Asus accidentally leaks ZenFone 4 family of smartphones

By David Matthews ยท 10 replies
Aug 11, 2017
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  1. Asus accidentally leaked its ZenFone 4 line of smartphones by publishing new phone listings on its French website. The leaks include the ZenFone 4, the ZenFone 4 Selfie, the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro and the ZenFone 4 Max.

    Android Police was able to grab a few screenshots which along with photos, list each phone's specifications:

    ZenFone 4

    • 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display
    • Snapdragon 630 processor
    • 4GB of RAM with 64GB of expandable storage
    • 3,300mAh battery
    • Dual rear-facing camera system comprised of one 12-megapixel sensor and one 8-megapixel sensor; 8-megapixel front-facing camera
    • Available in white and black
    • €499 in France

    ZenFone 4 Max

    • 5.2-inch IPS 1280 x 720 display
    • 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage
    • 4,100mAh battery
    • Dual rear-facing cameras with 13-megapixel sensor and 5-megapixel sensor; 8-megapixel front-facing camera
    • €229.99 in France

    ZenFone 4 Selfie

    • Snapdragon 430 processor
    • 5.5-inch IPS 1280 x 720 display
    • 4GB of RAM with 64GB of expandable storage
    • 3,000mAh battery
    • Two front-facing cameras, one 20-megapixel sensor and one 8-megapixel sensor with a flash; 16-megapixel rear-facing camera
    • €299.99 in France

    ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro

    • Snapdragon 625 processor
    • 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display
    • 4GB RAM with 64GB of expandable storage
    • Dual front-facing cameras with 24-megapixel sensor and 5-megapixel sensor; 16-megapixel rear-facing camera
    • €399.99 in France

    The ZenFone 4 Max was already unveiled in Russia but it seems that Asus is rolling that out to other markets as well. Asus also seems to want plenty of choices for their customers. Each phone has something different such as the dual front-facing cameras in the Selfie and Selfie Pro.

    Spec-wise, none of the handsets are particularly high-end but those who don't mind mid-range devices have plenty to choose from. Unfortunately, all four phones launch with Android 7.0 instead of more recent versions and Asus isn't exactly known for timely updates.

    The company is set to officially unveil the new ZenFones on August 19 so hopefully more details including a U.S. release will be announced.

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  2. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 3,051   +1,364

    Im so happy they went with snapdragon in the 4 max - the 3 max has a miserable mediatek chip in it.
  3. Uncle Al

    Uncle Al TS Evangelist Posts: 3,997   +2,479

    Accidentally leaks .... uh oh, better call the Justice Department so they can lock 'em up!
    p51d007 likes this.
  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,914   +2,271

    Accidental leak B.S. = under-radar advertisement. That's what lots of companies are doing nowadays when they want to save on AD campaigns and put a spin on the proverbial rumor mill, to plant a temptation for the product.
    p51d007 likes this.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,279

    I'm surprised someone noticed it. It's just another generic looking phone anyway.
    soulsassassin and EEatGDL like this.
  6. Nandiman

    Nandiman TS Rookie Posts: 19

    I don't believe in accidental leaks. I can see a board meeting right now: "How can we generate some hype over our products? How about we 'accidentally' leak some info."
  7. p51d007

    p51d007 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,458   +772

    Leaks..HA! It's marketing 101
  8. Nobina

    Nobina TS Evangelist Posts: 1,467   +943

    Those are some official leaks.
  9. soulsassassin

    soulsassassin TS Addict Posts: 112   +47

    350 dollar phone with a 720p display in 2017 what a fcking garbage
  10. amghwk

    amghwk TS Maniac Posts: 278   +133

    No such thing as "accidental leaks"... the term nowadays is yawn-inducing ...
  11. petert

    petert TS Addict Posts: 239   +78

    You can leak all you want you miserable piece of **** I am not gonna touch your rubbish ever ...

    How much are they paying the marketing dipshits for this "great" idea?

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