Asus has unveiled their flagship smartphone series, Asus Zenfone 5Z in India today at an event in New Delhi. The Asus Zenfone 5Z was showcased at the Mobile World Congress 2018 along with the Asus Zenfone 5. The smartphone will start at the price of INR 29,999 as per the yesterday’s leak and will be available starting from July 9th exclusively on Flipkart.
The Zenfone 5Z comes with a 6.2-inch Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass IPS notch equipped display. It is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC and Adreno 630 GPU. It comes in 6GB / 8GB RAM with 64GB/ 128GB / 256GB storage options with expandable memory up to 2TB. It is running on Android 8.0 Oreo with ZenUI 5.0. It packs in a 3300mAh battery with ASUS BoostMaster fast charging and AI charging. In the camera department, it sports a 12MP+8MP dual AI rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, OIS/EIS, Pro mode with RAW support, the secondary 8MP camera comes with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 120-degree wide-angle lens. AI scene detection will detect 16 types of scenes automatically. There is an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 83-degree wide-angle lens for better selfies. Also, the front camera supports portrait and Selfie panorama features. The fingerprint scanner is placed at the rear of the device and there is also face unlock feature built-in which can also unlock the apps. In the box, the device will pack in a mobile case, a Hi-Res Audio earphone, and Quick charge Type-C bundle.
Asus Zenfone 5Z Specs
- 6.2-inch Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass IPS display, Corning Gorilla Glass protection, notch
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU
- 6GB / 8GB RAM
- 64GB/ 128GB / 256GB internal storage with microSD support up to 2TB
- 12MP+8MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, OIS/EIS, the secondary 8MP camera comes with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 120-degree wide-angle lens.
- 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 83-degree wide-angle, portrait and Selfie panorama
- 3300mAh battery with ASUS BoostMaster fast charging and AI charging
- Android 8.0 Oreo
- Rear fingerprint sensor
- Dual speakers, Hi-Res Audi, dual microphones
- Thickness: 7.85mm and Weight: 155g
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, USB Type-C
Pricing, Availability, and Offers
- Zenfone 5Z with 6GB of RAM and 64GB –INR 29,999 and comes in Meteor Silver and Midnight Blue color
- 128GB storage variant with 8GB RAM – INR 32,999 in Midnight Blue color
- 256GB storage and 8GB RAM – INR 36,999 in Meteor Silver color
- Flat INR 3,000 off on ICICI debit and credit cards
- Flipkart Complete Mobile Protection at INR 499(INR 1800 off)
- No-cost EMI starting at INR 3333
- 10% off with Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card
- INR 2200 cashback for Jio users in the form of vouchers and 100GB additional data (10GB/month)
With is pricing Asus has surely set the stage on the fire, this smartphone is going to give a run for their money the likes of like the OnePlus 6, Nokia 8 Sirocco, Honor 10. If you were to choose one of these four smartphones which one would you choose? Drop a comment and let us know, follow us on Twitter for more news and updates.