Full view display with notch
Light in weight
Latest Snapdragon chipset
Asus Zenfone 5 – Introduction
In this Hi-tech world were smartphones keeps more value then any other gadget, smartphones making companies trying their best to attract crowd towards themselves, by introducing new and most latest features in their phones. And Asus has joined this queue of best smartphones by releasing their new smartphone Asus Zenfone 5.
Asus Zenfone 5 is one of those smartphones, which keeps the balls of beating any other smartphone of its price range. This is mainly because, this smartphone is the perfectly blend mixture of power, style and speed.
This phone was showcased by Asus in a special event organized in Barcelona in the starting months of 2018 and was opened for sale in April 2018. Although, it is yet to be released in India, but its specs have already gained much fame in Indian audience. Let’s check it out, why Asus Zenfone 5 has got much hype?
Asus Zenfone 5 – Display and Design
The front panel or we can say display of this smartphone looks pretty much inspired from iPhone X. Because it features notch in its display. This phone comes with Super IPS+ Full HD display, which is 6.2 inches in size. It has the resolutions of 2246 X 1080p, with 550 nits brightness. This display acquires 90% of screen to body ratio.
This display becomes more beautiful with 96% NTSC colour gamut, which means that now colors are much better than the ordinary displays. Apart from this, it also has blue light filter, which will protect your eyes, auto color temperature and smart screen-on. This display has got the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass, whose version is still under curtains, but we can expect atleast Gorilla Glass 5.
Now, the highlighting feature of this phone is its attractive design. This phone has the perfect dimensions of 153mm x 75.65mm x 7.7mm (height x width x thickness), with these dimensions it weighs only 165 gms (5.82 ounce).
The back panel of this phone has Asus’ traditional glass finish. It has center placed horizontal dual rear camera setup with fingerprint reader slight below it.
Asus Zenfone 5 – Camera
As we are pretty much aware about the craze of dual rear cameras in smartphones and thus this Zenfone 5 also has dual rear camera. This phone has 16 MP + 12 MP camera set-up. The 16 MP camera is equipped with f/1.7 aperture and 1.12 macron pixel size, another camera of 12 MP has Sony’s flagship IMX363 dual pixel image sensor of f/1.8 aperture.
This dual rear camera is teamed up with 83degree field of view, 6p lenses, eyeblink 0.03 seconds phase-detection autofocus, 4 stops optical image stabilization and LED flash. This camera is basically designed for AI (Artificial Intelligence) photography, and it has 16 types of AI scene detection mode, which are sky, food, green field, ocean, plant, sunset, flower, snow, dog, cat, stage etc.
These cameras are capable of recording videos of 4K ultra HD at 30 frames per second, 1080p full HD video at 30 and 60 frames per second and 720p HD at 30 frames per second, with 3-axis EIS ( Electronic Image Stabilization).
It has selfie camera of 8 MP, of f/2.0 aperture with 24mm equivalent focal length in the camera of 35mm film. This front camera has auto night HDR and portrait mode, beauty mode, GIF animation and 8 different filters.
Here we have some of the photos captured by dual rear camera of Asus Zenfone 5, which will show you the real power of its camera.
Asus Zenfone 5 – Processor and Battery
This is the first smartphone to be launched with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 worldwide, although Xaomi’s flagship device Redmi Note 5 Pro released Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 before Zenfone 5, but that was limited to some countries.
This Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 is built on 14nm platform with 64-bit. Now, the processing is much more faster than ever. It also has the latest GPU Adreno 509 for better and improved gaming experience.
This powerful processor is matched up with powerful battery of 3300 mAh, which supports fast charging. It has also guaranteed by Asus that, its five minute charging with its Type-C reversible connector, will provide you 2 hours of talk time.
Asus Zenfone 5 – RAM and Internal storage
Zenfone 5 has 4 GB of RAM for faster performance at multitasking and gaming. This RAM will provide you smooth and lag free performance, which is most important when you have lot of things to do on smartphone.
It comes with the 64 GB of Internal storage, which can be further expand upto 2 TB through hybrid card slot.
Asus Zenfone 5 – Colors
This phone is currently available in two colors, which are Meteor Silver and Midnight Blue. You can own this Zenfone 5 in any color because both of these colors are giving a royal look to this phone.