Asus ZenFone 5
Asus ZenFone 5 smartphone was launched in January 2014. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchsceen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels

The Asus ZenFone 5 is powered by 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2560 processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Asus ZenFone 5 packs a 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Asus ZenFone 5 runs Android 4.3 and is powered by a 2110mAh non removable battery. It measures 148.20 x 72.80 x 10.34 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 145.00 grams.

The Asus ZenFone 5 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts two Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer.

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery life
  • Camera
  • Value for money
  • Good
  • Great Pricing
  • Solid build quality
  • Fantastic performance and battery life
  • Bad
  • Still running Android 4.3
  • Scratch-prone camera lens
  • Occasional heat problem





Front Camera



 720x1280 pixels




 Android 4.3



Rear Camera


Battery capacity

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Asus ZenFone 5 detailed specifications
Alternate names A501CG
Release date January 2014
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 148.20 x 72.80 x 10.34
Weight (g) 145.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2110
Removable battery No
Colours Black, White, Red, Purple, Gold
SAR value 0.00
Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Processor 1.6GHz  dual-core
Processor make Intel Atom Z2560
Internal storage 8GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 64
Rear camera 8-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 2-megapixel
Operating System Android 4.3
Skin ZenUI
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/ g/ n
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
MHL Out No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE No
SIM 2  
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G No
4G/ LTE No
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

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  •  Excellent phone of all time... 22 July 2014

    5/5 stars

    By Syed Moheimeen

    3G is working fine,without any lag in UI,Camera is using the heating sensation comparing to Samsung galaxy phones.....lot of apps open,heavy talk time,games,music, heating problem till using zenfone 5 is good for 8 megapixel,comparing to other branded mobiles,cnt expect everything in single bundle for this price range....still it rocks at all satisfied..

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    8 out of 8 user(s) found this review helpful

  •  Awesome fone in good price. 23 April 2014

    4/5 stars

    By Naween Jangra

    as per this specification it fulfill my all requirement in my price range. only one is feature light ambient sensor is missing..

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    7 out of 8 user(s) found this review helpful

  •  battery life is very less 29 August 2014

    1/5 stars

    By rajesh kumar

    only 2 hours if working or playing or 8 hours in standby mode limited calls receiving 4-5 cals 2 mins each. purchased this 10 days ago everything is ok but for battery i will give it zero.

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    5 out of 6 user(s) found this review helpful

  •  Asus ZenFone 5 27 October 2014

    1/5 stars

    By paul thomash

    i was bought this phone 3 days back phone is Very good but battery backup very very poor use Wifi also data plan if use normal to use very poor

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    3 out of 3 user(s) found this review helpful

  •  Good phone with awesome specifications and low price. 11 July 2014

    4/5 stars

    By Khaiser Shaik

    I wanted a handset with gud cam and battery, i was going for nokia lumia 625 but after watching zenfone 5'specifications, i dropped. All the features of this phone are good . I am waiting for reviews from users about battery life.

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    4 out of 6 user(s) found this review helpful

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