ASUS ZenFone 5:The King of Cheap Smartphone

This year , a minimum of till the primary 1/2 2014 , there ar 3 international brands of smartphone market greets with merchandise tagged " low-cost " . they're Nokia with the Nokia X , ASUS with ZenFone four , 5 , and 6 , and BlackBerry with its Z3 . that we are going to discuss now is that the ASUS ZenFone 5 that belong to the thought humanoid smartphone vary .

Approximately period once its official launch in Jakarta , we have a tendency to get a unit ZenFone 5 . The unit we have a tendency to received features a white battery cowl section . this is often actually plenty to create folks jealous, as a result of this smartphone is already extremely anticipated group action through pre-order system from one to 2 months agone .


When I 1st saw the planning and form via the net , we have a tendency to don't seem to be thus positive that ZenFone 5 includes a sublime smartphone . This assumption is sort of cheap considering the worth ZenFone 5 that might be thought-about low-cost , ie Rp2.100.000 . what is a lot of , ASUS provides an outsized choice of colours , thus spectacular that the phone is created ??of plastic .

ASUS ZenFone 5:The King of Cheap Smartphone
Once the products arrive , assumptive there's some truth and a few damage . True we have a tendency to conjecture that ZenFone 5 is created of plastic material . however one that we have a tendency to don't suppose this phone appearance elegant . In fact , the plastic material used features a matte end that's sleek and solid . however once touched and a knock , then feel and it's clear that the duvet is created of plastic .

If you're aware , from the start we have a tendency to mention the words " battery cowl " and thought that the casing may be removed , your guess is right! at first , we have a tendency to didn't apprehend the battery cowl may be removed . the planning appearance terribly solid and as one entity . however once they wished to insert the SIM card into it , then we have a tendency to notice that there's no little hole to eject the SIM receptacle is meant like iPhone . once many seconds down the ledges , then found a spot on the lower left aspect to open the battery cowl manually and simply .

ASUS ZenFone 5:The King of Cheap Smartphone
Once opened , it seems you'll be able to solely do 2 things , particularly insert 2 GSM small SIM and insert a small American state fruit with a capability up to sixty four GB . Meanwhile , the battery can't be removed ZenFone 5 .

Turning to the long run , ZenFone 5 features a 5 -inch screen ( great ape Glass three ) resolution of one,280 x 720 pixels . aspect of it there's a hole for the speaker phone , the ASUS emblem , and atiny low camera a pair of MP resolution . At rock bottom there ar 3 soft buttons , the back, home , and menu ( recent apps ) .

ASUS ZenFone 5:The King of Cheap Smartphone
The third button isn't equipped with lightweight , creating it tough once employed in dark places . slightly below the button , there's a special space that is additionally the signature variety of the ASUS Zen Series , each the notebook and therefore the a pair of - in- one them . This provides for its own exclusivity .

Overall, we have a tendency to rate the front ZenFone luxury 5 less visible once viewed with the partition state . however once the screen is turned on , the screen show quality directly alter that opinion . however will the performance of the computer screen and therefore the UI are going to be mentioned within the next section .
ASUS ZenFone 5:The King of Cheap Smartphone
Some say , the phone 5 inches too huge . Others say 5 in. size is simply right within the hand . What ZenFone 5 ? This phone has associate elongated form and incurved at its four corners . the rear is additionally created ??curved in order that the user feels comfy within the hand .

This works fine as a result of its handling is well tried . However, once victimization the long period , palms ached as a result of there was a border a part of the battery cowl doesn't bend .


Device type
Smart phone
Android (4.3)
5.83 x 2.87 x 0.41 inches (148.2 x 72.8 x 10.3 mm)
5.11 oz (145 g)

Dual core, 2000 MHz, Saltwell
System Chip
Intel Atom Z2580
Graphics processor
PowerVR SGX 544MP2
System memory
2048 MB RAM
Built-in storage
8 GB
Storage expansion
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB

Physical size
5.0 inches
720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density
294 ppi
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

8 megapixels, LED, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
1920x1080 (1080p HD)
Front-facing camera
2 megapixels

2110 mAh

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Micro SIM
Turn-by-turn navigation
Accelerometer, Compass

4.0, EDR
802.11 b, g, n
USB 2.0
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync