The event opened with an announcement by ASUS Nigeria Country Product Manager, Mr. Simplice Zaongo, “We are very excited to bring our latest ZenFone family to the Nigerian market. These brand-new innovations are each an empowering luxury that strikes the perfect balance of beauty, functionality and performance, and especially offers Nigerian consumers a comprehensive camera experience via both hardware and software.
All ZenFone models are equipped with ASUS PixelMaster technology. PixelMaster is a unique ASUS-developed technology that combines software, hardware and optical design to deliver incredible image quality. ZenFone Selfie is the ultimate choice for selfies, with its twin 13MP PixelMaster cameras and a dual-color, dual-LED Real Tone flash at both front and rear. ZenFone Selfie also features the new multifaceted polygonal design aesthetic to the ZenFone, offering beauty and power in abundance. ZenFone Laser 5.5 includes laser auto-focus technology in its 13MP PixelMaster camera for clear, near-instant shots in just 0.3 seconds. ZenFone Go 5.0 and ZenFone C 4.5 are also equipped with PixelMaster camera for up to 400% brighter photo & video.
The comprehensive camera solutions of ZenFone were demonstrated. ZenMotion Touch Gesture allows users to open the front camera by simply drawing “S” on the ZenFone Selfie screen. The built-in beatification camera tool can make the skin smooth, change the skin tone, slim the chick, and enlarge the eyes on a click. As soon as the selfie is taken, the photo is shown on the laptop screen via ASUS ZenUI app – PC Link, which allows users to operate their phones from laptop. All the photos taken by the ZenFones in the event are shared among each ZenFone instantly via ASUS Party Link app without consuming any data.
The event is ended with a group selfie including around 50 people in the photo thanks to the ZenFone’s wide angle camera technology.
ZenFone Selfie: See the perfect you
ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL) is a trailblazing fusion of fashion, technology and craftsmanship that lets users see their perfect selves, with dual 13MP PixelMaster cameras, dual-color, dual-LED Real Tone flash both front and rear, plus laser auto-focus for ultra-fast shots with complete clarity. ZenFone Selfie delivers powerful all-round performance and beauty in abundance, with a gorgeous new multifaceted polygonal finish accentuating the signature ZenFone Ergonomic Arc design.
ZenFone Selfie’s Ergonomic Arc design and intuitive rear key makes capturing selfies easier than ever, with live digital cosmetics to apply some magical glamor — all enjoyed instantly on the stunning 5.5-in Full HD display.
ZenFone Selfie’s exceptional front-facing PixelMaster camera has a huge 13MP resolution and an f/2.2-aperture, 88-degree wide-angle lens to capture more of every smile. The unique Selfie Panorama mode enables selfies with an outlook of up to 140 degrees, so everything and everyone becomes part of the shot.
ZenFone Selfie’s rear camera is just as advanced, with a large f/2.0 aperture lens for superior low-light shots. Both cameras are engineered with five-prism Largan lenses and top-quality Toshiba sensors, and include dual-LED Real Tone flash technology for perfect illumination in any lighting conditions. ZenFone Selfie also delivers superb macro photography that works on subjects as close as 6cm, plus rear laser auto-focus to compose shots in the blink of an eye.
ZenFone Selfie boasts an up to octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor with 3GB of fast memory for unwavering performance and 4G/LTE connectivity with dual-SIM slots.
The recommended retail price is ₦54,990.
ZenFone Laser 5.5: See at the speed of light
ZenFone Laser 5.5 model benefits from a powerful 13MP PixelMaster camera with an f/2.0 wide-aperture lens to capture stunning, high-resolution photos with zero shutter lag — augmented by laser auto-focus technology that empowers users to capture perfect clarity in just 0.3 seconds. Available in 5.5-inch (ZE550KL) version with 1280 x 800-pixel HD resolution, ZenFone Laser also incorporates the latest and toughest Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It boasts an up to quad-core 64-bit Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor with 2GB memory and 4G/LTE connectivity with dual-SIM slots.
The recommended retail price is ₦46,990.
ZenFone Go 5.0: See As You Go
ZenFone Go 5.0’s powerful quad-core MediaTek processor easily handles multiple tasks and delivers immersive gaming experiences. ZenFone Go 5.0 is equipped with a high-resolution 1280 x 720 HD IPS display, sporting a pixel density of 294ppi for an impressive visual appearance with improved clarity, brightness and vivid colors.
ZenFone Go 5.0’s 8MP rear camera shoots beautiful, high-quality photos with a professional look. ZenFone Go 5.0 features two SIM card slots in one device, allowing users to use a single device for both personal life and work. ZenFone Go 5.0’s advanced antenna design provides fantastic performance, even in areas with poor signal — so users won’t lose call on the metro or in built-up areas. It’s also obsessive about conserving power when searching for a signal, significantly increasing standby time.
Freedom, connection, and expression are form the foundation for ASUS ZenUI, which is ASUS sublime mobile user interface. An exquisite visual design with exciting new features — including ZenMotion, Trend Micro™ Dr. Safety and ZenUI Instant Updates — enhance usability, ensure security and privacy, and deliver a seamless user experience. ZenFone Go 5.0 comes with 100 GB of Google Drive storage, free for 2 years. The users can enjoy the amazing benefits of accessing files on-the-go with ZenFone Go 5.0 and Google Drive.
The suggested retail price of the device is ₦24,990.
ZenFone C 4.5: Your Style. You Control.
ZenFone C 4.5 includes dual SIM support, allowing users to have one device for personal and work needs. With support for network speeds up to 42.2Mbps DC-HSDPA, users can effortlessly stream video, browse the web or even work while out and about.
ZenFone C 4.5 is equipped with ASUS SonicMaster Technology, incorporating ICEpower®, which is the renowned audio optimization technology developed by the ASUS Golden Ear Team. It is a combination of superior hardware and software – uncompromisingly designed to deliver the ultimate sound experience.
The phone is going to be sold in retails stores for about ₦19,490.