Asus launches Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) special edition model with Intel Z3590 SoC
Asus launches Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) special edition model with Intel Z3590 (screen-shot)

Taiwanese smartphone maker Asus has listed a new Zenfone 2 variant on the company's official website.

The new Asus flagship phone flaunts new Drift Silver cover boasting ergonomic polygonal arc design with glossy-glass like segments. It features more than 500 tessellated triangles, giving diamond like reflective effect on the cover. It also comes with swappable Carbon Night shell having weave-patterned rear cover.

Another notable aspect of the new Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) is that it boasts PC grade 2.5GHz Intel Z3590 quad-core SoC (System-on-Chip) with 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, similar to the company's recently launched flagship Zenfone Zoom.

Read more: Asus officially releases camera-centric Zenfone Zoom in India

Rest of the specifications, such as display, inbuilt storage, camera and battery remain same as seen inside the other ZE551ML series Zenfone 2 phones.

As of now, there is no official word on when Asus will release this new Zenfone 2 variant to the market. Watch this space for more updates.

Key features of Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe Special Edition:

Models Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe
Display 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS screen with wide 178-degree viewing angle. It also boasts of ASUS TruVivid display technology and is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 shield
  • Pixel density: 403 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop OS with custom Zen UI
Processor 64-bit class based 2.3GHz Intel Atom processor Z3580 with PowerVR G6430 GPU
Storage capacity 128 GB (+ 128GB via microSD card)
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with PixelMaster technology, Backlight (HDR) mode, f/ 2.0 aperture, Real Tone flash , Zenflash (Xenon)
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with 88-degree field of view and also comes with ZenUI Selfie Panorama mode which can capture panoramic selfies with up to a 140-degree field of view.
Battery 3000 mAh;
  • Comes with fast-charge technology where-in phone can get re-charged close to 60-percent battery capacity within 39 minutes
Network 4G-LTE (Cat 4: 150/50 mbps); Intel 7262 + Intel 2230 modem
Add-ons Wi-Fi (802.11ac), Bluetooth v4.0, DSDA (Dual SIM Dual Active) SIM slots (type: micro), micro-USB, GPS/GLONASS
Dimensions 152.5 x 77.2 x 3.9 ~ 10.9 mm
Weight 170 g