Asus has launched their latest smartphone in the Flagships segment, the Zenfone 5Z which comes with a 6.2-inch FHD+ Super IPS display with 19:9 aspect ratio and is said to have AI display for auto color temperature adjustment. The device is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno630 GPU to support it. The Zenfone 5Z directly competes with the OnePlus 6 and the Honor 10 which are Flagship like smartphones with budget pricing. The smartphone comes with 6GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB / 128GB variants along with 8GB RAM with 256GB storage variant which can be expanded up to 2TB using microSD card.
The Zenfone 5Z comes with Gorilla Glass protection and it supports Glove Touch, the device comes with Glass panel on the back as well and the fingerprint sensor is located on the back of the device. The Zenfone 5Z is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU on top. It comes in 6GB RAM with 64GB and 128Gb variants along with an 8GB variant with 256GB storage which can be expanded up to 2TB using microSD card.
Asus Zenfone 5Z specifications:
Display: 6.2-inch (2246 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass Super IPS display with 500 nits Brightness, Glove Touch support, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
Processor: Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with Adreno 630 GPU
RAM and Storage: 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB storage, 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 256GB storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
Camera: 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 0.03s Tri-Tech auto-focus,Dual Pixel PDAF, 4-axis OIS, EIS, Pro mode with RAW support and secondary 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 120-degree wide-angle lens and a 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 83-degree wide-angle lens
OS: Android 8.0 (Oreo) with ZenUI 5.0, upgradable to Android P
Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C (2.0)
Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD) with Dual VoLTE
Battery: 3300mAh battery with ASUS BoostMaster fast charging and AI charging
The primary camera of the Zenfone 5Z is a Dual camera set up with a 12MP Sony IMZ363 sensor as the primary lens along with a secondary 8MP wide angle lends with 120-degree wide angle along with f/2.0 aperture. The front camera is also an 8MP shooter with 83-degree wide angle. It runs on Android Oreo 8.0 out of the box with Zen UI on top. The device comes with Hybrid Dual SIM slot with Dual VoLTE support. It is powered by a 3300mAh battery with Asus BoostMaster fast charging.
The Asus Zenfone 5Z is priced at Rs. 29,999 for the 6GB/64GB variant while the 128GB variant is priced at Rs. 32,999. The 8GB RAM / 256 Storage variant is priced at Rs. 36,999. Users can get an additional Rs. 3,000 instant discount with ICICI cards (debit or credit).