In Short

Announced at CES in January 2015 for global markets, the ZenFone 2 is easily the best Android smartphone by ASUS and is one of the most anticipated smartphones of 2015, featuring high-end specs, a big screen and hot looks that are sure to get noticed.

ASUS ZenFone 2 Specs

Category Specification
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop
Display 5.5 inches IPS LCD @ 1920x1080, Gorilla Glass 3
Processor Intel Atom quad-core 1.8GHz Z3560 or 2.3GHz Z3580
Rear camera 13MP
Storage 16GB or 64GB, 5GB ASUS webstorage
Memory 2GB or 4GB DDR3 RAM
External storage Up to 64GB microSD
Colors Black, white, red, gray, gold
Dimensions 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm
Connectivity 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, dual-SIM (one 2G/3G/LTE, one 2G only)
Network UMTS/WCDMA/LTE FDD Cat4; HSPA+ UL:5.76 Mbps/DL:42 Mbps; DC-HSPA+ UL:5.76 Mbps/DL:42 Mbps; LTE UL:50 Mbps/DL:150 Mbps
Bands 2G EDGE/GPRS/GSM 850/900/1800/1900; 3G WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100; 4G FDD-LTE 700(28)/900(8)/1800(3)
Other G-Sensor/E-Compass/Gyroscope/Proximity/Ambient Light Sensor/GPS/GLONASS

The ZenFone 2 features a quad-core Intel Atom processor inside, along with 4GB of RAM. And it's coming in colors that are sure to be noticed. Plus, it's a ridiculous 3.9mm at its thinnest point. The ZenFone 2 sports a 5.5-inch, 1080p display covered by Gorilla Glass 3. It's running Android 5.0 Lollipop and will come with as much as 64GB of internal storage, and include 5GB of ASUS web storage. Plus, it'll take a microSD card. Add a 13-megapixel camera and 3,000 mAh battery and it's clear why this is one of the hottest unlocked smartphones of 2015.

If you're looking for a larger phone and don't need to have the absolute bleeding edge in every single aspect of the one you pick, looking instead at the price tag and value, the ZenFone 2 is here for your consideration — and it's a good choice.

The phone was re-introduced to the U.S. and Canada at an event in New York City in May, where it was announced that the phone was to go on sale May 19. The ZenFone 2 is completely unlocked and contract-free, letting you choose whatever carrier you wish.

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