Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5, Zenfone 6 to Receive Android 5.0 Lollipop Update in May

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Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5, Zenfone 6 to Receive Android 5.0 Lollipop Update in May
Asus has announced that the immensely popular ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5, and ZenFone 6 smartphones will start receiving their Android 5.0 Lollipop updates starting mid-May.

The Taiwanese company confirmed the news via its official ZenTalk forum and added that Android L updates for the ZenFone 4 (A400CG and A450CG), Asus ZenFone 5 (A500CG) and Asus ZenFone 6 (A600CG) have been sent for "final verification."

The ZenTalk post said, "Asus was scheduled to provide ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5, ZenFone 6, ZenFone5 LTE and PadFone S with Android L upgrade in the end of April. We've sent the new version for final verification and we expect to release the upgrade soon."

The company alongside also confirmed Android 5.0 Lollipop updates for the Asus ZenFone 5 LTE and Asus PadFone S. The ZenFone 5 LTE is likely to start receiving the update early May while the Asus PadFone S will get the update beginning June.

Some of the notable features of the Android 5.0 Lollipop version include a cleaner, flatter design with a more fluid interface and animations. There is a new 'Quick settings' menu that has been revamped, and includes new controls like flashlight, hotspot, cast screen controls and more. The lock screen now displays richer notifications, and users can view and respond to messages directly from the lock screen.

Asus initially confirmed the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5, and ZenFone 6 smartphones last year.

On Thursday, the ZenFone 2 series ahead of India availability started receiving its first FOTA (firmware over-the-air) update that added new features.

  • 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
Display 5.00-inch
Processor Intel Atom Z2560
Front Camera 2-megapixel
Rear Camera 8-megapixel
RAM 2GB
Storage 8GB
Battery Capacity 2110mAh
OS Android 4.3
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Premium construction
  • Affordable pricing
  • ZenUI is clutter-free
  • Selfie mode for shooting images
  • Bad
  • Loudspeaker is not good
  • Display is slightly dim
  • Tad heavy
Display 6.00-inch
Processor Intel Atom Z2580
Front Camera 2-megapixel
Rear Camera 13-megapixel
RAM 2GB
Storage 16GB
Battery Capacity 3300mAh
OS Android 4.3
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Display 5.00-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB
Front Camera 2-megapixel
Rear Camera 13-megapixel
RAM 2GB
Storage 16GB
Battery Capacity 2300mAh
OS Android 4.4
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
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