As expected, Asus has officially launched its flagship device Asus Zenfone 5Z at a launch event in New Delhi India. The company has priced the device aggressively and appears to take on OnePlus 6 which has dominated this price segment as flagship for quite some time.
Zenfone 5Z sports a 6.2-inch Full HD+ 19:9 Super IPS display with 90% screen-to-body ratio and is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor along with RAM up to 8GB. The phone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with ZenUI 5.0 on top. In terms of camera, it features a dual camera module at rear consisting of 12MP primary Sony IMX363 sensor with support for OIS & 0.03s Dual-pixel PDAF along with AI scene detection and another 8MP Sony IMX363 sensor with 120-degree wide-angle lens. On the front, it features an 8MP shooter with auto portrait & Selfie panorama modes for selfies and video calls.
ASUS Zenfone 5Z specifications
- 6.2-inch Full HD+(2246 × 1080 pixels) 19:9 2.5D curved glass Super IPS display, DCI-P3, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
- 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM, 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM, 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM, expandable up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 8.0 (Oreo) with ZenUI 5.0, upgradable to Android P
- Misc: Hybrid Dual SIM with Dual VoLTE, Fingerprint sensor, Face Unlock
- Main Camera: Dua Camera with 12MP sensor 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 sensor with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 120-degree wide-angle lens
- Front Camera: 8MP OV8856 sensor with f/2.0 aperture, 83-degree wide-angle lens
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- Dual speakers with NXP 9874 Smart AMP, Hi-Res Audio 192kHz/24b-bit, DTS Headphone: X for 7.1 channel surround sound, dual microphones
- Dimensions: 158×75.6×7.7mm
- Weight: 155g
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C (2.0)
- Battery: 3300mAh battery with fast charging and AI charging
Asus Zenfone 5Z pricing starts at Rs. 29,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM variant and will be exclusively available on Flipkart in Midnight Blue & Meteor Silver colour options. Price details of all the variants are as follows:
- 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM: Rs 29,999
- 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM: Rs 32,999
- 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM: Rs 36,999
The Zenfone 5Z will be sold from July 9th on Flipkart.