD IPS display and a 13MP “Pixelmaster” camera that touts the “world’s best HDR technology.”

It’ll ship with Android Lollipop at launch and will sport dual SIM slots. The ZenFone will be available starting at $199 in March 2015.

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A second version of the ZenFone 2 touted as the “zoom” model sports a camera with optical zoom for $399 in Q2 2015.

Asus also said that it’s ZenUI skin for Android is now on 16 million devices and that a new version will begin shipping with ZenFone 2.

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