ASUS Zenfone 5 - ZE620KL


Front View of ASUS Zenfone 5.  Image Courtesy - ASUS

ASUS brings another masterpiece to the global market. Uplifting their Zenfone series, ASUS introduce Zenfone 5 and 5z. Zenfone is a premium quality product but the highest end product with the latest and faster feature in the market but this is a product that will be worth for users for the amount of money that they spend.

ASUS is trying the market the camera in Zenfone 5 with a tagline of "AI Cameras that think for you". Zenfone 5 comes with dual cameras, 90 percent screen coverage of the body of the phone with a stylish design which ensure 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Display does have 6.2" and full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels with a ratio of 18:9 includes a 402 Pixel Per Inch density.

What's New with Camera?


Back Design View of ASUS Zenfone 5. Image Courtesy - ASUS


Zenfone 5's Camera sensor is from Sony which is a Sony IMX363 sensor which sized at 1/2.55" and having an aperture of F1.8. Sensor pixel size is 1.4 um and it's 5 times light sensitive. Lens could take photo of 120 degree angle ratio and capable of Night HDR. Dual Camera does have 12MP each in the camera which brings 24MP. Snapdragon Chipset enabled ASUS to use Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP to gain Zero Shutter Lag, Hybrid Autofocus and Optical Zoom.

Video recording supports at 2160p at 30 frames per second and 60 frames per second at 1080p. Secondary camera does have 8MP in it and there are multiple application level technologies that drives the camera to access great features like face recognition which can unlock the phone.

ASUS application level advancements can detect the light environment of the scene and adjust automatically accordingly. And colour balancing and many advancements can be make automatically using the newest advancements. 

What Powers Zenfone 5?


Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Chipset Features

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ASUS Zenfone 5 is having a 636 Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset comes with Octa core Qualcomm Kryo 260 processor running at 1.8GHz logical cores and Qualcomm Adrene 509 GPU. It does have X12 modem which supports Cat 12/13 can boost you to download speed up to 600Mbps and download speed up to 150 Mbps. Zenfone 5's WiFi connectivity is from WCN3980 chip which caters 802.11ac which can have a higher download speed of 364 Mbps. 

Other Features in Zenfone 5?

ASUS Zenfone 5 Security Features


Zenfone 5's battery which does have 3,300mAh can be charged faster with the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset 636's Quick Charge 4.

Dual microphones which are there in the Zenfone 5 can adapt according to the environment where you need to hear your voice for a higher range or the lower range by cancelling noise.

There are multiple layers of security levels which allows the user to unlock the phone. Apart from the pattern sketching, PIN typing user can unlock the device by using the face or the fingerprint which is fast as 0.3 seconds. With the Snapdragon 636 chip's inbuilt security features the hardware level security has been enhanced but there's no benchmark or layered information available.

Device supports dual SIM stand by and weights only 155 grams. Zenfone 5 comes with Midnight Blue and Meteor Silver and does have Dual Smart AMP speakers.

Source - ASUS