December 9, 2015

ASUS adds fun to Nigerian mobile market with ZenFone Selfie

BY Prince Osuagwu

EUROPEAN laptop maker, ASUS has added to the bourgeoning Nigerian mobile market, a bouquet of ZenFone brands and promised to make them affordable to give Nigerian mobile phone users value for their money.

The array of phones it launched included  ZenFone Selfie, ZenFone Laser 5.5, ZenFone Go 5.0, and ZenFone C 4.5.  Unveiling the products in Lagos recently, ASUS Nigeria Country Product Manager, Mr. Simplice Zaongo said each of the innovations was “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.”

He noted that 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 Selfiealso features the new multifaceted polygonal design aesthetic to the ZenFone, offering beauty and power in abundance. ZenFone Laser 5.5 includes laser auto-focus technologyin 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.