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Asus releases Zenfone KitKat update


Asus has just announced the release of the KitKat 4.4 update for their increasingly popular Zenfone line of devices. The update includes enhancements for the ZenUI by giving users additional functionality and addressing bugs present in the previous version. Here’s a list of the  changes we received straight from Asus.

ZenUI Update Highlights
1.  Update to Android 4.4 KitKat
2.  New functions:
o   Do Not Disturb mode
o   Reply via Call-in SIM card, system will auto select the right phone number via the call. (applies to   dual SIM models only)
o   Full dual standby with two SIM cards
(applies to dual SIM models only)
o   Filter effects for videos
o   When in sleep mode, double tab to wake up the screen. When device is locked, double tab the lock screen to turn off the screen.
o   Added Remote and PC Link for Zenfone 4
Camera and Photo editing
New functions:
o   Option to automatically enable Image Stabilization when hand shaking is detected
o   PanoSphere mode for ZenFone 6
o   Added MicroFilm Feature for ZenFone 4
o   Filter effects for videos
o   Improvements to ASUS Gallery:
o   Enhanced display in landscape mode on phones and tablets
o   Add video rotation function
FM Radio
Auto scan local radio stations, manual frequency input, added support for– Program Service & Radio Text of RDS
o   Add live wallpaper – MyWater
What’s Next
New functions:
o   Support for 24-hour format
o   User-adjustable widget transparency
o   Swipe to skip cards
o   Add Quick Action Button to What’s Next notifications
Flip Cover
o   Added Calendar reminder