Asus has launched a new phone in the United States. The phone is named as Zenfone V and is available as a Verizon exclusive. The new smartphone is not a rebranded or renamed version of an existing Asus phone. It is a new phone and comes with the model number V520KL. It is not known when the Asus Zenfone V will be available in India.
The new phone has been listed on the company’s official website but no further information about the phone has been made available by Verizon. Details about the pricing are also not available.
Display, Memory, Processor and Storage
The Asus Zenfone V features a 5.2 inch AMOLED screen capable of 1920×1080 resolution. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It also features Tru2Life technology that provides high contrast and better viewing in outdoor settings.
The screen also features 10 finger capacitive touch and an oleophobic coating for preventing fingerprints and smudges. Further, the screen can also be operated using gloves.
Coming to the processor, the phone is powered by a 2.2 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip paired with Adreno 534 graphics. There is 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. The phone also supports microSD slot using which the storage can be extended up to 256 GB.
The Asus Zenfone V features a 23 megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture on the back. Features of the camera include autofocus and OIS. The camera is also accompanied by a dual LED real tone flash module. On the front, there is an 8 megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture designed for selfies. The camera application on the phone provides different shooting modes for enhanced photography.
The Asus Zenfone V is powered by a 3000 mAh battery. The phone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat customized with ASUS ZenUI 3.0 interface.
Connectivity features include support for 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, A-GPS, micro USB, 3.5 MM audio jack and FM radio. The phone features accelerometer, E-Compass, gyroscope, ambient and fingerprint sensors.
The Asus Zenfone V will be available in Sapphire Black color.