Introduction


The selfie-oriented niche may be a small one, but still active. Every now and then a manufacturer will launch a phone with a high-resolution front camera, assisted by an LED flash, and some software enhancements to boost your self-made mugshots. Today, we take a look at the Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro. As you are probably guessing by the name, it's a phone that wants to appeal to the social-networking, selfie-loving crowd. This one ups the ante with a secondary, wide-angle selfie camera on the front, and a Portrait Mode for both the front- and rear-facing snappers.

Design



When first laying eyes on the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro, one is met with a pleasant, contemporary design. The device is wrapped in matte-finished metal and has a thin profile, which feels quite pleasant in the hand. The home button on the bottom is a capacitive plaque, which also doubles as a fingerprint scanner. We've got backlit "back" and "recent apps" buttons surrounding it.

The power button and volume rocker are both placed on the right, with the latter being just a tad bit higher than we would've liked. Still, all controls are in a reasonably reachable spot. The physical buttons have a very reassuring click to them, though they're just a bit shallow.


Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro

Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro

Dimensions

6.06 x 2.95 x 0.27 inches

153.9 x 74.9 x 6.9 mm

Weight

5.19 oz (147 g)

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Dimensions

5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches

150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)

Sony Xperia XA1

Sony Xperia XA1

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.64 x 0.31 inches

145 x 67 x 8 mm

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Dimensions

6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 inches

156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm

Weight

6.56 oz (186 g)

Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro

Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro

Dimensions

6.06 x 2.95 x 0.27 inches

153.9 x 74.9 x 6.9 mm

Weight

5.19 oz (147 g)

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Dimensions

5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches

150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)

Sony Xperia XA1

Sony Xperia XA1

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.64 x 0.31 inches

145 x 67 x 8 mm

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Dimensions

6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 inches

156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm

Weight

6.56 oz (186 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page



Display


We've got a 5.5-inch AMOLED panel with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. The imagery is sharp and, thanks to a very elaborate screen color customization menu, we can get either very punchy colors, or a very subdued, easy-on-the-eyes look.

In short, if not entirely color-accurate, the display is a pleasure to look at and covers a variety of tastes. Unfortunately, it doesn't get very bright, so viewing out in the sunlight is not always a great experience.



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