Asus Zenfone 5z Review

$499.00
8.7

Battery Life

8.0/10

Software

9.0/10

Performance

9.5/10

Value for Money

8.5/10

Camera

9.0/10

Display

9.0/10

Style & Design

8.0/10

Pros

  • Superfast performance
  • Low price
  • Long-lasting battery
  • Decent cameras for the money
  • Loud dual speakers
  • Fast performance

Cons

  • Lacks water resistance and wireless charging
  • Derivative designDerivative design
  • No water resistance, wireless charging

Asus brings you the Zenfone 5Z which provides an efficient performance whether you’re clicking pictures or surfing the Internet. Its 15.7-cm (6.2) Full HD+ Adaptive display, along with 5-magnetic speakers and Dual-smart AMP, provides an immersive video-watching experience. It includes other features such as Smart Screen, Face and Fingerprint Unlock, and Intelligent Fast Charging. All these features run effectively, thanks to the 2.8-GHz octa-core Snapdragon 845 (Kryo 385) processor and 6 GB of RAM.

Asus Zenfone 5z Specifications

Just like the OnePlus 6, the ZenFone 5Z is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. This is a flagship-grade octa-core processor clocked at 2.8GHz. The ZenFone 5Z is available in three variants: 6GB of RAM with 64GB of storage, 6GB of RAM with 128GB of storage, and 8GB of RAM with 256GB of storage. Our review unit had 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage on board.

General
In The Box
  • Handset, ZenEar Pro Hi-Res Audio Earphones, Transparent Back Cover, 18W Adapter with C to A Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
Model Number
  • ZS621KL-2A015IN
Model Name
  • ZenFone 5Z
Color
  • Midnight Blue
Browse Type
  • Smartphones
SIM Type
  • Dual Sim
Hybrid Sim Slot
  • Yes
Touchscreen
  • Yes
OTG Compatible
  • Yes
Sound Enhancements
  • HD Receiver, Dual Speaker, External Amplifier, NXP Smart AMP, Microphone x 3 (A-MIC)

Display Features

Display Size
  • 15.75 cm (6.2 inch)
Resolution
  • 2246 x 1080 Pixels
Resolution Type
  • Full HD+
Display Type
  • Super IPS+
Other Display Features
  • Notch Panel, Gorilla Glass, Brightness – 550 nits, 19:9 Aspect Ratio, 100% DCI-P3 Coverage

Os & Processor Features

Operating System
  • Android Oreo 8
Processor Type
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa Core
Processor Core
  • Octa Core
Primary Clock Speed
  • 2.8 GHz

Memory & Storage Features

Internal Storage
  • 256 GB
RAM
  • 8 GB
Expandable Storage
  • 2 TB
Supported Memory Card Type
  • microSD
Memory Card Slot Type
  • Hybrid Slot

Camera Features

Primary Camera Available
  • Yes
Primary Camera
  • 12MP + 8MP
Primary Camera Features
  • 12MP Sony IMX 363 Sensor, f/1.8, 1.4um, 0.03s Dual-Pixel PDAF, OIS & EIS, RAW File Support, 4K/ UHD Video Recording+ 8MP 120Degree Wide Angle camera
Secondary Camera Available
  • Yes
Secondary Camera
  • 8MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • 8MP, F/2.0, EIS Support, Fixed Focus, 84Degree Wide FOV
Dual Camera Lens
  • Primary Camera

Connectivity Features

Network Type
  • 4G VOLTE, 2G, 3G
Supported Networks
  • 4G VoLTE, UMTS, GSM, 4G LTE, WCDMA
Internet Connectivity
  • 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi
Bluetooth Support
  • Yes
Bluetooth Version
  • 5.0
Wi-Fi Version
  • 802.11ac (2×2 MIMO)
NFC
  • Yes
USB Connectivity
  • Yes
Audio Jack
  • 3.5mm
GPS Support
  • Yes

Other Details

SIM Size
  • Nano SIM
User Interface
  • ZenUI 5
Sensors
  • Accelerator, E-compass, Proximity, Hall Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, RGB Sensor, Gyro
Other Features
  • UFS 2.1, Wi-Fi Direct, Vibrator – Yes (Linear), Support L+L, DSDS, Button – Power and Volume Up/Down

Multimedia Features

FM Radio
  • Yes
Battery & Power Features
Battery Capacity
  • 3300 mAh

Dimensions

Width
  • 75.65 mm
Height
  • 153 mm
Depth
  • 7.7 mm
Weight
  • 165 g

Warranty

Warranty Summary
  • Brand Warranty of 1 Year Available for Handset and 6 Months for Accessories

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