Asus introduced the zenfone 5, zenfone 5z and zenfone 5 lite at MWC 2018 and now they just launched the zenfone 5z in India on July 4 which is a flagship model and go in competition against phones like Oneplus 6 and Honor 10 featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, an IPS+Display dual vertical camera and Android P update.
Zenfone 5z is launched in three versions in India and go on sale exclusively via Flipkart from July 9 in India. Three models are 6 GB Ram 64 GB Storage, 8 GB Ram 128 GB Storage and 8 GB Ram 256 GB Storage and the storage can be expanded up to 2 TB via MicroSD Card. Pricing for the different models is Rs 29999 for 6/64 GB, Rs 32999 for 8/128 GB and Rs 36999 for 8/256 GB which pretty suits the competition against Oneplus 6 priced at Rs 35000 and Honor 10 priced at Rs 33000 with almost similar specifications. Talking about specifications lets discuss them.
Asus Zenfone 5z Specifications
Asus Zenfone 5z has a beautiful design with a notch on top and back side is just way more beautiful than the others at segment It comes with a 6.2 inches IPS panel, its a full HD + Display with the resolution of 1080×2260 pixels and Yes there yes a notch on top as but you get an option to hide one. Its an 18.7:9 aspect ratio display and a Corning Gorilla Glass protection
Enough about design lets go into Camera modules Asus Zenfone 5z features a dual camera set up at the back with a vertical design featuring 12 Megapixel Primary Camera with f/1.8 aperture and it has the OIS support, there is an 8 MegaPixel Secondary Camera with f/2.2 aperture and it is 120-degree wide angle camera. There is a single LED flash there and at the front, we get an 8 MegaPixel Camera which is a decent one supporting the face unlock but what if we could have got dual cameras at the front also ahead of the competition.
Asus Zenfone 5Z runs on ZenUI 5.0 and the Android 8.0 oreo and with an update of android P., It runs on powerful snapdragon 845 by Qualcomm the latest flagship Soc being featured on Oneplus 6 and Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+. There is Adreno 630 GPU alongside the 845 soc. Ram options are 6GB and 8 GB but storages are 64/128/256 GB and can be expanded up to 2 TB. There is a 3300 mah battery with the support of Quick charge 3.0 and an 18w charger in the box.
It’s a dual Sim dual 4G Volte phone and has a 3.5 mm headphone jack, USP Type C, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, OTG, GPS/A-GPS etc. Sensors onboard the smartphone include the accelerometer, ambient light sensor, an electronic compass, gyroscope, fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, and RGB sensor.