Asus ZenFone 5z

Announced:
Feb 27, 2018
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 13, 2018

PhoneArena Rating:

7.8
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Display

Display size:

6.2 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 2246 pixels

Pixel density:

402 ppi

Technology:

Super IPS+ LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

83.69 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Ultra-wide

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Features:

Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

6.02 x 2.98 x 0.30 inches (153 x 75.65 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Colors:

Silver, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630

RAM:

8 GB

Internal storage:

256 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), ASUS Zen UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS:

800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 12, 2018

FCC ID value:

MSQZ01RD link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.16 W/kg

Body:

0.89 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.19 W/kg

This device is also known as Asus ZS620KL

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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

Asus ZenFone 5z

with 128 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

6 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB

Asus ZenFone 5z

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

4 GB

Internal storage:

64 GB

MSRP price:

$ 499

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (83.69 %)
  • Lots of RAM (8 GB)
  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.4 μm)

Cons

No Cons

Description

Asus ZenFone 5Z proudly trots into flagship land with a Snapdragon 845, and three different tiers — 64 GB of storage + 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage + 6 GB of RAM, or 256 GB of storage + 8 GB of RAM. At the front ZenFone 5Z sports a 6.2-inch IPS screen with a 19:9 aspect ratio. The resolution we get is FHD+ (1080 x 2280) to make for some crisp imagery. In the camera department we have a dual setup on the back — a main 12 MP sensor with huge 1.4 μm pixels and a rather large lens aperture of F1.8 takes care for most scenarios. Then, there's the secondary snapper with an 8 MP sensor and a 120-degree wide-angle lens for those larger-than-life shots. On the front, we've got an 8 MP selfie camera.

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