Asus ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 5Q hands-on: hey there, good-looking!

The Asus ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 5 Lite aren't the best smartphones ever, but they could be among the best in their respective price segments when they are released...
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17. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

This is getting pretty hilarious now with these companies coming out with notch designs despite Android fan resignations. Guess these companies aren't interested in tech enthusiasts' opinions. What a surprise./s

20. maherk

Posts: 6775; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Those who I know that have never visited a tech site, loved the notch on my Essential Phone and on the iPhone X. They found them weird but in a good way, and made the phones look more futuristic. I'm all for the notch, and I wouldn't find it as a con if my next phone had one. Those who used the X and the PH-1 know that after using the phone for few minutes, you will never realize it's there anymore, at least the majority of us don't.

21. midan

Posts: 2723; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

Exactly

22. Whitedot

Posts: 773; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

"hey there, good-looking!" Did you really mean that? I don't find looks anywhere on this phone to be honest.

25. Sparkxster

Posts: 1213; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Asus is giving some strong competition to OnePlus.

34. brasstax

Posts: 541; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Funny how every phone with a notch is "iPhone X like.". Guess these mobile tech reporters never heard of the Essential phone.

35. Ninetysix

Posts: 2962; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

I hope you're not serious. You really think the notch here looks identical to the Essential vs the iPX?
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