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A small handy gadget for photographers – Asus ZenFlash quick hands on!

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Apart from releasing great smartphone such as Zenfone 2, Asus also designed and launched few smartphone accessories such as Asus FlipCover and powerbanks that enhance the convenience and user experience of the smartphone. Today we’re going to introduce the new Asus smartphone accessories, which is a tiny little gadget that produces flash just like those professional camera add-ons!

Asus ZenFlash specification:-

  • Dimension: 48 x 30 x 15.7mm
  • Weight: 20g
  • Connection: Micro-USB OTG
  • Flash level: Highest at GN4.8

Unboxing

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A simplistic white color box with the ZenFlash visible under a thin plastic layer. It was written and specifies the compatibility of the Asus ZenFlash which is only compatible with Zenfone 2 only.

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User guide included within. Unfortunately, it does not comes with a suction cup rather an anti-slip mat.

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The silica cover that comes with a round loop that we never found its real functionality during our testing period.

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The Asus ZenFlash comes with a xenon lamp along with a proximity sensor on its side.

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The data cable was 11cm long which is sufficient to attach for the Asus ZenFone 2.

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Once attached on the rear cover on the Asus ZenFone 2, the smartphone is no longer convenient to be placed into a pocket.

Instruction prior use

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Your Zenfone 2 must be upgraded to the latest firmware to be compatible with the Asus ZenFlash.

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Attach the microUSB OTG cable onto the microUSB port on the Asus Zenfone 2 and you are good to go!

 

No Flash

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(so much noise!)

Asus Zenfone 2 stock dual LED flashlight

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ZenFlash GN value:1

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ZenFlash GN value:2

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ZenFlash GN value:3

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ZenFlash GN value:4

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ZenFlash GN value:4.8

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Macro Shots

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This pretty sums up that the ZenFlash is not feasible for macroshots! All the images are pretty well overexposed even on the lower flash (GN value =1 )

Model shootout

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Ultimately we conclude that ZenFlash produce lively image in the dark, don’t you agree?

 

Conclusion

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TL: DR, Asus ZenFlash 2 is an ideal companion accessories for those photography enthusiast who is currently using ZenFone 2 in taking low light pictures. With the xenon light flash, the ZenFlash is able to compensate enough light to retain ideal image quality over time.

作者简介

Alex Wee

Alex Wee

A smartphone addict, IT and InfoSec enthusiast. Contact me at [email protected]