There’s a new update for the Asus Zenfone 2, which in addition to fixing the Stagefright vulnerability, also adds a bunch of new features. There’s a new ‘Mobile Manager’ app which is an actually useful way of controlling your data usage, and the music controls on the fantastic Flip cover now finally work with Spotify.…
For the past year, if you wanted a cheap-but-good smartphone, the internet would point you firmly in the direction of OnePlus and its too-good-to-be-true One smartphone. Now, it has some competition: the ZenFone 2 from Asus.
ASUS’ Zenfone 2 is a smartphone Trojan horse. On the outside, it looks amazing. A huge 5.5-inch Full HD display, 64GB of storage, 4GB of RAM, and a 2.3 GHz Intel quad-core processor—all for just $300 on Amazon starting today. That’s stupid cheap. But once you power up the phone, you might feel differently.
Have you ever even touched an ASUS phone? I thought not. But two of the coolest Android smartphones at CES 2015 come courtesy of the Taiwanese computer company.