ASUS PH launches new Zenfone 4 Series dual-lens camera smartphones

ASUS has ended months of speculations and anticipation over its newest line of Zenfone—the new Zenfone 4 Series. ASUS Philippines is bringing in five of the new Zenfone 4 Series phones that were launched almost simultaneously in other parts of the globe.

Find out what the buzz is all about and see for yourself why there are high hopes for this incredible new line of Zenfone devices, which would surely end the game in various smartphone categories.


Zenfone 4 smartphones: We love photo
ASUS is offering smartphone users the privilege to experience photography in a way that has never been facilitated in any mobile phone before. This is the principle behind its two new flagship smartphones—Zenfone 4 and Zenfone 4 Pro, which are both equipped with the most advanced technologies to provide incomparable mobile photography.

The Zenfone 4 boasts of a top-of-the-line dual-camera system bringing in more creative options. Its 12MP main camera is complemented by Sony IMX362 sensor with a huge 1.4μm pixels and a broad F1.8 aperture lens, capable of capturing up to five times clearer and brighter photos even in low light. With a 120° wide-angle camera, it can take up to 200% bigger view compared to a standard normal smartphone so as to fit more people and more view of the scenery in one shot. Qualcomm Spectra 160 image signal processor (ISP) further improves camera performance with its faster and smoother capability for focusing and zooming, not overlooking better color accuracy.

Available colors: Midnight Black and Moonlight White
Price tag: P28,995
Freebies: JBL Clip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker, a premium Clear Case, and the latest ZenPower Slim. ASUS tripod is also free for purchasers via pre-orders until Sunday (September 3).


Meanwhile, Zenfone 4 Pro is equipped with dual-lens camera system that features the Sony flagship IMX362 image sensor, an F1.7 aperture lens, and up to 10X total zoom capability. It even has a front-facing selfie camera coming with fast phase-detection auto-focus. Engineered to facilitate luxury in every shot, this smartphone can take photos that are as splendid as images taken using professional cameras. Moreover, Zenfone 4 Pro is the first ever smartphone in the world that has three high-end Sony image sensors. Along with the ASUS SuperPixel Engine technology, it can take up to eight times brighter pictures even in low light. And because it has 6GB RAM and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, it delivers not just superior performance when being used as a camera phone; it also is best when used for apps and games.

Available colors: Midnight Black and Moonlight White
Price tag: P39,995 (available via pre-order until mid-September)
Freebies: ASUS tripod is free for purchasers via pre-orders until Sunday (September 3).


Zenfone 4 Selfie smartphones: We love selfie/wefie
The Master of All Selfie Smartphones makes a big comeback through the new Zenfone Selfie Series—Zenfone 4 Selfie and Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro. This new line of selfie smartphones commits to upgrade users’ lifestyle and beauty shots with its impressive features that are all designed to capture the ‘perfect you.’

The new Zenfone 4 Selfie comes with a dual-lens front camera (20MP base camera) with 120° super wide-angle camera—perfect for taking selfies and wefies about twice more than the usual view. It is also equipped with ASUS SelfieMaster, a technology that could enhance images for better photos and livestreams. Moreover, it is powered by Snapdargon 430 with a good 4GB RAM. Other features to rave about include an F/2.0 front camera with 5P lens, 16MP rear camera with 5P lens, and softlight LED flash. It has a tri-slot tray to accommodate two SIM cards plus a micro SD card.

Available colors: Sunlight Gold, Deep Sea Black, and Rose Pink
Price tag: P13,995
Freebie: Limited edition Gong Yoo A4 poster


On the other hand, the Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro is an upgraded version with 24MP base camera, still with dual-lens front camera and 120° super wide-angle camera. It can take pictures with up to twice light sensitivity, making it ideal to use for low-light selfies/wefies. On the exterior, it has a curvy premium metal design complemented by a 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display, for a more vivid screen display. That’s not all yet; it has F/1.8 Sony IMX 362 front camera with 24MP Duopixel Camera Technology and is powered by a 12nm Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB RAM for better photo finish quality.

Available colors: Sunlight Gold, Rogue Red, and Deep Sea Black
Price tag: P18,995
Freebie: Limited edition Gong Yoo A4 poster


Zenfone 4 Max: We love going further
As previously featured in this website, the Zenfone 4 Max, with the moniker ‘Battery King’ is the perfect smartphone for people who have an active and adventurous lifestyle. With its incredible 5,000mAh battery life, which can last up to 46 days on stand-by, it not just gives more power to the device; it could also serve as an improvised power bank that is twice faster when reverse-charging another device.

Available colors: Sunlight Gold, Deep Sea Black, and Rose Pink
Price tag: P9,995