Aware of the growing interest in selfies more and more mobile manufacturers compete with each other to deliver the world the most selfie-friendly phone. Asus is no exception here. Today at Computex 2015 press conference, the company unveiled the ZenFone Selfie. Said to be a budget sector offering the phone comes packed with great front optics to meet all needs of the so-called selfie generation.
ZenFone Selfie gets official packed with great front camera features
As all selfie-oriented smartphones, the Asus ZenFone Selfie sports nice set of optic features with a great emphasis put on the front camera, which is definitely the handset’s best selling point. The phone arrives with a 13MP front-facing camera with Toshiba sensor featuring Real Tone flash and laser auto-focus. What’s more the handset’s users will get the identical camera sensor located on its back. As you’ve probably already noticed the same camera set may be found in the HTC Desire Eye.
Furthermore, the front lens features a wide 88 degree angle field of view that is capable to reach a stunning 140 degree panorama mode, which should enable you to shot a selfie with a group of your friends in the background. The quality of your pics will be also enhanced by a beautification mode and Backlight Super HDR mode which increases the brightness by 400 %. The only visible shortage here is the fact that the lens has a mere f/2.2 aperture.
To make the phone even more selfie-friendly, the manufacturer additionally equipped the ZenFone Selfie with a special selfie/volume button set on the device’s back (similar to the one present in the LG G line) and a detachable kickstand called “Selfie Swing” which will help its user to extend the phone in front of them.
Except for its fantastic camera parameters the ZenFone Selfie is just another decent smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop. It boasts a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD screen panel and is powered by the mid-level Qualcomm’s octa-core 64-bit Snapdragon 615 chip with Adreno 405 GPU responsible for graphics supported by 2GB or 3GB RAM, optionally. The same with storage space, you will be able to pick between a 16GB or 32GB model of the phone (both with microSD expansion).
When it comes to the ZenFone Selfie’s pricing and availability details, they still require the manufacturer’s official confirmation.