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Asus Zenfone 3 Unboxing!

Earlier this year, Asus launched the 3rd Generation Asus Zenfone i.e. Asus Zenfone 3. The Device comes in two variants 5.2" and 5.5" with 3/4GB RAM and 32/64GB Storage.

In this YouTube Video, we’ll take you around the packaging of the phone, share some initial thoughts on the in-hand feel. Following the below video, there are some Unboxing Images of the Asus Zenfone 3!

We have got the Zenfone 3 5.2" Gold color variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB Storage. 

Let's unbox the Asus Zenfone 3 Z017D!



Asus Zenfone 3 Unboxing Images-








ASUS to start manufacturing Zenfone 3 Max in India

ASUS to start manufacturing Zenfone 3 Max in India

This month, ASUS launched the Zenfone 3 Max in India. The phone was launched in two variants with a 5.2-inch display and 5.5-inch display.



After receiving a tremendous response from India, Asus has announced to manufacture Zenfone 3 Max in Daman, India. The production of Zenfone 3 Max will start from December 2016. This will be the third smartphone to be locally manufactured by ASUS after it initiated production of Zenfone 2 Laser and Zenfone Go, last year.


ASUS to start manufacturing Zenfone 3 Max in India


Talking about the Zenfone 3 Max, The 5.5-inch model which is priced at INR 17,999 comes with a 1080p display with Snapdragon 430, 3GB RAM, 32GB expandable storage, 16 megapixel camera with laser and phase detection Autofocus, 8 megapixel front camera, dual SIM support, fingerprint sensor, and a 4100mAh battery.

The 5.2-inch model which is priced at INR 12,999 featues a 1080p display with MediaTek MT6737T Processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB expandable storage, 13 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel front camera, dual SIM support, fingerprint sensor, and a 4100mAh battery.



The Smartphone comes in three stunning colors i.e. Titanium Gray, Glacier Silver, and Sand Gold. 

"ZenFone AR" might be ASUS's upcoming Tango Smartphone

"ZenFone AR" might be ASUS's upcoming Tango Smartphone


Earlier this year, Google and Lenovo launched world's first Tango-enabled Smartphone i.e. Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. The Device is not yet available everywhere but it seems that we might get another Tango Smartphone from ASUS very soon.



According to digitimes, ASUS has confirmed that they are working on a Tango-enabled Smartphone which will be called "Zenphone AR".

ASUS can unwrap the Zenphone AR at CES 2017. Well,  Are you excited for another Tango powered Smartphone? Comment below!

Android 6.0 Marshmallow now rolling out for Asus Zenfone 2

Asus Zenfone 2 users can finally update their Smartphone to Android 6.0 Marshmallow . The update is available via FOTA for ZenFone 2 ZE551ML .



Asus Zenfone 2 users should have been already Got the notification for the update , but for those who haven't got can check the update manually by Going to -

1. Go to Settings > About. 
2. Check out System updates.


Screenshots - 


Android 6.0 Marshmallow now rolling out for Asus Zenfone 2
Thanks Gokul Nath for Screenshots 

Release Notes of the Update - 



  • Software update to Android 6.0 Mashmallow. Internal storage will decrease slightly after update, it is recommended back up data and relocate media files (pictures & vides) to SD card to reserve enough storage before starting the software update. 
  • Android Marshmallow won't support APP2SD. Please move apps to internal storage before system upgrades. 
  • Multi-user function won't be supported if the account is deleted. Please keep your account to continue usage.
  • This update will remove ASUS Email, ASUS Calendar, ASUS Messaging, and won't be preloaded in this software version. You can use GMail, Google Calendar, Google Messenger for relevant services.

Asus Zenfone 3 is official!

Asus just unveiled its new Zenfone line of smartphones and we must say that they look good!

The phones were just announced at Computex, with the Zenfone 3 being the mid-tier flagship of them. This one carries a 5.5" 1080p screen, a 16/8MP camera set up, the Snapdragon 625 CPU with 4 gigs of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. All of this, backed with a 3000mAH battery and a price under 300 dollars.

The Ultra version of it comes with a massive 6.8" 1080p screen, 23MP shooter, 128GB of built-in storage and an insane 4600mAH battery. Sounds amazing, but will it fit in your pocket? Probably not. The Deluxe edition is more compact, though, coming with a 5.7" 1080p screen and a 23MP shooter, 6GB of RAM and the powerful Snapdragon 820 CPU.



Now you can run Windows 7 on Asus Zenfone 2

Asus Zenfone 2 was recently launched which got popular because of amazing specifications and affordable price . Asus Zenfone 2 comes in different variants .



Asus Zenfone 2 comes with Intel Atom chipset , so a developer tried to Install Windows 7 on Asus Zenfone 2 and "wow" it works like charm ! We know that Asus make Laptop also , but never thought that Asus phones can also run windows .


Now you can run Windows 7 on Asus Zenfone 2
Now you can run Windows 7 on Asus Zenfone 2


Asus Zenfone 2 users can now easily Install Windows 7 on their Smartphones ! For now only Windows 7 is tested on the device but it might also Run Other versions of Windows too .



Here is the video showing Asus Zenfone Running Windows 7 -


You can use the Guide given on Xda ( Thanks to ycavan )

How to update Asus Zenfone 5 to Official Lollipop manually

Asus finally announced official Android 5.0 Lollipop for Asus Zenfone . Asus is updating Asus Zenfone 4 , 5, 6 to Android 5.0 Lollipop .



Many of Asus users have received the update via OTA , but many of the users are still not receiving update . Asus Zenfone 5 users can update their smartphones manually to official Android 5.0 Lollipop update by following this procedure .

Screenshots of Android 5.0 Lollipop on Asus Zenfone 5 -



Note - We will be not responsible if your phone bricks or any damage is caused to your phone .

How to update Asus Zenfone 5 to Lollipop manually -



Step 1. First you need to download bridge firmware to update your Asus Zenfone 5 to version  2.22.40.53 . Download it from below , If you are already on bridge firmware then follow directly from Step 6 to update your zenfone 5 to Android Lollipop .

Step 2. Save the above downloaded bridge firmware to internal sdcard .

Step 3. Restart your Smartphone .

Step 4. After starting you will get a pop up box of Update , Click on ok .

Step 5. Now your Phone will be updated to bridge firmware  2.22.40.53 .

Step 6. Now we will update Asus zenfone 5 to Android 5.0 Lollipop .

Step 7. Download the Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware for Asus zenfone 5 from below .

Step 8. Save the above downloaded bridge firmware to internal sdcard .



Step 9. Restart your Smartphone .

Step 10. After starting you will get a pop up box of Update , Click on ok .

Step 11. Now your Phone will be updated to Official Android 5.0 Lollipop 3.23.40.52 firmware .

Downloads -

Bridge Firmware - Download Here

Android 5.0 Lollipop Firmware - Download Here

Asus Zenfone 2 got listed on Flipkart

Indian Retailer Flipkart has finally listed Asus Zenfone 5 which will be coming on April 23 . The flash sale will go on Flipkart at 2pm .

Asus Zenfone Price India , Hands on buy


Asus Zenfone 2 will feature amazing specification which will be competing Samsung Galaxy S6 , Xperia Z4 and more devices .

Asus Zenfone 2 will feature a 5.5 Inch , 1080p IPS display , 4 Gb RAM and 13mp camera . It will come with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of the box .




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