Taiwan-based smartphone maker Asus has launched a new smartphone, Zenfone 5Z in India. This new smartphone comes in three RAM/storage variants. Few highlights of this handset are, this phone comes with a notch-display which is similar to iPhone X and has a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent with the display capable of reaching brightness levels of upto 550Nits. This new smartphone is packed with various artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled features such as the AI-enabled camera, AI-assisted fast charging, adaptive ringtone which can automatically adjusts the ringer volume to high, medium or low depending upon ambient noise levels.
In terms of other features, this latest Zenfone 5Z supports dual SIMs with both the SIM slots supporting 4G VoLTE at the same time. It includes a front camera with 83-degree FOV, ability to hide the camera notch, 5-magnet dual speakers for high quality audio experience, etc.
Let us look at the specifications of this new smartphone by Asus:
The Zenfone 5Z sports a 6.2-inch LCD display with Full-HD+ resolution. The screen has an aspect ratio of 19:9 and comes with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with 6GB/8GB LPDDR4Z RAM. This handset packs 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage (depending upon the variant), which can be further expandable up to 2TB via microSD card. This dual-SIM support device runs on Android 8.0 out of the box.
Coming to the camera department, the new Zenfone 5Z features a duel camera setup, that includes 12MP primary Sony IMX 363 sensor that is capable of capturing UHD/4K content with additional features such as Dual-Pixel PDAF, OIS, etc. The 8MP secondary sensor is a 120Degree Wide Angle camera. Up front, it features an 8MP camera with an FOV of 84-degree for selfies.
In terms of connectivity, this device includes Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi with 2×2 MIMO feature, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS, Type-C USB connector. Sensors on board include, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass. For security, it comes with Face Unlock along with rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The Zenfone 5Z is fuelled by a 3300 mAh battery which supports Intelligent Fast Charging support.
Now, let us take a look the price and availability of this new smartphone:
The Asus Zenfone 5Z is india comes in three storage variants, while the 6GB/64GB storage variant is priced at Rs 29,999, meanwhile, the 6GB/128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 32,999. On the other hand, the 8GB/256GB storage variant is priced at Rs 36,999. This latest smartphone will be available in Meteor Silver and Midnight Blue colour options. The Asus Zenfone 5Z will be available exclusively on Flipkart in India and the sale starts from July 9.