Asus Zenfone 5 Lite Specs and Price

Asus Zenfone 5 Lite
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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

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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.

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


  • Rear Camera: 20MP + 8MP camera, 2160p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, dual LED flash,
    phase detection
  • Front Camera: 16MP + 8MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • 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
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbp
  • 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


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


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


  • 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: 3, 000mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Asus Zenfone 5 Lite Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: February 19th, 2020

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