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Asus delays Lollipop for Zenfone 4, 5, 6, Padfone S and Infinity 2

Asus delays Lollipop for Zenfone 4, 5, 6, Padfone S and Infinity 2

21 May, 2015 | comments (34)

Asus seems to be struggling to update the Zenfone 4 / 5 / 6 generation to Android 5.0 Lollipop. There was one update firmware that pushed Zenfone 5 to Lollipop, but there's also a downgrade firmware that brings it back down to KitKat. Well,...


Asus Zenfone 2 lands in the US tomorrow starting at $199

Asus Zenfone 2 lands in the US tomorrow starting at $199

18 May, 2015 | comments (30)

Asus originally unveiled the Zenfone 2 at CES back in January. The phone (in its many variations) went on sale in parts of Asia, then got released in Europe at the end of March. And now it's finally on its way to North America. Today at a special...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

17 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Another week has passed and it's time for our usual Top 10 trending chart. The Galaxy S6 remains in the lead, but tough times are coming for the Samsung flagship. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the devices that gathered the...

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Asus ZenPad tablets leak ahead of possible July launch

Asus ZenPad tablets leak ahead of possible July launch

14 May, 2015 | comments (8)

Asus is looking to bring the Zen into the tablet space in the near future. Following its reasonably successful Zenfone line, the Taiwanese company is set to also release at least a couple of tablets under the ZenPad brand. The first members of...

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Asus gets a slow start to the year, still aiming for 25 million sales

Asus gets a slow start to the year, still aiming for 25 million sales

13 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Asus has had a weak first quarter - in which it shipped only 3 million smartphones due to a shortage of 4GB memory modules - but the company still believes that it can achieve its goal of shipping 25 million handsets in 2015, according to CEO Jerry...

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Alleged press image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks out

Alleged press image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks out

10 May, 2015 | comments (25)

Purported live photo of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @OnLeaks. The Korean giantís full-size tablet is rumored to make its official debut at some point in June. Overall, it appears that...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 19

The Top 10 trending phones of week 19

10 May, 2015 | comments (15)

There has been quite a lot of movement in the top 10 chart yet again. Trends may be shifting, but it seems that the Galaxy S6 has absolutely no intention of giving up the lead. It is definitely still the top dog with a formidable lead ahead of the...


Asus ZenFone 2 launched in Malaysia

Asus ZenFone 2 launched in Malaysia

09 May, 2015 | comments (50)

Asus has launched its ZenFone 2 smartphone - which was released in its home country of Taiwan back in March this year - in Malaysia, making available all four variants of the device in the country. The top variant, carrying model number...

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Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi) getting Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update

Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi) getting Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update

07 May, 2015 | comments (38)

Nearly a week after Google posted the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop factory image for it, the Nexus 7 2012 (Wi-Fi) has started receiving the OTA update. The update weighs 9.6MB in size and carries a build umber of LMY47V. It's worth mentioning that...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 18

The Top 10 trending phones of week 18

03 May, 2015 | comments (13)

This week turned out quite surprising and brought us one of the most diverse editions of our Top 10 trending chart. Just don't expect the Samsung Galaxy S6 to surrender the crown, it still remains undisturbed at the top. The Top 10 trending...


Asus ZenFone 2 with 128GB storage quietly unveiled

Asus ZenFone 2 with 128GB storage quietly unveiled

30 April, 2015 | comments (49)

A week ago, Asus introduced the ZenFone 2 smartphone with four different variants in India. While people are eagerly waiting to buy one, the official online partner Flipkart has listed a fifth ZenFone 2 model. On Flipkart, a ZenFone 2 ZE551ML...

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Asus releases Lollipop update for ZenFone 5 (A500KL)

Asus releases Lollipop update for ZenFone 5 (A500KL)

30 April, 2015 | comments (38)

Asus has released the Android Lollipop update for its ZenFone 5 (A500KL) smartphone, which went on sale back in July last year. After installing the update (click the Source 1 link below to download it), which is 819.44MB in size, you'll be...

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Future ZenFones to use  Snapdragon 615, says Asus CEO

Future ZenFones to use Snapdragon 615, says Asus CEO

29 April, 2015 | comments (30)

Asus CEO Jerry Shen has said that the company will use Snapdragon 615 SoC in future ZenFones. He made the comment during an interview (see video below) with technology website Yugatech. He also said that Asus' smartphones will follow a naming...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 17

The Top 10 trending phones of week 17

26 April, 2015 | comments (18)

Just when you thought the Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge/Grand Prime triumvirate was going to rule for months on end, the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML stepped in and claimed a seat in the Top 3. And it's also worth noting that the Galaxy S6 lost a massive 30K...


The Asus Nexus 7 (2013) tablet has been discontinued

The Asus Nexus 7 (2013) tablet has been discontinued

24 April, 2015 | comments (22)

If you're after a Nexus tablet, from this point on you'll need to be OK with the Nexus 9, because that's the only one that's still up for grabs from Google's official hardware store. The 2013 model of the Nexus 7 made by Asus is no longer...

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Asus launches ZenFone 2 starting $206 in India

Asus launches ZenFone 2 starting $206 in India

23 April, 2015 | comments (48)

After several teasers, Asus has formally introduced the ZenFone 2 in India with four variants. The new ZenFone 2 variants will be available for pre-order from Flipkart. Asus has skipped the ZenFone 2 ZE500CL model for now and went ahead with...


Asus reportedly expecting to ship 30 million ZenFone units this year

Asus reportedly expecting to ship 30 million ZenFone units this year

23 April, 2015 | comments (17)

Asus has revised its smartphone shipment forecast for the ongoing year, with the company now expecting to ship 30 million units of its ZenFone-series smartphones, up from 25 million it was aiming earlier, according to a Digitimes...

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Flipkart lists Asus Zenfone 2 in India ahead of launch

Flipkart lists Asus Zenfone 2 in India ahead of launch

19 April, 2015 | comments (40)

The Indian online retailer Flipkart created a product listing for the hotly anticipated Asus Zenfone 2 smartphone. A countdown timer on the page reveals that the Android handset will hit the shelves in less than four days, on April 23....

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 16

The Top 10 trending phones of week 16

19 April, 2015 | comments (15)

There's no dethroning the Samsung Galaxy S6 from our weekly trending chart, and if anything it's even gaining popularity. It's special Galaxy S6 edge sibling is now the runner-up after briefly falling off the top 3 last week. The Galaxy Grand Prime...


The Top 10 trending phones of Week 15

The Top 10 trending phones of Week 15

12 April, 2015 | comments (15)

In another issue of our now traditional weekly Top 10 trending chart we see long-standing champion Samsung Galaxy S6 at the top once again. In the absence of any genuine flagship competition, we don't see that changing at least until the launch of...