First Impressions of Asus Zenfone 5: A Potential Winner

Asus has gained some popularity recently, though it is a surprise that they came up pretty interesting tricks anyone can ever imagine! Lately, with iPhone X the bezel-less phones have become really popular, but the wait for androids Bezel-less phones is real.

Asus surely took the idea of their product from the ‘Fruit Phone X’ but it did not hide the fact from the world. We were given an opportunity to preview the Asus Zenfone 5’s pre-production unit for which we had our first impressions listed down here:

  1. Compact Look and High Definition:

Zenfone 5 is very compact and has a very seamless finish. The screen size is 6.2 inches with Super IPS display. It has high definition resolution 2246*1080p. The Zenfone 5 is much alike to iPhoneX unlike the chin at the bottom of the phone.

Zenfone 5 first impressions

Moreover, the camera setup of the Zenfone 5 on the spine of the phone is positioned smartly. The placement of the dual-camera is vertical giving it a sleek look. The panel on the backside is given with a glass finish making it distinctive. Also the fingerprint sensor is provided on the Zenfone 5 like any other Asus handsets.

The phone functions on a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfers, provided with a3.5mm jack at the bottom. The aspect ratio of the screen is 19:9 and 18:9 tall aspect ratio.

  1. Under the hood:

Asus Zenfone 5 works pretty much like any other Android. However, this phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC. It consists of 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Battery power of this Asus phone is 3,300mAh. The dual-camera has a wide angle mode which is not very common in the current smartphones. This pre-production device was running on Android Oreo with the latest ZenUI interface. This type of interface is known to be much lighter on phones and functions smoothly as compared to any other interface.

Zenfone 5 stock android user interface first impression

There are two types of unlocking features provided in the phone: Face unlocking and Fingerprint unlocking which saves more time. However, this pre-production model was not given for testing. But as far as I know, Asus will give its best considering competition with Xiaomi Mi Mix.Zenfone 5 audio and design - 3

  1. Display and Audio:

Asus has also concentrated on its device’s audio system using the new five-magnet stereo speaker system. The speakers of the phone are positioned at the bottom and also at the earpiece. The phone offers stereo sound with both the speakers working at the same time when not using you headphones. Audio quality of this handset can be summoned as loud and impressive. This feature will surely impress the first time users for watching their favorite videos.

 

Conclusion:

To sum up on its features, since this was a pre-production handset which was presented to us it has pretty good features. Overall, it’s a a total take away with the range of phones Asus has brought this is definitely the best one! They have surely put in a lot of efforts to please the customers.