ASUS ZenFone Selfie has a 13MP front and 13MP rear camera with laser auto-focus

ASUS ZenFone Selfie has a 13MP front and 13MP rear camera with laser auto-focus


At Computex 2015, ASUS announced their entry into the selfie camera wars, the ASUS ZenFone Selfie: 13MP front camera with dual tone flash, 13MP rear F2.0 camera with laser auto focus, similar to the LG G3 and G4.

ASUS ZenFone, ASUS ZenFone Selfie

Both cameras run PixelMaster technology (the same technology that allows the ZenFone 2 to see in the dark), with dual-color, dual LED Real Tone flash. Laser auto-focus ensures near-instant focusing for clear, sharp images in low light. (See also The history of Selfies, according to Sony.)

ASUS ZenFone, ASUS ZenFone Selfie

If our joy at reviewing the ASUS ZenFone 2 4GB RAM is any indication, then ASUS knows their cameras (check out ZenFone 2 sample shots here).

The addition of laser auto-focus, a coveted feature first found in the LG G3 and carried over to the G4, is ASUS’s way of shaving off “premium” features of “premium” brands but without the premium price.

 

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife’s cooking so much he’s now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman – his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, “Notwithstanding Pigs,” initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for www.technoodling.net.