After surpassing through a long time of rumors, Finally the Taiwanese company Asus has launched three new devices from its new Zenfone 5 lineup series including Asus Zenfone 5, Zenfone 5 Lite & Zenfone 5Z at the MWC 2018 event in Barcelona. All of this three devices offer widescreen display, dual cameras and are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC. Lets have a detailed overview.
Asus Zenfone 5 Specifications –
The Zenfone 5 (ZE620KL) comes with a 6.2-inch Full HD+ IPS display with a resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels. This smartphones offers “all-screen” 18:9 display that delivers a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio with 500 nits of brightness . Under the hood, Zenfone 5 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC coupled with Adreno 509 GPU, 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage.
It sports a Dual rear camera setup featuring 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor with f/1.8 aperture and OIS, and 8MP wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 120-degree FoV. Also you get a 8MP (f/2.0) front-facing camera for selfies. There’s DTS Headphone Technology for Hi-Fi audio output and stereo speakers with dual amps, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and USB Type-C port. Asus has put a 3,300 mAh non-removable battery inside this beast. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box with ZenUI 5.0 layer.
Asus Zenfone 5Z specifcations –
In terms of specifications, Asus Zenfone 5Z (ZS620KL) sports a 6.2-inch full-HD+ display with a resolution of 1080×2246 pixels. This device’s display offers 19:9 aspect ratio, which makes the device size is quite taller than the 18.5:9 ratio devices and gives it a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent. Asus zenfone 5z’s display also has DCI-P3 color gamut and Asus’s Blue light eye care filter.
Apart from this, Zenfone 5Z is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, accompanied with Adreno 630 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt internal storage. While there will be 6GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB Ram-internal storage options to choose from. The internal storage of this device is expandable up to 2TB via a microSD card slot.
Zenfone 5Z also offers dual rear camera setup sporting a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor coupled with an f/1.8 aperture and a 8-megapixel sensor with LED flash. The primary rear camera offers 83-degree field of view while the secondary camera has a a 120-degree wide-angle lens. Apart from this there’s a 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture that’s capable of shooting at 84 degree field view. Also the camera is equipped with 3-axis EIS, rer time beautification and Face unlocking features which can unlock the phone is less than 0.3 seconds. It has rear mounted fingerprint sensor and comes with all basic features such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, USB Type-C, and 3.5mm headphone jack.
This smartphone has dual 5-magnet speakers with dual NXP smart amplifiers, a PMIC internal dual amplifier, triple internal microphones with noise reduction, DTS headphone and Hi-Res audio support. This device is powered by a 3300mAh battery and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box with the new ZenUI 5.0.
Asus Zenfone Lite specifications –
The phone bears a 6-inch Full HD+ IPS display with a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels. This device offers a 80.3 percent screen-to-body ratio, and comes with the Asus’s Blue-light eye-care filter as we’ve seen on other devices. Zenfone 5 lite sports a Snapdragon 630 SoC with Adreno 505 GPU, while there’s a another variant of this phone which has Snapdragon 430 octa-core SoC with Adreno 505 GPU. Additionally You get two ram and storage varaint options to choose from – 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB. Moreover the internal storage is expandable upto 2TB using a MicroSD card slot option.
Talking about its camera, it also has a dual camera setup featuring 16-megapixel sensor, f/2.2 aperture and 8-megapixel sensor. The front dual camera is equipped with 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and 8-megapixel sensor. Other features such as 4G, Bluetooth v4.1, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB, rear mounted finger print sensor is available. This Asus Zenfone 5 lite runs Android 8.0 Oreo with the company’s ZenUI 5.0 skin and is powered by a 3,300 mAh battery.