Asus has announced a cut-down version of the Zenfone 4 (A450CG) today, the Asus Zenfone C (ZC451CG), which gets a lower resolution 5-megapixel camera. However, the Zenfone C gets a bump in the battery capacity, which now stands at a reasonable 2,100 mAh, and a single SIM card slot. All other specifications remain similar to that of the Zenfone 4 (A450CG) – a 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS LCD display, Android 4.4 KitKat, 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2520 processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, and a VGA front-facing camera.
Asus Zenfone C (ZC451CG) Specifications
- 4.5-inch IPS LCD display, FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) resolution, 218 ppi, fingerprint-resistant coating
- Android 4.4 KitKat with Zen UI
- 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2520 processor, PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU, and 1GB RAM
- 8GB storage with a microSD card slot (up to 64GB)
- 5MP primary camera with autofocus, and LED flash
- VGA front-facing secondary camera and FM Radio
- 3G HSPA+ (42.2Mbps/5.76Mbps), Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, GLONASS A-GPS, microUSB v2.0 port, and 3.5mm headphone jack
- 2,100 mAh battery, 136.5x67x10.9mm; 149g
The device is available in black, white, and red colours. The Asus Zenfone C has been announced for Malaysia, and is priced at RM 349 (~ Rs. 5,950), but Asus hasn’t announced any plans to introduce it in India. Currently, Asus has four Zenfone smartphones in India – the Zenfone 4 (A400CG) , the Zenfone 4 (A450CG), the Zenfone 5, and the Zenfone 6.
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