On wednusday, Asus launched the ZenFone live smartphone in India; it was first unveiled in back in February. The Asus ZenFone Live will be available from wednusday itself from both offline and online retailers at the price of Rs. 9,999.
The main highlight of the Asus ZenFone Live is real-time beautification mode, it lets you live-stream a prettier version of yourself on social media. It is said to be the first and probably the only smartphone in the world to come equipped with real-time beautification mode for live streaming with the selfie camera with the help of ‘BeautyLive app’. Asus is also touting the inclusion of Duel MEMs microphones for clearer voice quality, and a new 5-magnet speaker for better audio performance.
Asus ZenFone Live is a Dual-SIM (Nano+Micro) phone; it runs ZenUI 3.5 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, ZenFone Live features a metal unibody design and sports a 5”HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with a Bluelight filter for eye protection and covered with 2.5D curved glass. The phone is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC and offerse 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.
Talking about the USP of the phone, the Asus ZenFone Live equipped with a 13MP Pixel Master rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture and dual-LED flash with BeautyLive mode which supports live-streaming for Facebook or YouTube. On the front end there is a 5MP camera with a 1.4μm pixels sensor, f/2.2 aperture, and soft light LED flash for brighter portraits. The front camera is also equipped with a wide-angle lens with an 82-degree field of view.
The ZenFone Live’s connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, FM radio, and GPS/ A-GPS. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and a proximity sensor. The phone is packed with a 2650mAh battery that is claim to provide up to 158.8 hours of standby time, up to 24 hours of 3G talk-time, and 17.1 hours of Wi-Fi browsing. The ZenFone Live measures 141.18×71.74×7.95mm, and weighs 120 grams.