Asus ZenFone 5Z (256 GB)

Full Specifications, Price, Pros & Cons, Should you Buy?

Key Specs:
  • 6.2 inches, FHD+ Super IPS LCD display, 19:9 aspect ratio
  • 2.7 GHz Octa-Core Kyro Snapdragon 845 processor
  • 8 GB RAM, 256 GB Internal Storage, microSD up to 2 TB
  • 12 MP + 8 MP Dual Rear cameras, OIS, 8 MP Front camera
  • Android 8.0, ZenUI 5.0, 3300 mAh battery, Fast charging
  • Fingerprint, Face Unlock, DTS Headphones, USB Type-C
  • ZeniMoji, Bluetooth 5.0, 4G VoLTE, Hybrid Dual SIM, NFC
Asus ZenFone 5Z Price in India:

 36,999
on
Availability Details:
Flipkart Exclusive.
OS Updates?
Will get Android 9 Pie & Security updates for sure


Strength

  • Amazing performance with SD 845 & big RAM
  • Beautiful & premium bezel-less design
  • Big, beautiful & good quality display with notch
  • Very good quality rear camera
  • Good selfie camera
  • Great storage with an option for microSD
  • Fast Face unlock & Fingerprint scanner
  • Good battery life & fast charging
  • Good quality stereo speakers
  • Very good value for money

Weakness

No major cons for the price.


Should You Buy?

Overall, the Asus Zenfone 5Z is a very powerful and premium smartphone. It has got pretty much everything right, be it the design, display, performance, cameras, software, battery or features, the Zenfone 5Z is good with everything. The 256 GB variant has got a bigger RAM, huge storage and comes at a great price point and delivers excellent value for money. It can be a good alternative to the OnePlus 6 if you can’t really increase your budget.

Our Score
90
Out of 100
Performance:
92%
Rear Camera:
81%
Front Camera:
65%
Battery:
64%
Value for Money:
88%
User Experience:
68%

0%

User Rating: 5 ( 1 votes)


Asus ZenFone 5Z Full Specifications:
Phone Details
Phone Name(s) Asus ZenFone 5Z
Manufacturer Asus
AnnouncedFebruary 2018
ReleasedJuly 2018
Body
BuildBezel-less, Aluminium frame with Front/Back 2.5D Glass
Colors
Midnight Blue
Meteor Silver
Dimensions153 x 75.65 x 7.7mm
Weight165 g
ButtonsOn-screen navigation buttons, Power button, Volume rocker
Display
Screen Size6.2 inches
Display TypeSuper IPS+ LCD display
ResolutionFHD+ (2246 x 1080 pixels)
Pixel Density402 pixels per inch (PPI)
Aspect Ratio19:9 aspect ratio
Display Area90% screen-to-body ratio
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass
Color96% NTSC color gamut DCI-P3
Brightness550 nits
TouchscreenYes, Capacitive, Multitouch (up to 10 fingers with glove touch support)
Performance
Processor2.7 GHz Kryo Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor with AIE & AI Boost, 10nm
RAM8 GB LPDDR4X
GPUAdreno 630
Storage
Internal256 GB
ExternalmicroSD up to 2 TB
USB OTG Yes
Operating System
OS Android 8.0 Oreo
User InterfaceASUS ZenUI 5.0
FeaturesAI Cameras, AI Charging, AI Call Experience, ZeniMoji (ASUS Exclusive)
Cameras
Rear Camera12 MP + 8 MP Dual Cameras with Dual LED Flash
DetailsPrimary Sensor: f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, 1/2.55" large Sony IMX363 sensor, 83° FOV, 6p lens
Secondary Sensor: f/2.2 aperture, 120° wide-angle lens, 12mm, 1.12µm pixel size
PDAF, 4-axis OIS, 16 AI Scene Detections, AI Photo Learning, Night HDR, Portrait Mode, Super Resolution (48MP), Panorama, Time Lapse, Real-time Portrait, Real-time Beautification
Video Recording2160p @60fps, 1080p @60/30fps, 720p @30fps, Slow-mo @240fps (1080p) & 720p @240fps, 3-axis EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization)
Front Camera8 MP
Detailsf2.0 aperture, 24mm, 84° FOV, AI Beautification, Selfie Panorama, GIF Animation
Video Recording1080p @30fps
SIM
SIMDual SIM (hybrid slots)
SIM SizeNano SIM
Battery
Capacity3300 mAh Li-Ion battery
Fast ChargingYes, QuickCharge 3.0, AI charging, 9V/2A 18W Charger
Wireless ChargingNo
Removable Battery No
Security and Sensors
SecurityFingerprint scanner, Face Unlock
SensorsAccelerometer, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, RGB Sensor
Connectivity
Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP, LE
LocationGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
USB TypeUSB Type-C
FM RadioYes
NFC Yes
Infrared No
Sound
SpeakersDual speakers, 5-magnet speaker with dual NXP Smart Amp, Hi-Res audio 192kHz/24-bit
3.5mm Headphone JackYes, DTS (Digital Theater System) ASUS ZenEar S Hi-Res Headphones with Mic (provided in the box)
MicrophoneTriple internal microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology
Network
Cellular Networks2G, 3G, 4G / VoLTE
2G BandsGSM Band 2,3,5,8
3G BandsWCDMA Band 5,6,8,19
4G BandsFDD-LTE Band 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18,19,20,26,28; TDD-LTE Band 38,39,40,41
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat18 1200/100 Mbps
SAR Values
Head-
Body-
Other Features
Notification LEDYes
Water ResistanceNo
In Box Contents
What's in the box?Asus ZenFone 5Z, Asus ZenEar Pro Hi-Res earphone with microphone, Type-C USB cable, Ejector pin, USB Power adapter, Documentation (user guide, warranty card), Clear soft bumper case
Disclaimer: We have tried our best to list correct specs & information on this page, but still cannot guarantee it is 100% correct.
Asus ZenFone 5Z Review:

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Asus ZenFone 5Z is suitable to use for:
  • Heavy Users
  • Normal Day to Day Users
  • Heavy Gamers
  • Moderate Gamers
  • Camera Lovers
  • Selfie Lovers
  • Multimedia Consumption

Rahul Dubey

Rahul is a Professional Blogger and the Founder of 'Best Tech Guru'. He is a Computer Science & Engineering graduate and the passion for Technology & Entrepreneurship kept him away from a regular job, now he spends all his time with latest technology and loves to help people. He is a Tech enthusiast and has written hundreds of articles over the years on this blog. Follow @iamRahulD

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