Asus Zenfone 5z with Snapdragon 845 to arrive as a Flipkart exclusive on July 4

By Shubham Sharma | Published on 27 Jun 2018
Asus Zenfone 5z with Snapdragon 845 to arrive as a Flipkart exclusive on July 4

The Asus Zenfone 5z features a 6.2-inch full-HD+ ‘notch’ display with a 19:9 display aspect ratio and it’s powered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC.


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Asus unveiled its flagship Zenfone 5z at the Mobile World Congress 2018 and announced that it will be available from June. Keeping good on its promise, the company has tied up with Flipkart to announce that the smartphone will arrive in India on July 4. This announcement is a part of the strategic partnership between Flipkart and Asus and the company will announce the price, memory variants on July 4, 12:30 pm.

Except for the launch date and that the smartphone will be a Flipkart exclusive, no other information was revealed. The ZenFone 5z was announced at a price of EUR 479 (Rs 38,200 approx) for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant at MWC 2018. In Taiwan, it's 6GB RAM/64GB variant is available for TWD 14,990 (Rs 33,750 approx), whereas the 6GB RAM/128GB model costs TWD 16,990 (Rs 38,200 approx).

The Asus Zenfone 5z is a flagship level smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. As mentioned earlier, it comes in three memory variants of 4GB, 6GB and 8GB RAM with 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB of internal storage respectively. The smartphone features a 6.2-inch full-HD+ display with a 19:9 display aspect ratio and a notch on top. The iPhone X-like notch is said to be 26 percent smaller than Apple’s flagship device. The Zenfone 5Z sports a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. The handset is powered by a 3300mAh battery and runs on ZenUI 5.0, based on Android Oreo. 

The notch on the Asus Zenfone 5z houses a proximity sensor, an LED indicator, and the front-facing camera. In terms of optics, the device features a dual camera setup with a 12MP Sony IMX363 image sensor with a f/1.8 aperture lens and a secondary 8MP sensor. The camera also features AI scene detection, which is said to identify 16 types of scenarios. On the front, it comes with an 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture. The smartphone also supports stereo audio and Asus has equipped an NXP Smart AMP on the device for sound enhancement.

Asus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 09 Jul 2018
Variant: 64GB , 128GB , 256GB
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.2" (1080 X 2246)
  • Camera Camera
    12 + 8 MP | 8 MP
  • Memory Memory
    64 GB/6 GB
  • Battery Battery
    3300 mAh
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