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Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML review: A balancing act

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML review: A balancing act

GSMArena team, 14 April, 2015

World domination was surely on the mind of at least one top exec over at Asus headquarters, when the crew gathered to outline the Zenfone 2 game plan. The smartphone will be sold globally...

Tags: Asus, Android


Charge test: Battle of the fast chargers

Charge test: Battle of the fast chargers

GSMArena team, 10 April, 2015

Smartphone batteries piggybacked on the growing screen size to go up in capacity to support both the screen and faster chipsets. Slower to deplete, the new batteries also proved slower to charge so manufacturers tackled the issue with new standards.

Tags: Misc, Oppo, Samsung, Apple, HTC, Asus


Asus Zenfone 2 series hands-on: Second encounter

Asus Zenfone 2 series hands-on: Second encounter

GSMArena team, 31 March 2015

Asus announced the European expansion of its Zenfone 2 lineup on March 30 at a special press event held in Paris. The spotlight was shared between the Zenfone 2 lineup, the Transformer Book Chi hybrids...

Tags: Asus, Android


Asus Fonepad 7 FE375CXG review: Talk-worthy

Asus Fonepad 7 FE375CXG review: Talk-worthy

GSMArena team, 13 February 2015

The first Fonepad premiered in 2013, nearly a year after the game-changing Nexus 7, which Asus made for Google. The Taiwanese got another contract to work on an upgrade and they did well to keep the momentum...


Asus Memo Pad ME572C review: A pad to remember

Asus Memo Pad ME572C review: A pad to remember

GSMArena team, 11 February 2015

We have in our anxious reviewer hands the current top-dog of the Asus 7-inch crowd, the Memo Pad 7 ME572C. The Asus naming convention doesn’t help much in identifying specific models and one must resort to alphanumeric internal designations to differentiate it from the more humble Memo Pad 7 ME176C.

Tags: Asus, Android


CES 2015: Asus Zenfone 2, Zenfone Zoom hands-on

CES 2015: Asus Zenfone 2, Zenfone Zoom hands-on

GSMArena team, 5 January 2015

Asus kicked off with Windows tablets, but it saved the best for last - two new Zenfones, one of which is a $200 LG G3 alternative, while the other is a slender camera hybrid. The Zenfone 2 and Zenfone Zoom are based on the same hardware platform and a more...


Asus Memo Pad 7 ME176C review: Assembly line

Asus Memo Pad 7 ME176C review: Assembly line

GSMArena team, 6 October 2014

Of all the emerging Asian smart device manufacturers, Asus has easily one of the most diverse portfolios of devices around. From PadFone to Fonepad to Transformer Pad, the Taiwanese manufacturer provides a tablet for every market...

Tags: Asus, Android


IFA 2014: Asus ZenWatch and MeMO Pad 7 hands-on

IFA 2014: Asus ZenWatch and MeMO Pad 7 hands-on

GSMArena team, 3 September 2014

Asus took to the IFA 2014 floor in Berlin and announced its first smartwatch ZenWatch running Android Wear, the 1200p 7" MeMO Pad 7 tablet with refined body, Zenbook with a 13.3" QHD screen, the EeBook X205 with Intel Atom for just €199...


Asus PadFone X review: Like no other

Asus PadFone X review: Like no other

GSMArena team, 21 July 2014

The Asus PadFone X for AT&T is the Taiwanese manufacturer’s first offering from the family of hybrid devices to officially hit the US market. Announced during this year’s CES in Las Vegas, the device consists of a high-end Android handset and...

Tags: Asus, Android


CES 2014: Asus overview

CES 2014: Asus overview

GSMArena team, 7 January 2014

Asus unveiled a handful of new devices at its CES 2014 press conference, making it one of the most action packed events this year in Las Vegas. Three new Android-powered smartphones premiered as part of the brand new Zenfone lineup...


ASUS Transformer Pad TF701T review: Full throttle

ASUS Transformer Pad TF701T review: Full throttle

Marian Petrov, 31 October 2013

From the makers of the Nexus 7, which pretty much got Android back in the tablet game, a convertible 10.1" slate is ready to step out of the living room and shake off the stay-at-home, only-good-for-media-consumption image of ten-inchers...

Tags: ASUS, Android


IFA 2013: Asus hands-ons

IFA 2013: Asus hands-ons

GSMArena team, 04 September 2013

The Asus team was thinking big when they planned their IFA lineup – and by that we mean they brought only phablets and tablets, all powered by Android. They cover the high-end with a brand new Transformer Pad, but also a number of smaller and more affordable devices...


Asus Google Nexus 7 (2013) review: The magnificent seven

Asus Google Nexus 7 (2013) review: The magnificent seven

GSMArena team, 09 August 2013

A year after the original took the tablet market by storm, the second generation ASUS Nexus 7 has arrived to take part in an altogether different ballgame. With the first generation of the compact... Update: we have added battery tests to the review.

Tags: Asus, Google, Android


MWC 2013: Asus overview

MWC 2013: Asus overview

GSMArena team, 25 February 2013

We spent some more quality time with the new Asus devices and added hands-on videos for the Padfone Infinity and Fonepad. The Smart Pad Memo and Transformer AiO were not shown at the event yesterday, but they were at the booth...


Asus Padfone 2 review: Plug and play

Asus Padfone 2 review: Plug and play

GSMArena team, 21 February 2013

In today's rapidly-growing market, it's the push for more CPU cores and (mega)pixels that has been driving the industry forward. But every now and then, an extraordinary gadget emerges to explore new and exciting dimensions. Devices like the...

Tags: Asus, Android


Asus Padfone 2 hands-on: A different transformer

Asus Padfone 2 hands-on: A different transformer

GSMArena team, 16 October 2012

Asus just announced their new Padfone in Milan and we were on the scene to cover it live. The Asus Padfone 2 is an Android phone with the rather unique ability to become the heart of a tablet, just like the original.The specs have been...


Google Nexus 7 review: Catching Fire

Google Nexus 7 review: Catching Fire

GSMArena team, 15 August 2012

Google's Nexus line has welcomed its first tablet, the Nexus 7. With a promise of solid specs for a low price, the ASUS-made tablet is poised to storm the Android tablet market and maybe even steal a chunk of Apple iPad's market share. The Nexus 7 is...