Asus Zenfone 5 8GB

price N/A launch Jul, 2014

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 11 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • 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

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Camera shutter is a little slow
  • Average battery life

11 expert review(s)


video review

source: @digit
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.3, Upgradeable to 5.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient Light
  • Hall Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.6 GHz, Dual Core, Intel Atom Z2560
GPUPowerVR SGX544MP2
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2110 mAh
Battery Standby353 hrs
Battery Talktime18.50 hrs
Dimensions
Weight145 gm
Thickness10.34 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F2.0 Aperture
  • PixelMaster
Secondary Camera2.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F2.4 Aperture
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
FM RadioYes
More
  • Supports GloveTouch input
  • SonicMaster for audio enhancement
  • WiFi Direct
  • ASUS WebStorage (5 GB)
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.13/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys