All new ZenFone 5 is here! Now in an elegant all glass design with aluminium frame. A large 6.2-inch LCD bezel less display with screen aspect ratio of 2:1 forms the front of the phone and vertically placed dual camera setup at the rear. The phone looks premium and stunning with striking resemblance to one of the most expensive smartphones in the market today. Also deep level of integration with AI reflects in every aspect of performance enhances the user experience to the optimum level of satisfaction.
The all glass design with aluminium frame screams premium the moment you set your sight on this phone. For both back and the front Corning Gorilla Glass has been used for enhanced scratch resistance and durability. The front of the phone features a bright and vibrant IPS LCD display with edge to edge 19:9 screen aspect ratio with a notch at the centre, this facilitate a larger almost bezel free display with over 90% screen to body ratio. Hence it offers its more screen real estate, though the over dimension of the phone remains fairly small and comfortable for one hand usage.
The Dual Camera setup at the rear features a 12 MP f/1.8 aperture lens with Sony IMX363 sensor with Dual Pixel PDAF and 8 MP f/2.0 aperture 120 degree wide angle lens with EIS and auto HDR and also capable of recording 4K videos @30fps Also integration with AI and built in features such as AI Photography with photo learning, portrait mode and beautification mode, transforms the way you snaps pictures, all you have to do simply point at a subject or object and it auto detects the scene, lighting and environmental conditions and snap the best quality pictures and videos.
While the primary lens with larger f/1.8 aperture lens facilitates sharper and crisp images irrespective of lighting conditions the secondary wide angle lens with f/2.0 aperture lens allows to capture pics in upto 120 degree angle, ideal for capturing group pics, landscapes and nature with beautiful surroundings etc. Also with intelligent features of the AI Photography auto detects the scene detection results in most natural looking shots. While the front Facing camera with 8MP with f/2.0 aperture lens with EIS snaps amazing looking selfies.
The smartphone is powered by the latest Octa-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 636 Kyro CPU with advanced AI capabilities has been specifically designed to support advanced photography with Spectra ISP, graphic intensive gaming, while optimising endurance with long battery life. Depending on your usage pattern the CPU allocates and channels appropriate resources to the specific task resulting in optimum performance levels at all times.
A fairly large 3300mAh battery keeps the phone up and going all day long. Combined with the resourceful AI power CPU the endurance has been optimised. Also, when you need to top up the charge the USB Type-C reversible connector which is powered by ASUS BoostMaster technology recharges the phone incredibly fast! Also, over the time it learns your recharging pattern and keeps check on health of your battery as well by minimising the depletion rate.
The 6.2-inch IPS LCD FHD+ edge to edge display employs the unique 19:9 screen aspect ratio to maximise the screen area. Its bright and vibrant with great viewing angles. It supports the cinema-grade DCI-P3 colour space and hence the media consumption experience is great. While the built in AI Display feature automatically adjusts the colour temperature according to lighting and content you are watching it also enables the screen to stay on as long as keep looking at it. .
Personalise your video calls messages and social media updates buy adding animated avatars. ZeniMoji an exclusive feature for ZenFone. You can record and share over 52 expressions through cute animated avatars. Even during video calls the ZeniMoji’s will follow your facial expressions. Delight your friends, make the conversion more fun.
With Dual noise cancelling microphones the smartphone provides excellent call quality even under nosier environments. While the AI Ringtone automatically adjusts the volume according to how noisy your surroundings are. Also, the Snapdragon X12 LTE modem allows for fast LTE speeds and up to 600 Mbps and overall a better call quality and reception.
There are two simple and secured way to unlock your ZenFone 5. Face unlock feature wherein once configured the front camera recognises your face and instantly unlocks the phone. And the Rear Mounted ultrafast finger print sensor which responds to your touch and unlocks the phone in less than 0.3 seconds. You can secure the content and data of your phone in more than one way.
Audio quality is another area where this smartphone shines. Its packs a dual Stereo speaker setup (Earpiece and Bottom speaker) produces loud and crisp sound, while the DTS Headphone X completely transforms the audio experience when surround sound and Hi resolution audio when you put on the Earphones. You can also personalise and customise your listening experience by using the elaborate features from within the built in Audio Wizard.
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