Asus to hold an IFA 2015 press event on September 2, teases a smartphone and a smartwatch

Asus to hold an IFA 2015 press event on September 2, teases a smartphone and a smartwatch
With IFA 2015 just around the corner, more and more manufacturers are expressing their intention to host a press event or a keynote at the trade show. Sony is probably the largest handset maker that has explicitly unveiled that it will be at IFA 2015 (with its event due on September 2), but we are more than certain that the majority of big players will make an appearance in two weeks' time.

Asus is the latest of the better-known smartphone makers to reveal that it will be attending the trade show. The press event is scheduled for September 2, and Asus hints at a few products that will likely debut - the ones that are of interest for us are the smartwatch that was clearly shown and probably the smartphone that was being hinted by showing its rear-positioned volume rocker.

We've been hearing here and there about an unannounced Asus ZenFone device that has already been certified in China and might just get unveiled at this year's IFA. 

Renders and specs of the phone we're talking about have already been leaked, hinting that this Asus device is a mid-range one. It might end up being the one showed in Asus' teaser for its event (you can watch it by following the source link). We expect to see it unveiled in two weeks' time, but it will most probably not be the only one to debut. Let's not forget that Asus also has a smartwatch, the ZenWatch, and there's always the chance that the company might unveil a successor to the wearable.

We'll know more in two week's time.


source: Asus via GSMDome 

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9 Comments

1. xdza1979

Posts: 296; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

Asus has on of the best smartwatches out now.iam excited to see whats they gonna unveil.

2. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Asus is becoming the new samsung releasing so many phones within a short time and also giving them ridiculous names.

7. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

zenfone laser|selfie|max|deluxe.. its not that bad and more to-the-point compared to galaxy note|alpha|mega|core|prime|star|young|zoom|grand|d​uos or HTC sense|hero|butterfly

8. Suo.Eno

Posts: 556; Member since: Feb 17, 2013

yeah and if they have a Zenfone 2 Max that'll get on my hotlist for sure

3. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 370; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

Love asus products but hate that they release so many different variants of the same model, especially their tablet ranges. Also the worst when it comes to bloatware and software updates, even worse then Samsung.

4. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 370; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

Thank god they are cheap though

5. Sdiq572

Posts: 36; Member since: Jun 26, 2015

The smartwatch is clearly the Zenwatch 2 who has already unveiled in computec

6. .warrenmosler

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Optical zoom?

9. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 370; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

Still waiting for the zenfone zoom or whatever the camera centric phone is called (not the laser)

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