Taiwan based manufacturer Asus launched a new flagship smartphone, the Asus ZenFone 5Z in the Indian Market with price starting from Rs. 29,999. The Asus ZenFone 5Z will be available in three variants in India. The base variant comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 29,999, next is the 6GB RAM/ 128GB inbuilt storage variant comes in at Rs. 32,999, and the top-end variant with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage bears a price tag of Rs. 36,999. The smartphone will be exclusively available via Flipkart from July 9 onwards.
As a part of the lauch, the handset comes with offers include flat Rs. 3,000 discount on ICICI credit and debit cards, Flipkart’s ‘Complete Mobile Protection‘ at Rs. 499 (normally available for Rs. 2,299), no-cost EMIs starting from Rs. 3,333 a month, Jio offer with Rs. 2,200 cashback and 100GB additional data.
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Coming to the specification side, the smartphone comes with dual-SIM support which accepts Nano SIM card on both slot and both SIM support VoLTE too. The smartphone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with company’s own ZenUI 5.0 on top. The handset is also scheduled to get the Android P update. The smartphone features a 6.2-inch full-HD+ Super IPS+ display with a resolution of 1080×2246 pixels and with an aspect ratio of 18.7:9 and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Asus ZenFone 5Z powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with 6GB/8GB RAM with an Adreno 630 GPU. The handset also comes with memory of 64GB/128GB/256GB which again can be expanded up to 2TB via microSD card.
Coming to the camera options, the smartphone comes with a vertically aligned dual camera setup on the rear side that consist of a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 primary sensor, with f/1.8 aperture and support for OIS, and a secondary 8-megapixel OmniVision 8856 sensor with fixed focus, f/2.2 aperture, and a 120-degree wide-angle lens and with a single LED flash. On the front side, the handset bears the same 8-megapixel fixed focus OmniVision 8856 sensor for selfies and video calls. The selfie camera has support for Face Unlock.
In the connectivity options, the Asus ZenFone 5Z comes with of 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/ 5GHz), NFC, Bluetooth v5.0, FM radio, USB OTG, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, USB Type-C (Gen1), and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard the smartphone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, and RGB sensor. The smartphone is packed with a 3300mAh battery that support for Quick Charging.
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- Display: 6.2-inch full-HD+ Super IPS+
- Resolution: 1080×2246 pixels
- Rear Camera: 12-megapixel + 8-megapixel
- Front Camera: 8-megapixel
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
- RAM: 6GB/8GB
- Storage: 64GB/128GB/256GB, expandable up to 2TB
- OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
- Battery Capacity: 3300mAh