Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M – Full Specs with Price





Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M: General View

Asus has released its Zenfone 2 along with its new variants in Taiwan. The Asus Zenfone 2 series phones seem to be more compact than the Zenfone 6. Asus claims this to be a marvel of beauty and power on the hands. It gets a stunning and chic design inspiring the spirit of Zen. Its thin ergonomic arc design with luxurious brushed metal finish gives the phone a neat and stylish look. Of the Zenfone 2 series, first comes the Asus ZenFone 2 ZE551ML model that again gets split into two varients, one with 4GB RAM and the other with 2GB RAM. Pricing also differs according to the size of the RAM.

This with 5.5 inch full HD IPS display packed with 403 ppi pixel density gives it a remarkable 72% screen to body ratio. Though a phablet it with 4GB of RAM in the pockets is to rock like any other laptops. It with quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor (Z3560 in some regions) runs Android 5.0 Lollipop along with the company’s latest ZenUI.

Zenfone 2 ZE551M’s 5.5″ display would be big enough to offer great app and web browsing usage at the same time compact enough to not peep out of your pocket. The screen also gets fairly thin bezels around it. In terms of its capacitive keys, Asus has kept them neatly below the display on board. The screens resolution is picked at 1080p which proves to be impressively sharp at over 400ppi. Also this device at a cost of around Rs. 13,900 for 2GB RAM variant gets a sharp, IPS screen that again gets Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Asus definitely needs to be praised for this.

There has been some inspiration borrowed from LG G3 over here. The Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M model comes with a button on its rear side exactly positioned in the middle just below the rear camera dual-LED flash. The interesting fact is that Asus here has decided to have the phones power button on the top.

The Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M is available in a wide range of colors

The Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M is available in a wide range of colors

The brushed metal finish would be the basic model and is available in a wide range of colors. Now it would be the Transfusion and Illusion series of great interest. Transfusion series would break the boredom of a solid color with a color gradient and the Illusion series advances further to bring in unique 3D patterns.

The device running Android 5.0 Lollipop gets deal of the new ZenUI. Asus with having strong tie up with Intel powers its Zenfone 2 phones with an Atom Z3580 quad-core processor. A PowerVR G6430 GPU (like the one in the iPhone 5s) is included in the SOC. Above all, the most impressive factor of this Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M is that it is the first smartphone to carry a 4GB RAM in it. Of course, the base model starts off with 2GB RAM and a slower chipset – Z3560 clocked at 1.8GHz and not at 2.3GHz, but still sounds great on considering it coming with 150Mbps LTE and Wi-Fi 802.11ac.

Asus for its Zenfone 2 camera has pulled in a 13MP shooter that also has a fast f/2.0 aperture and software augmentations done to improve on HDR and low-light shots. This camera can record 1080p video and has a dual-LED true tone flash along with manual controls. And for selfie-friendly shots there is a 5MP camera with an 85° lens and it with the Selfie Panorama mode can be expanded to a virtual 140°.

The battery powering the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M phone is of 3,000mAh. Again another most high-quality of this device is that it supports a fast charging technology with which the battery can be charged from 0-60% within 39 minutes.

The Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M gets Gorilla Glass 3 protection

The Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M gets Gorilla Glass 3 protection


Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M: Key Features

  • 5.5 Inch 1080p full HD IPS Display
  • 1.8/2.3GHz GHz 64-Bit Intel Atom Z3560/Z3580 Quad Core Processor
  • Dual Micro SIM Support
  • 13MP Asus PixelMaster Camera With Dual-Color Real Tone Flash
  • 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G supported
  • WiFi 802.11ac
  • Micro SD Slot
  • 3000 MAh Battery.


The Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M comes with the company’s latest ZenUI

The Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M comes with the company’s latest ZenUI

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M: Detailed Technical Specs

General Features
Device Type Smartphone
Operating System Android (5.0) Zen UI
Form factor Candybar
Dimensions 6.00 x 3.04 x 0.43 inches (152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm)
Weight 6.00 oz (170 g) the average is 4.8 oz (139 g)
Body material
Colors Osmium Black, Ceramic White, Glacier Gray, Glamour Red, Sheer Gold
Smartphone keys
Announced Jan 5, 2015
Posted On
Market Status Announced
Release Date
Status Coming Soon. Exp. Release March 2015
Rugged IP certified
Display Features
Physical size 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density
403 ppi
Technology IPS LCD
Screen-to-body ratio 70.35 %
Colors 16 777 216
Peak brightness
Touchscreen Capacitive, Multi-touch
Multitouch Yes
Protection Gorilla Glass 3, Asus ZenUI
Features Light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Gorilla Glass 3), Proximity sensor
Camera Features
Camera 13 megapixels
Flash Dual LED
Aperture size F2.0
Focal length (35mm equivalent)
Camera sensor
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital Smile detection, Face detection, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Digital zoom, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camcorder Yes
Camcorder Features Video calling
Recording format
Recording format features
Front-facing camera 5 megapixels
Video capture 1080p@30fps
Primary Camera 13MP, 4128×3096 pixels, autofocus, dual LED – dual tone flash
Hardware Features
System chip Intel Atom Z3580
Processor Quad core, 2.3GHz, 64 bit
Graphics processor PowerVR G6430
System memory 4 GB RAM / LPDDR3
Built-in storage 32 GB
Maximum User Storage 64 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSHDC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
Network Features
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands
3G bands
4G bands
Battery Features
Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
Talk time
Stand-by time
Talk time (3G)
Stand-by time (3G)
Stand-by time (4G)
Music playback
Video playback
Not user replaceable Yes
Type Li – Polymer
Wireless charging
Multimedia Features
Music player (Filter by) Album, Artist, Playlists
Music player (Features) Album art cover, Background playback
Music player (Supported formats) MP3
Video playback (Supported formats) MPEG4, H.263, H.264
Radio No
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker
YouTube player Yes
Internet Browsing
Browser HTML5
Browser Supports HTML, HTML5
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Technology Features
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE 700 (band 17), 700 (band 28), 800 (band 18), 800 (band 19), 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
TDD LTE 1900 (band 39), 2300 (band 40), 2500 (band 41), 2600 (band 38) MHz
Data LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGE, GPRS
SIM Dual SIM support
Micro SIM Yes
Multiple SIM cards 2 slots
Global Roaming
Positioning GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Navigation Yes
Smartphone Features
Phonebook Unlimited entries,  Multiple numbers per contact,Caller groups,  Picture ID, Search by both first and last name, Ring ID
Organizer Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Messaging SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
E-mail IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Instant Messaging Hangouts / Google Talk
Connectivity Features
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles
Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac
Mobile hotspot Yes
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
USB Connector microUSB
USB Features Mass storage device, USB charging, USB Host
Headphones connector 3.5mm
Charging connector microUSB
Other NFC, DLNA, Miracast, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+
Other Features
Notifications Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Speakerphone, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration,  Silent mode, Flight mode
Additional microphone(s)
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Hall, Gyroscope
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Fast battery charging: 60% in 40 min
– 5GB free lifetime ASUS WebStorage
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
Hearing aid compatibility
Special Features 4GB RAM, 4G support, high resolution display with high pixel density screen.
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval (Date approved)
FCC ID Value
FCC measured SAR (Head)
FCC measured SAR (Body)
FCC measured SAR (Product Specific Use)
FCC measured SAR (Simultaneous Transmission)
EU SAR (Head)
Officially announced Jan 2015
Scheduled release Exp. March 2015
Shopping Information
Accessories Asus ZenPower, Flip Cover
Price 4GB RAM variant costs  TWD 8,990 ( about Rs. 18,000) and 2GB RAM variant costs  TWD 6,990 (about Rs. 13,900)
Audio quality
Battery life

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M – Visual Specs:

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551M: More Pictures

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