x PhoneArena is hiring! Reviewer in the USA

Asus ZenFone 5

Asus ZenFone 5
5"
720 x 1280 pixels
8 MP
2 MP front
Intel Atom
Dual-core, 2000 MHz
RAM: 2 GB
BATTERY: 2110 mAh
MEMORY: 8 GB + MicroSD
Announced: Jan 6, 2014
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • Lightweight phone
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (294 ppi)

Share

embed

Description

The Asus ZenFone 5 is a phone powered by a 2GHz Intel Atom chip along with 2GB of RAM. Its 5-inch IPS display has a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels and can be operated while the user is wearing gloves. The phone's main camera can snap photos at 8MP and the PixelMaster tech is present. There are several colors to pick from – Charcoal Black, Pearl White, Cherry Red, and Champagne Gold.

Do you ...?




Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (5.0, 4.4, 4.3)
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.83 x 2.87 x 0.41 inches (148.2 x 72.8 x 10.3 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.11 oz (145 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, Purple, Red, White, Gold

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 294 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • IPS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 63.84 %
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.0
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom, Digital image stabilization, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 2 megapixels

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

      • Intel Atom
    • Model:
      • Z2580
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual-core, 2000 MHz, Saltwell
  • Graphics processor:
      • PowerVR SGX 544MP2
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 2 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 8 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 2110 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Polymer

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
specifications continue after the ad

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 06 Jan 2014

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Asus ZenFone 5 Dual

differences:

  • Multiple SIM cards:
    • 2 slots

Asus ZenFone 5 16GB

differences:

  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB

Asus ZenFone 5

differences:

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

      • Intel Atom
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • 1600 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1 GB RAM

Despite our efforts to provide full and correct Asus ZenFone 5 specifications, there is always a possibility of making a mistake. If you see any wrong or incomplete data, please LET US KNOW.


If you are interested in using our specs commercially, check out our Phone specs database licensing page.


User circle

ahmadfit3

Have it

akim94

Have it

ander204

Have it

andraapk

Want it

ayansmith

Have it

b3rno93

Have it

bayarfaj20

Want it

berry889

Have it

bien_06

Want it

clorophill

Want it

Danu77

Want it

djjsvi38tj

Want it

fonelover

Have it

germac98

Want it

guruprasad

Have it

Hungacsoke

Want it

indraajati

Had it

juliano.go

Want it

junodeguzm

Have it

kamalkant

Want it

Partners

iPad 2 Cases
MaxCDN

Latest stories