NEW DELHI: Taiwanese smartphone maker Asus recently launched its Zenfone 4 series of smartphones in Taiwan. At the event, the company also announced that all the Zenfone 3 and Zenfone 4 series of smartphones will receive Android O update.

At the launch event Marcel Campos, Head of Global Content Marketing at Asus said that all Asus Zenfone 3 and Zenfone 4 smartphones will gradually get Android O update by the first half of 2018. Along with this, the Zenfone 3 series of smartphones will also get the latest ZenUI 4.0 which is present in the recently launched Zenfone 4 series.

Marcel further added that the company has totally revamped the Zen UI keeping in mind its users. The company has removed 43% of pre-installed apps which were present in the ZenUI 3.5. Users will now get on 13 pre-installed apps in Zen UI 4.0. Moreover, users will also get more storage space in the device.

 On August 17, Asus launched its Zenfone 4 series of smartphones at an event in Taiwan. The company has launched its ZenFone 4 Pro, ZenFone 4, Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro and Zenfone 4 Selfie. The company also announced that the devices will first launch in Asia and then will be rolled out to other markets.


The Asus Zenfone 4 Pro comes with a price tag of $599 which translates to Rs 38,430 and will come in Pure Black and Moonlight White colour options. The smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display with 1080×1920 pixel resolution. The display is topped with a coating of Corning Gorilla Glass which makes it scratch resistant. Running Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) operating system, the smartphone is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU.

 The device offers 6GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 2TB via microSD card. It sports a dual rear camera setup with one 12MP and other 16MP module. The smartphone has a primary 12MP module with dual tone LED flash, f/1.8 aperture and Sony IMX362 1/2.55″ sensor. There is a 16MP secondary module which comes with 2x optical zoom and Sony IMX351 sensor. The smartphone also houses an 8MP front facing camera with f/1.9 aperture and Sony IMX319 sensor.
The smartphone comes with dual speakers, fingerprint sensor and is backed by a 3,600 mAh battery with fast charging support. For connectivity the device offers, 4G, VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and USB Type C.