The long wait is over. Asus has finally launched the Zenfone 2 in the Philippines. Safe to say, it’s one of the most compelling flagships we’ve seen in a while with the top-of-the-line version hitting just under P15,000.

Just a quick refresher here are the specs of the models we’re getting here in the Philippines:

 ZE551ML (2.33GHz)ZE551ML (2.33GHz)ZE551ML (1.8GHz)ZE500CL
Display5.5" IPS Full HD (1,920 x 1,080), Gorilla Glass 35.5" IPS Full HD (1,920 x 1,080), Gorilla Glass 35.5" IPS Full HD (1,920 x 1,080), Gorilla Glass 35" IPS HD (1,280 x 720), Gorilla Glass 3
ProcessorIntel Atom Z3580 quad-core, 64-bitIntel Atom Z3580 quad-core, 64-bitIntel Atom Z3560 quad-core, 64-bitIntel Multi-Core Z2560 (1.6GHz)
Operating system64-bit Android 5.0 Lollipop64-bit Android 5.0 Lollipop64-bit Android 5.0 LollipopAndroid 5.0 Lollipop
MemoryLPDDR3 4GB RAMLPDDR3 4GB RAMLPDDR3 2GB RAMLPDDR2 2GB RAM
Storage64GB internal; expandable up to 64GB via microSD32GB internal; expandable up to 64GB via microSD16GB internal; expandable up to 64GB via microSD16GB internal; expandable up to 64GB via microSD
ConnectivityLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
SIMDual SIM (with Dual SIM Dual Active technology)Dual SIM (with Dual SIM Dual Active technology)Dual SIM (with Dual SIM Dual Active technology)Single SIM
Camera13MP rear with Real Tone Dual LED flash; 5MP wide angle front13MP rear with Real Tone Dual LED flash; 5MP wide angle front13MP rear with Real Tone Dual LED flash; 5MP wide angle front8MP auto-focus rear; 2MP front
Battery3,000mAh Li-Po with 18W adapter with BoostMaster fast-charging technology3,000mAh Li-Po with 18W adapter with BoostMaster fast-charging technology3,000mAh Li-Po with optional 18W adapter with BoostMaster fast-charging technology2,500mAh Irremovable polymer
SRPP14,995P13,995P9,995P7,995

Quick recap of the prices: Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML 2.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 64GB of storage retails for P14,995; ZE551ML 2.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 32GB of storage retails for P13,995; ZE551ML 1.8GHz, 2GB RAM, 16GB of storage retails for P9,995; and ZE550CL 2GB RAM, 16GB of storage retails for P7,995.

Asus put up the list of the retailers selling the device on their Facebook page.