Unbox 2014 Gadget Awards: Smartphone of the Year – Zenfone 5
14 January 2015
Excerpt: ASUS definitely has a winner with the Zenfone 5. While it does suffer from its fair share of performance issues, it’s still a great Android smartphone. Starting at Php 6495, it’s definitely “sulit” considering its overall performance, build quality and Pixel Master camera Specs Aren’t Everything...
ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite (A502CG) Unboxing: A More Affordable Zenfone 5
20 December 2014
Excerpt: We unbox the more affordable version of the Zenfone 5! It’s an undeniable fact that ASUS PH has scored big with the Zenfone 5. It’s a phone that’s hard to buy nowadays, not because it’s a terrible phone – on the contrary, it’s such a great phone that it usually flys off the shelf even as ASUS PH...
Excerpt: The ASUS Zenfone 5 won the hearts of many Filipinos with its balance of good specs and price. Now we have the more affordable ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite (A502CG) which sports a toned-down version of its sibling. Will its lower price point justify the downgrade of its internals?
Summary: The ASUS ZenFone 5 is an excellent mid-range smartphone with a terrific cost/benefit ratio. It is as resourceful as the Sony Xperia T3 (which is more expensive), and costs as much as the Motorola Moto G , famous for its excellent price point.
Pros: Excellent cost/benefit ratio, Big screen (but not too big), with crisp and vivid images, Sturdy, with nice design, Light, Excellent performance, Frontal camera for video callings, Memory card slot
Cons: No support for 4G LTE networks in the reviewed model, Could be slimmer
Excerpt: Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and packing in 4G LTE connectivity, the ASUS ZenFone 5 LTE or A500KL continues the ZenFone smartphone range promise of affordably priced yet attractive smartphones.
Excerpt: Almost all of the ASUS ZenFone smartphones offer 3G connectivity, which for most Malaysians is more than enough. However, for those looking for a faster connection, ASUS Malaysia have come out with the ASUS ZenFone 5 LTE or A500KL.
Summary: For a phone that costs £150, the Zenfone 5 is a remarkable purchase. Its large size and lack of 4G on the standard model may prove to be problems for some buyers, but the sharp 5-inch screen and surprisingly robust processor make up for these shortcomings.
Excerpt: Got an ASUS ZenFone 5 smartphone recently? Thinking about getting the accessory smart cover as well? We managed to get some hands-on time with a smart cover for the ASUS ZenFone 5 and showed off a little of the features available to it which included wake on and wake off, checking notifications,...
ASUS ZenFone 5 review - Versatile all-rounder 5-inch display Cameraphone for the masses
3 October 2014
Excerpt: The ASUS ZenFone range of smartphones are really making a big impact with their mix of well balanced design, great tech specs and features at very affordable pricing. The ASUS ZenFone 5 (A501CG) is the entry-level to midrange version of the smartphone and in our view is probably one of the most...