Asus Zenfone 5 (ZE620KL): A Flagship Killer Phone at a Glamorous Bargain

The Asus Zenfone 5: A smartphone which offers the exclusive Dual-camera feature. It offers impressive software and hardware along with an exhaustive range of features and functionality which makes it an ideal masterpiece.


Asus Zenfone 5 smartphone was first launched in February 2018. The Zenfone 5 has too many different features than just a simple imitation phone, though with some special camera features, AI-assisted camera cleverness, updated hardware and also at an affordable price. The 5 could be Asus’ best Zenfone yet. The phone offers a 6.20- inch display with a resolution of 1080×2246 pixels. The phone is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor along with a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal memory that is expandable up to 2000 GB. The Zenfone 5 comes with a 12- MP primary camera and an 8-MP front camera for taking selfies. The Asus Zenfone 5 runs on Android 8.0 and is powered by a battery of 3300 mAh. It’s a dual SIM smartphone.

Sneak Peek  

Asus Zenfone 5 is a phone that offers 5-inch, IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen of 16M colors and 720×1280 pixels resolution. It has a Quad-Thread Hyper-Threading Technology which functions on the Android v4.3 OS (Jelly Bean) and 2GHz Intel Atom Z2580 dual-core processor. The phone supports 64 GB micro SD card and various connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG etc.

What’s cool What’s not so cool
IPS Display

Smart Configuration

Great Camera Features

Supports 64 GB External Storage

Good Battery Life

Smooth Performance

Has A Hybrid Sim Slot

Heavy Weight

Non Removable Battery





Good Construct Design

The Asus Zenfone 5 has a lot of similarities when compared to an iPhone. The camera is stacked at the back to one side. There’s a fingerprint sensor along with the diamond cut sheen covering the rear glass which is quite familiar with Asus as a brand. The slim and slick design in Meteorite Silver with a metal frame provides a premium feel. The ultra skinny display bezels keep the phone’s size in check. Though the phone is exactly slim it has space for USB-Charging port and 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom of the phone.


Smoother Experience And Performance

The Zenfone 5 runs on Android 4.3 with a custom skin called Zen UI layered over the OS. ZenUI has been redesigned with a cleaner and flatter look. The company says its engineers have made over 200 different modifications to the OS, all with improving performance in mind.


High Resolution Cameras

The smartphone is piled up with a 12MP primary camera and 8MP secondary camera which offers amazing shots. The wide-angle sensor offers a special feature for added dual- pixel for quicker focusing. The great features like image stabilization, color saturation, white balance, sharpness,  exposure, shutter speed, and special features like portrait mode etc make all the difference. 


Battery Works As A Stamina Provider

The Asus Zenfone 5 (ZE620KL) comes with a battery of 3300mAh that makes sure that a user gets a long-lasting experience. The device comes with an accelerometer, compass, fingerprint sensor, light sensor, gyroscope, multi-touch and much more. All these extraordinary features help this phone to become a complete masterpiece that a user is looking for.

Some Unique Features of ASUS ZENFONE 5 (ZE620KL)

·The 8MP rear autofocus feature and few significant features like digital image stabilization, BSI, digital zoom, geo-tagging and LED flash.
·The 3300 mAh Li-ion battery provides an uninterrupted service.
·Sensors on the phone contain a Proximity sensor, Gyroscope, Ambient light sensor and Accelerometer.

Tech Specs 


Form factor Touchscreen
Weight (g) 155.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3300
Colours Midnight Blue, Meteor Silver


Screen size (inches) 6.20
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2246 pixels


Processor Octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 2000


Rear camera 12-megapixel
Rear Flash Dual LED
Front camera 8-megapixel


Operating System Android 8.0
Skin ZenUI 5.0


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2  
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes


Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No


Asus Zenfone 5 not only has a stunning display and smart configuration but also supports a capacious external storage. The inbuilt storage could have been enhanced though. The dual camera features acts as icing on the cake. Overall, the Asus Zenfone 5 is a reasonably priced phone.


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"Gadgets For You" Belongs to Srishti Agarwal, a commerce graduate by degree but a technophile and a writer by heart. Her love for gadgets and writing made her choose a profession which is altogether a new journey. Being a novice in the blogging community, she strives to provide her audience with reviews on the latest gadgets and guidance tips on OS and Applications.

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