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ASUS Zenfone 2

Trekking is a part of my life. Being a wanderer you have to be prepared to tackle the hurdles that come your way. So my backpack is loaded with necessary things to make the journey light and flexible. Not to forget the technological innovations these days, those are complimenting the essence of travelling. 

SMARTPHONE! Has a very significant part while trekking. It encapsulates many things that aid travelling. Like finding directions, capturing moments, connecting with the world in the moment of distress, work on the go (at times you just can’t ignore it) and still having enough juice to make the home coming journey entertaining/relaxing by watching movies, listening to songs or playing games. So choosing a good Smartphone is as important as packing your backpack. 

ASUS Zenfone 2 is the right companion for trekking. Here are my 5 reasons:


Plans work best when they are spontaneous. That’s when there is very less time to charge your phone. Hey! ASUS Zenfone 2 has backed you up with this. BoostMaster technology charges the phone with double the speed. It shoots up the juice in the battery to 60% in no more than 39mins. BoostMaster’s fast charging for 10mins, you get 4hrs of 2G talk time and 2.7hrs of 3G talk time. This particular feature is very useful while trekking because you might get just few minutes to charge up your phone at a particular halt.



Look at this beauty! It has an incredibly slender body measuring only 3.9mm edge and weighing 170g only. A slim and light design that is apt for trekking making it comfortable and lighter in the pocket.

The physical rear keys, is just what is needed for a trekker while he is walking, looking at the marvels of the nature and listening to soft music. Adjusting the volume when the phone is in pocket has never been this easy! Just slide your hand over the pocket and *click click*. 


Moments while trekking are worth capturing for it adds to the beautiful collection of memories. ASUS Zenfone 2 adds quality to it with its 13MP rear camera consisting 5 element lenses and dual-LED flash. These lenses are not just to increase the count but to enhance the quality, clarity and precision of the images you capture.

Trekking offers you incredible sights to capture in day as well as in night. ASUS Zenfone 2 keeps you ready to take snaps in both these extreme conditions of light. 

Super HDR of PixelMaster camera technology makes sure you can capture detailed images even in the brightest afternoon. With 400% better brightness and contrast it gives you fine details of shaded areas.

Low Light mode makes capturing photos and videos in the night an easy task. The combination of adjusting pixel size and advance image-processing algorithms of PixelMaster increases both light sensitivity reducing noise and boosting colour contrast by up to 400%.

The fun doesn’t end here. For experts who want more control over the ISO, Exposure and White Balance of their images. Here’s a video showcasing the DSLR experience: 


Under the Hood: 

Nothing is more adventurous than finding your own path. And with such lethal specs you are sure of getting real-time navigation while trekking using the GPS in ASUS Zenfone 2.

64-bit Intel Atom 2.3Ghz (Quad-core)
4GB 64-bit Dual-channel
4G LTE Support
Operating System
Android Lollipop
5-mode Positioning
6430 PowerVR 533Mhz
Touch Responsiveness


With lethal specs under the hood as mentioned above powering its 5.5” Full HD display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and a stunning 72% screen-to-body ratio makes the gaming and movie watching experience unmatched. Hence, back to home journey after trek is exciting too.

I just #CantWait4Zenfone2 to redefine my Smartphone experience while trekking, making it more comfortable and memorable. 23rd Apr’ 15 come soon!

About Author

Abhishek Gorale

A software engineer by profession and a curious blogger by will. An ambivert who balances his creative and geeky sides.


  1. Amazing specs, I am eagerly awaiting the launch to know the price of this masterpiece. Awesome blog post, kudos!


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