Asus Enhances Their ZenFone 2 Deluxe With Faster Intel CPU

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  1. dgstorm

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    Even though the Asus Zenfone 2 was announced back in November, Asus decided to give it a small enhancement before its final release. Originally, the phone had a 2.3GHz Intel chip. According to Asus' latest press info, they have bumped it up to 2.5GHz. It's not much of a change, and the rest of the phone remains the same. I guess even small favors should be appreciated.

    Here's the rest of the specs for the Zenfone 2:
    • 5.5-inch screen
    • 2.5GHz processor is a 64-bit part and an Intel Atom Z3590 GPU handles graphics
    • 4GB of RAM
    • 128GB & 128GB microSD card
    • 3000mAh internal battery - BoostMaster tech that allows it to be charged up to 60% in 39 minutes
    • Rear covers are removable - Options: Drift Silver cover with facets or Carbon Night with a carbon fiber look
    • LTE
    • Android L
    • 802.11ac
    The final release date and pricing have yet to be determined. Here's our dedicated section for the phone: ASUS Zenfone 2

    Source: Asus
     
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    wow, this is a pretty impressive looking (never gonna be on verizon) device
     
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    Seems Asus is selling the 2.3GHz model here in Thailand for $299. which is an awesome price.

    Specifications
    - Platform : Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
    - CPU : Intel® Atom™ Quad Core Z3580 (2.3GHz), PowerVR G6430, with OpenGL 3.0 support
    - Storage : 64GB eMMC Flash, 5GB free lifetime ASUS WebStorage
    - Modem : Intel 7262 + Intel 2230
    - Display : 5.5inches, Full HD 1920x1080,IPS ,Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
    - Camera : Front 5 Mega-Pixel, Fix Focus, Wide View, PixelMaster , Rear 13 Mega-Pixel, Auto Focus, PixelMaster
    - Memory Slot : MicroSD card (up to 64 GB)
    - Navigation : GPS/GLONASS/QZSS/SBAS/BDS
    - Battery : 3000 mAh Li-Polymer (non-removable)
    - Sensor : G-Sensor/E-Compass/Gyroscope/Proximity/Ambient Light Sensor
    - Dimensions : 77.2 x 152.5 x 3.9 ~ 10.9 mm (WxDxH)
    - Weight : 170 g

    Connectivity Technology :
    - WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    - USB - Bluetooth V4.0, NFC
    - Dual Micro SIM card
    - SIM1 Support2G/3G/4G
    - SIM2 Support2G
    - Dual SIM Dual Active
     
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    I wish this would come to VZW! I've owned a lot of there products, mostly PC, and have always been happy with them.
     
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    I agree..I would jump on this phone in a heart beat. Love to see how an Intel chip works in a mobile device ..
     
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    Android L? Meaning lollipop?
     
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    I noticed that too... why release a device with an outdated OS.... >_> sometimes these companies