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Asus unveils the first 4 GB RAM smartphone, another that looks familiar

Today, at CES 2015, Asus has introduced the first smartphone with 4 GB of RAM in front of an awe-struck audience. The Asus Zenfone 2 is an Android phone with some pretty neat specifications including:

  • 5.5" full HD display with 72% screen to body ratio
  • 2.3GHz processor with 2 GB/4 GB RAM
  • 64-bit super Quad Core Intel Atom Processor Z3580
  • 13 MP/5 MP PixelMaster cameras
  • LTE category 4, Dual sim, Dual active
  • Fast Charging technology
  • Brand new ZenUI experience with Android 5.0 lollipop

At the same time, the company has also unveiled it's camera focused Asus Zenfone Zoom. The device promises users a lot of camera-based improvements including:

  • 13 MP/5 MP camera with 3X optical zoom
  • Laser Autofocus
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 5" full HD IPS display, 400 cd/m2
  • Brand new ZenUI experience with Android 5.0 lollipop

Asus chairman Chairman Jonney Shih boasts:

"Our ZenPhone Zoom can capture every detail with its 3X optical zoom. It's the world's thinnest 3X optical zoom smartphone.I don't think there are too many competitors."

Most interestingly, the camera bump at the back of the device reminds us of the Nokia Lumia 1020.

The Zenfone 2 starts at $199 and will be available in March while the Zenfone Zoom will be available in Q2 for $399.

Source: Asus Livestream |Image via The Verge

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