price Rs. 11,490 onwards launch Oct, 2015
current magic score ?
56.0
verdict AVOID
average value-for-money
currently ranked
#62
of 141 phones in Rs. 10,000 - 15,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 2 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Stylish looks, with brushed metal finish on the back
  • Decent display
  • ZenUI over Android is fast and customizable
  • Decent speed/performance
  • Good camera with laser auto-focus produces good images even in low-light conditions
  • Decent call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good video playback quality
  • Decent battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • No major negatives

2 expert review(s)


4,009+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
  • Supports GloveTouch Input
  • ASUS TrueVivid Full Screen Lamination Technology
  • 178 degree Viewing Angle
Sensors
  • G-Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Light Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPUAdreno 405
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
Dimensions
Weight170 gm
Thickness10.8 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Laser Auto-Focus
  • Wide View
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • PixelMaster
  • Dual-color Real Tone flash
  • Blue Glass IR Filter
  • Zero Shutter Lag
  • Back Light (HDR) mode with ASUS PixelEnhancing Technology for up to 400% brighter
  • and evenly exposed photos
  • Low Light mode
  • Manual Mode
  • Super resolution mode
  • Real Time Beautification
  • Night mode
  • Depth of field
  • Selfie mode
  • Photo Effects
  • Panorama mode
  • Miniature
  • Time Rewind
  • Smart Remove
  • All Smiles
  • Time Lapse
  • Video stabilization
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Auto Focus
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • PixelMaster
  • Low Light mode
  • Real Time Beautification
  • Night mode
  • Photo Effects
  • Time Lapse
  • Selfie Panorama (up to 140 degree)
  • HDR mode
  • GIF animation
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Physical rear key (for snapping selfies, adjusting the volume, and retracing your steps)
  • WiFi Direct
  • 5GB free lifetime ASUS WebStorage
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.29/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys