Tag Archive: Zenfone


Xiaomi Mi A2 vs. ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1: Divergence

You can choose between a great camera or outstanding battery life, but not both.

Earlier this year, ASUS turned the tables on Xiaomi with the ZenFone Max Pro M1, a budget phone with a huge battery and enticing hardware that went toe-to-toe with the Redmi Note 5 Pro and came out ahead in a few areas. ASUS not only managed to undercut the Redmi Note 5 Pro but was also able to make enough units available to  [Read More…]

Which flagship killer is for you? ASUS ZenFone 5Z vs OnePlus 6

Unveiled back at MWC 2018 in February, the ASUS ZenFone 5Z finally went up for pre-order in the US this week at an affordable $ 499. And the price puts it in direct competition with the OnePlus 6.

The affordable flagship category has been seeing an intense amount of competition in recent years. It was initially dominated by OnePlus and Xiaomi, but now entrants like ASUS are coming out with very compelling alternatives.

Which brings us to today’s question. How  [Read More…]

Asus ZenFone 5Z and ZenFone Live now available in the U.S.

The phones cost $ 499 and $ 109, respectively.

Asus has a couple new Android handsets up for sale in the United States starting today, including the ZenFone 5Z and Android Go-powered ZenFone Live. The 5Z is definitely the more exciting of the bunch, so let’s touch on that one first.

The ZenFone 5Z is Asus’s flagship phone for 2018, and in regards to both price and features, is a direct competitor with the OnePlus 6. There’s  [Read More…]

Which flagship killer is for you? ASUS ZenFone 5Z vs OnePlus 6

Unveiled back at MWC 2018 in February, the ASUS ZenFone 5Z finally went up for pre-order in the US this week at an affordable $ 499. And the price puts it in direct competition with the OnePlus 6.

The affordable flagship category has been seeing an intense amount of competition in recent years. It was initially dominated by OnePlus and Xiaomi, but now entrants like ASUS are coming out with very compelling alternatives.

Which brings us to today’s question. How  [Read More…]

ASUS Zenfone Live (L1) is a new Android Go phone, available in the US

The Android Go family is expanding in the US. After the likes of Nokia, Alcatel, ZTE and Motorola, ASUS too has unveiled a new smartphone that runs Google’s stripped-down version of Android. The device is called the ASUS Zenfone Live (L1) and is available for purchase from Best Buy for only $ 109.99.

Android Go is comprised of three optimized main areas: the operating system, Google Play Store and Google apps. These have been reinterpreted in order to provide a  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone 5Z is finally up for pre-order in the US

Update: After months of waiting,t he ASUS ZenFone 5Z is finally available for pre-order on Amazon. You can grab it for an affordable $ 499.99 in Blue or Black. Shipments will start going on starting on August 13.

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ASUS is not a company known for its smartphone products. Although in the last few years they’ve launched a few interesting mid-range models. Well this week at MWC 2018, ASUS certainly managed to attract a lot of attention as it  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone 5Z review: A compelling alternative to the OnePlus 6

The ZenFone 5Z delivers incredible performance at less than half the cost of ‘true’ flagships.

After a strong initial showing with the ZenFone series, ASUS faded from relevance in the last few years owing to a combination of uninspiring designs and inability to match up to the likes of Xiaomi, OnePlus, and Honor. OnePlus, in particular, has come to dominate the affordable flagship space, with the OnePlus 6 now the benchmark that other $ 500 phones have  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone 5 review: A mostly marvelous mid-ranger

After a couple of phones in 2017, ASUS is properly back in contention in the British market with the ZenFone 5.

ASUS has been making phones for many a year now, but in the case of the British market, after the first generation, things just, well, stopped. It restarted in 2017, but as we hit summertime in 2018, finally, ASUS has a phone that hits the right spot at the right price.

The ZenFone 5 is on  [Read More…]

ASUS Zenfone Max (M1) with 4,000 mAh battery goes up for pre-sale in the US for $169

If you’re looking for a phone that won’t break the bank, consider ASUS’ new Zenfone Max (M1) offering. The phone just went on pre-sale in the US via B&H and is available unlocked for only $ 169.

Interested parties can get the phone in black, rose gold or red. The handset is compatible with only GSM/LTE carriers like T-Mobile and AT&T.

The new model shouldn’t be confused with its larger brother, the Zenfone Max Plus (M1) which also launched in  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone 5Z with Snapdragon 845 debuts in India for just ₹29,999 ($440)

ASUS is taking the fight to OnePlus in the mid-range segment.

We’ve seen ASUS take an aggressive stance in India’s budget segment with the ZenFone Max Pro M1, and the Taiwanese manufacturer is now doing the same in the mid-range category with the launch of the ZenFone 5Z. The ZenFone 5Z sits at the top of the ZenFone lineup, and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset.

The phone also features a 6.2-inch 19:9 FHD+  [Read More…]