The device runs Android 5.0 Lollipop with the proprietary Zen UI on top. The device is aimed at all budget-conscious customers.
Asus Zenfone 2E is the latest affordable budget smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer. The device runs Android 5.0 Lollipop with the proprietary Zen UI on top. The device is aimed at all budget-conscious customers and design-wise it takes many cues from the popular Zenfone 2.
The Asus Zenfone 2E features a 5-inch HD display with great viewing angles. The smartphone has 1280×720 pixels screen resolution and offers decent visibility while out in the sun. There is a 1.6 GHz dual-core Intel Atom processor which keeps the show running and also to support multitasking the device is integrated with 1GB of RAM.
For storing files and data, there is 8GB of onboard storage with an option to upgrade via a microSD card slot up to 64GB.
In the imaging department, the Zenfone 2E comes with an 8-megapixel rear shooter with f/2.0 which is capable of capturing images with zero shutter lag and recording videos even in dim light conditions thanks to the presence of LED flash. Also, Asus has paired the handset with a 2-megapixel front camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Keeping the device functioning is a non-removable 2200 mAh cell. Users can afford to stay connected using various connectivity options like 4G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS and a microUSB 2.0 port.
At the given price point the device ships with enough juice to compete with the Moto E and is expected to do well. The smartphone is available in black and white colour variants.