ASUS ZenFone Live (ZB553KL) Review
The ZenFone Live is another affordable midrange device from ASUS that gives you value for your money. The device features the ASUS SelfieMaster Technology, which takes amazing images for a midrange smartphone.
ASUS ZenFone Live (ZB553KL) DESIGN
ZenFone Live is a true beauty, featuring a metallic finish and glittering band that adds an artistic vibe. With a visually frameless 2.5D curved glass striking the perfect balance between comfort and beauty.
The premium device has amazing details in design, measuring just 7.85mm slim and weighing 144g. ZenFone Live is available in Sunlight Gold, Rose Pink, Deepsea Black and Mint Green.
ASUS ZenFone Live (ZB553KL) DISPLAY
The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD HD Capacitive screen with Eye Care Mode, Asus TruVivid and 400 nits Brightness. A screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, and 267ppi density. There are still huge annoying bezels on the Zenfone Live, as ASUS could only achieve 74.2% screen-to-body-ratio. The screen is protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass and a 2.5D Curved Glass with Smudge Resistant.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
This device isn’t just cute, it is powerful as well. Zenfone Live houses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 with an Octa-core processor. Which offers superb performance and power efficiency at its best. For multitasking and app launching, you got 2GB RAM. For storing files, there are two versions, one with 16GB and the other with 32GB. Both version’s storage can be upgraded to 2TB using microSD. The Zenfone Live runs on Android 7.1 Nougat OS with Zen UI 4.0 skin on top.
ASUS ZenFone Live (ZB553KL) CAMERA
At the back of the Zenfone Live, there’s a 13MP camera that takes 4K resolution images. The camera lets you capture every precious moment with vivid clarity and stunning detail.
At the front, there’s a 13MP selfie camera with Aperture f/2.0 and ASUS Selfiemaster Technology. With the technology, you don’t need to try extra hard to capture a good selfie from any angle.
ASUS Zenfone Live is powered by a 3000mAh Non-removable battery with a QuickCharge feature.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
ASUS Zenfone Live is available for $169, that’s about N60,000 – N80,000.
Full Specification Of ASUS Zenfone Live
・Announced: 2017, September
・Status: Available. 2017, September
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Dimensions: 155.7 x 75.9 x 7.85 mm
・Color: Gold, Pink, Black and Green
・Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 720 x 1280pixels
・Pixel Density: 267ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 74.2%
・OS: Android 7.0
・Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
・GPU: Adreno 308
・Card slot: Yes, microSD up to 2TB
・Internal: 32GB/16GB ROM, 2GB RAM
・Flash: Yes, Dual LED Flash
・Wifi: Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
・Bluetooth: Yes, 4.1
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Front)
・Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light, Compass, Gyro
・GPS: Yes with A-GPS, Glonass, BDS
・Standby Time: 260 Hours
・Talktime: 9 Hours
・Fast Charging: Yes