Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Review – In the year of 2013 the word ‘selfie’ was named the word of the year and now taking selfie has gradually become part of our modern life. Over some of time, the phenomenon of clicking selfie gained cultural significance as well. The importance of selfie is as yet debatable, selfie oriented smartphones have taken a big leap of faith, especially with dual-lens front cameras. After the flagship Zenfone 3 series, Asus has joined the selfie smartphones bandwagon with its latest offering Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro. Read our review here after a week usage.
What is great?
According from Asus Zenfone Blog the Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro looks great when compared to the last Zenfoen 3 series. Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro feels fairly smooth and premium. The smartphone displays a metallic unibody and has antenna lines running on top and bottom. The finger sensor which doubles up as the home button is placed at the bottom of the 5.5-inch Full HD display adding extra charm to the smartphone. Both power button and volume keys on the right are strategically located for single-handed operation, whereas the SIM card tray is located on the left.
The dual lens front camera feature can be regarded as the USP of the latest Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro. The main selfie camera on Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro features ƒ/1.8 aperture lens and the latest Sony Exmor RS IMX362 image sensor. ASUS claims to provide amazing and superior camera performance with its ‘SuperPixel Engine’ that controls sensor light sensitivity and reduces image noise. The ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro’s second front facing, 120-degree wide angle camera allows you to capture photographs and videos that fit more of your environment into the frame. ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro smartphone is able to achieve twice (2x) the light sensitivity of a typical smartphone camera and no doubt these pair of front-facing cameras delivers pleasing selfies for your social needs.
In addition to the two front-facing selfie cameras, the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro also has a 16 rear-facing camera. The photographs clicked by the rear camera is great in all sorts of lighting condition.
Talking about the audio quality of the smartphone, it’s very perfect for the music lovers. The smartphone features a 5 Magnet loud-speaker powered by a NXP SmartAmp, which guarantees you get high devotion audio even at the highest volumes possible. The smartphone packs in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Processor along with an Adreno 506 GPU and paired with 4GB RAM, which performs very well. The smartphone accompanies 64GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB by adding microSD card.
What is not so great?
The greatest drawback of this Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro is its cost of Rs 23,999. It appears to be overpriced and one will hesitate while opting for the Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro. Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro smartphone is backed by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery which offers one-day battery life on average usage. Therefore, on the off chance that you want to carry your smartphone for the whole day at that point remember to carry a power bank with you.Though the camera is packed with different features like portrait mode or slow-motion video recording, they are not up to the mark.
Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro accompanies interesting features, for example, a dual front-facing camera setup. The look of the smartphone makes it a class apart. Be that as it may, the main problem is, will it have the capacity to woo users in a condition where androidcourt.com makers, for example, Xiaomi, Motorola, Oppo and Vivo have already made an impression of being selfie oriented smartphone makers.