Asus Zenfone 5Z

Rs.29,999
9

Total

9.0/10

Pros

  • Striking Design
  • Punchy Display
  • Great Cameras
  • Loud Speaker Output
  • Useful software features

Cons

  • No Water Resistance

Are you looking for a Flagship Smart Phone with ,  Solid Build , Amazing Cameras and Great Pricing ? , Your Search ends here ! Here we have with us the Asus Zenfone 5Z


Specifications of Asus Zenfone 5Z

  • 6 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 2 TB
  • 6.2 inch Full HD+ Display
  • 12MP + 8MP Dual Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
  • 3300 mAh Battery
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa Core Processor

The Asus Zenfone 5Z comes in two Colour Options options Metror Silver & Midnight Blue . We have with us the Midnight Blue for Review . The 6GB Ram 64GB Storage Version is Priced At Rs.29,999 , The 6Gb Ram 128GB Storage is Prices at Rs.32,999 and 8GB Ram 256GB Storage is Version at Rs.36,999 .


Whats Inside the Box 

  • Handset
  • ZenEar Pro Hi-Res Audio Earphones
  • Transparent Back Cover
  • 18W Adapter with C to A Cable
  • User Manual
  • Warranty Card

Design

The design of the Asus Zenfone 5Z Looks Super Premium its also feels pretty solid in hand  , The Phone is made of Good Quality Material and has a Super reflective Glass Back ! The Midnight Blue variant looks Amazing  , There are rounded edges , which makes griping the phone much easy and the back is not much slippery too (Although Recommend You to use the free included Back Case) –  and also the weight of the phone is equally distributed so you dont feel the weight of the same.

We Have a USB Type C Slot and a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack ! The Audio output via the Earphones is Good and the Sound output via the Speaker is Super Loud and Clear !


Display

The Display on the Asus Zenfone 5Z is a 6.2 Inch FHD+ Screen With 19:9 Aspect Ratio Which Means it has a Notch , That Can be disabled / Enabled form Settings , It has Super deep blacks and colors pop Out to be pretty well , Sunlight visiblity is Good , Brightness is Fair enough , The Screen is visible from different angles.

Over All we are very happy with the Display Quality and the Immersive Experience of the Screen , You will love consuming content on this Screen


Performance

The Asus Zenfone 5Z comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC & has a Artifical Intelligence Engine (AIE)  , Which performs Exceptional in day to day tasks , it is Coupled with 6GB Ram & 128 GB Storage . This Phone has a Hybrid Sim Slot  , General apps like Facebook , Whatsapp , instagram and emails open quickly , Multitasking on this phone is Smooth as Butter ! , Many of the apps are retained in the Memory .


Software

Asus Zenfone 5Z runs on Zen UI which is based on Android Oreo with July 2018 Security Patch , The skin on the Asus Zenfone 5Z is Super smooth and we are very happy to see such smooth Zen UI Experience . Asus has Really Worked hard to make it Smooth , Zen UI offers amazing features like twin apps which is very useful to have and use two whatsapp , Facebook accounts , etc !


Asus Zenfone 5Z – Major OTA Update Changelog !

  • Lift to Face unlock
  • No need to press the power button to wake and face unlock
  • Gesture Controls incorporated
  • New Camera Functionalities
  • Support Auto anti-flicker feature (Phone will auto-detect electricity frequency based on lighting condition and switch the frequency setting between 50 Hz and 60 Hz to prevent flickering)
  • Support EIS feature in [email protected] & 18:[email protected]
  • Support EIS/OIS auto switch feature during video recording (The Camera will switch to either OIS or EIS to take super smooth videos depending on conditions)
  • Support over heat detection in video recording mode (Mainly useful while recording)
  • Support 3 Dimensional Noise Reduction feature also in PRO mode
  • Improve Manual White Balance function in PRO mode
  • Selfie Camera improvements

Our Experience

After this OTA Update , the Overall Performance of the Phone has improved a lot the , Camera is Much better Now . And the Face Unlock works like Charm . The Videography has also become much better , We get Much stable videos now !


Gaming

We Tried Playing the above games and all of them Played Pretty Smoothly at high Graphics settings , The Adreno 630 GPU Handles all the games with ease and the Gaming Experience was Superb . The Sound Output via the Speaker was great , You get a true sense of gaming with the immersive Sound via the Speaker


Battery Life

The Battery On this Smartphone is a 3300 Mah , which will last you for almost Full your Day  , with Normal to Heavy usage Patterns with around 10 -15 % Battery , at the EOD , with WiFi , 4G Turned on all day , and Casual Gaming & Video Streaming , There is a 18W Fast Charger Included in the box that charges the phone in almost 2 hours


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Connectivity

The Asus Zenfone 5Z Comes with a Dual Sim Support , it has Hybrid Slot for two sims – One sim + Micro SD, It also supports 4G , and also have VoLTE Support , ( Jio Sim works Flawless , without any issue of Call Drops or Speed Issues ) , WiFi Reception is Really Good and the Cellular Call Quality is Excellent.


Heating 

There was Rarely any Heat , But at after few minutes of High intensive tasks the phone heats up a bit but it then cools down Pretty quickly !


Camera

Picture-perfect Memories, Day or Night

Capture your precious moments with the 12 MP camera which features a Sony IMX363 flagship sensor, f/1.8 aperture, and a pixel size of 1.4 micrometres. It also comes with other features such as, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), 4K/UHD Video Recording, Night HDR, and can capture images with resolution up to 48 MP.

AI Camera

This smart camera automatically detects up to 16 different types of scenes and adjusts the camera settings accordingly to make your picture truly perfect. You can also take wide-angle shots with the 120-degree wide-angle secondary camera.

Magnificent Selfie Camera

Make your selfies stand out from the crowd with the 8 MP front camera. It comes with a f/2.0 aperture, 83-degree field of view, and also supports Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS).

Our Experience

Hands Down the best Camera we have Seen in this Price segment , Check out the Amazing Camera Samples from the Asus Zenfone 5Z , Below to Know for Yourself about the Same !

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Verdict

Overall this phone performs exceptionally well , If you are a person who wants a Flagship R phone with Amazing build quality & Great Software Experience and Superb Camera – This is for you !

If you are interested in Purchasing the same , Request you to use the Buy now button on the top of the article ! TIA


 

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