I have a very good experience on it but one thing is my problem my battery is draining to fast ..!! :-(
I have been using the phone for almost 2 weeks. My previous phone was the Vivo Xshot. My experience with it so far was good.
Screen - Alot complaining about the brightness but it wasn't bad like reviewers said. Speaker - I don't use that much for music or videos but it sounded clear and nice and quite loud, using a headset was quite good.
Battery - It was a little bit of improvement over my Xshot and am able to get SoT of more than 3.5 hours DAILY since I started using, and that's 2.5 hours of gaming and the rest for daily usage. Mixture of 4G and Wifi.
Camera - Wasn't as good as the Xshot but the pictures are nice with its Toshiba sensor.
ZenUI - It's actually quite nice. Easy and simple.
OS - So far there are a lot of complaints on its 5.0 android and the main argument was battery drainage. I'm not sure if it's true, but I can't wait till it gets updated to 5.1 android to prove the suspicion.
Heating - To be honest I don't have any heat issues. My Xshot was warmer than this phone and it's not even a Quickcharger like the Zenfone 2. During gaming and charging, it was a decent warmth it's not uncomfortable to hold.
Quality & Handling - I don't feel that it's cheap with its plastic build. Instead, it felt solid and easy to handle but the weight may be uncomfortable for some. The power button was placed weirdly but with the double tap to wake it doesn't matter too much.
Graphics - This is practically the only thing I didn't like about it. Using PowerVR G6430, it couldn't compete against the Adreno 330 on my Xshot. The graphics was cartoonish for some games and that's disappointing.
Processing - Lag? What lag?.. It was smooth sailing the whole way. So far the phone hangs maybe 2-3 times since I had it but that's it.
You get the specs and quality for what you paid for. Shouldn't complain too much.
That's my review of the Zenfone 2 with 2 weeks of usage.
I got problem with display..as soon as i unlock the screen..display is gone..and every thing is black..again to show the display .i should hav to restart the phone..kindly reply if any one knows abt this problem
Very good hardware. Although it is built on very poor quality plastic. My galaxy s5 survived without a cover for many years, but Asus zenfone 2 got damaged in the plastic borders in the very first drop from very low height.
raj, 02 Sep 2015I want to ask ze551ml user. Is it to downgrade it from 5.0 to 4.4 and experiance because i th... moreYes you are. This is OS issue specially on Intel SoC. You can't downgrade to kitkat. wait for marshmallow 6.0
Bad cemera and heeting problem hanging problem slow application problem
I want to ask ze551ml user. Is it to downgrade it from 5.0 to 4.4 and experiance because i think that 5.0 is wrost os. Waiting for your ans. Thanks in advance
Awesome phone. Nice display,camera,user interface,perfomance.
Only bad thing is battery backup. Its too bad.
Also service related costs are little high.
those of you planning to buy this phone because it is a dua-sim phone, take note that it has no sim2 sim toolkit. so you will not be able to inquire balance, etc., on sim2.
Have used this ZE551ML (4GB) for a week. Still on Lollipop 5.0 but it has shown no more updates, found out that a lot of Asus bloatware can now be disabled, that saved up battery and improved performance. BTW, certain apps run even faster than the same apps as compared with my Note 4. Fast charging took 1hr and 4min to charge from 8% to 100%. The screen resolution is ok, just that it is not as bright as expected. Overall I am quite happy with it. With that kind of price tag, it is really a good choice. Some tips to save power more and improve performance, clear up the cache partition will help.
Sashanas, 01 Sep 2015I was going to buy this phone but after reading some three complaints I sort of turned it down... moreBattery life depends on the activity you're doin' on your phone, but when charging you can easily charged up (maximum of 15min) by using its default charger.
Camera. Zenfone 2 can gives the output you want when it comes to photo and images, (it has the best camera; own opinion :)) but since asus puts some extra hardware to make best photo results, process of producing it takes too long. Specially when your using HDR mode, Depth of field mode and super res. but all in all it's the best affordable phone released in the market yet.
Mi4 V/s Asus Zenfon2(4GB Ram)
MI4 90 out of 100 (only one minus point is after sales non availability of service/parts at service centre.
Fabulous batter performance
Excellent quality of both camera and too much fast
Easy to handle/perfect size
Screen touch works very good.
Very bad backup of battery
Too much big in size
Home, return keys not unfriendly.
Re commanded to one and only MI4.
anonymous, 01 Sep 2015Charge is draining vry fastly...even wen 51% tz gvng 4hr usage even vthout net..so sad vth dat... moreTry to deny all of our apps in Auto Start Manager (except Important apps like alarm and calendar, etc..) this will you save battery life.. hope this helps you..
I am currently using this phone for two weeks now and it's great specially for me whose a gamer. It charged much much faster than that of my previous phones and the battery lasts the whole day except of course when it's connected to the net.
I like its glass wherein you won't need a screen protector anymore.
The camera, video and sounds are superb. :)
But what I like the most is that it's lagless. :)
No matter how much files I download and copy in it, it doesn't hang at all.
Happy that I bought this one.
anonymous, 01 Sep 2015Mine s taking 9hrs 4 complete charging n draining vthin hours hav sam doubt as ursPlug charger in tight socket...... then watch result & reply here
I've been using this model for quite a while a while now & i must say that so far everything was excellent. The battery last for almost a daywithout charging & the fast charging tech also good..it only took me an hour to completecharge no hassle on waiting..so stop all your craptalk about this device.TQ