Asus ZenFone 5
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Asus ZenFone 5 smartphone was launched in January 2014. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. Asus ZenFone 5 price in India starts from Rs. 5,999.

The Asus ZenFone 5 is powered by 1.6GHz dual-core 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 Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM and 3G. Sensors on the phone include Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.

  • 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
Processor1.6GHz dual-core
Front Camera2-megapixel
Resolution720x1280 pixels
OSAndroid 4.3
Rear Camera8-megapixel
Battery Capacity2110mAh
Asus ZenFone 5 Price in India
Zenfone 5 (Charcoal Black, 8GB)Rs. 5,999
Zenfone 5 (Black, 16GB)Rs. 5,999
Zenfone 5 (White, 16GB)Rs. 21,999
Zenfone 5 (Pearl White, 8GB )Rs. 21,999
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Asus ZenFone 5 full specifications


Alternate namesA501CG
Release dateJanuary 2014
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)148.20 x 72.80 x 10.34
Weight (g)145.00
Battery capacity (mAh)2110
Removable batteryNo
ColoursBlack, White, Red, Purple, Gold


Screen size (inches)5.00
Resolution720x1280 pixels


Processor1.6GHz dual-core
Processor makeIntel Atom Z2560
Internal storage8GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)64


Rear camera8-megapixel
Rear FlashLED
Front camera2-megapixel


Operating SystemAndroid 4.3


Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/g/n
BluetoothYes, v 4.00
Number of SIMs2
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)No
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)No


Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
Ambient light sensorYes
Temperature sensorNo
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Asus ZenFone 5 user ratings and reviews

Based on 54 rating(s)
2.9 Out of 5 2.9 stars, based on 54 reviews
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Good phone - Worth recommending.
By Remesh Govind N M | 29 Jul 2014
Hello All who are reading this. It took me a bit of looking around and waiting and trying and trying again to get hold of one. And when I did I must says the decision was a good one. Guaranteed update to Kitkat. Dual core with 4 threads (treat as 4 cores) Good 2G RAM( Once Kitkat is out that will be 4 times what you need for your memory heavy apps). Glove mode (if you are in cold place in winter like Delhi etc) Great performance. Swipeable keyboard. Great custom apps and good upadates. Feels like Apple like thinking (Not just hardware but also software what makes a great support). e.g (tasks and calendar apps) Ablity to set where you want apps to be installed. Hide apps ( kid mode) Easy mode for elders ( Large Icons). Swipe down left side for Notifications Swipe down left side for Tiles Reading mode !! Built in memory cleaner and Battery optimizer. - Brightness control and setting icon right on top for easy access. Very little bloat ware. Support of SD Card ( people on the internet claim 128 GB card support). Well that is small computer there! If you are Rooting fan there are custom roots out there and possibility for unofficial root. You will love this ** You can merge contacts ON YOUR PHONE.** Down side ======== Battery some time heats up Downside some apps may not work fewer than 5%. Camera is not the best in the world.
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13 out of 16 people found this review helpful
Excellent phone of all time...
By Syed Moheimeen | 22 Jul 2014
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..
5 Out of 5
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9 out of 9 people found this review helpful
Awesome fone in good price.
By Naween Jangra | 23 Apr 2014
as per this specification it fulfill my all requirement in my price range. only one is feature light ambient sensor is missing..
4 Out of 5
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7 out of 8 people found this review helpful
battery life is very less
By rajesh kumar | 29 Aug 2014
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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6 out of 8 people found this review helpful
Asus ZenFone 5
By paul thomash | 27 Oct 2014
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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