Asus had recently launched the Asus ZenFone series. It had launched 3 devices in this series namely, the ZenFone 5, ZenFone 4, and ZenFone 6. Running on ZenUI on top of Android 4.3, all these devices come with HSDPA+ support, which allows top speed internet. The device comes in various colours, and features 5 inch HD display, that has special digitizer, that allows you to use the screen even with a glove.

The device has support for 2G, 3G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS. With Intel Atom Z2580, it has 8MP rear camera, that has BSI sensor, and digital image stabilization. The specifications of the device are pretty much similar to the ZenFone 6, but the screen size is the main difference.

Asus ZenFone 5 Features

  • 5 inch 720p screen.
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS.
  • Support for 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS with A-GPS.
  • Intel Atom Z2580 with PowerVR SGX 544MP2.
  • 8MP rear camera with BSI sensor, and 2MP front camera.
  • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass.
  • 2050 mAh battery.

Asus ZenFone 5 Specifications

Release dateAnnounced, January 2014
Form factorTouchscreen Mobiles
Dimensions (mm)148.2 x 72.8 x 10.3
Weight (g)144
Battery capacity (mAh)2050
Removable batteryYes
ColoursCharcoal Black, Pearl White, Cherry Red, and Champagne Gold
SAR valueNA
Screen size (inches)5
TouchscreenYes
Touchscreen typeCapacitive Multi-touch IPS LCD
Resolution720x1080
ProcessorIntel Atom Z2580 with PowerVR SGX 544MP2
RAM1GB
Internal MemoryNA
Rear Camera8MP with BSI sensor, image stabilization
Front Camera2MP
Operating SystemAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean OS(upgradable to further versions)
WiFiYes
BluetoothYes
GPSYes with A-GPS
NFCNo
InfraredNo
DLNANo
HDMINo
Headphones Supported3.5mm audio jack
FM RadioNo
USB SupportmicroUSB
SIM CardYes
SIM Typenormal SIM
2GYes, GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
3GYes, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
SensorsAccelerometer, compass, light, proximity

Asus ZenF0ne 5 Price in India

Having revealed the ZenFone 5 at the eve of the CES 2014, Asus has not commented on the price of the device in India. Although the rumors doing the rounds point that the Asus ZenFone might be priced around $250 in the US, but still the official word is not out. Nonetheless, stay tuned to Tech Junction, and we’ll update you when the Asus ZenFone price is finally revealed.

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