Asus Zenfone 4 Specifications and Review

Android v4.3 Jelly Bean, upgradable to v4.4.2 KitKat
2014, January
2014, May

Asus Zenfone 4 Specifications

Asus Zenfone 4 is the smallest device of its lineup that comes in most affordable prices. This variant of its family displays a smaller size screen with comparatively good processing powers. It’s also made with portable exterior and simplest features to support its lower price tag. Here we produce some of the key features of Zenfone 4 that compare it with the other smartphones of its lineup.

Initially it is loaded with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Asus Zen UI. You can upgrade its OS to the latest Android 4.4 KitKat for the upgraded features of Android along with customized Asus interface. The external design build of Zenfone 4 is made with plastic material that makes it much thicker on its body. However, this plastic made helps it to set on a lower price line than the other smartphones of its series. On measurements its body is 11.2mm in thickness and 115g in weight which sounds well for the range of this device.

On the front screen of Zenfone 4 the 4.0-inch display is fitted well to occupy the entire front face. It is an IPS WVGA display which supports the common Android capacitive touch screen controls. Its display also supports LED-backlit and WVGA resolution which give it brighter and pretty good display results even with its 233ppi pixel ratio.

Its simple design is internally supported with dual-SIM and a typical chipset which are equally supportive for its lower prices and comparatively good value. Internally the Zenfone 4 runs an Intel Atom Z2520 dual-core processor, clocked on 1.2GHz. This processing power is coupled with 1GB f RAM and PowerVR SGX 544MP2 graphics. Along with this it also brings 4GB of internal storage which is quite low however you can expend it latter from its microSD card slot.

On its back you will find the only camera lens without any LED flash. This rear camera on Zenfone 4 is a 5MP autofocus camera which captures usual photos without any special camera feature. Beneath its back cover you can find its removable battery. It is a usual 1,170mAh Li-Po battery which is low in power as compared with the most of the batteries used on the smartphones of the same range.

General Features of Asus Zenfone 4
Networks Supported 2G Enabled, 3G Enabled
Technology 2G Network :: GSM 850 – 900 – 1800 – 1900
3G Network :: HSDPA 850 – 900 – 1900 – 2100
Operating System Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
SIM Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Chipset Intel Atom Z2520
Processing Dual-core 1.2 GHz
Graphics PowerVR SGX544MP2
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Announced 2014, January
Status Available. Released 2014, May
Manufacturer Asus
Dimensions (WxDxH) 124.4 x 61.4 x 6.3-11.2
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz)
Colors Available Charcoal Black, Pearl White, Cherry Red, Sky Blue, Solar Yellow
Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches (~233 ppi pixel density)
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Alert Types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Card Slots microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal 4/8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Data & Communications
Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browsers HTML
Radio No
GPS & Navigation Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR
USB microUSB v2.0
Resolution 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels, autofocus
Features Panorama, face detection
Video 1080p@30fps
Type Li-Po 1200 mAh battery
Stand By Up to 192 h
Talk Time Up to 192 h
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