The Taiwanese manufacturer is debuting these days due to the Computex fair in Taipei. A large number of laptops, a smartwatch especially indicated for hypertensive patients and a lavish gamer mobile phone that surprised us on Monday: the Asus ROG Phone. But it does not stop there, which just today presents a mobile aimed at the most accessible price segment: the Asus Zenfone Live (and Live L1). In different colors to attract the younger audience.
The Asus Zenfone Live and Live L1 They follow the trend in 18: 9 ratio screens offering a 5.5-inch LCD panel that, luckily, dispenses with the notch so that nothing hinders the view of the content. It's not overly powerful, but it shouldn't come at an excessive price either. It is soft in the contours, also in the corners; with a final size contained so that it is not annoying in the hand.
Asus Zenfone Live (L1) features
The Zenfone range of mobiles adds a new member that directly addresses the youth audience. Contained hardware, although with quality details in the construction and also in the components. Pleasant to the eye, to the touch, with built-in FM radio… And with Android Oreo as standard or Android Go; accompanied by Asus's own layer, somewhat heavy for our taste.
The hardware of the Asus Zenfone Live and Asus Zenfone Live L1 it is as follows:
- screen: 5.5 inch 18: 9 IPS LCD with HD resolution.
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon.
- GPU: Adreno 308.
- RAM: 1/2 GB.
- Storage: 16 GB.
- Rear camera: 13 Mpx or 8 Mpx, depending on the model; aperture f / 2.0.
- Front camera: 5 Mpx with f / 2.4 aperture.
- System operative: Android Oreo with Asus ZenUI 5 (or pure Android Go 8.1).
- Battery: 3000 mAh.
- Dimensions: 147.26 x 71.77 x 8.15 mm.
- Weight: 140 grams.
- Others: micro USB, FM radio, face unlock …
- Colors: blue, pink, gold and black.
The Asus Zenfone Live (and L1) is a simple and accessible mobile, you have already verified it. It lacks excessive boasts, but not two different models: one of 2 GB with a 13 Mpx camera and Android Oreo / ZenUI; the other with 1 GB of RAM; 8 Mpx camera and with Android Go included. It is the first Asus mobile with this trimmed version of the system.
Asus Zenfone Live (L1) price and availability
The Asus Zenfone Live (and L1) It already had a launch in May in Indonesia, but it is now that it has gone international. We do not know the final prices and when it will be possible to acquire it definitively, but they will be very cheap and below 150 euros.