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ASUS ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 4 Pro revealed with refined SuperPixel 4.0 + 120 degree wide-angle dual rear cameras from about RM1712Last Updated: Aug 17, 2017
Today, ASUS is proud to present five brand new ASUS ZenFone 4 series in Taipei, Taiwan. The five devices are the ASUS ZenFone 4 (ZE554KL), ZenFone 4 Pro (ZS551KL), ZenFone 4 Max Pro (ZC554KL), ZenFone 4 Selfie (ZD553KL), and the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro (ZD552KL). Let's first go through the ZenFone 4 and 4 Pro as both smartphones will be the last two to come into Malaysia. No Malaysia pricing details like the others but the ZenFone 4 will be priced at $399 (~RM1712) while the ZenFone 4 Pro will go for $599 (~RM2570). Below is the full official specifications and details on the dual camera module.
Last Updated: Aug 13, 2017
Believe it or not, there have now been 3 generations of the ASUS ZenFone smartphones with the ASUS ZenFone 4 series announcement just around the corner. As we come up to it, here are some features we hope ASUS will implement for their 4th generation ZenFone series (some of which probably seem like longshots now with all the rumours but here they are).
Last Updated: Jul 29, 2017
As we near the rumoured launch of the ASUS ZenFone 4 range supposedly coming in August the rumour mill has churned up what appears to be the ASUS ZenFone 4 Pro along with the design for the ASUS ZenFone 4.
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2017
In a world where smartphone brands are increasingly saturated over the years, we have seen a lot of great innovations and unfortunate brands that went under the radar. However, I think it’s also safe to say that we are also getting a bit bored (or annoyed, if I might add) of seeing the repeated things of what phone companies are doing. Here are our top 5 list of what smartphone manufacturers should stop doing if they want to keep our attention.
Last Updated: Apr 08, 2017
Being one of the most hyped camera smartphones in early 2017, Huawei actually did a pretty good job improving their latest flagship with the Huawei P10. Just like its predecessor, the Huawei P9, the highlight is still on their dual camera setup engineered by Leica. But it is now slightly upgraded to 20MP from 12MP and Leica expanded their collaboration with Huawei by using Leica lens and colour sensor on the Huawei P10's front facing camera as well. Find out what other improvements were made with our full review of the Huawei P10 below.
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2017
After having some fun with the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom engineering sample we managed to get some time with the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom ZE553KL production unit which is coming to Malaysia in black for RM2099. We then did an unboxing, hands-on and camera sample showcase video with the ZE553KL. Check it out below to see what you'll get with the final OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) enabled version.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2017
Someone recently asked me, ‘What is your ideal phone? What features would it have?’ As someone who believes in the saying that “the best computer is the one that you carry with you”, MY ideal device would be a 7-inch or 8-inch display monster phone with a killer camera, fast processor, lots of RAM, storage, strong but stable connectivity, 2-day battery life… and a built-in laser keyboard*. Extremely unlikely I know, but that would be my ideal mojo (mobile journalism) device.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2017
A media invite for an ASUS event recently got circulated revealing the release date of what we assume to be the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom for Malaysia which could be sometime from April till March 2017. We recently managed to get some time with an engineering sample of the new ZenFone and even though it still wasn't the production unit it still managed to wow us with its dual Pixel, dual rear cameras, 2.3x optical zoom and 5 day battery life. The new ZenFone 3 Zoom is expected to come in black and we're looking forward to what the full production unit can do. As always, do take this with a grain of salt but this seems like a fairly valid rumour so stay tuned and tell us what you think at TechNave.com.
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017
The dual rear camera and dual pixel enabled ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom got officially announced in Taiwan with pricing details for the 4GB RAM version starting from TWD$14,990 (~RM2160). No Malaysia release dates or pricing details yet but at this pricing and the features we uncovered with our hands-on videos, we expect the ZenFone 3 Zoom to be a fairly solid flagship killer.
Last Updated: Feb 09, 2017
Due to overwhelming response (Thanks TechNavers!), we've put together the camera hands-on video for the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom. Granted, the version that we have is still very much a work in progress as OIS or Optical Image Stabilization has been deactivated and you can't save it as RAW (which is a feature that ASUS says it will have), but we did put the dual pixel camera sensor through its paces. We were pleasantly impressed and are looking forward to how it will perform when we get the full version but do check it out for yourself.