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Asus tipped to announce a budget-friendly smartphone soon

Asus tipped to announce a budget-friendly smartphone soon

02 July, 2015 | comments (16)

Asus will soon announce a new, budget-friendly ZenFone series smartphone, according to the latest rumor out of the company's home country of Taiwan. Dubbed ZenFone Go ZC500TG, the device will be powered by a MediaTek SoC with quad-core...

Tags: Asus, Rumors


The Top 10 trending phones of week 26

The Top 10 trending phones of week 26

28 June, 2015 | comments (2)

Another week, another top ten chart summing up your interest in the devices in our database. Certain trends have started emerging, but it still never ceases to surprise us how huge a difference major news events, sales and launch promotions can...


Asus ZenPad C 7.0 tablet spotted in an official video

Asus ZenPad C 7.0 tablet spotted in an official video

25 June, 2015 | comments (10)

Asus had announced the ZenPad 8.0 and ZenPad 8.0 S series of tablets earlier this month at the Computex 2015. Now the company is quietly introducing a new ZenPad C 7.0 lineup to its portfolio. New ZenPad C 7.0 tablets will bear the Z170 model...

Tags: ASUS, Android


The Top 10 trending phones of week 25

The Top 10 trending phones of week 25

21 June, 2015 | comments (14)

Another week has gone by and it was a rather uneventful one, if you judge only by a quick glance at our traditional Top 10 trending chart. The lack of movement at the top doesn't mean there isn't some action going on under the surface though. The...


Asus ZenFone 2 gets an unofficial bootloader unlock

Asus ZenFone 2 gets an unofficial bootloader unlock

20 June, 2015 | comments (5)

There is an unofficial bootloader unlock method available for the Asus ZenFone 2. A crafty XDA Developers member achieved the feat which allows users to develop custom ROMs for the popular smartphone. The procedure requires users to update...

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Asus Zenfone 2 with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage debuts in Taiwan

Asus Zenfone 2 with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage debuts in Taiwan

17 June, 2015 | comments (27)

The Asus Zenfone 2 is available in quite a few different models with different screen resolution, chipsets and internal storage. The best spec'd among those is the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML with 4GB RAM, which packs a 5.5" 1080p display, Intel Atom...

Tags: Asus, Android, Rumors


HTC denies Asus acquisition rumours

HTC denies Asus acquisition rumours

15 June, 2015 | comments (32)

Just days after there were reports that Asus is considering purchasing HTC, the latter has denied the news saying that it is not interested in getting acquired. "We strongly deny the news. We didn’t contact Asusteck and will not consider the...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 24

The Top 10 trending phones of week 24

14 June, 2015 | comments (28)

We knew it was a matter of time, and it has finally happened. The Samsung Galaxy S6 has met its match in popularity and has surrendered the crown, after being on top for 14 straight weeks. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the...

Tags: Samsung, Asus, Apple


Asus considering acquisition of struggling HTC

Asus considering acquisition of struggling HTC

12 June, 2015 | comments (50)

Just days after HTC's stock tanked following the company's revised outlook for Q2 2015, Reuters is reporting that Asus is considering purchasing the struggling Taiwanese company. "Our chairman has chatted about the topic internally," said...

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Asus' handset business reportedly turned profitable last month

Asus' handset business reportedly turned profitable last month

09 June, 2015 | comments (18)

Asus' handset business started generating profits in May, according to a DigiTimes report, which also revealed that the company sold a total of more than 1.5 million smartphones last month. It's worth mentioning that the Taiwanese company's...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 23

The Top 10 trending phones of week 23

07 June, 2015 | comments (16)

One more week down and once again it is time to check on our top ten phoned chart. The past few days have been riddled with announcements, so, as a consequence, we can expect to see some shifts in the poll positions. The Top 10 trending phones...


Check out the new phones of Week 23

Check out the new phones of Week 23

07 June, 2015 | comments (2)

The past few days were quite busy on the mobile front. Device announcements were quite plentiful and a lot of them entirely out of the blue. There isn't really any spectacular powerhouse on the list, but, the phones do deserve their share of...


Asus Zenfone 4, 5, and 6 are finally receiving Android Lollipop

Asus Zenfone 4, 5, and 6 are finally receiving Android Lollipop

01 June, 2015 | comments (49)

Today Asus has started making updates to Android 5.0 Lollipop available for its Zenfone 4, 5, and 6 lines. This is obviously great news for those who own one of these devices. It's also good to see that at least some of the rumored delays in rolling...


Asus announces ZenWatch 2, four new ZenPad models

Asus announces ZenWatch 2, four new ZenPad models

01 June, 2015 | comments (19)

The ZenFone Selfie isn't the only thing announced by Asus today at Computex. The company also announced the new ZenWatch 2 and four new ZenPads. The new ZenWatch 2 comes in two sizes, 37mm and 41mm, with 18mm and 22mm strap sizes,...

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Asus ZenFone Selfie with 13MP front camera announced

Asus ZenFone Selfie with 13MP front camera announced

01 June, 2015 | comments (20)

Asus has joined the Selfie phone club by announcing a new ZenFone Selfie model at the Computex 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan. The new ZenFone Selfie has a 13MP camera in the front for the self-portrait loving folks across the globe. Both cameras...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 22

The Top 10 trending phones of week 22

31 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Another week later, our traditional trending chart sees little action at the top. However, a major launch took place a few days ago, and that inevitably had an impact on the ranks further down the table. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a...


Asus ZenFone Selfie tipped with 13MP front-facing camera

Asus ZenFone Selfie tipped with 13MP front-facing camera

28 May, 2015 | comments (17)

According to a report from Asia, Asus is about introduce a selfie-centric version of the ZenFone 2. Dubbed ZenFone Selfie, the device is expected to debut during Computex, which kicks off next week in Taiwan. Asus ZenFone Selfie is tipped to...

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Possible Asus Zenfone 3 spotted on TENAA

Possible Asus Zenfone 3 spotted on TENAA

27 May, 2015 | comments (13)

The Asus Zenfone 2 family was never one with clearly identifiable model names and a new entry on TENAA's website hints that another smartphone may be joining it. The Chinese regulator lists a device with a model number Z00EDB, which some even...

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Upcoming Asus ZenPad gets the leaked render treatment

Upcoming Asus ZenPad gets the leaked render treatment

25 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Earlier this month we told you that Asus is working on a new ZenPad-branded line of tablets, which are due to become official at Computex Taiwan at the beginning of June. Back then we got word about at least two models marking the debut of the...

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Lollipop for Asus Zenfone 5 delayed by another 3-4 months

Lollipop for Asus Zenfone 5 delayed by another 3-4 months

25 May, 2015 | comments (68)

Well, the Lollipop update for Zenfone 5 keeps slipping and slipping further away. The last official word was that it is delayed for "mid-May" – in quotes because that tidbit was revealed on May 21. Anyway, now Asus India (via its Facebook page)...