Asus Zenfone 5 A500CG Review and Specifications
Asus launched their latest android smartphone Asus Zenfone 5 A500CG in India. The phone is running on Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS, which can be upgradable to Android v4.4 (KitKat) OS. It powered by Intel Atom Z2580 chipset, which has integrated 2 GHz Dual-core processor and PowerVR SGX544 MP2 graphics processing unit. Company added 2GB RAM in this phone for better performance. The integrated accelerometer, proximity and compass sensors are useful for screen auto rotation and auto lock.
OS, hardware and RAM
|Operating System (OS)||Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS upgradable to (Kitkat) OS|
|Chipset||Intel Atom Z2580|
|Processor||2 GHz Dual-core|
|GPU||PowerVR SGX544 MP2|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity, compass|
Mobile network, SIM and Internet
Asus Zenfone 5 A500CG is dual SIM android smartphone. It will work on Quad band GSM (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz) and Quad band WCDMA (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz) network. It can provide up to 42.2Mbps download speed and 5.76Mbp upload speed in 3G data network.
|SIM Type||Dual SIM (Micro-SIM) dual stand-by|
|Mobile Network||2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|Internet Speed||HSDPA 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps|
Display and camera
The phone has 5 Inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1280 pixels resolutions. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It can prevent scratch and other physical damages. Company offers 8MP rear and 2MP front camera. The rear camera features, LED flash, autofocus, digital zoom, touch focus and panorama.
|Display Size and resolutions||5.0 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels resolutions|
|Display technology||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Display Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Rear camera||8 MP|
|Front camera||2 MP|
Storage and local connectivity
Three storage variants of this phone is available. It has microSD card slot for storage expansion. Company added Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and microUSB port in this phone for connectivity and sharing. The integrated A-GPS receiver is useful for location positioning.
|Inbuilt Storage Variants||8GB / 16GB / 32 GB|
|MicroSD card Support||Up to 64 GB|
|Physical Connectivity /USB||microUSB v2.0|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/, Wi-Fi hotspot|
Battery, dimensions, multi-media and preinstalled applications
ASUS used 2110 mAh Li-Po battery in this phone. It can provide up to 18 hours 30 minutes talktime and 14.7 hours standby time in 3G network. It measures 5.83 x 2.87 x 0.41 inches dimensions and 145 grams weight.
|Battery capacity||2110 mAh Li-Po battery|
|Talk time||Up to 18 hours and 30 minutes in 3G|
|Standby time||Up to 14.7 days in 3G|
|Dimension||5.83 x 2.87 x 0.41 inches|
|Supported audio file formats||MP3, AAC, WMA, AMR|
|Supported video file formats||3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV|
Asus Zenfone 5 A500CG Price in India on 08 June 2017 is Rs. 7,299/-