Taiwanese electronics manufacturer, Asus, revealed their newest model Zenfone 5 in the Philippines with a hashtag #Backto5 last Saturday in Pasay City.
Asus Zenfone 5 is a notch for only ₱19,995. Asus also revealed other model, namely Zenfone Max M1, Zenfone 5Q, and it's flagship phone Zenfone 5Z.
Zenfone 5 is closely similar to the high-end phone Zenfone 5Z. This has artificial intelligence and it's all because of the Snapdragon 600-series processor, and it's Neural Processing Engine.
The phone is 6.2 inches long, it is actually big but it is easy to hold. The design is outstanding especially the back portion where the fingerprint reader was placed in the right position. Fingerprint reader is easy to reach with your index and middle finger. The Zen finish right now is centered in the direction of the fingerprint reader, making the phone an award-winning when it comes to design.
The dual cameras are amazing, it was placed in similar to Huawei P20 Lite.
The front face of the phone gives a wow factor. The screen is like filling all the layer but still managed to equipped stereo speakers and essential sensors.
The camera of this phone is great and that is all because of the AI-enabled camera system. The focusing is fast, and the camera UI is now much easy to manage. The phone has its Pro Mode and the RAW image file support which help you color-correct without losing your image detail.
The phone is much better than the previous releases, although it is still having bloat and unnecessary applications, we can see the great changes and improvements on its UI, and its glossiness are more revealed this time.
The other great scores for this phone are it has 6GB random access memory (RAM), running an Android 8.0 (Oreo), sensors include fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass, and a 64GB internal memory.
The external memory is up to 1TB.
Other specifications of Asus Zenfone 5 are:
- 12MP camera (phase detection autofocus, gyro EIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash) | 8MP secondary camera
- Other option for RAM is 4GB (which is the other one is 6GB)
- 3300 mAh battery with BoostMaster & Smartcharging S support