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Asus ZenFone 5Z Price in India Leaked on Flipkart Ahead of Tomorrow’s Launch

Asus ZenFone 5Z price in India has surfaced on Flipkart just a day ahead of its formal launch that is set for July 4. The listing on the online marketplace, which was available at the time of filing this story, confirms that the latest ZenFone model will be available in the country with a starting price of Rs. 29,999. Multiple variants of the flagship Asus ZenFone 5Z smartphone have been spotted in 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage, 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage, and 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage options. Also, the online listing suggests that the Taiwanese company will bring the smartphone in a couple of colour options, including Midnight Blue and Meteor Silver. The ZenFone 5Z was officially unveiled at MWC 2018 in February.

As per the listing on Flipkart, Asus is set to bring the ZenFone 5Z in most of the variants that debuted at the MWC earlier this year. While the ZenFone 5Z 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant has been listed at Rs. 29,999, its 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant is featured on Flipkart at Rs. 32,999. Similarly, there is the top-end variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage at Rs. 36,999. The online listing has also confirmed that Flipkart will host bank offers and no-cost EMI options – with EMI starting from Rs. 1,097 – to persuade customers. The listed prices also suggest that Asus is in plans to take on the likes of the Huawei P20 Pro and OnePlus 6 with its latest offering.

To recall, the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant of the ZenFone 5Z is already available with a price tag of EUR 479 (roughly Rs. 38,300), while its 6GB RAM and 64GB storage model is on sale in Taiwan at TWD 14,990 (roughly Rs. 33,700) and the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant is available at TWD 16,990 (roughly Rs. 38,200).

Asus ZenFone 5Z specifications


LAUNCH Announced 2018, February
Status Available. Released 2018, June
BODY Dimensions 153 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm (6.02 x 2.98 x 0.31 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz)
Build Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.2 inches, 96.9 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2246 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes, up to 10 fingers
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
– 95% DCI-P3 coverage
– ASUS ZenUI 5.0
PLATFORM OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPU Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 24mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, PDAF) + 8 MP (f/2.0, 12mm, 1/4″, 1.12µm), gyro EIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected]
Secondary 8 MP (f/2.0, 24mm, 1/4″, 1.12µm), gyro EIS, 1080p
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with dual speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
– 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DTS Headphone X
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML
– Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Document viewer
– Photo editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
MISC Colors Midnight Blue, Meteor Silver
Price About 500 EUR


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