5 ASUS Zenfone 2 Features You Probably Didn't Know About

If you already own an ASUS Zenfone 2, then chances are you're not utilizing it to its fullest potential. Or perhaps you're just like, awestruck with its raw computing power or camera that you'll forget that there's more to the device that meets the eye. So we compiled 5 quick features of the Zenfone 2 you probably didn't know about.

5 ASUS Zenfone 2 Features You Probably Didn't Know About

Zenmotion

It's probably one of the oldest tricks in the proverbial smartphone book by now, but you can activate apps just by simply "drawing" letters on your Zenfone 2's screen. Unlike other older or contemporary gesture-enabled devices, the beauty of this feature is that you can link any app of your liking to a particular gesture. Say, I can launch Waze when I draw "W" on the display or Zomato when I draw "Z."

5 ASUS Zenfone 2 Features You Probably Didn't Know About


NFC

Lots of smartphone companies slap NFC capabilities on their smartphones, but most of them leave consumers to figure things out themselves with regards to this feature.

If you still didn't know, you can do certain things with your Zenfone 2's NFC, like enable WiFi, disable data, switch to vibrate mode, and launch Google Chrome all at the same time, provided you have an NFC tag and an NFC app. Your Zenfone 2 also has Android Beam enabled.

GIF Animation

Yes, you can create looping funny cat videos with your Zenfone 2! You just need to go to your camera, tap on the mutiple squares icon located at the bottom left of your camera dashboard, and select GIF Animation. After capturing a video sequence, you have the option to loop it slow, fast, or even play in reverse.

5 ASUS Zenfone 2 Features You Probably Didn't Know About

Customizable Icon Packs & Fonts

If you're one to always modify your homescreen, ASUS has included a bunch of icon packs to refresh your Zenfone 2's UI every now and then. You can also customize the font your device is using via an extensive library derived from all the apps installed in your device. So if you want to use the 9GAG app font in your Zenfone 2, you can pretty much do so with ease.

5 ASUS Zenfone 2 Features You Probably Didn't Know About

Free 100GB Google Drive

This is probably already a given, as flagship smartphones tend to offer huge amounts of cloud storages to customers for 2 years. I previously got 30GB from Dropbox for 2 years with my HTC One, but imagine what you can do with a 100GB Google Drive.

5 ASUS Zenfone 2 Features You Probably Didn't Know About

You can redeem your free 100GB Google Drive by launching your Google Drive app, selecting Settings, then Product Tour. Just swipe until the last page and a big "Redeem" button would be there. Tap it and select a Google account to claim.

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