Months after its initial launch at MWC in late February this year, Asus has finally bring its high-end ZenFone 5Z smartphone to India. The new phone is Asus first to be powered by a Snapdragon 845 chipset, Qualcomm most powerful mobile processor at present.
It features a 6.2 -inch Full HD+ LCD display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a notch at the top, protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass. RAM and storage options made available for the device are 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB, with a MicroSD slot provided to expand the storage. The ZenFone 5Z bears 12MP+8MP dual camera at the rear and a wide-angle camera at the front.
It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo buttered with ZenUI 5.1; sports a fingerprint sensor at the back, and packed a 3300mAh battery behind.
Asus Zenfone 5Z Specifications
- 6.2-inch Super IPS 2.5D curved glass display with Full HD+ (2246×1080) resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, 500 nits brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio, Gorilla Glass protection, glove touch support; DCI-P3
- Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, Adreno 630 GPU
- 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM
- 64GB / 128GB / 256GB built-in storage (expandable up to 2TB via MicroSD card)
- 12-megapixel rear camera, f/1.8 aperture, Sony IMX 363 sensor, Tri Tech auto focus, Dual Pixel, 4-axis EIS, RAW support, twin-tone LED flash; secondary 8-megapixel camera, f/2.0 aperture, 120-degree wide-angle lens
- 8-megapixel front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 83-degree wide-angle lens
- OS: Android 8.0 Oreo, Zen UI 5.0
- Hybrid dual SIM
- Fingerprint sensor
- Audio Enhancements: NXP Smart Amplifier, High-Res audio (24-bit/192KHz), DTS Headphone: X 7.1 virtual surround sound
- Hybrid dual SIM
- Connectivity: WiFi 802.11ac (dual band), Bluetooth 5.0, 4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
- Battery: 3,300mAh, Asus BoostMaster
- Dimensions: 153×75.65×7.85mm
- Weight: 155 grams
- Color(s): Midnight Blue, Meteor Silver
The 6GB RAM/64GB storage version is priced at Rs 29,999 ($450), the 6GB RAM/128GB storage version at Rs 32,999 ($495), while the 8GB RAM/256GB storage version costs Rs 36,999 ($555). Sales for the phone will begin on July 9th exclusively on Flipkart.