Asus Zenfone 5

The Asus Zenfone 5 is an android v4.3 Jelly Bean smartphone upgradable to the latest android KitKat operating system. Asus did not let their avid consumers down with this sleek bar phone, and has a good overall user ratings in terms of design, features and performance. It supports both 2G GSM and 3G HSDPA networks, and it is a dual SIM (micro-SIM) device, with IPS capacitive touchscreen of 16M colors, multi-touch functionality and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

It is an impressive 5.0-inched screen and 720 x 1280 pixel display. Other display features include proximity and light sensor. It has a weight of 145g, which places it in the mid-range category, and may be quite acceptable for a mobile phone of its size. All this for a listed price of approximately $150, Asus has surely delivered once again. Users that place phone camera functions at the top of their list may be contented with where the Asus Zenfone 5 stands in this line up.

At such an affordable price, it offers 8 MP primary camera with LED flash and an aperture size of F2.0, and a front-facing camera at 2 MP. Additional settings include digital zoom, geo-tagging, image stabilization, autofocus as well as BSI. It also comes with a built-in storage of 8 GB and a 2 GB RAM, and an Intel Atom chipset and dual-core 2 GHz processor, perfect for those who enjoy storing lots of audio and video files, as well as users who enjoy using their phones as a gaming device. It is also possible to expand it up to 64 GB of storage, and it is compatible with the following memory cards: microSD, microSDHC and microSDXc. The Asus Zenfone 5's Lithium Polymer 2110 mAh battery offers a talk time of up to 19 hours and a stand-by time of up to more than 2 weeks.

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