Asus Zenfone 2 ZE600KL Hands On and Photo Gallery

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Asus unveiled the Zenfone 2 ZE600KL, a Zenfone 2 variant, along with two more variants at the Computex 2015 this week. We managed to get hands-on with the new smartphone. Here were are bringing you a close look of the smartphone. The design of the smartphone is similar to older Zenfone variants. Since it was a demo unit we couldn’t check out the UI.

The Zenfone 2 ZE600KL has a 6-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display with Corning gorilla glass 4 protection. It is powered by a Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8916 ) 64-bit processor with Adreno 405 GPU, compared to Intel Atom processor on earlier Zenfone variants. It runs on Android 5.0 (Lollipop).

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The earpiece is present above the display along with a LED notification light and a 5-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree wide-angle lens, similar to other new Zenfone 2 models.

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It has capacitive touch buttons below the display.

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It has a 13-megapixel camera on the back with f/2.0 aperture and Dual LED Real Tone Flash and Laser Auto Focus for faster focus. The volume rocker is present below the camera, similar to other Zenfone 2 models.

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There is a large loudspeaker grill on the lower part of the back.

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It comes with 2GB or 3GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB or 32GB internal storage. It has a expandable memory card slot and two micro SIM slots below the battery. Dual SIM support might be limited to some countries. It comes with 4G support with the usual set of connectivity features including, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.

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It measures 164.55 x 84 x 10.5 – 3.9mm and weighs 190 grams. The Asus Zenfone 2 ZE600KL comes in gold, silver and red colors. It is rumored to retail around $399, but no details about the availability.

Srivatsan contributed to the report

Author: Sunil Jamboor Nagesh

He has been reporting tech and reviewing gadgets for quite some time now. SJN in the past has been a part of couple of globally reputed tech publications like GSMArena and AndriodAuthority. He bleeds tech and is always seen with a review unit in hand. Feel free to reach him on twitter - @SunilJamboor or on Google+.