ASUS plans new phablet device
ASUS has not been really active on the smartphone/phablet market lately but the Taiwanese company will quickly fix this by launching a new phablet that is known as ZE551ML. The device will measure 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm and will weigh 170 grams.
The ZE551ML will be available in black, white, red, gold and gray colors and will offer an Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core processor at 2.33 GHz and integrated PowerVR G6430 graphics. The rest of the specs include a large 5.5-inch sensor IPS display at Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), protected by Gorilla Glass 3 technology, 4 GB of LPDDR2 memory, 128 GB of internal eMMC memory, a microSDXC card slot (up to 128 GB), a rear 13 MP camera with support for LED Real Tone technology and HDR, a front 5 MP camera, Bluetooth 4.0, LTE, 802.11n Wi-Fi, a number of sensors and a 3000 mAh battery.
When released the ASUS ZE551ML will run Android 5.0 Lollipop with the ASUS Zen user interface and will have ZenMotion and SnapView technologies. The phablet will sell for around USD 470.