The Asus Zenfone 5z debuted back in February at this year’s MWC. The Snapdragon 845-powered phone went on sale this month in Europe andJapan, while India is scheduled to get it next week.

Now, listing for the device has gone live on the company’s US website as well. While this is good news for fans in the states, the listing says the device starts at $1,999. Yes, a whopping $1,999.

For comparison, in Europe, the handset costs around $575. Is the company planning to bring a highly beefed up version of the phone to the US? Well, no, as it’s the same model (ZS620KL) with same specs…

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