Asus Zenfone 5 16GB  Lenovo A7000 
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Excellence Score15.716.9
Value for Money Score43.754.5
PriceRs. 10,885 onwardsRs. 7,999 onwards
Launch Date (India)Jul, 2014Apr, 2015
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.3, Upgradeable to 5.0Android 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0
Screen Size5 inches5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesIPS, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)IPS
Processor1.6 GHz1.5 GHz
Processor TypeDual CoreOcta Core
Processor NameIntel Atom Z2560Mediatek MT6752m
GPUPowerVR SGX544MP2Mali-T760MP2
4GYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Secondary Camera2.0 MP5.0 MP
Internal Memory16 GB8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GBup to 32 GB
Thickness10.34 mm8 mm
Weight145 gm140 gm
Battery Capacity2110 mAh2900 mAh
Battery Standby353 hrs264 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)N/A264 hrs
Battery Talktime18.50 hrs39.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)N/A16.00 hrs
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Sleek, minimalist design with a premium touch
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Very good, bright display
  • The modern Asus ZenUI comes with interesting new features that enhance the Android experience
  • Good speed/performance
  • Useful "Do It Later" app
  • Various cloud storage services are easily accessible from the File Manager app
  • Good camera with a nice low light mode
  • Sturdy build quality, and construction
  • Ergonomic design, with a nice, compact feel in hand
  • Good display - decent brightness levels and decent viewing angles
  • Vibe UI over Android interface
  • Excellent, top-notch speed/performance - best in this price range, till date - handles everything including resource-heavy games with no lag at all
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good call quality
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Camera shutter is a little slow
  • Average battery life
  • Display lacks the Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection found in some of it's top competitors in this price range
  • Could have had 16GB internal memory (but we are nitpicking)
  • Average camera
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