Asus Launches the ZenFone 2 Laser in the US for $199.99 Unlocked

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  1. dgstorm

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    Could this be one of the greatest value options in a new Android smartphone for the US? It seems likely...

    Asus just announced their latest ZenFone 2 Laser 16GB smartphone will be available in the US for $199.99 "unlocked" (or $249.99 for the 32GB version)! Here's a breakdown of specs to see the solid value you are getting for that price:
    • 5.5-inch full-HD display - with Gorilla Glass 4
    • Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615
    • 3GB of RAM
    • Dual LTE SIM slots
    • 13 megapixel rear camera with laser autofocus
    • 5 megapixel front camera
    • 3,000mAh removable battery
    • 16GB or 32GB of storage with microSD expansion
    • Android 5.x Lollipop
    While the processor may be "mid-range/budget-conscious" the fact that the phone has a good sized removable battery and a microSD Slot is sure to check mark a few boxes for many of our members. Also, we have heard very good things about the camera on this device being surprisingly good. What do you folks think?

    Here's our dedicated ZenFone 2 section for further discussion: ASUS Zenfone 2 | Android Forum at DroidForums.net
     
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    It doesn't have an April 1st release date, does it?
     
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    Please tell me that it will work with big Red?

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    I'm betting no

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    It's very popular here in Asia. Unless VZW cut a deal [I doubt they have] with Asus, it's GSM only
     
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    bit underwhelming.
     
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    You saw the part where its $200??? ;)

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    yeah... but there's better deals online for less... I can't remember the website but there's a few that let you buy direct from the manufacturer

    still for 200 not bad not bad.