Z00L - Zenfone 2 Laser

The Zenfone 2 Laser is a group of mid-range Android smartphones, released in August 2015, with a number of different region-specific configurations. The Zenfone 2 Laser comes with either a 5”, 5.5” or 6” display, with either 720p or 1080p resolutions. Chipsets range from a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410, to a 1.7GHz octa-core Snapdragon 616, with each device having either 2GB or 3GB of RAM and 8GB, 16GB or 32GB internal storage. All devices are capable of holding a microSD card up to 128GB and have dual-SIM capability. Cameras comes in either 8MP or 13MP and batteries range from 2400mAh to 3000mAh.



A port for Halium 7.1 is being worked on by Aayush Gupta


Distribution Device Specific Files Kernel What works What doesn’t work
Z00L on LineageOS Wiki LineageOS/android_device_asus_Z00L LineageOS/android_kernel_asus_msm8916 based on v3.10.108 see device page see device page
Z00L on Halium projectmanagement Halium/android_device_asus_Z00L Halium/android_kernel_asus_msm8916 based on v3.10.108 see device page see device page

Kernel & Hardware

Mainline (v3.10.108 as of writing)

Everything required is already patched in kernel source and is fully upstreamed. Patches from CAF and Linux are also merged already.

Cyanogemod based kernels (LOS & UBP)

Both Halium and LOS share a common base which is Cyanogenmod. However, the Halium kernel was pacthed with Halium-specific edits. Currently some kernel flags and additional patches were used.

Device Specifics


Special boot modes

Recovery: With the device powered off, hold Volume Up + Power. On the next screen (fastboot mode) use Volume Down to scroll to “RECOVERY” and then press Power to select.

Download: With the device powered off, hold Volume Up + Power.

Developer Info

This device is competely open and has no weird behaviour

Useful Resources