Asus ZenFone 5 Review

Asus ZenFone 5 is an Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) phone which is designed to deliver performance and feature. It is a improved model by Asus which falls in the high end series. It is powered by a Intel processor which makes it more better than others. But somehow after using the phone for long time we do not really think Intel cpu is helping the phone much. This device has two version among which one comes with 2GB ram and one with 1GB ram. the one which we tested is the device that is powered by 1GB ram. We are quiet fascinated to find that the new UI which is great and nice. but if you load many applications on the phone it get slow. It is developed on a new technology which mix the softer and hardware together so that you can get one of the best screen output. To some extent whatever feature Asus has mentioned is true.

It is a great phone, but as I said it gets slow when you are using too much. We will checkout that later on. As per Asus this phone will give you true phone joy where you have a mixture of performance and multimedia. It is sleek and has a good design. It looks premium. And above that the device comes at a affordable price. It is sold for $190 which is not at all bad. As per the features you get in it you will feel that you bought a value for money product. thing that we not like is slowdown performance when we try to do multiple things on the phone. I thought Intel cpu will be able to handle multi-tasking more effectively, but it falls a bit short. Asus ZenFone 5 features a amazing inch screen. You can get 4 and 6 inch screen size also if you want in the same product line. And all of them are powered by Intel processor. Intel Atom is taking a slow leap n mobile platform. The device is sold in Asia and other part of the world.We will checkout whether this phone is able to fulfill its promises.

Asus ZenFone 5 Review

Design and Packaging:

Asus ZenFone 5 looks really nice and it has a premium quality element use. The 5inch screen size phone looks very clean and amazing from distance. It has round edges at the current and the body mostly consist of glossy plastic element. It has three touch buttons on the front side. Asus ZenFone 5 has a hd screen. Where you get a max resolution of 1280×720 at 294ppi. this makes image quality remarkably great. You get nice screen output here in terms of images and multimedia. Design offer a good grip. You can use covers to protect the screen. At a low price tag this phone can be counted as a premium model. At the backside there is a 2110 mAh battery which is locked. You cannot remove it, but you n access the sim and micro sd card slot by removing the back cover.

Asus ZenFone 5 Rear

The audio speaker and a 8 megapixel camera is also placed on the backside. It has a minimalist look. You have all require keys and ports on the sides. It has a solid design and it is very light in weight. The entire weight is jus around 145g. From the point of design this phone is amazing. You get a good build material which looks premium. Asus ZenFone 5 is powered by a 2GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2580 processor. It near to the other dual processor in the market. You get 1GB of ram in this and for storage it comes with 8GB. It has all standard connectivity options and you can also expand the storage by adding a sd card. The phone does not has a nfc in it.


One of the biggest benefit of buying Asus ZenFone 5 is the latest android operating system. Instead of giving you stock rom, Asus offer a Zen UI. It is an custom skin that is optimized to work faster and it also make the screen look really awesome. It is clear and smooth. It has hundreds of different customization option through which you can tweak the phone as per your need. It has a entirely new lock screen which is also easy to customize. You can check your timeline stuff on the lock screen itself and you also get notification about your appointment on the same. There are few helpful apps in the device that offer you productivity features. Like Do it Later.

Asus ZenFone 5 UI

A simple to use reminder app that can help you to keep all your important things at one play. You can make a list of your takes and access them instantly through this. You just have to create a task in this. The Zen UI is nice and give you many integrated app support. It is smooth and fast and makes the screen work really awesome. A few inbuilt apps works really great. It is good to find that Asus has not used stock rom.

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