Taiwanese company, Asus has introduced Asus ZenFone 5Z smartphone in Indian market. Asus ZenFone 5Z will be available in three different models and prices – 6GBRAM/64GB storage available at Rs 29,999, 6GBRAM/128GB storage available at Rs 32,999 and finally 8GB/ 256GB storage available at Rs 36,999. It will be available through Flipkart on July 9.
Specifications – Asus ZenFone offers a 6.2-inch full-HD+ with a resolution of 1080×2246 pixels Super IPS display with an aspect ratio of 18.7:9 and protection of Corning Gorilla Glass. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with 8GB of RAM and Adreno 630 GPU. The storage in the smartphone can be expandable by using microSD card and is back up by a 3300mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support and a 18W charger. The device operates on ZenUI 5.0 which is based on Android 8.0.0. It supports dual –SIM and dual VoLTE.
For cameras, the smartphone comes with dual cameras set up. The first camera of 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and OIS support and second camera of 8-megapixel OmniVision 8856 sensor with features of f/2.2aperture, fixed focus, 120-degree wide-angle lens and a single LED flash. There is another camera is placed at the front of 8-megapixel OmniVision 8856 sensor with fixed focus and support Face Unlock. The front camera is used for video calls and taking selfies. It has several features such as dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, 4G VoLTE, , NFC, FM radio, USB OTG, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, USB Type-C (Gen1), and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There are several sensors on the smartphone such as ambient light sensor, fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, electronic compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and RGB sensor. It size is 153×75.6×7.7mm and weight is 165 grams.
Launch offers – The smartphone offers a discount of Rs 3,000 on ICICI debit and credit cards. It also offers a protection plan of Rs 499 without EMI cost starting at Rs 3,333 per month. There is also Jio offers cashback of Rs 2,200 and extra data of 100GB. It also provide for ZenFone users to enjoy some benefits such as invoice free walk-in, free pick-up and drop, and device swap at service centres.