Asus Zenfone 5Z Price in India Leaked Before the Official Launch

Ruben Fields
July 4, 2018

The phone sports gorgeous design, flagship processor, lots of AI integration, dual rear cameras with a promise of excellent low-light performance and it boots Android 8.1 Oreo-based on ZenUI 5.0. At its core, the ZenFone 5Z features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of inbuilt storage.

Asus has launched its latest flagship smartphone Zenfone 5Z in India at a starting price of Rs 29,999.

Asus is touting the cameras on the Zenfone 5Z a lot. The Mi 8 is also the first phone in the world with dual-band Global Positioning System (purported improved accuracy of 3 to 5 times).

The Asus ZenFone 5Z India launch event is slated to start at 12:30pm IST. The phone has a 6.2-inch Full HD+ display, but it's an LCD panel, not an AMOLED panel like the one seen on the OnePlus 6.

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For photography, the phone comes with a 12MP + 8MP dual rear-camera setup with Sony IMX 363 Sensor and an aperture rate of f/1.8. On the front, there's an 8MP snapper with f/2.0 aperture and 84-degree Field of View lens. Asus has added a plethora of AI features such as auto brightness setting, battery saving features and more. Other features include a USB Type-C port for charging, 3.5mm headphone jack, 4G VoLTE and NFC support along with all other standard connectivity options.

As per details that leaked via Flipkart on Tuesday, the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant of the Asus ZenFone 5Z will be made available in India at a price of Rs. 29,999. The phone is expected to be launched with 6/8GB RAM and 64/128/256GB storage options. The device will be sold exclusively via Flipkart and ICICI bank is offering Rs 3,000 flat discount. A livestream of the event will be available on the Flipkart website. Lastly, Reliance Jio users can avail Rs 2,200 cashback offer and 100GB additional data.

The smartphone has various artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled features such as the AI-enabled camera which can distinguish between 16 scenes, AI-assisted fast charging which prolongs the battery life by twice as much as a regular smartphone, adaptive ringtone which automatically adjusts the ringer volume to high, medium or low depending upon ambient noise levels. Asus is also offering Device swap at service centres when you give your phone for servicing and the company is also providing free pick up service.

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