ASUS ZenFone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Silver Polygon)

ASUS ZenFone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Silver Polygon)

ASUS ZenFone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Silver Polygon)

B&H # ASZF2128GBSE MFR # ZE551ML-23-4G128G-SE
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Product Highlights

  • GSM / 4G LTE Capable
  • North American Variant
  • 13MP Rear + 5MP Front Cameras
  • 5-Element f/2.0 Lens + Dual LED Flash
  • Quad-Core 2.3 GHz Intel Atom CPU
  • 128GB Storage Capacity + 4GB of RAM
  • 5.5" IPS LCD Display
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 Resolution
  • 3000mAh Battery + Dual SIM Card Slots
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
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This device is carrier-unlocked and should work fully with the carriers listed below with green bars. Yellow bars denote partial network coverage. A SIM card and service plan must be purchased separately. Network compatibility listed here is for reference only and does not guarantee phone compatibility.

ASUS ZE551ML-23-4G128G-SE Overview

  • 1Description

Experience dynamic handheld performance with the US Version of the ZenFone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML Smartphone in silver from ASUS. This smartphone features a quad-core 2.3 GHz Intel Atom Z3580 processor and a powerful 4GB of built-in RAM. It also comes equipped with 128GB of storage and includes a microSDXC slot that supports cards with up to 64GB of memory for additional storage capacity. The integrated micro-USB interface allows you to connect the device for mass-storage purposes and also serves as a charging port. Additionally, you can use the micro-USB port to connect an optional MHL adapter for outputting video to an external display.

The ZenFone houses a 5.5" IPS capacitive display, which is designed to deliver robust images and color depth. Its 1920 x 1080 screen resolution lets you watch full HD content without pixel loss. For photo capturing, image recording, and video chatting, the ZenFone 2 features a 13MP PixelMaster rear camera and 5MP PixelMaster front camera. Autofocus is built-in and a dual-tone LED flash helps when taking photos in low-light situations. Additional camera modes and features are available, including Super HDR, Low Light, and Super Resolution, to help you get the picture quality that you want.

The ZenFone 2 is also well-equipped for wireless communication. It features Bluetooth v4.0 technology for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, and 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi for high-speed Internet connectivity. Integrated Wi-Fi Direct and NFC enable you to connect to compatible devices for wireless content sharing. GPS with GLONASS is also on-board for using Google Location and Maps services. The ZenFone 2's 3000mAh battery can deliver hours of enjoyment on a full charge.

Dual Cameras
  • Rear Camera: f/2.0 13 MP, autofocus, blue glass filter, dual LED flash, PixelMaster
  • Front Camera: f/2.0 5 MP, fix focus, wide view, PixelMaster
  • Video Recording: 1080p HD video recording with video stabilization and one-touch still-capture facility
  • Low Light Mode: Increases light sensitivity by up to 400%. It also enhances noise reduction and boosts color contrast by up to 400%, for clear and bright low-light shots with no need for flash.
  • Super HDR Mode: Expands the dynamic range by four times to give the final picture up to 400% more brightness, along with improved color contrast and detail to ensure the photos you capture in any scene with strong backlighting look natural.
  • Super Resolution Mode: Captures and combines four 13MP photos to create a single image of with four times the clarity—up to 52MP.
  • Wide-Angle Selfie Panorama: Captures a panoramic selfie to up to 140°.
  • Beautification Mode: Balances facial features, softens complexions, and removes blemishes in real time.
  • North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
    The ZE551ML is a US variant of the ZenFone 2 Deluxe. The ZE551ML's LTE radio is tuned to frequencies that are most often used in the United States and North America. It can also be used in other parts of the world, however LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. To ensure this phone will work with your carrier please check to make sure the frequencies your carrier uses are supported by this phone. The full list of compatible carrier frequencies can be found here, the frequencies this phone supports can be found in the product specs.
    GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
    This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.

    Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works with in the Specifications.
    Android 5.0 Lollipop
    The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. Using the card-based Google Now, Android quickly surfaces information for you whenever you need it, powered by the same Knowledge Engine that runs Google's web search. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your homescreen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to more than one million apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 5.0 Lollipop introduces Google's "Material Design" language and sees a complete overhaul of the look and feel of the OS. Other improvements include an updated notification system, more useful multitasking (now called "Recents"), multi-user support, and a Battery Saver mode.
    Intuitive Design
    The ZenFone 2 was built with the user in mind. Its design incorporates an intuitive control layout, ergonomic arc structure, thin 3.9mm edges, and a 72% screen-to-body ratio. NCVM molding techniques helped achieve the ZenFone 2's metallic look and solid grip, while reducing its overall weight. Despite its slim profile and design, the ZenFone 2 still comes equipped with a full array of access ports and features dual SIM capability.
    BoostMaster Technology
    ASUS BoostMaster Technology is designed to charge you ZenFone 2 at faster than normal speeds—up to 60% in 39 minutes. Coupled with ZenFone 2's large 3000mAh battery, you'll get more power, faster.
    ASUS Enhancements
  • ZenUI: ASUS's mobile user interface that delivers more than 1000 additions to the standard Android interface, including ZenMotion, SnapView, Trend Micro Security, and ZenUI Instant Updates
  • Glove Touch Technology: The ZenFone 2 responds to every touch, swipe, and gesture, even if you're wearing gloves
  • AudioWizard: Provides better audio experiences depending on different listening modes
  • Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi: Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Near Field Communication (NFC) support
  • GPS: A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Bluetooth: Version 4.0, A2DP, EDR
  • Additional Features
  • 5GB free lifetime ASUS WebStorage
  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • MP4/H.264 player
  • Document viewer
  • Photo/video editor
  • In the Box
    ASUS ZenFone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Silver Polygon)
  • 18W Power Adapter
  • Micro USB Charging/Data Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    ASUS ZE551ML-23-4G128G-SE Specs

    Performance
    Operating System Android 5.0 Lollipop
    Memory 4 GB
    Chipset Intel Atom Z3580
    CPU 2.3 GHz Intel Atom Quad-Core
    GPU 533 MHz PowerVR G6430
    Storage 128 GB
    Display
    Size 5.5"
    Native Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Display Colors 16.0 Million
    Pixel Density 403 ppi
    Display Technology IPS-Type LCD
    Screen Coating Gorilla Glass 3
    Input/Output Connectorsdecwdqdzdvztzdrfrqtcsreucvsxvbyeez
    Ports 1 x USB 2.0 - Micro
    Audio 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone
    1 x Integrated Speaker
    Flash Media Slot 1 x microSDXC
    SIM Card Size Card 1: Micro
    Card 2: Micro
    Communications
    Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR 
    NFC Yes
    GPS Yes
    General
    Sensors Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity
    Keyboard Virtual
    Battery Internal Lithium-Ion (3000.0 mAh)
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.0 x 3.0 x 0.4" / 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm
    Weight 6.00 oz / 170 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.5 x 5.6 x 2.2"

    ASUS ZE551ML-23-4G128G-SE Reviews

    ZenFone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Silver Polygon) is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 16.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from so far I love this phone I have cricket wireless,this phone worked perfectly for it.just take it out of package charge it then slide your sim card in the 2g/3g/4g slot then turn it on and it will auto config.it works like a charm.the phone has plenty of speed,plenty of ram for games and other apps.I play mmo's and so far it's played everyone I've downloaded.the storage space 128g internal and 64g external is plenty of space now I've heard people putting in a 256g class 10 external sd card in and it working just fine,but this phone is only rated at a 64g external sd card.the camera takes awesome pictures and video.the sound is awesome too.but all in all I would recommend this phone to people looking for a phone all around.
    Date published: 2016-03-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Audio Quality Also adding to my previous review, the audio quality is excellent. For audiophiles out there the quality using but headphones and external speakers such as car audio systems, stereos, surround systems and PC speakers the sound is flawless. The AudioWizard app build in really helps too.
    Date published: 2016-03-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth every penny! Considering the price paid for the device and the features offered, it is an excellent investment. Fast and easy to use without delay to perform the functions. Featuring 128GB of ROM and 4GB of RAM plus the good processor makes the phone the best in the price range. I recommend.
    Date published: 2015-12-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredibly awesome phone... I have been pretty please with this phone. There are so many features (dual sim card, 128 gb storage, phone's performance). It does not have a lot of bloatware like other unlocked phones and get updated pretty frequently. So far... I haven't had a problem with any installed app; it is able to load them pretty quickly. I guess that my only complain is that it heats up a little when using Google Maps.
    Date published: 2017-03-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from good phone The phone is very high quality. And its back cover is not just beautiful, but nice holding. all the programs that I use work very well. Nothing slows down. I am pleased with your purchase.
    Date published: 2015-11-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great connection I love this phone and I replaced a Samsung galaxy s5 active.
    Date published: 2016-04-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Phone This was the best phone that I've ever had with 128 GB built-in and a 200 GB Micro SD card (making 328 GB total storage) what more can I ask for. Intel Atom CPU and 4 GB of RAM means it's fast and never lags.
    Date published: 2015-11-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm Very Satisfied Okay, so nobody really needs this much built in storage. Or the shiny silver back. Or in my case with the Special Edition, a second back (carbon fiber). But now I'm spoiled. I would prefer fewer ASUS apps, but at least they are nice enough to let you HIDE the ones you will never use.
    Date published: 2016-02-08
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    question

    Do you ship it in France ?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    You may calculate your actual shipping options/order totals by adding the items you want to a shopping cart. It will then list the shipping options, descriptions, ETA's and fees to your location.
    Answered by: Heather S.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    a question. asus know when they will be available for sale zenfone 3. Thanks
    Asked by: Amaury S.
    Please email us at mobile@bhphoto.com for assistance with your inquiry.
    Answered by: Heather S.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    why does it not come with 2 back covers? All other versions on internet have both.
    Asked by: Joseph R.
    I am sorry I do not know what other retailers offer, but this is the way it comes from the manufacturer.
    Answered by: Moshe S.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    Does it come with 2 back covers i.e. Carbon Black & Silver Polygon ?
    Asked by: Bilal N.
    Yes it comes with both.
    Answered by: Alex L.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    is this model dual sim dual active OR just dual sim dual standby?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Both sims are active. You'll see 1 and 2 on the top of your screen. You have an option to call or text from sim 1 or sim 2, or you can set a default sim.Your data will default to one sim only.I love this phone!!!
    Answered by: Paul H.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    Is the battery removable (easily replaced by the user)?
    Asked by: Sam H.
    the battery is built in. for emergencies, carry a power bank. if you talk a lot on it, you'll need one.
    Answered by: Robert L.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    is this the special edition? 128gb internal and 128gb external memory like the onesavailable in asian market?
    Asked by: marlon m.
    Yes, this is the special edition. Yes, it has 128gb internal memory. No, it doesn't come with a 128gb SD Card. At least, I didn't get one with it.
    Answered by: Richard H.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    Does this phone work with consumer cellular ?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Yes
    Answered by: PEDRO P.
    Date published: 2018-08-26
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