Asus promotes the ZenFone Selfie by presenting the dangers of taking selfies

Asus promotes the ZenFone Selfie by presenting the dangers of taking selfies
With millions and millions of selfies taken each hour around the globe, it was just a matter of time before a well-known smartphone manufacturer would launch a handset with the word selfie included in its name. That's what Asus recently did with the ZenFone Selfie - a relatively affordable (~$320) Android Lollipop smartphone that offers a 13 MP front-facing camera with laser auto focus and dual LED flash.

Thankfully, Asus isn't encouraging users to take selfies whenever, wherever. It's actually promoting the handset by showing potential customers when not to take selfies - like when driving, biking, or uhm, flying, or in dangerous situations (around moving trains, animals, and so on). This, of course, is a good thing, as it turns out that selfies (or the attempts to take badass ones) kill more people than sharks.

The ZenFone Selfie is a pretty large phone - not just because of the big front-facing camera, but also because it sports a 5.5-inch 1080p display. The handset is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, also featuring a 13 MP rear camera, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB or 32 GB of expandable storage space, and a 3000 mAh battery. Do you have (or plan to get) a ZenFone Selfie?

source: Asus France (Twitter)

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ZenFone Selfie
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, Octa-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh



5. buccob

Posts: 2977; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

The world has become too narcissistic. Long live smartphones with crappy front facing cameras

6. SirYar

Posts: 351; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

This whole "selfie" trend should've died out when people saw it's stupid name. Instead, we have tech companies embracing and spreading it...

7. KetchupsMustard

Posts: 28; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

Like how LG is now using the word "groufie" for the LG V10. Even worse!

8. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Lol in this day and age people need this.

9. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

These people in the infographic are obviously selfiecidal.

10. lylee73

Posts: 84; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

Well I wanted to have it, but I usually go for the best gaming performance for a price point. Shat.

11. janno

Posts: 144; Member since: Aug 19, 2014

Not interested if it comes with Microsoft bloatware.

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