Top 7 things to know about the Zenfone Selfie

Asus don’t have the reputation of offering a good set of cameras in its devices, but to change that, Asus launched its new Zenfone Selfie in the market. Although the Zenfone Selfie is available in two variants, there is not much difference except the internal storage and RAM, the higher variant comes with a price tag of Rs 17,999 having 64 GB of internal memory & 3 GB of RAM, whereas the lower variant costs you Rs 15,999 having 16 GB of internal memory & 2 GB of RAM. In this post, we are going to tell you the 7 things which you should know about the Zenfone Selfie.


Here are the top 7 things which you should know about the Zenfone Selfie-


The Zenfone comes with a 5.5 inch HD IPS screen having a resolution of (1080×1920 p), the screen also gets a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The 5.5-inch display does offer good viewing angles, the colors are sharp & rich. Overall, the screen quality is very good.


The highlighting part of the Zenfone Selfie is its camera, the device packs a 13 MP rear facing & front facing camera along with a dual-tone LED flash, the only difference is that the rear has a laser auto-focus system. When it comes to quality, in outdoor conditions both the cameras does a great job, but when you try to take pictures in low-lighting conditions using the dual tone-LED flash, the pictures comes out to be a bit noisy.


Both the variant packs a Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz coupled with 2 GB/ 3 GB of RAM, so you can enjoy multi-tasking without any kind of laginess.


Under the hood, the Zenfone Selfie has an Adreno 405 GPU, but when it comes to gameplay, it doesn’t perform that great, you will be able to enjoy casual games without any kind of issues, but when you’ll try to play heavy games like Asphalt 8, Modern Combat 5, Real Racing 3, etc, you will notice regular frame drops.

5.Battery life

The Zenfone Selfie has a 3000 mAh battery, which gives you very good usage. For an average user, the device will easily last up to 2 days, and for a heavy user, it will last a full working day, before running out of juice.

6.Hybrid card slot

The Zenfone Selfie uses a Hybrid card slot, which forces you to go with either two sims, or a single sim & a memory card.

7.No heating issues

Although the Zenfone Selfie uses a Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor, it doesn’t overheat like most of the devices which uses the same Snapdragon 615 chipset.


Device name Zenfone Selfie ZD551KL
Company Asus
Release Date August 2015
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 170 g
Dimension (6.16×3.04×0.43)inches
Colors available in White,Pink,Aqua Blue
Screen Size 5.5 inch
Display Type IPS
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Pixel density ~ 403 ppi
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
O.S & Hardware
O.S Android v5.0(Lollipop)
Custom UI Zen UI
Processor 1.7 GHz Octa-core
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 405
RAM 2/3 GB
Internal memory 16/64 GB
micro-SD slot Yes
Expandable memory up to 64 GB
Proximity Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Compass Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Primary Camera 13 MP
Resolution 4128×3096 pixels
Secondary Camera 13 MP
Video HD recording at 1080p @30fps
Features dual-tone LED flash,laser autofocus ,panorama,touch focus
front dual-tone LED flash,HDR,face detection,Geo-tagging
Wi-Fi Yes,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v 4.0,A2Dp,LE
3G Yes
4G Yes
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Loud Speaker Mono
Capacity 3000 mAh (Li-Po)
Removable No
Talk Time up to 17+ hrs (3G)
up to 28+ hrs (2G)
Store & Price
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