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Asus Zenfone V (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Adreno 530
4 GB / 32 GB
5.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
23 MP, 5488 x 4112 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Asus announced the launch of the Zenfone V smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Asus Zenfone V phone with 5.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Asus Zenfone V comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 1920 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Asus Zenfone V specifications

BrandAsus
NameZenfone V
ModelV520KL
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Asus Zenfone V is about 5.19 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Asus phone are average (5.77 x 2.86 x 0.3 inches).

Weight5.19 oz
Dimensions5.77 x 2.86 x 0.3 inches
Colorsblue
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Asus Zenfone V comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
CPUQuad-core, Dual-core 2.2 GHz Kryo, Dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 530

Display

The size of Zenfone V screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches AMOLED display of Asus Zenfone V with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes, up to 10 fingers

Memory

The internal memory of Asus Zenfone V (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Zenfone V is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Zenfone V has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera23 MP, 5488 x 4112 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Asus Zenfone V supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Zenfone V comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Zenfone V phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Zenfone V isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Zenfone V phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Asus phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass, Fast charging, Quick Charge, ZenUI
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