100 Days Of Zen: The World’s Greatest Photo Collaboration with Robert Jahns, inspired by the ZenFone 2


Manila, Philippines (07 July, 2015) — ASUS today announced the launch of 100 Days of Zen – a 100 day long creative initiative led by Instagram sensation Robert Jahns (Nois7). Inspired by Robert’s work and showcasing the incredible photography capabilities of the ZenFone 2, the worldwide initiative encourages everyday artists to create and share an incredible image of their own, based on a series of photos taken on the ZenFone 2.

Over the course of initiatives, 100 winners will be announced. A winner will be announced every day for 99 days and Robert will personally pick his favorite as the grand prize winner, who will be invited to join him in a special location to collaborate on a composition as part of the See What Others Can’t See Photo Series.

“Many images I create are built on 2 important elements: collaboration and inspiration. Collaborations are at the heart of my work. And with each piece I create, I’m aiming to make people smile and to inspire them with something that’s incredible, beautiful and new,” says Robert.

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“A lot of my work is done on a smartphone – including shooting, editing and creating. I’ve been using the ZenFone 2 professionally for a few months now. With 100 Days of Zen, I’m inviting people from all corners of the world to be inspired by the photos I’ve taken on the ZenFone 2 and to get creative making an incredible image. You can imagine anything with the technology that’s in your reach – just get started.”

How it works:

  1. Visit the 100 Days of Zen website at http://www.asus.com/campaign/zenfone2/#zenfone-2
  2. Pick an original ZenFone 2 photo taken by Robert from the gallery.
  3. Let your imagination run wild and add your own creative elements to it. Remix, reboot, refilter, or retake, it’s entirely up to you. You are free to use whatever software, applications and materials you choose to make it your own.
  4. Hashtag your creation with #100DaysOfZen and post it on your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to be in the running to win your very own ZenFone 2.

Your Chance to Win

Over the course of the initiative, 100 winners will be announced in total with a different winner selected every day for 99 days and 1 grand prize winner.

Daily Prizes: the 99 winners will have their photo creation showcased on the 100 Days of Zen website. Each of these winners will win their very own ZenFone 2.

Grand Prize: Out of the 99 daily winners, Robert will personally pick his favorite, who will be invited to join him in a special location to collaborate on a composition as part of the See What Others Can’t See Photo Series.

Erik Hermanson, Head of Marketing – Mobile says, “Robert Jahns is one of Instagram’s most imaginative storytellers and the ZenFone 2’s most inspirational collaborator – we are thrilled with the progress on the See What Others Can’t See Photo Series. His incredible, surreal expressions of life, captured as he’s travelled the globe, are an inspiration. His artistry embodies everything we’ve poured into the ZenFone 2. 100 Days of Zen will be amazing.”

About Robert Jahns (Nois7)

Robert Jahns is a modern artist, noted as one of the world’s 50 Best Instagram photographers to follow. His captivating work and unique approach to photo manipulation deliver unexpected moments that marry people, nature and movement in ways that seem alive, yet surreal, all at once.

Originally from Germany, Robert now works on a global scale and collaborates with other well- known Instagramers, and even international super models like Tyra Banks.

Join his incredible journey here: www.instagram.com/nois7

About the ZenFone 2 and Robert Jahns’ See What Others Can’t See Photo Series

Robert Jahns has joined forces with ASUS to create an exclusive series of 14 breathtaking new images to celebrate the release of ASUS’s flagship smartphone, the ZenFone 2. Collaborating with photographers across the globe from Indonesia, India, France, Italy, USA and beyond, each image is inspired by the ZenFone 2 and captures the brand’s ability to See What Others Can’t See. Fans can view the latest images here:

About the ZenFone 2

The ZenFone 2 delivers a world-leading photography experience and a powerful all-round performance, all while looking luxuriously stylish. Read our review here. It packs:

  • A 13MP/5MP PixelMaster Camera that captures stunning, high resolution photos with zero shutter lag.
  • Industry-leading Low Light mode to capture up to 400% brighter photos at night, or in low-light, without a flash.
  • Real Tone flash to ensure warm skin tones and accurate color.
  • Backlight (Super HDR) mode to capture vivid, evenly-exposed photos in challenging backlit scenes, ensuring 
foreground subjects stand out clearly and are free of shadows.
  • Selfie Panorama to capture wider angel selfie photos, allowing group shots.
  • For those seeking fine-grained control over camera settings like ISO, shutter speed and more, Manual Mode offers users a DSLR-like experience right on their smartphone.
  • A gorgeous all-new ergonomic design with a bright 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display.
  • A super-fast 2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor with 4GB RAM and 4G/LTE connectivity.

About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,326 awards in 2014 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 13,600 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 4,500 engineers. Company revenue for 2014 was approximately US$14.5 billion.


ASUS Zenfone 2 is now available in all authorized re-sellers nationwide.


Product Name Zenfone 2
Model ZE551ML ZE551ML ZE551ML
Operating system Brand-new ASUS ZenUI with Android 5.0 Lollipop
Processor 64-bit Intel Atom Z3560 Quad Core Processor (Running at 1.8GHz) 64-bit Intel Atom Z3580 Quad Core Processor (Running at 2.3GHz) 64-bit Intel Atom Z3580 Quad Core Processor (Running at 2.3GHz)
Display 5.5-inch, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 403ppi IPS Display with Gorilla® Glass 3
Network standards HSPA+ UL:5.76Mbit/s/DL:42Mbit/s ,
DC-HSPA+ UL:5.76Mbit/s/DL:42Mbit/s
LTE speed: Category 4 maximum:  UL: 50Mbit/s/DL:150Mbit/s
2G EDGE/GPRS/GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
LTE 2100MHz(1)/1900MHz(2)/1800MHz(3)/1700MHz AWS(4)/850MHz(5)/900MHz(8)/ 1800MHz(9)/ 800MHz(18)/ (850MHz)(19)/700MHz(28)
Memory and storage 16GB 32GB 64GB
Wireless 802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC 802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC 802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
Battery 3000mAh lithium-polymer with 3000mAh lithium-polymer with 3000mAh lithium-polymer
Optional 18W BoostMaster fast-Charging adapter 18W Adapter withBoostMaster fast-Charging technology 18W Adapter withBoostMaster fast-Charging technology
Boost Master Yes Yes Yes
(Support with 18W Boost Master Adapter) (Support with 18W Boost Master Adapter) (Support with 18W Boost Master Adapter)
Hard Bundle Adapter 7W Adapter 18W Boost Master Adapter 18W Boost Master Adapter
Dimension  Weight 152.5 x 77.2 x 3.9mm~10.9mm / 170g
SRP PHP 9,995 PHP 13,995 PHP 14,995

8W BoostMaster adapter is included with the 2.3GHz/4GB ZenFone 2 model only.

ZE500CL Product Specification
CPU Intel Multi-Core Z25601.6 GHz w/ Hyper-Threading technology
IOS Android 5.0, Lollipop
Peak Data Rate LTE Cat3 DL/UL: 100/50Mbps
RF Band Support EU & US & APAC: GSM 850/900/1800/1900; UMTS 850/900/1900/2100; LTE 1/2/3/4/5/8/17+7+20
Display 5″ 1280 x 720 HD IPS
GFF Touch Panel (Gorilla 3)
Dimensions 148.1 mm x 71.5 mm x 10.9 mm
Weight Typ 155g
Battery Pack & Life 9.5 Wh , 2500mAh, Irremovable polymer battery
Storage eMMC 16G
Micro SD Card Support (Up to 64GB)
I/O Audio jack: Head phone
Micro USB
Single SIM: Micro SIM Connector
Front Camera 2MP Front Camera
Main Camera 8MP Auto-focus Camera
SRP PHP 7,995


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