Flipkart with a listing on it’s website has confirmed launch of ZenFone 5Z which is being teased as Flagship Redefined Flipkart Exclusive Smartphone. The India launch event is set to start at 12:30 PM IST on July 4th.
With ZenFone 5Z Asus is said to be taking on smartphones like the OnePlus 6 and Honor 10 in India, and has also tagged it as “Flagship Redefined”.
Asus ZenFone 5Z, the most premium out of the ZenFone 5 flagship series from Asus. The ZenFone 5Z is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with an artificial intelligence engine (AIE).
The smartphone will be exclusive to Flipkart in India. Apart from that, no pricing and availability details are currently available. The ZenFone 5Z was launched at MWC 2018 Globally, at a price of EUR 479 (about Rs. 38,200) for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant.
In its home country Taiwan, however, the 6GB RAM/ 64GB model is available for TWD 14,990 (roughly Rs. 33,700) while the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant bears a price tag of TWD 16,990 (roughly Rs. 38,200).
The Asus ZenFone 5Z is a dual-SIM (Nano) handset that runs ZenUI 5.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo.
It sports a 6.2-inch full-HD+ (1080×2246 pixels) LCD display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 845 SoC, paired with an Adreno 630 GPU, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of internal storage.
There is a 3300mAh battery under the hood, which support AI charging tech.
As for camera specifications, the ZenFone 5Z sports a dual rear camera setup that also includes a primary 12-megapixel sensor. Also addition with f/1.8 aperture, and a secondary 8-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture, coupled with Softlight LED flash.
For selfies and video calls, there is an 8-megapixel camera sensor at the front with f/2.0 aperture, an 84-degree Field of View, and Face Unlock.
Optic specifications could although be slightly modified to suit the Indian market.
Connectivity on the handset includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, FM radio, a USB Type-C port as well as a 3.5mm headphone jack.