Asus Zenfone 5Z and Zenfone 5 announced with iPhone X-Like notch

Asus Zenfone 5Z and Zenfone 5 announced with iPhone X-Like notch


Asus at MWC 2018 announced the brand new Asus Zenfone 5 family which includes the Zenfone 5Z (Z5620KL), Zenfone 5 Lite, and Zenfone 5 (ZE620KL) with decent specifications and trending iPhone X-like notch.

Zenfone 5Z being the flagship smartphone has a 6.2" Full HD+ 19:9 Super IPS display with iPhone X-ish notch. Asus says that it has 90% screen-to-body ratio. Rest of the specifications include a Snapdragon 845, 4/6/8GB RAM, 64/128/256GB of Internal storage which can be expended upto 2TB.
On the Camera side we have a 12-megapixel rear camera with support for OIS, Sony IMX363 sensor and 0.03s Dual-pixel PDAF, 8-megapixel secondary rear shooter with 120-degree wide-angle lens for portrait shots. You also get 8MP front shooter. Finally it runs Android 8.0 Oreo with ZenUI 5.0, has 3300mAh battery with fast charging, and USB Type C.

Next we have the Zenfone 5 with Snapdragon 636 SoC, rest of the specifications and design are same as the Zenfone 5Z. So basically, a Zenfone 5Z with SD636. Great!

Last we have the Zenfone 5 Lite with 6-inch Full HD+ display. It is powered by Snapdragon 630/430 Processor paired with 3/4GB RAM and 32/64GB of storage. On the Camera side it has a 16MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 0.03-second PDAF, LED flash along with a secondary 120-degree wide-angle camera. You also get a 20-megapixel front-facing shooter with Sony IMX376 sensor, f/2.0 aperture. It runs Android 7.0 Nougat with Oreo update planned for Q3 2018. Battery is same as the rest of the family.

Asus Zenfone 5Z comes in Midnight Blue and Meteor Silver starting at 479 Euros, Zenfone 5 Lite in Midnight Black, Rouge Red, and Moonlight White. All of these smartphones would start rolling out from March-April. Thoughts?


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