Today, on 24th May 2017, Asus unveiled its new product adding to the ZenFone lineup- the ZenFone Live. Another great device that’s been in hype similar to the ZenFone Zoom that was launched last year. The launch event took place in Hyatt, New Delhi and the phone has unveiled at around 3 PM IST. Here’s what the Asus ZenFone Live is like.

Asus apart from the basic specifications has got in extra features to spice things up at the event. There are quite a few new features/technology that Asus has launched aside the ZenFone Live about which we will read on after a bit. Here are a few key features of the device that Asus paid extra detail to, at the launch

  • Real-time glamor: BeautyLive app integrates seamlessly with Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube for live-streaming beautification.
  • Fine-tuned selfie camera: Front camera with large 1.4µm pixel size for 2X-greater light sensitivity, soft-light LED flash and wide 82° field of view to capture wide angle ‘group selfies’.
  • Dual MEMS Microphones: Dual Micro-electrical-mechanical system microphones eliminate background noise and enhance voice pick up — whether the backdrop is a busy street, a noisy bar, or the hustle and bustle of a shopping mall.
  • Powerful audio: The innovative five-magnet speaker with smart amplifier, DTS Headphone: X featuring 7.1 channel virtual surround sound over headphones.
  • Gorgeous design: Premium construction with sandblasted metallic finish, 2.5D arc glass, curved ergonomics, huge 75% screen-to-body ratio, light-weight construction – weighing only 120 grams.

The main highlight of the event was the “real-time” glamor that is engineered into the brand-new BeautyLive app, enabling users to show-off a better version of their physical appearance, live. Whether it be a Facebook Live video or a Skype call, the “better” you comes along. Let’s talk about each of these in-depth.

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Real-time Glamor App

ZenFone Live’s brand-new exclusive BeautyLive app introduces the ladies to a whole new level of beautification, event while they’re live. The beauty live app comes with a newly furnished algorithm to hike up your beautification game by removing blemishes and smoothing the skin and works seamlessly with widely used applications like Facebook, Instagram and now even YouTube. The idea is to make the celeb look as good as they can throughout the live video by engineering algorithms that help with the same. The BeautyLive works with both Front and Back camera.

Fine-tuned selfie camera

ZenFone live’s front camera, now having an extra-large 1.4μm pixel is the camera made for snapping sharper and clearer selfies. Also, the large sensor is aid to light up pictures by 200 percent compared to other standard smartphones that revolve around a similar and even a higher price lining. The soft-flash LED is made for illuminating true skin tones, and is equipped with an 82° field of view that complements wide angled selfies.

The back camera of the ZenFone Live is a 13MP with an aperture opening as wide is f/2.0, five-prism rear lens, and of course, it gets better when complimented with ASUS PixelMaster’s industry-leading low-light technology to increase light sensitivity by up to 400 percent. ASUS also says that- It also enhances noise reduction and boosts color contrast by up to 400 percent. It supports up to 12 different camera modes, including real-time Beautification, Low Light, and Super Resolution modes, to captures beautiful high-resolution photos.

Dual MEMS Microphones

ASUS has done its best when it terms to the call quality experienced on the ZenFone Live. By the perfect implementation of the MEMS microphones, there’s nothing that a person can miss to hear. The perfect position of the microphones again complements to its proper functioning. One microphone takes in the speaker’s voice as crystal clear and the second microphone helps eliminate the background noise around the scene.- Thus, resulting in a crystal clear voice call experience with the ZenFone Live.

Powerful Speaker audio

ASUS has also stepped up the speaker game this time and this is something we don’t get to see from smartphone companies often. By the implementation of the new five-magnet design and by the use of metal voice coil, the speakers of the ASUS ZenFone Live are not only loud and clear but also produce supreme quality in every scenario. The smart amplifier used this time increases the volume and audio resolution by making sure that the device’s speaker is not damaged.

ZenFone Live also features DTS Headphone:X™, a revolutionary surround-sound technology that synthesizes a full 7.1-channel virtual surround-sound experience, making all content sound better over headphones.- ASUS.

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Gorgeous Design

ZenFone Live’s brilliant 5 inch IPS HD display shines brightly through the strong glass that is precision-milled at the edges to create a gentle, 2.5D curve. The natural, ergonomic feel of the glass flows around to the back, for comfort that matches the fine style. ZenFone Live also has an impressive 75 percent screen-to-body ratio, for more screen and less bulk.

The ZenFone Live features a premium build quality with sandblasted metallic finish that feels as great as it looks, and is available in three stunning colors — Navy Black, Rose Pink, and Shimmer Gold

The ZenFone Live holds up a comfortable to hold 5-inch IPS HD display. What makes it more interesting to hold is the 2.5D curved display edged. ASUS then adds-

The natural, ergonomic feel of the glass flows around to the back, for comfort that matches the fine style. ZenFone Live also has an impressive 75 percent screen-to-body ratio, for more screen and less bulk.

The phone runs on Snapdragon 410 with Quad – Core 1.2 GHz (Cortex A-53), there is only one variant of the device which is having a 2 GB RAM with Internal storage of 16 GB and it can also be expandable up to 256 GB.This phone also has Adreno 306 GPU in it.

The phone has a Hybrid dual-SIM support which is 4G, and the other one is standby, and both slots are for Nano SIM.The device comes with Android 6.0 Nougat out of the box. This device will run on the customized skin which isAsus Zen UI 3.0.

The device comes out with a brilliant metallic finish which both, looks great and feels great, and is available for purchase in three eye-catching colors- Navy Black, Rose Pink, and Shimmer Gold.

The device is very competitively priced at a tag of only Rs. 9,999 and is live for sale from today (ie. 24 May 2017).

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