ASUS Zenfone 5Z with 6.2-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, Snapdragon 845, up to 8GB RAM, AI dual rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 29999


ASUS just launched its flagship Zenfone 5Z smartphone in India at an event in Delhi. It was introduced at the MWC earlier this year, packs a 6.2-inch Full HD+ 19:9 Super IPS display with notch design and 90% screen-to-body ratio with AI Display for auto color temperate adjustment, is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC with support for up to 8GB RAM, runs Android Oreo with ZenUI 5.0, has a 12-megapixel rear camera with support for OIS, Sony IMX363 sensor and 0.03s  Dual-pixel PDAF along with AI scene detection to detect 16 type of scenes automatically and has a secondary 8-megapixel rear camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens for portrait shots and shoot images with wider view.

It also comes with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with auto portrait and Selfie panorama modes and has Face unlock apart from fingerprint sensor on the back. It  packs dual speakers with five-magnets and NXP Smart amplifier, and DTS Headphone: X for 7.1-channel surround sound  and comes bundled with Hi-Res Audio earphone, in addition to protective case. It comes with a 3300mAh battery with ASUS BoostMaster fast charging as well as AI charging.

ASUS Zenfone 5Z (Z5620KL) specifications

  • 6.2-inch (2246 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass Super IPS display with 500 nits Brightness, 95.4% NTSC color gamut, DCI-P3, 1500: 1 Contrast Ratio, Glove Touch support, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB storage, 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 256GB storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) with ZenUI 5.0, upgradable to Android P
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD) with Dual VoLTE
  • 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 0.03s Tri Tech auto-focus,Dual Pixel PDAF, 4-axis OIS, EIS, Pro mode with RAW support, secondary 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 120-degree wide-angle lens
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 83-degree wide-angle lens
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dual speakers with NXP 9874 Smart AMP, Hi-Res Audio 192kHz/24b-bit, DTS Headphone: X for 7.1 channel surround sound, dual microphones
  • Dimensions: 153×75.65×7.85mm; Weight: 155g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C (2.0)
  • 3300mAh battery with ASUS BoostMaster fast charging and AI charging

The Asus Zenfone 5Z comes in Midnight Blue and Meteor Silver colors, is priced at Rs. 29,999 for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version, the 128GB storage version costs Rs. 32,999 and the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs Rs. 36,999. It will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart from July 9th.

Launch offers

  • Flat Rs. 3000 off on ICICI debit and credit cards
  • Flipkart Complete Mobile Protection at Rs. 499
  • No-cost EMI starting at Rs. 3333
  • Rs. 2200 cashback for Jio users in the form of vouchers and 100GB additional data (10GB per month for 10 months)

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