Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 update brings VoLTE support for Vodafone, Airtel and Idea, front camera improvements and more

Asus rolled out first update for the Zenfone Max Pro last month, ahead of the sale that brought Face unlock and several improvement along with Android security patch for April, 2018. Today the company has started rolling out a new update that brings VoLTE support for Vodafone, Airtel and Idea (In circles where it’s available), in addition to Reliance Jio. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 update brings VoLTE support for Vodafone, Airtel and Idea, front camera improvements and more”

ASUS Zenfone 5Z with 6.2-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, Snapdragon 845 goes on sale in Europe, is cheaper than the OnePlus 6

ASUS introduced its flagship Zenfone 5Z smartphone at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona earlier this year. As promised the smartphone has started rolling out from Europe with the phone going on sale in France and Italy for 499 Euros (US$ 588 / Rs. 39,785 approx.), making it the cheapest smartphone with Snapdragon 845 SoC in Europe till date, cheaper than the OnePlus 6 that costs 519 Euros. There is also 8GB RAM and 256GB storage version that costs 599 Euros (US$ 706 / Rs. 47,770 approx.) that is available only in France. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5Z with 6.2-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, Snapdragon 845 goes on sale in Europe, is cheaper than the OnePlus 6”

ASUS PixelMaster camera app update with Google Lens integration starts rolling out

ASUS has started rolling out an update for its PixelMaster camera app that brings Google Lens support inside the camera app that brings object and landmark recognition. This was announced by Google at the I/O, and Sony smartphones and the Motorola’s 2018 lineup got the feature recently. Continue reading “ASUS PixelMaster camera app update with Google Lens integration starts rolling out”

Asus ZenBook Pro 15, Pro 14, VivoBook S15, S14 and Project Precog first convertible, dual-screen notebook announced

Asus at the Computex 2018 has announced the ZenBook Pro 15 and ZenBook Pro 14 laptops with ScreenPad input device, VivoBook S15, VivoBook S14, VivoBook S13, and VivoBook Flip 14. The Project Precog- first convertible, a dual-screen notebook with fully enhanced AI features, Zen AiO 27 desktop, Lyra Voice, three-in-one 802.11ac mesh Wi-Fi router, RT-AX88U dual-band route, and more.  Continue reading “Asus ZenBook Pro 15, Pro 14, VivoBook S15, S14 and Project Precog first convertible, dual-screen notebook announced”

ASUS VivoWatch BP with real-time blood pressure monitoring, 28-day battery life announced

ASUS at the Computex 2018 in Taiwan announced VivoWatch BP (HC-A04), the company’s latest smartwatch with built-in ECG and PPG sensors. It also provides  real-time blood pressure measurements in 15 seconds. It features ASUS HealthAI technology to help users keep track of their blood pressure and health stats – such as heart rate, sleep quality, activity data, and de-stress index –- while also providing suggestions for a better lifestyle. It can also track heart rate, sleep quality and fitness/activity. Continue reading “ASUS VivoWatch BP with real-time blood pressure monitoring, 28-day battery life announced”

Asus ROG Phone with 6-inch AMOLED 90Hz HDR display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, up to 512GB storage, AeroActive Cooler announced

Asus’s ROG at the Computex 2018 in Taiwan introduced the ROG Phone, the company’s first gaming smartphone. It has a 6-inch Full HD+ AMOLED  HDR 90Hz, 1ms response time AMOLED display with DCIP3 gamut with Gaming HDR and Mobile HDR supported by dedicate hardware display chip, is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC that is clocked up to 2.96GHz with 8GB RAM. It has new GameCool system that improves thermals with a copper heat spreader and 3D vapor chamber that efficiently transfer heat away from the SoC and into the body, says the company.

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Asus ROG Strix SCAR II and Strix Hero II laptops, ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 tri-band Wi-Fi router and more announced

TUF Gaming today has introduced the M5 mouse, K5 keyboard, H5 headset, GT501 chassis and the FX10CP desktop. These products are developed by the company’s internal teams, plus an array of components produced by TUF Gaming Alliance partners. It also introduced new products in the ROG series. Continue reading “Asus ROG Strix SCAR II and Strix Hero II laptops, ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 tri-band Wi-Fi router and more announced”

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out

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Asus has announced the rollout of Oreo update to the Zenfone 3 Zoom bringing the version to V80.20.179.40. Since it is a server side roll out, the update might take few days and will be available in batches. The company has been actively pushing Oreo update to Zenfone smartphones since the start of this year. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out”

Asus Zenfone Live L1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone with 5.45-inch HD+ display announced

Asus has officially introduced Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL), the company’s first Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone in Indonesia, after it surfaced earlier this month. It packs a 5.45-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 82% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by Snapdragon 425 SoC with 2GB RAM or 3GB RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) Go Edition or Android 8.0 (Oreo) with ZenUI 5 depending on the version, has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera and also has face unlock. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone Live L1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone with 5.45-inch HD+ display announced”

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Review

The ZenFone series of devices have had a rollercoaster-like existence in India. From the soaring success of the first generation ZenFone to the hit or miss attempt at making it a high end product, the company hasn’t shied away from experiments either. The ZenFone series became a catch all of sorts with interesting devices like the ZenFone Zoom and ZenFone AR also falling under the same branding. As it goes though, it is the value segment that rules the roost in India. Asus went back to the drawing board and has created a brand new device specifically for India and our initial impressions put it as rather impressive. Let’s dive in for a closer review of the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1.  Continue reading “Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Review”

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Camera Samples

Asus launched the Zenfone Max Pro M1 last month. We already brought you the unboxing and benchmarks of the smartphone, here we have the camera samples from the smartphone. The phone packs a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera to capture the depth information for portrait shots. It has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with soft LED flash and f/2.2 aperture. The company already said that it is using OmniVision sensors.

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Asus TUF Gaming FX504 and ROG G703 laptops launched in India starting at Rs. 69990

Asus has launched TUF Gaming FX504 and ROG G703, two new gaming laptops in India. Both these were introduced last month. The FX504 has a 15-inch FHD IPS display with an ultrafast 120Hz refresh rate, 3ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response time, is powered 8th-Gen Intel Core i7-8750H processor and has NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPU. Continue reading “Asus TUF Gaming FX504 and ROG G703 laptops launched in India starting at Rs. 69990”

Asus Zenfone Live L1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone with 5.45-inch HD+ display, Face unlock official

Asus has silently introduced Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL), the company’s first Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone in Indonesia. It packs a 5.45-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, is powered by Snapdragon 425 with 1GB or 2GB RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) Go Edition and the 2GB RAM version runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) with ZenUI 5.0. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash 5-megapixel front camera and also has face unlock. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone Live L1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone with 5.45-inch HD+ display, Face unlock official”

Zenfone Max Pro M1 got tremendous response in first sale says Asus, next sale on May 10

ASUS just launched the most-expected Zenfone Max Pro M1 smartphone in India last week, and the phone went on pre-order today exclusively on Flipkart. The phone went out of stock as soon as the pre-orders opened at 12 noon. The company says that it got tremendous response for the first sale, despite significantly high number of phones that were up for pre-orders. Continue reading “Zenfone Max Pro M1 got tremendous response in first sale says Asus, next sale on May 10”

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 gets a new update with Face unlock, camera improvements and more ahead of sale

Asus launched the  Zenfone Max Pro M1  smartphone last week, and the phone will be available for order in the country from tomorrow, May 3rd, exclusively on Flipkart starting at Rs. 10,999. Today the company has rolled out a new update to review units that brings Face recognition, improves gyroscope and audio as well as improvements to the camera and battery during standby. It also brings Android security patch for April, 2018. Check out the complete change log below. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 gets a new update with Face unlock, camera improvements and more ahead of sale”