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Asus Zenfone 5 Lite Specs and Price

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The Asus Zenfone 5 Lite is the cheapest of the recently released Zenfone series of smartphones. Unlike the Asus Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5Z it does not have the iPhone X type of botched display. Like every other Lite smartphone model it has an interior hardware compared to the Zenfone 5 and 5Z. However, the Asus Zenfone 5 Lite smartphone seems to be of even a Lite model to be a good mid-range smartphone.

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Asus Zenfone 5 Key Specs and Features

  • 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 pixels (402 ppi)
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 / Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 with 3GB / 4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage and MicroSD support up to 400GB
  • Dual 16MP + 8MP rear camera and Dual 20MP + 8MP camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 000mAh non removable Li-ion battery

Asus Zenfone 5 Lite

Design and Display

Unlike the other Zenfone series smartphone released this year, the Asus Zenfone 5 Lite is ditching the notch and father featuring a reduce bezel at the top. It comes with an 18:9 aspect ratio which makes it look tall much like the other smartphones. The Asus Zenfone 5 Lite is built with an aluminium casing which looks premium and will definitely feel premium when held.

It also retains the FHD+ display seen in its other Zenfone models, however, they are different in size from each other with the Asus Zenfone 5 Lite being the smallest. Although, it still measure up to a whopping 6.0-inch which is by today’s standards a fairly large display. Featuring a 2160 x 1080 pixels display with a pixel density of 403 ppi and a brightness of about 500 nits.

Battery and Camera

There is a reduction in battery capacity by 300mAh moving from the Zenfone 5 and 5Z to this smartphone. While this is not much, the battery of the Asus Zenfone 5 Lite can only be regarded as average with a life span of just about a day on a full charge. The 3, 000mAh Li-ion battery supports quick charge from Qualcomm which means full charge in no time.

The camera setup on the Asus Zenfone 5 Lite is impressive, having a Quad camera is not a common feature in smartphones at the moment. You have a dual camera consisting of a 16MP sensor combined with an 8MP wide angle lens for more detail nudged into the rear panel. Same goes for the for the selfie camera too as you have a dual combination of a 20MP sensor, wide angle 8MP camera having a 120° field of view (FOV) and a LED flash.

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Hardware and Software

Things are a little bit different here from the normal one SoC smartphone because there are two variants in terms of chipset. There’s one having a Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 processor combined with an Adreno 508 GPU while the other has a Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 and a corresponding Adreno 505 GPU. Both SoCs  are Octa-core and the former clocks at 2.2GHz max while the other at 1.4GHz max.

Also, you either have a 3GB or 4GB RAM on the Asus Zenfone 5 Lite as well as a 32GB or 64GB internal storage space. However, both gives a chance to expand storage using a memory card of up to 400GB. Asus Zenfone 5 Lite will be shipping with the Android 8.0 Oreo with their own UI on top.

Asus Zenfone 5 Lite Price and Availability

The Asus Zenfone 5 Lite has been slated to be released this March for a price that has not been disclosed yet.

Asus Zenfone 5 Lite Specs

Here are a few specs of the Asus Zenfone 5 Lite:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Processor: Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630/Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
  • GPU: Adreno 508/Adreno 505
  • Memory: 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Rouge Red
  • Dimension: 160.6 x 76.2 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 168g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM

Display

  • Display: 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 please pixels
  • Screen Protection:

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 20MP + 8MP camera, 2160p Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, dual LED flash,
    phase detection
  • Front Camera: 16MP + 8MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 400GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO:
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbp
  • CDMA EVDO:
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 400/75 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.1 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:

Entertainment

  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps:

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: 3, 000mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
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Odunayo Ezekiel
Odunayo Ezekiel
Odunayo Ezekiel is a prolific Tech Writer, Gadget Enthusiast, and Electronic Device geek. He has written over 500 articles on NaijaTechGuide covering Mobile Phones. He has an absolute love for writing about devices ranging from Mobile Phones, Smartwatches, VR and AR Devices, Drones, Fitness Trackers to other Wearables in general.

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