Asus ZenFone 2 Laser 5.5 S Now Official, Better Overall At 8995 Pesos only!

The battle of affordable midrange heats up again, this time it's Asus term by announcing an upgrade of the popular 5.5 inch edition of the ZenFone 2 Laser. Now called as the Asus ZenFone 2 Laser 5.5 S, the said handset now uses a more powerful chipset, bigger RAM and ROM without much of a price hike.
Asus ZenFone 2 Laser 5.5 S now official
Asus ZenFone 2 Laser 5.5 S now official

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It still has a 5.5 inch HD screen, batteries and cameras, but now utilizes the better Snapdragon 615 octa core chip paired with Adreno 405 GPU. The other notable upgrades are: it now uses 3 GB of RAM coming from 2 GB and 32 GB expandable ROM coming from 16 GB.

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Asus Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5 S (ZE550KL) Specs

Display: 5.5 Inch HD 1280 x 720 resolution w/ Gorilla Glass 4 protection at 267 ppi
CPU: 1.5 GHz 64 Bit Snapdragon 615 octa core processor
GPU: Adreno 405
ROM: 32 GB expandable via micro SD card up to 128 GB
Back Camera: 13 MP f/2.0 w/ laser AF and dual real tone LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5 MP f/2.0 and 85 degree wide angle lens
Battery: 3,000 mAh Li Pol
OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop w/ Zen UI
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, A GPS, Dual SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass, light, gyroscope
Others: Colors: gold, red, grey, white
Dimensions: 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.8 mm
Weight: 170 g
Price: 8,995 Pesos

Like what I said earlier, the best part here is there isn't much of a price hike. You get all of that exciting boost for an SRP of just 8,995 Pesos coming from 8,695. Availability is yet to be confirmed, yet I'm sure this will be a surefire hit.

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What do you think guys?