Asus has enjoyed quite the popularity with the Indian masses, with their Zenfone line of smartphones being some of the most sought after devices in the market. With great specifications at an affordable price point, the Zenfone line offers all that the average Indian smartphone buyer seeks from a phone!
Just recently, the company launched the newest variant of their Zenfone 2 Laser device. The Zenfone 2 Laser 6 (ZE601KL) comes with all the features of the standard Zenfone 2 Laser, but with a larger form factor and a massive screen size of 6 inches, and in this article we take a look at all that this phone has to offer.
This phone isn’t one to be mocked, and the Zenfone 2 Laser 6 has all the constituents of a good smartphone.
The primary factor which makes this phone stand out is the humongous display – 6 inches of screen real estate, with a Full HD resolution of 1920x1080. The display is protected with the latest Gorilla Glass 4 protection.
Under the hood, the phone runs a Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor, which uses two Cortex A53 CPUs with a total clock speed of 1.7 GHz. The processor is pretty new in the industry, and it comes with 64-bit architecture. The GPU on board is the Adreno 405.
In the memory department, there’s a lot to be offered. There’s an ample 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal memory which can be further expanded to 128GB via Micro SD cards.
Powering up the device is a 3000mAh removable Li-Po battery. The software is Android 5.1 Lollipop, with Asus’ own Zen UI 2.0 layered on top. The phone is capable of supporting 4G LTE networks as well.
IMPROVEMENTS FROM ITS PREDECESSORS:
The original Zenfone 2 Laser phones had lackluster Snapdragon 410 chipsets, with 2GB of RAM and HD resolution. In all departments, the new Zenfone 2 Laser 6 triumphs over its predecessors.
Moreover, the company is also offering 100GB of Google Drive storage (valid for 2 years) in addition to 5GB of lifetime WebStorage – which is Asus’ own cloud storage device.
PRICING AND SALE:
The Zenfone 2 Laser 6 will be available online on Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon. It will be available in brick and mortar retail outlets too, from the second week of December onwards.
The phone is available in three colour variants: Red, Silver and Gold, and is priced at Rs. 17,999/-.FINAL VERDICT:
Without a doubt, the Zenfone 2 Laser 6 is a great improvement over its predecessors, and people who want to buy a large display Asus phone can consider this device seriously.