Asus Zenfone 4 A450CG, which is the 4.5 inch version of Zenfone 4 goes on sale on Flipkart. The phone is priced Rs. 7,000 (Rs. 6,999, to be more precise). It is available in Solar Yellow, Charcoal black, Cherry red, Pearl white, Sky blue.
As mentioned above, the Zenfone 4 A450CG features a 4.5 inch display that offers 854 x 480 Pixels FWVGA resolution. This is slight improvement over the 4 inch version that offers WVGA resolution. The display offers ~217 ppi pixel density and 16M color depth. It is a TFT capacitive touch display that supports 10 fingers multi touch. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Asus Zenfone 4 A450CG is powered by the same 1.2 GHz dual core Intel Atom Z2520 Processor with Intel Hyper Threading Technology. There is 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage memory. There is a microSD card slot for further expansion of memory. The phone supports microSD cards up to 64 GB.
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It is a dual SIM phone that supports 2G and 3G network bands. The phone offers download/ upload speeds of 42 Mbps HSDPA; 5.76 Mbps HSUPA, HSPA+. The connectivity options in the phone includes WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0 (A2DP, EDR), GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS and microUSD v2.0 port.
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Asus Zenfone 4 A450CG features an 8 MP rear camera and 0.3 MP VGA front camera. Asus pixelmaster technology is used in this camera. It has a wide f/2.0 aperture lens featured in the camera. The front camera is a basic VGA camera.
The battery in this device is slightly larger than the 4 inch version. The battery in Zenfone 4 A450CG holds 1750 mAh charge. The battery on full charge offers up to 13 hours on 3G and up to 255 hours of stand by. The Zenfone 4 A450CG runs Android 4.4 Kitkat OS out-of-the-box with Zen UI on top. Overall dimension ranges 67.9×136.8×11.3 mm with 133g weight.
Asus Zenfones are a run away success in India, with stocks lasting just a day or two when it becomes available. The Zenfone 5 8 GB version which came in stock two days early went off the stock again. However, the 16 GB version is still available for a price of Rs. 12,999. The 4 inch version Asus Zenfone 4 A400CG is already on sale Flipkart for some time.
On the competition front the device will be competing with Motorola Moto E which sells at the same price and the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi 1S. The later is scheduled to launch in India on August 26. There are other phones like Micromax Unite 2 and Lava Iris X1 in this price group that features similar specifications.