Asus ZenFone Live smartphone has been unveiled by the company in India today at a price of Rs 9,999. Asus ZenFone Live is being touted as the world’s first smartphone with hardware-optimised, real-time beautification technology for livestreaming videos.
Asus ZenFone Live comes with company’s new live beautification app called BeautyLive that smooths out any blemishes on face in real time. Once a user connects this app to their Facebook account, the settings appear in their Facebook Live video. Users can pick a skin beautification option on a scale of 1 to 10 in this.
There’s a 5MP camera on the front with 1.4 um pixel size, LED flash, auto-focus, and 82 degree field of view. The rear camera is 13MP with PixelMaster technology, f/2.0 aperture and 5P Largan lens.
Asus ZenFone Live features a 5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB/32GB ROM. The memory is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. The smartphone is backed by a 2,650mAh battery, which claims to offer up to 16 hours of standby time and up to 471 hours of talktime. It features dual-MEMS mics for clearer chat as well as the five-magnet speaker with the smart amplifier.
Asus ZenFone Live measures 141.2 x 71.74 x 7.95 and weighs 120 grams. The smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow along with company’s ZenUI 3.5 skin. The ZenFone Live supports hybrid SIM slot. Connectivity options include WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, WiFi direct, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Micro USB and a 3.5mm headset jack. It supports Accelerator, E-Compass, Proximity and Ambient light sensors.