ASUS ZenFone 5Q with Snapdragon 630 SoC announced in USA

ASUS has announced its latest ZenFone series smartphone called ZenFone 5Q (ZC600KL). The handset seems to be a re-branded version of ZenFone 5 Lite, but with a newer Operating System.

The handset sports a total of four cameras, two at the front for selfies and two at the back. Of the two, there is a snapper equipped with 120-degree wide angle lens, both at the front and back.

The ASUS Zenfone 5Q specs include 6-inch multi-touch display with FHD+ resolution. It has 1.79mm slim side bezels and boasts 80.3% screen-to-body ratio.

Asus Zenfone 5Q official image -2The body has 2.5D glass at the front and back. A rear mounted fingerprint sensor unlocks in just about 0.3 seconds. An octa-core Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform sits at the core with 4GB RAM.

ASUS ZenFone 5Q Specifications

  • Dual Nano SIM slots + MicroSD Card slot
  • Android Oreo with new ASUS ZenUI 5.0
  • 2.5D-contoured glass panels (front and back) / Phone weight of 168 grams
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear). Unlocks in 0.3 seconds, supports 5 fingerprints and damp fingerprint recognition
  • 6-inch IPS display with 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. 1.79mm slim bezels, 80.3% screen-to-body ratio, 10-point multi-touch (supports glove touch)
  • octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU Or octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal memory, expandable up to 2TB using MicroSD Card
  • 20MP primary front camera with Softlight LED Flash, Sony IMX376 sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 23.4mm focal length in 35mm film camera, 85.5-degree FOV, ASUS SelfieMaster Technology, PixelMaster camera modes and 4-axis EIS. Secondary front camera with 120-degree wide angle lens, 6P lens, 12.5mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera
  • 16MP primary rear camera with LED Flash, F/2.2 Aperture, 80-degree FOV, 25.8mm focal length in 35mm film case, PDAF (0.03 seconds), PixelMaster camera mode, 3-axis EIS, 4K video recording. Secondary rear camera with 120-degree wide-angle camera, 6P Lens, 200% wider view, 12.5mm focal length in 35mm film camera.
  • 3300 mAh battery. Offers up to 30 hours 3G Talk time, 4 days music playback, up to 24 days of 4G standby
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual band (2.4/5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth V4.1, NFC, FM Radio, GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS/BDSS
  • Loud speaker Audio CODEC integrated in to PMIC, Dual Internal microphones with ASUS noise reduction technology

The ASUS Zenfone 5Q price for Unlocked phone unit  is set at US$ 299 and comes in Moonlight White and Midnight Black colors. The handset will be available from from Abt, Amazon, B & H, Best Buy, and Newegg.

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