Asus has recently entered into the smartphone market and it has been riding high on popularity in the industry. The newly launched phone of Asus is known by the name Asus Zenfone 5. It is one of the most anticipated devices of Asus at the time of its launch and it is expected to come in Indian market soon. The release of the phone is expected on 9th July 2014 in India. There were heavy expectations riding on this phone and we have to say that the developers have not disappointed anyone with this device.

Let us discuss some of its salient features, for which it is heavily popular.


The dimensions of the device are very sleek and measure 148.2*72.8*5.5-10.3. These dimensions make the phone easy to handle and easy to carry. The weight of Asus Zenfone 5 is measured at 145 grams which is equivalent to 5.11 oz.


When it comes to display, Asus Zenfone 5 outshines the other phones in the market with same price range. It has a capacitive screen of 5 inches which possesses a resolution of 720*1280 pixels. The multi-touch feature embedded in the device is something to boast about. Moreover, like the other new smartphones Asus Zenfone 5 also equips a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen which evades any kind of scratches or damage to the screen of the phone.

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It is equipped with Android operating system with a Jelly Bean 4.3 processor. This processor can easily be upgraded to v4.4.2. The CPU of the device possesses a dual core 2GHz processor. It also possesses sensors for accelerometer, proximity and compass.


Memory of Asus Zenfone 5 can be expanded up until 64 GB. However, its internal memory is measured at 8/16 GB with 1/2GB of RAM. This RAM is good enough for multi-tasking or any other purpose finding on the device.

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The primary camera of the phone is clocked at 8MP, which clicks tremendous photographs on the go. The autofocus and LED flash features add a star to the working of the device’s camera. Geo-tagging is also an essential part of the camera and adds another dimension to the phone. It also possesses a secondary camera which measure 2 MP. This camera can be used for video conferencing and other vital purposes.


Asus Zenfone 5 is equipped with a non removable battery of 2110 mAh strength, which is powerful enough to keep the phone going for a couple of hours without any hitch. The Stand-by time of the phone is measured at 353 hours and the talk time is clocked at 18 hours and 30 min.

The Verdict:

Asus Zenfone is an incredible mid range phone which is popular for its sleek design and the portentous features. Although, its battery is non removable, it is too strong to be active for many hours. We give this phone thumbs up for its reliability and the performance. So, go to your nearest store and grab this phenomenal device soon.