Asus Zenfone 5 (ZE620KL) Price in Dubai, UAE  

Asus Zenfone 5 (ZE620KL)

EXPERT REVIEWS

INTRODUCTION

Very recently, the Asus Zenfone 4 was released in North America and there were speculations that, whether or not the Asus Zenfone 5 will be launched this year. And it seems that very likely Asus will launch it’s Zenfone 5 because already a few specs and photos of this new Android smartphone have been released on Twitter. Therefore we can be sure that the Asus Zenfone 5 will soon drop into the markets. However, other details regarding the price or even the date of release are not known, there has been a quite significant information regarding the make and model of the Asus Zenfone 5.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

The screen of the Asus Zenfone 5 (2018) is 5.7 inches and the display resolution is of 720x1440 pixels, aspect ratio is 18:9 and 282 PPI density. It will have an aluminium cased body with a glass front, giving it the much desired premium feel. The display sports an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colors and will obviously be a full HD display. The touchscreen is very interactive and responsive. The front part will also have protection, provided by Corning Gorilla Glass though the version or type is yet to be specified. The dimension or weight of the Asus Zenfone 5 has also not been disclosed yet. However, it is known that the smartphone will be available in few colors like the Midnight Black, Moonlight White, and Rouge Red.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

The Asus Zenfone 5 (2018) will run on the OS platform Android 8.0, Oreo and will have an octa-core processor. The smartphone will also have an internal memory of 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 16GB, 2GB RAM which means that they will support to run several apps simultaneously without slowing down the phone.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

The photos that were leaked shows that, the Asus Zenfone 5 will have dual camera. we know that dual cameras are actually taking the smartphone market by the storm and some companies try to enhance the experience with variations in software, others do it with inbuilt sensors. The primary camera is of 13 MP + 5MP with autofocus and a LED flash, while the secondary dual camera is of 5MP. The cameras also support features like geo tagging, face recognition, panorama, touch focus as well as HDR. The video capacity is 1080p at 30 fps. The smartphone also has the common multimedia features like fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, and compass. It has a 3.5 mm audio jack, supports FM radio, loudspeaker and has several alert types like vibration, MP3, WAV ringtone. The Asus Zenfone 5 will come with MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player, MP4/H.264 player, Document viewer and Photo editor. It also supports MMS, Instant Message, as well as Push Mails when it comes to Email facilities.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

The Asus Zenfone 5 (2018) smartphone comes with an inbuilt, non removable, lithium-ion battery of 2500 mAh. It has dual SIM facility and the phone will support 3G, 4G, as well as VoLTE, to enhance the internet connection and allow calls to be made over the 4G network. The smartphone obviously supports WiFi which allows the user to connect to the nearby WiFi hotspots and since it has a WiFi hotspot itself, the phone’s internet connection can be shared. It supports 4.2 A2DP, EDR Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, and micro USB 2.0 with USB-On-The-Go.

PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • Has a large, high resolution screen.
  • Dual camera with 13MP + 5MP, autofocus
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • There is no provision for connecting the smartphone to your television.
  • The battery is of non removable type.

ONLINE STORES

  • img-ques What network options will be present for connectivity?
  • img-ans It would connect to various network options such as 2G, 3G and 4G VoLTE and WiFI.
  • img-ques What will be the design & display of the phone?
  • img-ans The leaked image listed on social media shows that the device would have bezel-less screen with 18:9 display panel and has the resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels. The design of the phone seems to have a replicate copy of top-notch iPhone X device.
  • img-ques What possible colour options will it comes?
  • img-ans The colour options of the phone are not yet confirmed but might be available in three possible options such as Moonlight White, Midnight Black, and Rouge Red.
  • img-ques How many storage and RAM variants will it have?
  • img-ans We recently found some listing of the Asus smartphone on the popular benchmarking website, a codenamed “Asus ZO1RD” that reveals to have 32GB of built-in storage coupled with 6GB of RAM for lag-free performance.
  • img-ques What is the expected battery capacity?
  • img-ans The battery of the smartphone is expected to have a non-removable 2500 mAH Li-Ion battery. The device may also have USB-Type C that will support fast-charging technology.
  • img-ques Which Android OS will be pre-installed? Will the device receive any software upgrade?
  • img-ans The allegedly specs has been surfaced online on the AnTuTu benchmarking website which shows, the phone will have an Android v8.0 Oreo out of the box. It compliments with Asus ZenUI that runs on the top. Yes, it will be available for upgrade via OTA.
  • img-ques How many SIM slots will it support?
  • img-ans The smartphone may support two SIM and a dedicated microSD card slot.
  • img-ques What are the expected options for connectivity?
  • img-ans The rumoured connectivity options in the phone are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ ac (2.4/5GHz),, Bluetooth v4.0, USB-Type C, Wi-Fi hotspot, Near Field Communications (NFC), Wi-Fi direct, GPS and VoLTE support too.
  • img-ques Which chipset will be used on the phone?
  • img-ans Asus has published a video teaser that confirms to have a chipset powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC for super-performance. It will also have an Adreno 630 GPU.
  • img-ques How much camera resolution will it have and what could be the possible features?
  • img-ans The camera specs seems to have a vertical dual-camera lens on the rear side, that placed similarly like on the iPhone X. It may also feature a dual selfie camera setup with LED flash.
  • img-ques When will the phone be unveiled?
  • img-ans Asus has sent out media invites for their upcoming Zenfone 5 series which will be going to unveil at the MWC 2018 event on February 27th in Barcelona, Spain.
  • img-ques Where can we see the live event of the Zenfone 5?
  • img-ans The live event can be watched from here: https://www.asus.com/event/zenfone5/
  • img-ques What advanced security options will be there?
  • img-ans It would have a fingerprint sensor on the back, just above the company’s design logo that unlock in a fraction of Seconds.
  • img-ques What are the possible design features?
  • img-ans From the leaked images, we can clearly see there will be a power and volume buttons present on the right side of the phone, while 3.5mm headphone jack and speaker grill present at the bottom side, along with USB Type-C port. On the back side, we have a fingerprint scanner, dual-camera lens and Asus logo.