Asus Zenfone 5 has launched in India Yesterday at an event in Delhi, starting at Rs. 9,999 for the 8 GB model, and the 16 GB model is priced at Rs. 10,999. There are two variants of this device: the first is an 8GB model, and the other is a 16 GB model.

This device is slim and professionally designed with dual Micro SIM(GSM+GSM). Asus Zenfone 5 has been launched with two other models of zenfone, that is Asus Zenfone 4 and Asus Zenfone 6 smartphone devices.

Asus Zenfone 5 with 2 GB RAM Launched in India - theandroidportal.comNow coming to the specification of the Asus Zenfone 5, this device has a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 Pixels. Additional features are 10-finger Multi-touch Panel, IPS Display, Supports Glove Touch Input, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

This device has 8 Megapixel primary camera with LED autofocus and 2 Megapixel secondary camera for video calling and selfie photo shooting. You will get 5 GB Free Lifetime ASUS Web Storage with any ASUS Zenfone device that is an additional feature.

This device comes with Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) with the company’s own ZEN UI on top of it, and you can upgrade it to the latest android 4.4 Kitkat version. The 8-megapixel camera comes with a BSI sensor and comes with optical image stabilization & the whole package is fondly called the “Pixelmator” by ASUS.

This is the unique feature of this smartphone. Asus Zenfone series seems to compete with Lava smartphones and Micromax smartphones in the market. Pixalmaster technology it’s purely an ASUS inbuilt feature that really impressed me.

ASUS Zenfone 5 Spec & Features:

  • 5-inch capacitive multi-touch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1280 x 720 pixels resolutions
  • 1.6 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2560 / 2 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2580 processor
  • Dual SIM with dual standby
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Zen UI
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 8 MP rear-facing camera with LED flash
  • 2 MP front-facing camera
  • 8 GB internal memory, expandable to 64 GB via microSD
  • Connectivity: 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2110 mAh battery

The Asus Zenfone 5 is launched for Rs. 9,999 in India for the 8 GB variant and the 16 GB variant at Rs. 10,999.

You can have your choice of colors because they will also be available in different colors like Black, Red, Gold, and White options.

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