Taipei – The ASUS ZenFone 4-series has finally announced today, introduced 6 models; ASUS ZenFone 4, ASUS ZenFone 4 Pro, ZenFone 4 Selfie, ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro, ZenFone 4 Max and ZenFone 4 Max Pro.
Here are the exclusive news and update on the availability, pricing and also early bird bundles for Malaysia market. We are getting 3 models first which are the ZenFone 4 Selfie, ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro and ZenFone 4 Max Pro. Then it will follow by ZenFone 4 as early as first week of September. No words or confirmation of the ZenFone 4 Pro and the ZenFone 4 Max will be made available in Malaysia anytime soon.
ASUS ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro
Let’s start off with the ASUS ZenFone 4 Selfie 4 Pro. The main highlight of the device is the 120-degree wide view dual selfie cameras, 24-megapixel DuoPixel camera technology assisted with soft-light flash. It packed with two Sony IMX362 12 megapixel dual pixel sensor on f/1.8 aperture lens. This meant the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro gonna have ultra wide lens and ultra fast auto-focus selfie camera. The rear camera is a 16-megapixel f/2.2 aperture lens with dual LED flash.
Under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 14nm processor with 4GB of RAM. The onboard storage is 64GB that can further expand via microSD card up to 2TB.
The ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro sports a 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED display and to keep the lights on is a 3,000 mAh battery that supports Qualcomm Fast Charging.
The ASUS ZenFone 4 Pro comes with 3 colors; Rogue Red, Sunlight Gold, and Deepsea Black.
ASUS ZenFone 4 Selfie
There is also a more budget-friendly ZenFone 4 Selfie that features dual selfie cameras featuring 20-megapixel f/2.0 along with a 120-degree f/2.4 secondary camera. It also gets a 16-megapixel PDAF rear camera.
The standard ZenFone 4 Selfie powered by slightly lower performance, Snapdragon 430 Octa-core 14nm process and paired with a generous 4GB of RAM.
The ZenFone 4 Selfie sports a 5.5-inch 720p HD IPS display and packed 3,000 mAh battery.
Storage wise, it packed with a 64GB onboard storage and can further expand up to 2TB via microSD card. There are 2 variants of standard ZenFone 4 Selfie and Malaysia will only be getting the higher spec model; ZD553KL.
The standard ZenFone 4 Selfie has 4 color options; Rose Pink, Sunlight Gold, Deepsea Black, and Mint Green.
ZenFone 4 Max Pro
Lastly, the battery monster ZenFone 4 Max Pro. This round, the device gets 5,000 mAh battery and feature dual rear cameras with 120-degree wide view.
Under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-core processor mated with 3GB of RAM. 32GB internal storage that can be upgraded up to 2TB via microSD card.
Like it previous generation, the ZenFone 4 Max Pro sports 5.5-inch 720p HD IPS display.
Camera wise, the ZenFone 4 Max Pro has new dual camera setup featuring two 16-megapixel cameras; one is standard wide and a secondary 120-degree wide angle. This camera setup is very similar to the LG G5, G6 and V20. The front-facing camera ain’t that bad, it sports a 16-megapixel f/2.0 aperture lens with soft-light flash.
The ZenFone 4 Max Pro has 3 color options; Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold and Pink Rose.
All the new ASUS ZenFone 4-series runs on ASUS’s latest ZenUI 4.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. Fingerprint scanner are all located on the front home button along side with capacitive return and menu buttons.
Pricing, Availability & Pre-orders
The ASUS ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro, ASUS ZenFone 4 Selfie and ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro will be available on for sale in Malaysia on 25th August 2017 onwards. There will be a pre-order session between 17th to 24th August 2017 through ASUS e-commerce partners Lazada Malaysia and Shopee.
For those who pre-ordered will receive bundle gifts that include ASUS Selfie Stick, OTG Cable, microUSB Cable, Screen Protector and ASUS ZenPower 10,050 mAh Power Bank. The ASUS ZenFone 4 Pro will get an extra 16GB microSD card with the pre-order.
ASUS ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro (ZD552KL) – RM 1,799
ASUS ZenFone 4 Selfie (ZD553KL) – RM 1,299
ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro (ZD554KL) – RM 1,099
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