Saturday, June 6, 2015

ASUS ZenFone 2 ZE551ML Unboxing and Initial Impression

ASUS ZenFone 2 ZE551ML Unboxing and Initial Impression
ASUS ZenFone 2 ZE551ML Unboxing and Initial Impression

We have witnessed the unveiling of the ASUS ZenFone 2 twice, one during its regional launch in Jakarta, Indonesia and another one during its local launch in World Trade Center. We even did a quick review of it, but we never had a chance to give it a proper unboxing, thankfully we were able secure a brand new unit.

The ASUS ZenFone 2 was announced during the CES last January, it comes in different variants, locally, the official models are the ZE500CL and ZE551ML, wherein the latter is available in three variations. In this unboxing, what we have a 5.5-inch full HD display powered by 64-bit 2.3GHz Intel Atom Z3580 quad core processor coupled with 32GB of expandable storage and a massive 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM. In fact, it is the world's first smartphone to have such huge amount of RAM.

To know more about its physical attributes and the contents of the retail package, please kindly watch our unboxing video below:

Unboxing video

The retail package consists of the unit, charger, USB cable, headset with extra ear buds, warranty card and user manual. If you watched the video, you will see that the back cover is removable, but the 3000mAh battery is not.

We will do a full written review as well as camera comparison soon, so please kindly check the site every once in a while. And, if you want to this particular model for yourself, it is now available nationwide for Php13,995. In the meantime, what we can say is that, it is the best of the best affordable flagship that you can buy today.

ASUS ZenFone 2 ZE551ML specifications:

  • Quad band 2G/3G, multiple bands LTE
  • Dual micro SIM, dual standby
  • 5.5-inch IPS capacitive Full HD (1920x1080) touchscreen display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Dimensions: 152.5mm x 77.2mm x 10.9mm
  • Weight: 170 grams
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop with ZenUI
  • 2.3GHz 64-bit quad core CPU with 4 threads, PowerVR Series 6 - G6430 GPU, Intel Atom Z3580 chipset
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via micro SD card
  • 13MP auto focus main camera with dual-color Real Tone flash
  • 5MP secondary camera
  • Multimedia player
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
  • Micro USB 2.0 with OTG support
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • NFC
  • Sensors: accelerometer, light, proximity, gyroscope, magnetic
  • 3000mAh Li-Po non-removable battery
  • Price: Php13,995


  1. looking great for Asus smartphones!

  2. I agree! It is the best of the best affordable flagship that we can buy today.

  3. Awesome, I love it...

  4. longing for this one

  5. arra carrasco-odezaJune 9, 2015 at 9:56 PM

    hoping I could buy one soon :) yay

  6. Specification is awesome! Love this phone.

  7. I tried this out once in a mall, ang ganda :) a must-have phone ^^

  8. Love the specs! Wish I could have one.

  9. Sana mas nilakihan pa ang capacity ng battery. Perfect na sana.

  10. Very affordable price!



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