Asus, As Usual was making below par budget smartphones which rarely made a movement in the indian markets. But the Taiwanese smartphone maker was now convinced about a strong warrier for their existence in the warfeild and as a result this beautiful incredible selfie smartphone – The Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro was born. The demand for selfie-centric smartphones in India is increasing and that may be the direct impact of Asus, changing its smartphone portfolio for the past few listings. Lets review this sleek, egronomic and stylish piece of creation by Asus – The Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro
Look and Feel
The creation of a seamless, elegant, curved metal body is perfectly apt to zenfone 4 selfie pro which treats a premium design in every details moreover, it comes in 3 gorgeous colors; Rouge Red, Sinlight Gold and Deepsea black. The metal body is made using Nano Molding Technology (NMT) which is effortless to hold, light weight with superb strength. With a visually frameless 2.5D Gorilla Glass Screen, Stunning 6.85 Mn thin edges, this phone strikes an astonishing balance between beauty, style and comfort. The body is finished with amazing, diamond cut chamfer and engraved detailing around the rear camera lens that glitters with a vibrant luster when viewed from different angles. The home screen and fingerprint is engraved in the front bottom center as seen in Oppo F1 Selfie expert or Vivo V ranges. The headphone jack and micro usbport is given on the bottom part. On a whole, this zenfone credibly gives a unique design which craves one to look more.
Design Score : 8/10
Display And Audio
Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro features with a bright 500 nits AMOLED Display, Full HD resolution and a gamut thats greater than 100% of NISC colour space, Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro makes your album contains – Photos, Videos and all your spaces looks, as astonishing as real life. The impresive 76.7% screen to body ratio makes the screen more sleek. The colour reproduction of the display is topnotch as you cannot notice even minor glimses in the screen. The vivid display also impresses us with its smooth touch and multifunctional capabilities. Moreover the Gorilla Glass 3 makes it more safer on the screen part.
The Asus Sonic Master 4.0 technology, gives the phone a supreme and powerful audio perfomance for entertainment and phone phone calls. It features Dual Microphone that negotiate the ambient noise during calls and streaming. The phone has a five- magnet excellent speakers modulated by Powerful Nxp Smart AMP deliver expansive, Low Distortiom, Highly qualified Sound, even for high voulumes. THe Audio Part really impresses well and the DTS Headphone: x provide theatre quality 7.1 virtual sound which is an additional plus point.
Display And Audio – 8/10
While considering a single oriented smartphone, this is the part which has to be impressive and the Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro Clearly dues it well, with no rivals matching its superior image sensing capablilities. The main selfie camera features a sony IMX362 dual pixel image sensor with DuoPixel Camera technology to capture gorgeous, 24MP(12MP×2) shots with the main camera and ensures superb underlight performancr for vibrant and vivid selfies in any situation without hesitations. It also features a secondary 120° Wide camera that lets you shoot superwid3 angles selfies. The main selfie camera is actually, a 12 MP camera with Dual units increases the image quality by double units. The selfie camera of this phone is in its legendary class and No doubt, no rivals can match its unique image processing, elegant picture reproduction and superb image qualities. The Main selfie camera with its flagship sony IMX 362 image Sensor and exclusive Asus super pixel engine, allows you to shoot astonishing detailed 4K UHD selfie videos which is beautiful, more clearer and more lifelke, so your audience may feel they are with you during the streaming time.
There is a 16 MP rear shooter which doesn’t disappoint either. Expect some great, detailed results in bright outdoors but it rains the indoor pictures. There is an auto mode as well as pro mode those who love to wear the coat of a photographer, but be careful in low lighting conditions.
Camera – 9/10
Usually, this was the main part of focus during any smartphone review but now the time has changed since the smartphone has been specially made for different purposes like photography, Audio experiences, durablility, high end gaming etc, a unique blend of all these seems wondering. Since our todays star is a slefie maniac phone, there has to be some compromises i this sector. The Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro has an octacore Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with 4GB RAM. It is capable of bundling most daily task, including multitasking and Playing high end games like Call of Duty, Asphalt 8 etc.. The performance was satisfying But the problem with Paper written features is not upto the mark on the actual performance. The brainy interior powered by 64-bit, 2.0 GHZ, Octacore Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB Ram, 64 GB storage with desktop-grade Adreno 506 graphics that can handle demanding tasks with ease. The Revolutionary 14nm Fin field effect transistore (FinFETS) delivers maximum performance while reducing power consumption by 35%. Undoubtedly, the phone can hundle mediacore tasks effortlessly and high end tasks with little effort. On the part of security, Front mounted fingerprint reader with .02 sec operation scale is surprisingle fast and accurate. It makes the unlockinf of your phone like a cool breeze without feeling like a burden- an additional security with a heptic feedback.
The long lasting 3000 mAH battery with fast charging technology that supplies low (5V/2A) power. With its power- efficient CPU, a medio core or even high end daily task can last the battery upto 1 day.
Performance – 7/10
Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro is that type of smartphone, which focuses mainly on photography sessions mainly on selfie part. The phone writes another series of highend selfie smartphone on a budget of ? 23,999 which may look little hotter but the product is upto the mark in every aspects considering its visuals. Now the Asus is back on game with the delivering of its premium smartphone which is surely to make a wave in market due to its superb selfie cam – the top notch in its class, Superior build quality and elegant looks. Try this one if you love capturing high quality selfies photos.
Overall – 8/10
Review by Aldon Baby