And the name goes on and on as Asus unveiled yet another Zenfone 2 but this time it’s another Special Edition of its Deluxe variant. The Zenfone 2 Deluxe Special Edition takes what Deluxe edition is specializing at with an update Intel chipset. It carries the faster Intel Z3590 chip with 4-core processors running at 2.5 GHz. As usual, it has 4 GB of LPDDR3 RAM, PowerVR6430 GPU with OpenGL 3.0 support, a whopping 128GB of internal storage plus a 128 GB of microSD card is bundled in the package.
Aside from the newer chipset, the Zenfone 2 Deluxe Special Edition’s spec’s comes virtually unchanged. It still has the same 5.5-inch Full-HD display, a 13 Megapixel auto focus camera with 5-element lens and supported by dual-tone LED flash. Upfront, the handset sport a 5 Megapixel shooter with wide-angle lens and an f/2.0 aperture to capture more light.
Connectivity-wise, the handset is fully equipped with all important connectivity options including 4G/LTE, 3G/HSPA+, 2G/GSM wireless support bundle plus stardard features that includes Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Dual Active SIM’s with 4G/3G/2G support on SIM 1 and 2G support on SIM 2, GPS with GLONASS and A-GPS support and microUSB 2.0.
The handset still runs on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) despite the wide availability of Marshmallow and comes with a large 3000 mAh battery. The handset will be available in either Silver Polygon/Carbon Night (Black) backcover options. Though Asus made the handset official, it is yet to announced it’s availability and its price.
Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe: Special Edition
5.5-inch IPS Display | Full-HD 1920 x 1080p | Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Intel Atom Z3590 chipset | 4-cores 64-bit | 2.5 GHz
PowerVR G6430 |OpenGL 3.0 support
4 GB LPDDR3 RAM
128 GB internal memory
microSD slot (128 GB microSD card bundled)
13 Megapixel main camera | Auto focus | 5-Element Lens | Dual-tone LED flash
5 Megapixel front camera | Fixed focus | Wide-angle lens | f/2.0 aperture
Dual-SIM | Dual Active
4G/LTE | 3G/HSPA+ | 2G/GSM
Wi-Fi 802.11ac | Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
GPS | A-GPS | GLONASS |QZSS | SBAS | BDS
3000 mAh Li-Po battery
Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
Dimensions : 77.2 x 152.5 x 3.9 ~ 10.9 cm
Weight : 170 grams