ASUS Zenfone 5z India launch date set for July 4th, will be a Flipkart exclusive

ASUS Zenfone 5Z India Launch date official

The ASUS Zenfone 5z India launch date has been officially announced. The flagship phone from the Taiwan based company, is set for release in July.

The phone was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2018 tech show, in Barcelona earlier this year. The Zenfone 5z has a notch display design, which  ASUS terms as an “All-Screen LCD display” with a 90% screen-to-body ratio. The screen is a 6.2-inch Full HD+ panel (2246 x 1080 pixels), with a 96% NTSC color gamut, and supports DCI-P3.

ASUS Zenfone 5Z India Launch date official

ASUS had famously claimed during the MWC event that the Notch on the Zenfone 5z is smaller than the iPhone X.

The Zenfone 5z is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with 4GB/6GB/8GB of RAM with 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage. The phone has a fingerprint scanner on the back panel, and also supports Face Unlock like the Zenfone Max Pro M1.

ASUS has included flagship cameras in the Zenfone 5z with a dual camera setup. The main rear camera has a Sony IMX363 sensor for the 12MP dual pixel lens and 1.4µm pixel size, with a f/1.8 wide-aperture and supports four-axis optical image stabilization (OIS) and AI. The secondary camera is an 8MP 120° wide-angle lens. The selfie lens is an 8MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture.

The phone packs a 3300mAh battery which supports fast charging over USB Type-C. Connectivity wise, the Zenfone 5z supports WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 & 5GHz, 802.11ac WiFi with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi direct, NFC, FM Radio. The phone sadly has a hybrid SIM card tray, which supports dual NANO SIM cards or one SIM and a microSD card.

ASUS Zenfone 5Z India Launch date

The ASUS Zenfone 5Z India Launch date is July 4th.

The ASUS Zenfone 5z India price could be approximately Rs.38,000. This speculation is based on the phone’s price in the Philippines where it retails for 29,995 Piso.  The phone will be sold exclusively on Flipkart, and is expected to be available in Meteor Silver and Midnight Blue colours.

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