Latest Asus phone reviews

Asus Zenfone 5 review: The mid-price phone to take Asus to the big time?
4.0 stars Asus Zenfone 5 review: The mid-price phone to take Asus to the big time? By Mike Lowe

Historically, Asus hasn't been a major player in the UK's mid-price phone market. But times are a-changing, as the 2018 Asus Zenfone 5 shows. Fresh off the back of the recent iPhone X launch, this £350 Android handset certainly apes portions of Apple's... Read more

Asus ROG Phone initial review: The serious flagship smartphone for PUBG gamers and more
Asus ROG Phone initial review: The serious flagship smartphone for PUBG gamers and more By Cat Thomas

Asus' gaming brand, Republic of Gamers, unveiled its latest gadget to keep you gaming no matter when or where during its Computex 2018 press conference. The ROG mobile phone is designed specifically for gamers and it could even be the most powerful phone... Read more

Asus ZenFone AR review: You know when you've been Tango'd
3.5 stars Asus ZenFone AR review: You know when you've been Tango'd By Cam Bunton

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are two areas of huge potential, especially as all major manufacturers and platform developers are involved, whether it be for mobile or desktop.For Google, Project Tango was the first major push towards... Read more

Asus Zenfone 4 Pro preview: The true flagship of the Zenfone family
Asus Zenfone 4 Pro preview: The true flagship of the Zenfone family By Chris Hall

Asus has launched a full family of Zenfone 4 devices and it's serious about gaining some traction for these devices in the UK and across Europe. Different devices are launching in different territories and while the UK is slated to get the Zenfone 4... Read more

Asus Zenfone 4 preview: A dual camera attack on the mid-range
Asus Zenfone 4 preview: A dual camera attack on the mid-range By Chris Hall

The Asus Zenfone 4 is a mid-range handset that comes with the addition of dual cameras on the back of the phone. Asus is shaking things up in the smartphone race, bringing a second wide-angle lens to the party.The Zenfone 4 has launched in a number of... Read more

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom preview: The mid-ranger cameraphone
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom preview: The mid-ranger cameraphone By Elyse Betters

Asus went after mixed reality geeks with the ZenFone AR, but with the  Zenfone 3 Zoom, it's targeting photographers.All the major smartphones from this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas had multiple camera lenses, including the ZenFone 3... Read more

Asus ZenFone AR preview: A solid introduction to mixed reality
Asus ZenFone AR preview: A solid introduction to mixed reality By Elyse Betters

The first phone with both Google Tango and Google Daydream is here.While at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Asus unveiled the ZenFone AR, the second Tango-enabled phone to debut. What makes this interesting is that it also comes with Daydream,... Read more

Asus Zenfone 3, Zenfone Deluxe and Zenfone Ultra preview: Three-way attack on phone market
Asus Zenfone 3, Zenfone Deluxe and Zenfone Ultra preview: Three-way attack on phone market By Cat Thomas

Asus has stealthily been building up quite the smartphone following over the past two years since it launched the Zenfone series.According to the company, the Zenfone and Zenfone 2 have hit user rates of 30 million in 30 markets. The launch of the new... Read more

Asus ZenFone Selfie: It's selfie time (hands-on)
Asus ZenFone Selfie: It's selfie time (hands-on) By Cat Thomas

Asus showcased its newest offering the Asus ZenFone Selfie at its press conference in Taipei today ahead of Computex 2015 this week, promising users the ultimate selfie whenever they need to snap themselves. As the name suggests, the primary function... Read more

Asus Zenfone 5 LTE review: Yin and yang
4.0 stars Asus Zenfone 5 LTE review: Yin and yang By Andrew Williams

About two years ago cheap phones reeked of compromise; the gap between entry-level Android phones and top-end ones was massive. But that's all changed recently, with phones like the Asus Zenfone 5 and Motorola Moto G (2014) plugging the gap. Spend in... Read more

Asus ZenFone Zoom eyes-on: The phone with 3x optical zoom
Asus ZenFone Zoom eyes-on: The phone with 3x optical zoom By Elyse Betters

Asus has shown off a new smartphone called the ZenFone Zoom. The company didn't give the media a chance to touch and hold the ZenFone Zoom on the show floor, but we did find it on display.To highlight the 13-megapixel rear camera - which sticks out the... Read more

Asus ZenFone 2 hands-on: Premium without the price
Asus ZenFone 2 hands-on: Premium without the price By Elyse Betters

Asus has unveiled the ZenFone 2, a brushed-metal successor to the first ZenFone that debuted at last year's CES. We've spent a few minutes with the 5.5-inch device and can confirm it looks and feels great.The ZenFone 2 features a 5.5-inch Full HD display... Read more

Asus Zenfone: Hands-on with the budget 4, 5 and 6-inch Android smartphones
Asus Zenfone: Hands-on with the budget 4, 5 and 6-inch Android smartphones By Mike Lowe

Asus has already proven that just because something is affordable doesn't mean it needs to look and feel cheap. Think Nexus 7 and you'll have an idea what we mean. But at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas the Taiwanese company pushed a lot... Read more

Asus Fonepad 7 hands-on: tablet-meets-phone update has minimal tweaks compared to original
Asus Fonepad 7 hands-on: tablet-meets-phone update has minimal tweaks compared to original By Mike Lowe

Asus sure did push out the goods at this year's IFA electronics show in Berlin. The Fonepad 7 is an update to the original 7-inch 3G tablet that joins the also-announced FonePad 6 Note in the line=up, albeit that the 7 comes without an included stylus.Despite... Read more

Asus PhonePad Note 6 hands-on: Bigger-than Galaxy Note, less aspirational feature set
Asus PhonePad Note 6 hands-on: Bigger-than Galaxy Note, less aspirational feature set By Mike Lowe

There's an ongoing argument about when a phone becomes a tablet or a tablet becomes a phone. Asus is sitting on the fence with the delivery of its PhonePad 6, a 6-inch, stylus-included tablet-meets-smartphone that's clearly got its eye on the Samsung... Read more

Asus Fonepad Note FHD 6 pictures and hands-on
Asus Fonepad Note FHD 6 pictures and hands-on By Cat Thomas

Asus upped the ante in its quest to seize a larger slice of the Smartphone/phablet pie with the announcement of its 6-inch Fonepad Note FHD 6 at Computex on Monday.Up against the Samsung Galaxy Note II and the Huawei Ascend Mate, the FonePad Note slots... Read more

Asus Padfone 2
3.5 stars Asus Padfone 2 By Chris Hall

The Asus Padfone 2 wants to simplify the smartphone or tablet or conundrum, giving you both sides of the equation, locked into symbiotic coexistence.It gives you the benefit of both worlds: the big screen when you want it; the powerful pocketable phone... Read more

Asus Fonepad pictures and hands-on
Asus Fonepad pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

The Asus Fonepad is, well, it's a bloomin' huge sorta-phone, sorta-tablet device. Think Nexus 7 with a SIM slot that you could make calls from. We say *could* because, after handling the 7-inch device, it's clear that you'd look totally bonkers in doing... Read more

Asus Padfone Infinity pictures and hands-on
Asus Padfone Infinity pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

One of this year's MWC mega launches, the Asus Padfone Infinity - which is the anticipated "Padfone 3" device - has a lot to shout about.Amid the madness of the Asus press conference at the show, Pocket-lint visited Asus behind closed doors to take a... Read more

Asus Padfone 2 pictures and hands-on
Asus Padfone 2 pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

The Asus Padfone 2 was unveiled publicly today at a packed event in Milan. The quirky phone-cum-tablet device looks to crack two ends of the market, potentially bringing your phone and tablet needs together into one hybrid package.The brains of the outfit... Read more

Asus Padfone pictures and hands-on
Asus Padfone pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

It's a bird, it's a plane, no it's Superman, or something like that. And you would be forgiven for wanting to utter the same words when it comes to the Asus Padfone announced at Mobile World Congress on Monday in Barcelona. You see, it's a phone, it's... Read more

Asus PadFone hands-on
Asus PadFone hands-on By Lars-Göran Nilsson

Is it a phone, or is it a tablet? Well actually, it has the power to be both. That’s the story of the PadFone, a new gadget that’s been announced by Asus at Computex in Taipei, and as you would expect we’ve tracked down the device to see what’s... Read more

Asus MyPal A730
3.5 stars Asus MyPal A730 By Stephen Patrick

The competition is heating up in the mobile device market, as more multimedia punch is being packed into ever-smaller packages. To keep up with the times, PDA manufacturers are touting their latest models as all-in-one organisers and multimedia tools.... Read more