Asus Zenfone 5 brings up attractive things at costly price


The Taiwanese Smartphone manufacturer Asus has released their new Smartphone Asus Zenfone5 in April 2014 and will be made available soon for Indian market. Looking at its specifications, it is expected to be available between 15000-20000 Rs. Let’s take a look at its specifications and discover whether this Smartphone is worth the price or not.

Asus Zenfone 5

Asus ZenFone5 is implanted with a 5inch HD IPS display with screen resolution of 720*1280pixels and sheltered with corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The display quality is vivacious and comprehensible giving high definition stroke smoothness.

The weight of ZenFone5 is 154g and 10.3mm thick. This isn’t certainly the slim phone but holds quite good in hands and gives a sturdy look. The highly refined plastic gives a rich feel in hands and the looks are pretty cool.

The most enchanting feature of ZenFone5 is its new user interface. Asus has completely refurbished the whole UI of their ZenFone5. The most essential updating has taken place in its notification bar where we have got many more options to go for. The basic icons of different applications have also been redesigned giving it this Smartphone a fresh look. The lock screen of ZenFone5 has also been upgraded which includes a feature of just going for some basic applications like camera, music, etc through your lock screen directly.

The biggest part of the surprise is the incorporation of dual core Intel Atom processor clocked at a good speed of 1.6GHz. To get the maximum benefit from the processor and to run the interface and applications smoothly it has been coupled with 2GB of RAM. ZenFone5 also provides 8GB of internal storage for storing your stuff. This internal storage is also expandable up to 64GB. In the connectivity and networking section, ZenFone5 is compatible with 2G and 3G networks and includes connectivity options of Bluetooth v4.0, WIFI, GPS, etc. The ZenFone5 will be launched with Android Jelly bean 4.3 out of box and latter on will be upgraded to Kit Kat.

ZenFone5 will be flaunting 8MP primary camera with resolution of 3264*2448pixels and additional camera features include auto focus, LED flash and geo-tagging. A 2MP front shooter will be available for video calling.

It looks like ZenFone5 is also following the trend of rest of the developers in the sense that 2MP shooter is being used extensively in mid range Smartphone’s and in some high end’s too. Asus has done the same thing. The too things where Asus ZenFone5 can compete with the global market is its Intel processor and newly redesigned interface. Otherwise the rest of the features are ordinarily same for all Smartphone’s in this range. So far the description of this Smartphone led us to the idea that there’s nothing special but it’s also a good Smartphone with overall good features in this line up. Moreover, if you are an Asus fan, then there can be hundred reasons for buying this Smartphone. In the other hand, at this handful of money you can roam at some different models from different developers excessively.