Posted on Jun 29 2014 - 7:32pm by Anurag Kumar
  • Build Quality
  • Zen UI
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Performance
  • Features

Asus India has come up with their new budget android smartphone “Zenfone” series where they are going to launch Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 smartphones in India. We have grabbed Asus Zenfone 5 today for hands on review ( preliminary ), lets see how much is Asus Zenfone 5 is worth as compared to the toughest competitor in same specifications and price range market i.e. Moto G.

Let us give you a brief overview of Asus Zenfone 5. Asus Zenfone 5 comes with android 4.3 out of the box (comes with a promise to get android 4.4 KitKat). It runs on Intel powered Atom Dual-Core Z2560 1.6GHz chipset, available in 5 colors white/red/black/gold/purple. It has 5″ 720p IPS display, 2 GB RAM, 8/16 GB internal storage and a 8 MP rear cam and 2 MP front cam. Asus has come up with a new personalized Asus ZenUI which is a way cooler than stock android UI.

Asus Zenfone 5 Review

It comes in a small white cardboard box with Zenfone 5 branding on it.

Asus Zenfone 5 box

You can see film on Zenfone 5 brags about 8 MP Pixel Master Camera, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display and personalized Asus ZenUI.

Asus Zenfone 5 out of the box

There is screen guard on Zenfone 5 out of the box.

Asus Zenfone 5  cover

Asus Zenfone 5 Accessories

Out of the box Asus is giving 1 headphone ( black ), 1 USB cable and 1 charger along with some warranty cards and start up manuals.

Asus Zenfone 5 Accessories

Asus Zenfone 5 specifications

Model Name A501CG (8GB) – ASUS_T00J
Color Black/White/Red/Purple/Gold
Display 5″ 1280*720 IPS+ Panel, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
CPU Intel Atom Dual-Core Z2560 1.6GHz
Weight 148 grams
Dimensions 148.2 x 72.8 x 10.34
Storage 8 GB
WLAN 802.11 b/g/n
BT Bluetooth 4.0
Camera Front: 2M, Rear: 8M
Battery 2110 mAh
OS Android JellyBean 4.3 (will update to 4.4 KitKat)
Memory Slot MicroSD card (up to 64 GB)
SIM Dual Micro SIM card
Warranty 1 Year Local
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