Asus Zenfone Selfie Review


By Nadia Hussien & Translation by Magy Ghaly

Yaoota is introducing the pros and cons of Asus Zenfone Selfie, Asus has supported this phone with cameras of the best rear and front-facing camera with different features like laser auto focus and time-lapse. As for the selfies, it is an amazing experience that you will have to try out yourself. The phone has an attractive design and fast performance and many other features.

We will discuss the pros and cons of  Asus Zenfone Selfie and then the review in details.

Asus Zenfone Selfie Pros

  1. The screen’s size is big and its display is very good; a big screen means having fun browsing the internet, watching videos and playing games.
  2. The performance is very good with the Octa-core processor.
  3. The Asus Zenfone Selfie is distinguished with cameras of dual-tone flash.
  4. The cameras give amazing pictures and with the dual-tone flash, they give good-quality pictures even in low light.
  5. The rear camera is supported with the laser auto focus feature.
  6. The sound is high, which is good news for music lovers.
  7. Medium battery with appropriate performance.
  8. The Asus Zenfone Selfie’s performance beats that of the Samsung Galaxy j7 but the Sony C5 ultra wins in the end.
  9. Asus grants its user cloud storage of 5 GB for life.
  10. Supports 4G connection.
  11. Shatterproof screen.
  12. The price is convenient for what the phone is offering  (good features and very good performance.)

Asus Zenfone Selfie Cons

  1. The screen is a little pale in sunlight.
  2. It does not support NFC feature.
  3. Asus Zenfone Selfie does not support recording videos of quality 2160p.
  4. Also, the plastic chassis is a weak point that weakens the phone’s strength.
  5. The phone is thick with a big screen of 5.5 inches.

The price of Asus Zenfone Selfie’s in Egypt

The price of Asus Zenfone Selfie starts at 2149 EGP.

You can search for the price of Asus Zenfone Selfie in Egypt here.

*prices may vary from time to time according to the stores offering the product.

Asus Zenfone Selfie Review


Design and other features

  • The design is very elegant, the back side comes with a distinctive design and there are many colors that you can choose from.
  • The chassis is plastic and the phone is surrounded by a metallic frame.
  • It weighs 170 grams.
  • Dual SIM.
  • Supports Wi-Fi, 4G and, of course, 3G connections.
  • FM radio.


  • 5 inches of quality 1080 × 1920 pixels, 403 ppi pixel density.
  • Asus Zenfone Selfie is protected with the damage resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
  • Sharp display and medium contrast.
  • The brightness of the screen is not powerful enough for a full display in sunlight. The screen is a bit pale in sunlight.
  • The screen is of very good viewing angle.


  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core processor 1.5 GHz; Quad-core 1.5 GHz and another Quad-core 1.11 GHz.
  • 2 GB RAM.
  • 16 GB internal storage that you can expand by adding external storage for up to 128 GB.
  • Asus grants its user cloud storage of 5 GB for life.
  • The operating system is Android 5.0 Lollipop.
  • Asus Zenfone Selfie’s performance is very good and a little more powerful than the Samsung Galaxy j7 and is close to the performance of the Sony C5 ultra, although, Sony C5 ultra still has a more powerful performance than the Asus Zenfone Selfie.
  • As for the graphics performance, it is an average performance.



Rear camera

  • 13 MP with aperture f/2.0.
  • Dual-tone LED flash to give vitality and natural colors to the pictures. And these are important stuff when capturing in low light.
  • Records videos of 1080p @30fps.
  • The slow motion mode is available.
  • The camera supports the laser auto focus feature, and the first phone that ever used the laser in auto focus was the LG G3.
  • Unfortunately, the Asus Zenfone Selfie lacks the optical image stabilization feature which is an essential feature (that maintains the stability of the picture when captured which decreases the blurring in pictures and motion especially in videos).
  • You can control the white balance and also the light sensitivity.
  • There is also automatic mode, night mode, panorama mode and HDR mode.

Front-facing camera

  • 13 MP with aperture f/2.2.
  • Dual flash and also supports auto focus.
  • The camera is made for fascinating selfies and is supported with 88-degree wide-angle lens.
  • Records videos of quality 1080p @30 fps.
  • As for night shots, it is good in case there is light even if it is weak, but in complete darkness you will get somehow dark pictures and you won’t get full details.
  • The beautification feature works on enhancing the picture and elimination of skin spots and softening the skin and you can see its effect immediately or after capturing the picture.


  • 3000 mAh.
  • Asus Zenfone Selfie battery life is almost 8 hours of internet browsing.
  • The battery lasts for almost 11.5 hours of watching videos.
  • Asus Zenfone Selfie battery life is almost 20 hours and 20 minutes of calls and that’s while being connected to the 3G connection.

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