ZenFone 5 Lite Black

Asus at MWC 2018 held in Barcelona announced its new ZenFone series smartphones named ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 5z flagships. In addition, the Taiwanese mobile manufacturing company also introduced a budget variant of the flagships named ZenFone 5 Lite.

The ZenFone 5 Lite flaunts metal unibody glass sandwich design bearing in-trend aspect ratio of 18:9 over 18.5:9 ratio of the flagship siblings. The device comes as the brand’s first smartphone with quad camera setup.

    Highlights

  • The ZenFone 5 Lite as the name suggests is a budget variant of the flagship siblings.

  • It flaunts a taller 18:9 aspect ratio.

  • The device comes as company’s first smartphone with four cameras.

Price and Availability 

The ZenFone 5 Lite will be available in Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Rouge Red color options with sales starting next month. As for the pricing, it remains unknown and will be revealed during the launch.

Features and Specifications

 

ZenFone 5 Lite Silver

The smartphone features a 6.0 inch FHD+ IPS LCD display bearing a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and pixel density of 402 PPI.

The device will be offered in two variants – one powering Snapdragon 430 octa-core SoC with Adreno 505 GPU, and the other with Snapdragon 630 SoC with Adreno 505 GPU.

Memory and Storage department offers 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage as the standard variant alongside top-end variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Both the variants get expandable storage up to 2TB via microSD card.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the rear gets a dual camera setup which includes a 16-megapixel primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, 80-degree field of view, PDAF, and LED flash alongside an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with 120-degree wide-angle lens.

Notably, the front gets a dual camera module as well, including a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 primary sensor with an f/2.0 aperture, 85.5-degree field of view alongside an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with 120-degree wide-angle lens.

It is fueled by Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery and runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) out of the box. The phone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.

Finally, connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (Snapdragon 630 SoC) and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (Snapdragon 430 SoC), Bluetooth v4.1, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB. Sensors onboard include an Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor.

ASUS ZenFone 5 Lite
Release date 2018, February

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
GPRS
EDGE
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Design

Dimensions 160.62 x 76.16 x 7.8mm
Weight 168 grams
Build Front/rear glass, aluminum frame

Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Screen Size (Inches) 6.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Ratio 18:9 ratio (402 ppi density)

Hardware

Operating System Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 or Qualcomm SDM430 Snapdragon 430
CPU Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 or Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 508 or Adreno 505
RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 32GB and 64GB

Camera

Primary (Rear) Dual: 16 MP (f/2.2, 26 mm) + Unknown MP (12mm), gyro EIS, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps (SDM630 only), 1080p@30/60fps
Secondary (Front) Dual: 20 MP (f/2.0, 23 mm) + Unknown MP (12mm), gyro EIS, LED flash

Connectivity

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, hotspot (SDM630) Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot (SDM430)
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
Radio FM radio
USB Port microUSB 2.0

Sensors

Type Rear fingerprint sensor, Damp finger recognition, Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor

Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery

Misc.

Colors Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Rouge Red