Asus ZenFone 5 (A502CG) Specs

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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.

Cons

  • Thick body (0.41 inches)
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Display

Size: 5.0 inches
Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 63.84 %
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip: Intel Atom Z2580
Processor: Dual-core, 2000 MHz, Saltwell
GPU: PowerVR SGX544MP2
RAM: 2GB LPDDR2
Internal storage: 8GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 64 GB
OS: Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4, 4.3)
Device type: Smartphone

Battery

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

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.0
Flash: LED
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Front: 2 MP
Dimensions: 5.83 x 2.87 x 0.41 inches (148.2 x 72.8 x 10.3 mm)
Weight: 5.11 oz (145.0 g)
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Black, Gold, Purple, Red, White

Cellular

3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
SIM type: Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0, EDR
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

Jan 06, 2014
Officially announced: Yes
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Alternative variants

Asus ZenFone 5 Dual
Differences from the main variant:
Dual SIM: Yes
Asus ZenFone 5 16GB
Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 16GB
Asus ZenFone 5
Differences from the main variant:
System chip: Intel Atom
Processor: 1600 MHz
RAM: 1GB

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User Reviews

Overall User Rating
Build quality
7.5
Camera quality
8.3
Performance
8.5
Display
9
Battery life and charging
4.3
Rating breakdown (out of 10)
10
The King Of Mid-Range
Phone owned for less than a year

i bought this phone 6 months ago with only $220 and i got this great device with HD resolution also with a good pixel density , about performance?? it also great , yeah i know it only gets a dual-core cpu , but you know this phone also has 2 gigs RAM , i played some big games and NO LAG !! about camera?? it's absolutely WOW with 8 megapixel it's more than enough for a mid-range phone , the only weakness is this phone is battery life cz it only got 2500 , only 12 hours if you play the game and network on it will be dead on , but all of it are extremely SUPERB for $220 !!

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8
The Best Buck for your Money
Phone owned for more than a year

The Phone is amazingly great for the Price, and the performace is extremly good for a 2 core phone, it's as good as an S4, which was its rival back then, tho it had a problem, and that's why I will only have a 6/10 in customer Service, The KitKat update, arrived nearly at the end of the year, and KitKat was already out at the time they released the Phone, but that is just a minor problem, the update had to many issues that left me without Data Connectivity for a month!(I desided to keep everithing nearly stock, since the phone was an experience for me for future Asus Products), and let me Tell you I will go for it for more with those guys, they are MVPs

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8
A winner of a smartphone at its price band and specs
Phone owned for less than a year

I have explained in detail against each section how and why I have awarded the score. To sum it up though I would say that a higher capacity battery and better speakerphone could have earned it a perfect 10.
For those who are looking to crash benchmark records you ought to be looking at the hot phones section!

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