Asus Zenfone 5 A500KL Specifications and Review

Asus phones are doing pretty good in the market because of their good quality as well as available at an affordable price.Asus Zenfone 5 A500KL was released in June 2014 and it is an android phone running Android 4.4.2 Kitkat version. Considering the specs of Asus Zenfone 5 A500KL it supports 2G, 3G and 4Gand have a slot for dual sim. The processor of Asus Zenfone 5 A500KL is Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 while the chipset is Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400. Asus Zenfone 5 A500KL dimension is 148.2 x 72.8 x 10.3 mm (5.83 x 2.87 x 0.41 in) whose weight is 145 g (5.11 oz) and is available in Charcoal Black, Pearl White, Cherry Red, Champagne Gold and Twilight Purple color. It has an internal memory of 16GB with 2GB ram. The camera resolution of Asus Zenfone 5 A500KL is 8MPwith autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash that can support upto 3264 x 2448 pixels and video quality of 1080p@30fps is also possible with the back camera. This powerful phone by Asus is backed by Non-removable Li-Po 2110 mAh battery.

OS
Android v4.4.2 KitKat
ANNOUNCED
2014, June
MRKT STATUS
Coming Soon
RELEASE DATE
2014, Q3

Asus Zenfone 5 A500KL Specifications


Asus brings its ZenFone 5 A500KL smartphone with impressive features and attractive prices. This beautifully made smartphone will give you a true metallic feeling on its plastic made design. Its impressive design is well balanced with its powerful internal specs and good camera. On its 5-inch screen you will have a premium experience even on average prices.

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Like 5-inch screen, the design on ZoneFone 5 A500KL is also made fairly standard. There are three soft buttons on its front which misfortunately lack backlighting. On its back you can find its speaker which is not a BoomSound but still it gives you very good sound. Its volume is not very loud but you can have a good sound quality on an average volume. Its 145g in weight which is heavy enough, you can feel this weight in your hand. Although, the plastic made have reduced its weight much which could even increase with a steal body. This heavy weight is however ideal for a phone of this size.

The ZenFone 5 got powerful specs which make it a good smartphone in its price. It loads the quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor which comes with 2GB of RAM. With this processing power and RAM it can challenge much of the expensive handsets. The key smartphone of the range despite having good processer lacks this RAM power.

The Operating System on the ZenFone 5 is Android KitKat. It also gives you the experience of the ASUS ZenUI with impressive features of KitKat. Its own User Interface functions well but the notification bar is split in to, by pulling down from rights it shows notifications while from right you will get settings.

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It comes with plenty of space in its internal storage along with expendable storage. The inbuilt storage on the ZenFone 5 is 16GB which can hold bigger apps and files without external storage still if you want to expend it or want to have another storage option then there is capacity of up to 64GB of storage through a microSD card.

Like its many other features the camera is also made good. On the rear of the ZenFone 5 there is an 8 megapixel camera while on front the camera is 2MP. The main camera is also equipped with LED flash and the dedicated ASUS camera app. It can also record video in 1080p HD.

Its battery is non removable but powerful enough for its functions. It is a 2110mAh battery which is however less than many other high end smartphones.


General Features of Asus Zenfone 5 A500KL
 
Networks Supported 2G Enabled, 3G Enabled, 4G Enabled
Technology 2G Network :: GSM 850 – 900 – 1800 – 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network :: HSDPA 850 – 900 – 1900 – 2100
4G Network :: LTE 800 – 900 – 1800 – 2600 – for Europe
Operating System Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
SIM Optional Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400
Processing Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
Graphics Adreno 305
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Announced 2014, June
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2014, Q3
Manufacturer Asus
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Body
 
Dimensions (WxDxH) 148.2 x 72.8 x 10.3 mm (5.83 x 2.87 x 0.41 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz)
Colors Available Charcoal Black, Pearl White, Cherry Red, Champagne Gold, Twilight Purple
Display
 
Type IPS capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 720 x 1280 pixels, 5.0 inches (~294 ppi pixel density)
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sound
 
Alert Types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Memory
 
Card Slots microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Data & Communications
 
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browsers HTML5
Radio No
GPS & Navigation Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR
USB microUSB v2.0
Camera
 
Resolution 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging
Video 1080p@30fps
Battery
 
Type Non-removable Li-Po 2110 mAh battery
Stand By
Talk Time
Music Play

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