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Asus Zenfone 5 (8 GB) – Specifications, Price & Review

by September 22, 2014
Overview
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Asus Zenfone 5 (8 GB)

Manufacturer
Release Date

03 Nov 14 (Launch Article)

Quick Specs

5-inch screen, Dual Core 1.6 GHz Intel Atom processor, 2 GB RAM, Android 4.4, 8-megapixel rear camera, Dual-Sim, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Glove Touch.

OS Updates?

No

Availability

Online - Flipkart exclusive
Offline - Not available offline

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NA

Weakness

NA

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The Asus Zenfone 5 is a very good phone. It has good performance, good design & camera and all the other features are very good and its a complete package. If you are willing to spend around 10,000 Rs. then this is the best phone to get despite tough competition from Motorola, Xiaomi and the Android One phones.

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PRICERs.   @  Rs. 14,000  @  Rs.  @ 
OSAndroid v4.3 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to v4.4 (KitKat)
CPUDual Core 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2560 Processor with Intel Hyper Threading Technology
RAM2 GB RAM
SCREEN5.0 inches, IPS capacitive touchscreen
DISPLAY1280 x 720 pixels, 294 ppi pixel density
SIMDual SIM, GSM + GSM
CAMERAPrimary Camera: 8 MP, Secondary Camera: 2 MP, Flash: Yes
MEMORYInternal Storage 16 GB, microsd expandable upto 64 GB
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Po 2110 mAh battery
OTHERS3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS
Rs. 30,000 at   

Asus had launched the Zenfone series of phones in India which have become very popular. The Zenfone Series includes the Asus Zenfone 4, Asus Zenfone 5 & Asus Zenfone 6 with 4, 5 & 6 inches screen respectively. And among them the most eye catchy phone is the Asus Zenfone 5  lets take a look at it.

The Asus Zenfone 5 comes with a beautiful design, its so simple yet so elegant, it feels good in hand. Its build quality is very good , it also comes in many color options which make it more exciting.

The Asus Zenfone 5 is powered by a Dual Core 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2560 Processor which has a Intel Hyper Threading Technology, the phone also has an excellent 2 GB RAM. Even though the processor is not quad-core, the phone runs very smoothly and without lags. It can be a little laggy if you try to play high end graphic impulsive games or do heavy multitasking. But overall, its performance is very good.

The phone has a 5 inches IPS screen with 1280 x 720 pixels HD resolution turning out 294 ppi density and the display is very good. The screen is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which makes the screen durable and resistant to scratches. The phone has dual sim support it runs on the Android 4.3 Jelly Beans out of the box which can be updated to the latest Android 4.4 Kitkat. The phone has Asus’s own ZenUI which is good but it can be made even more good looking.

The phone is available in two storage options 8 GB & 16 GB and both are expandable upto 64 GB. The 8 GB internal memory will be sufficient for most of the users if you don't play high games which are above 1 GB. So, going with the 8 GB model can be cost effective and can save you 3,000 Rs.

The Asus Zenfone 5 sports a 8 GB rear camera which is very good, it also has a 2 MP Front camera and LED flash. The phone has a Non-removable Li-Po 2110 mAh battery which gives a decent battery life.

Also, the Asus Zenfone 5 has one more excellent feature which is the Glove Touch. It has increased touch sensitivity which means you can use the phone even while wearing gloves.

Overall, the Asus Zenfone 5 is a very good phone. It has good performance, good design & camera and all the other features are very good and its a complete package. If you are willing to spend around 10,000 Rs. then this is the best phone to get despite tough competition from Motorola, Xiaomi and the Android One phones.

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7 Comments
  • swetha
    May 14, 2015 at 11:57 am

    Hai.. i want to buy ASUS ZENFONE 5 can u please suggest me is it good mobile are not to buy and please inform me the drawbacks of this mobile

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