France becomes the first European market to get Asus Zenfone 2

Asus Zenfone 2 in FranceAsus has launched the new Zenfone 2 smartphones in the France, making it the first European market to get the phones. The Zenfone 2 ZE500CL, ZE550ML, and ZE551ML are now available in the country via Asus Shop, Darty, Cdiscount and Auchan online stores.

According to the company, Zenfone 2 ZE500CL has been priced at 179 euros, ZE550ML at 249 euros and ZE551ML at 349 euros, however the company will be offering ZE551ML for a promotional price of 299 euros for a limited period.

To remind you, Asus Zenfone 2 smartphones (apart from ZE500CL) feature a 5.5-inch display, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front shooter and 64-bit Intel Atom quad-core processor. ZE500CL sports 5-inch display, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front shooter. All Zenfone 2 smartphones run on Android 5.0 with Zen UI. You can check out the detailed specifications later in the report.

Asus is also set to launch the phones in Italty soon, however there is no word on the Zenfone 2 launch in other European markets at this point.


Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML)

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)


77.2×152.5×10.9 mm77.2×152.5×10.9 mm71.5×148.1x 10.9 mm


170 grams170 grams155 grams


5.5-inch 1080p FHD5.5-inch 720p HD5-inch 720p HD


2.3GHz Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core1.8GHz Intel Atom Z3560 quad-core1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2560




32GB (expandable)16GB (expandable)8GB (expandable)

Rear Camera


Front Camera





LTE, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, BluetoothLTE, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, BluetoothLTE, single-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth


Android 5.0Android 5.0Android 5.0

Source: Asus (1, 2)

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