Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro was launched in launched a few months back. Nowadays the selfie-centric smartphones audience were growing a lot. As the name indicates, this phone was launched to attract the selfie lovers with a dual camera setup with the flashlight. The phone is priced at Rs.23999 in India. Let see the review of this smartphone.
Design and Package:
The Phone comes in a usual Asus phone box package. Inside the box, we have the Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro smartphone itself, a transparent silicon case, travel adapter, micro USB cable, headset, SIM ejector tool, user guide, warranty card. The Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro comes with a full unibody metal design and it is made using Nano Molding Technology (NMT). The phone has a 5.5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution with 500 nits AMOLED display along with 2.5D Gorilla Glass screen. The phone comes in 3 different colors – Rouge Red, Sunlight Gold, and Deepsea Black.
On the front, we have the 5.5-inch display, dual selfie camera, earpiece, proximity sensors, Softlight LED flash, Notification Light. Below the screen we have back and menu button with backlit and an non-clickable home button. Fingerprint sensor is integrated with the home button. On the back, we have the rear camera with LED flash and ASUS logo. On the left, we have hybrid SIM slot. On the right, we have volume buttons and power button. Bottom we have speaker grill, charging port, 3.5 mm jack, mic.
The phone supports 4G LTE on both SIM Slots. One SIM cards support 4G/3G at a time. As it is a hybrid SIM slot, you can use the secondary SIM slot for SIM 2 or for the memory card.
The phone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Mobile Platform with 14nm, 64-bit Octa-core Processor. Adreno 506 GPU is loaded for graphics. It comes with 4 GB RAM and it handles the multitasking in decent manner. Heavy Games and apps works well with this device. The internal storage is 64 GB and it can be extended up to 2 TB using the microSD card, also it offers 100 GB Google Drive storage for 1 year, which is more than enough for a mobile. The battery capacity is 3000mAh with fast charging support. The battery comes for a day on a normal usage with WiFi.
The following sensors are available on this smartphone – Front fingerprint sensor, Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Front RGB sensor. The fingerprint sensor is very quick in response and you can add up to 5 different fingerprints. The phone comes with ASUS ZenUI 4.0 on top of Android Nougat operating system out of the box.
The phone comes with ASUS SonicMaster 4.0 technology for supreme audio performance for entertainment and phone calls. It features Dual Microphone that cancel out the ambient noise during calls and live streaming. DTS Headphones provides theater-quality 7.1 channel virtual surround sound over headphones. The overall sound quality is pretty decent.
The main feature of the phone is the Camera. The selfie Camera has dual 24MP (12MP x 2) DuoPixel Unit with Sony IMX362 12MP dual pixel sensor. It has Softlight LED flash for better selfies. It supports 4K UHD (3840 by 2160) selfie video and 3-axis electronic image stabilization.
Camera Modes Available in Front Camera With PixelMaster: Auto (with low light and HDR features), Beauty, Portrait, Selfie Panorama, GIF Animation and 9 various filters.
The rear camera is 16 MP loaded with Sony image sensor and ASUS SuperPixel Engine for exclusive image processor. We have the real tone LED flash for the rear camera. You can able to take 4K (3840 by 2160) video at 30 fps, 1080p FHD video recording at 30 / 60 fps, 720p HD video recording at 30 fps, Slow Motion video (720p at 120 fps) in the rear camera. 3-axis electronic image stabilization available.
Camera Modes Available in Rear Camera With PixelMaster : Auto (with low light and HDR features), Beauty, Portrait, Pro (RAW file support / up to 32 seconds long exposure), Super Resolution (64 megapixels), GIF Animation, Panorama, Slow Motion, Time Lapse (with power saving) and 9 various filters.
This phone is a competitor to the dual selfie camera smartphones available in the market like Vivo V7+, Oppo F3 Plus, etc., The phone is definitely a better selfie expert if the price is reduced by few thousands. But for this price Rs.23999, you can have better smartphones with other features in the market like Mi A1, OnePlus 3T, extra.