Asus Zenfone 5

Well, smart phones are a trend these days. The more features, more is the demand. If the company is capable of launching a new mobile with wide range of features at cheap rates, the demand would be double than what actually is expected. One of such smart phones is “ASUS ZENFONE 5”. In this article, I would talk on the Asus Zenfone 5 specifications and user reviews. Though it is released earlier this year, it would not be a waste of time to consider it to buy.


What would be the reasons to choose this phone? The reasons would be its price range, build quality, design, Camera clarity, RAM, processing speed and other specifications. It could give a great competition to MOTO G(1st Gen) and in fact, it could also be a competition to MOTO G(2nd Gen). With the high end features at a low price, comes this Asus Zenfone 5.


Well, coming to the Asus Zenfone 5 specifications, it is no where less compared to any high end smart phone available in the market. The Asus Zenfone 5 Specifications are listed below.

  • Dual SIM(Micro Sim)
  • IPS capacitive touch screen, 16M colors
  • ~294 ppi pixel density
  • 0 inches touch Screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Different variants based on Internal Memory: 8/16GB.
  • External Memory Expandable up to 64GB
  • RAM: 1GB or 2GB
  • Primary Camera: 8MP, Autofocus, LED flash
  • Secondary Camera: 2MP
  • Video: 1080p@30fps

The above mentioned are the basic specifications which covers on the Camera, Memory and screen size. When you look at the internal memory capacity, you could figure it out that, Asus Zenfone 5 could give you the same storage capacity as MOTO G, while MOTO G is costlier compared to Zenfone 5.  The screen size would be optimal for those who want bigger screens but not tablets. The most awaited and expected Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has a bigger screen of around 5.9”. For those who would not want to go for a Phablet, are likely to choose smart phones which have optimal screen size. Asus Zenfone 5 would be one among the best suggestions for them.

Also read: “User Review of Moto G2


Well, Asus Zenfone 5 is a smart phone already available in the market while Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is an expected piece with no official announcement. Why would I want to compare these? It’s simple. You would know the value of sun only when you experience the dark. Similarly, you would know the value of bigger screens only once you use smaller screens. Now getting straight into the point, Asus Zenfone 5 is a 5’ smart phone that would fit perfectly into the pockets. Easy to use, easy to handle and also priced very low compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 5. But, a bigger screen would always be the love for eyes. More over Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is expected to have around 600+ ~ppi while Asus Zenfone 5 has just ~294 ppi. So, in short, if you consider the price factor, your suggested option would be Asus Zenfone 5. Or simply wait for Samsung Galaxy Note 5.


The other Asus Zenfone 5 specifications would include OS, Processor and Battery. Let us see the other Asus Zenfone 5 specifications.

  • Android OS 4.3, upgradable to Android 4.4.2
  • CPU: Dual core 2GHz /1.6GHz
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity and Compass
  • Battery: NON- REMOVABLE 2110 mAh Battery


This smart phone price ranges from 10,000 in India. It is one of the best available options to choose among the smart phones under 10k. With a wide range of features and a better price, Asus Zenfone 5 is one of the best products available in the market today.



The build quality is not very satisfactory. The phone is very light weighted and needed more care to be taken. But, despite the unsatisfactory build quality, the design looks perfectly alright. The sharp curves on the edges are an added advantage ot carry the phone easily without the tension of dropping it. Next comes the Screen and display. 5’ Capacitive touch screen is absolutely a perfect size for those who wouldn’t want to carry phones with bigger screen sizes or Phablets.

An ideal fit for pockets. Camera is the best feature of Asus Zenfone 5. No other phone could beat its Camera clarity. Special features provided are and added advantage and Asus Zenfone 5 would take brilliant photos even in very low light without using Flash. There is also an option to make a video without actually recording the video. Just take multiple shots with just one click, later adjust the speed and save the file. You can view the multiple shot photos as a single video. As I just mentioned, its camera is the best feature on this smart phone.

The interface however is attractive than the interface of Samsung, Sony or MOTO. It resembles slightly of Xiaomi phone’s but differs a lot from it. Juts a slight resemblance could be seen. The 2GB RAM supports the super fast use of this smart phone. Almost all high end games on the store could run in this phone with no lag.


If you are the one among those who love more bright display and bigger screens similar to phablets and can afford some more money, this smart phone would not be a suggested one to you. But, this smart phone is one of the best available pieces in the market with price range starting from 9,999. Moto E was the revolutionary smart phone with lesser price released earlier this year. The Asus Zenfone 5 is the best to choose among Moto E, Moto G and Zenfone 5. With just an increase of 1000 INR, you could own the phone with more features compared to Moto E.

Compared to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Asus would be better in handling and price factor. Choose one according to your comfort.


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