Handphone Review of Smartphone ASUS ZenFone Selfie(ZD551KL) Part 2

Second Review of ASUS ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL)

I had done a recent review of ASUS Zenfone Selfie (ZD551KL), focusing mostly on its selfie functions.  Check out the first blogpost at http://elaineheng.blogspot.sg/2015/11/my-secret-to-perfect-selfie-photos-asus.html

I love its apt tagline, “See The Prefect You”, as this smartphone delivers exactly what it promises.  With the beautification mode, everyone can take amazing selfies.  Isn’t this awesome? 

Besides the much raved beautification mode, the actual secret lies in the PixelMaster 2.0!  What exactly is this and what does it mean?

Let’s start with ZenMotion… It is actually part of ZenUI, which has an exquisite visual design plus a wide range of new features — including ZenMotion, SnapView, Trend Micro™ Security and ZenUI Instant Updates — that enhance usability, ensure security and privacy, and deliver a seamless user experience.  My two favourite features of ZenUI gotta be ZenMotion which I mentioned in my first post on the handphone review and also Snapview which allows me as an entrepreneur to separate work and personal life by independent spaces , with cross space notifications to manage both spheres.

ASUS Zenfone Selfie(ZD551KL) has the most amazing cameras both front and rear. With a full-resolution 13MP right in front of you, with an f/2.2-aperture, five-prism Largan lens with 88-degree, wide-angle framing, and a dual-LED Real Tone flash to create natural lighting, there is no reason why you can’t take a great selfie, which you can post on your social media platforms to show your current or latest look, makeup, hairstyle, mood and etc and keep your friends updated.


ASUS also ensure that the rear camera has an f/2.0 aperture and laser auto-focus for light-speed shots to meet the needs of both amateur or professional photographers. With 4X-sensitivity low-light performance, backlight (Super HDR) mode may brighten darkness and shade by up to 400%, and modes for all moods; anybody can shoot like a pro and snap great selfies everytime!

Another wonderful feature that I like is ASUS ZenFone Selfie’s macro focus right down to 6cm, which allows me to get closer to the subject and show more details than ever before.  I was invited to a few food tasting sessions and this handphone definitely came into handy when taking photos of the delicious food.

Just look at my delicious lobster dinner… it looked even better in photo… yummy!


ZenFone Selfie is meant for anyone, even those who do not know how to take good photos can churn out wonderful photos as it is loaded with intuitive shooting modes for every scenario. With 17 instant presets for both front and rear PixelMaster cameras, configuring ZenFone Selfie for the best shots is as swift as selecting the mode that matches the mood!  All you need is to choose the mode and press the shutter button… it is that easy!



I promised to share the wonderful discovery with my friends in my previous post so what I did was to go around, asking people to either take selfie of themselves or take selfies with me to test out the camera of the smartphone, as well as some group photos.

First person to oblige me was Mr Errol Pang, King of Beauty Queens as quoted by the media. The man who organises Miss Universe Singapore pageants and will be organising an international pageant.  Who else is more qualified to assess the photos taken, besides him?  
A selfie with Errol!
Tony Seow, Founder and ex-owner of Purple Sage, award winning entrepreneur, trying out the beautification mode.
Warren Kok, luxury lifestyle instagrammer, testing out the ASUS ZenFone Selfie at an event 
Bumped into Andrew Lua, Fly Entertainment Artiste.  The world is so small. I was going for a television commercial casting while he was on his way to do a voice-over for a commercial.  He’s an accomplished stage actor and appeared in many television commercials and drama serials and we co-starred in a short film called ‘Nightmare’.   
A selfie with Nat Ho, actor and singer
Selfie with Hazel, founder of Bloom PR
Selfie with my Korean master hair stylist, Soo Bin from Kenjo Salon.  She’s so gorgeous!
With Juliana, my cute unFranchise business partner.  We are forever 21…. with the help of the beautification mode of the front camera… lol.
Wefie with a group of entrepreneurs at The Entrepreneur of the Year Award gala dinner organised by Rotary-Singapore and ASME.

 Some selfies to test out the ASUS ZenFone Selfie at different locations and it exceeded my expectations. 🙂

 Those interested to get the ASUS ZenFone(ZD551KL), you can click here to find out where you can purchase this amazing gadget, one of the best selfie camera for smartphone in the market!

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Elaine
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