Asus ZenFone 5Q

Asus latest smartphone is ZenFone 5Q and it is exclusively meant for the U.S market. The phone is the same ZenFone 5 Lite that was launched some months ago. It has a 6-inch IPS display with Full HD+ resolution, packed a Snapdragon 630 chipset with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage onboard, while it sports dual rear-facing and front-facing camera for pro-photography.

The secondary front and rear camera comes with a 120-degree wide-angle lens to capture more object irrespective of the distance. Moreover, Asus said that each camera of the four cameras on its ZenFone 5Q can be used independently to take picture. There are Asus BeautyLive beautification, face unlock and other enhancements onboard.

The smartphone comes with a triple-slot tray that can accept two SIM cards and a MicroSD card at a time, and it has a rear-placed fingerprint sensor with supports of Google Pay. It is backed by a 3300mAh battery rated to deliver up to 30 hours of talk time on 3G, 24 hours of standby time, and 4 days of music playback.

The ZenFone 5Q runs Android Oreo software with ZenUI on top.

Asus ZenFone 5Q Specifications

  • 6-inch IPS 2.5D curved glass display with Full HD+ (2160+1080) resolution, 80.3% screen-to-body ratio, 18:9 aspect ratio, 10 point multi-touch
  • 64-bit 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform, Adreno 508 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage (expandable via MicroSD card)
  • 16-megapixel rear camera, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, 80-degree FOV, LED flash; secondary 120-degree wide-angle rear camera
  • 20-megapixel front camera, f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX376, 85.5-degree FOV, soft LED flash; secondary 120-degree wide-angle front camera
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo, ZenUI 5.0
  • Fingerprint sensor, face unlock
  • Dual SIM
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11ac (dual band), Bluetooth 4.1, 4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G, GPS/A-GPS + GLONASS, NFC, FM radio
  • Battery: 3300mAh
  • Dimensions: 160.62 × 76.16 × 7.8mm
  • Weight: 168.3 grams

The phone will be sold for $299 (MSRP) in the U.S at select stores, including Best Buy, Newegg, Amazon, and B&H. Midnight Black and Moonlight White are the only color options available for the device.


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