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Asus to announce Zenfone 5 on February 27

Back in September Asus said the Zenfone 5 series should be expected in Q1 2018 and today we have an official announcement date. The company scheduled an event on February 27 at MWC 2018 in Barcelona. The new phones are arriving just five months after the Zenfone 4 versions hit the market. Six devices were announced back in August, followed by some ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL), ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) Now Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

HIGHLIGHTS Android Oreo will be rolled out in update version 15.0410.1712.31 The update brings core Oreo features along with UI modifications These will be next in line to receive Oreo after ZenFone 4 Asus has released the Android 8.0 Oreo software update for its ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) and ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) smartphones. The update, with version 15.0410.1712.31, is said to have released on Monday, January ... Read More »

Asus Zenfone V is official: 5.2″ FullHD display, 23MP camera, Snapdragon 820

Asus has launched the Zenfone V in the US, and that might be the Zenfone 5 in Apple-speak, but here it’s [vee] for Verizon. The carrier-exclusive smartphone isn’t a rebadged version of an existing one, but rather a new device with a model name V520KL. The Zenfone V is built around a 5.2-inch FullHD AMOLED display – Asus doesn’t make ... Read More »

Asus ROG Chimera gaming laptop rocks a fast 17.3-inch 144Hz G-Sync display

If it is a blazing fast display for gaming on the go that you’re after, Asus has what you need in its ROG Chimera, a 17.3-inch laptop with 144Hz Full HD panel. Oh, and it supports G-Sync to boot. Asus is currently showing off its ROG Chimera at IFA 2017, Laptop Mag reports. Details are still few and far between, though ... Read More »

Asus teases Zenfone 4, showing the dual camera on its back

Asus has been making the rounds in social media, building up hype for the Zenfone 4. The latest is a teasing peek at the back of the phone and its dual cameras. The photo features spokesperson Gong Yoo and sets the unveiling date to August 17. Asus Zenfone 4 teaser image starring Gong Yoo This will be one of several “Zenfone 4” devices, ... Read More »

Amazon and Newegg have this 24-inch Asus gaming monitor for $110 after rebate

There’s a good deal on a 24-inch, 1080p Asus gaming monitor today. Both Amazon and Newegg are selling the Asus VX248H for $110 after rebate. The rebate is via Asus, which means you’ll have to pay $130 up front, and then get $20 back in the form of a prepaid card. Still, $110 is a pretty good price for this monitor. The 24-inch display ... Read More »

Asus X00GD gets WiFi certified

The Asus X00GD has received WiFi certification from the WiFi Alliance (WFA). The device was previously spotted on the website of Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA in December last year. The WiFi listing for the phone reveals Android 7.0 Nougat OS, something which we already knew, thanks to TENAA. Other key specs that TENAA revealed include octa-core 1.5GHz processor, 5.2-inch HD display, and ... Read More »

Asus prepares to launch six Zenfone 4 phones

Six Zenfone 4 phones appeared on the Asus Zentalk forum. A screengrab from Google Support’s site revealed the Zenfone 4 Max, the Zenfone 4 Pro, the Zenfone 4 Selfie and three different versions of the Zenfone 4 flagship are approved for Google services. The Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL) comes with a model name ASUS_X00ID and is a direct successor to ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra Review

HIGHLIGHTS The ZenFone 3 Ultra is priced at Rs. 49,999 The 6.8-inch Full-HD screen is sharp enough for movies and games Build quality is excellent and battery life is quite good What is the ideal size for a smartphone? The answer is of course subjective, but there has been an obvious trend towards going larger. Models with 5.5-inch screens have ... Read More »

Asus stops ZenFone 3 Android Nougat update rollout

Asus started rolling out the Nougat 7.0 update for the Zenfone 3 in the Philippines last week and a global update was going to follow soon. Apparently some bugs appeared when people started applying it so the company has suspended the campaign until it addresses thee issues. Asus Philippines directly confirmed that the update is on hold, but without officially ... Read More »