UPDATE: ASUS Malaysia is also introducing their high-spec 8GB RAM + 256GB storage version of the ZenFone 5z.
After introducing the mid-range ZenFone 5, ASUS Malaysia is expected to announce the ZenFone 5z on our shores very soon. Ahead of its official announcement, the official Malaysian price for this Snapdragon 845 powered flagship has been revealed on Lazada Malaysia.
Who do you go to if you want a cool new ad that involves music and performance? Obviously, the people who thought it was a good idea to use 567 printers instead of a normal screen as a backdrop.
This is ASUS’ brand new ZenFone 5 ad, directed by OK Go frontman Damian Kulash, and it features a man dancing with a suit made of ZenFone 5s.
Alongside the launch of ASUS‘ mid-range stock Android smartphone, the company also launched the more upmarket ZenFone 5 in Malaysia. If you don’t care for stock Android, want a better camera experience and a more premium body, this could be the ZenFone for you.
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The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro is a new contender in the sub-RM1,000 smartphone category. For those who are looking for something more premium, the ZenFone 5 is also making its way to Malaysia. Ahead of its big day, the official specs and pricing have surfaced on the official ASUS store on Lazada Malaysia.
UPDATE: The ASUS ZenFone 5 appears to be priced at RM1,299 in Malaysia.
Apart from the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro that’s launching in Malaysia very soon, the Taiwanese smartphone maker is finally introducing their ZenFone 5 series in Malaysia as well. Revealed at MWC 2018, this is their premium smartphone lineup that looks like an iPhone X.
Just recently, ASUS had introduced its new ZenFone 5 series at MWC 2018. The Taiwanese smartphone maker is calling it the most intelligent smartphone they have ever made and the exterior looks heavily inspired by the iPhone X.
If you’ve been looking forward to this device, you won’t have to wait too long as ASUS Malaysia has teased that it’s coming to our shores very soon.
I think something that a lot of people forget is that in technology, it’s not about who does it first, it’s about who does it best. Google wasn’t the first search engine, Apple wasn’t the first company to come up with a “smartphone”, and Facebook wasn’t the first social media network.
Being the first to bring something into the market is severely overrated and it looks like ASUS has realised that too. With its brand new smartphone — the ZenFone 5 — the company looks like it’s ditching all attempts at being first, or even original. Instead, they focused on borrowing the good bits from several of the top smartphone makers, tweaking them (in some cases, improving upon them), then combining all of it into a smartphone.
Sure, you could say that they’re just blatantly copying their competition’s homework, but I think it’s a stroke of genius and here’s why.
Asus kicked off its year with a big party at Mobile World Congress 2018 announcing three new phones, the ZenFone Lite, the ZenFone 5 and the flagship ZenFone 5Z. We’ll talk about the ZenFone Lite in a later post, for now I want to concentrate on the two more interesting models – the ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 5z.
The ZenFone 5 is the most intelligent smartphone Asus has ever made, or so they claim. The device was introduced with a range of what Asus claim is AI technology enhancing seven key performance aspects of the device – AI Display, AI Camera, AI Ringtone, AI Gallery, AI Charging, AI Boost, AI Photo Learning.
Before we go into details on the what these AI enhancements do, let’s talk about the specs of the ZenFone 5.
ASUS will be unveiling its ZenFone 5 smartphones at MWC 2018 and you can already tell that it will “borrow” some design elements from the iPhone X. One of the glaring features is its notch design for its full edge to edge display. If you’re wondering how it works on an Android-powered device, we now have a clear look at the notch.
ASUS is unveiling its new ZenFone 5 series next week during Mobile World Congress 2018. Serial leakster @evleaks had earlier shared a couple of renders that is alleged to be the ZenFone 5 Lite that comes with a total of four cameras. Prior to that, we’ve seen a couple of renders that feature an iPhone X-style camera bump which is alleged to be the standard ZenFone 5 model. Now here’s another device which claims to be the ZenFone 5 and it comes with another iPhone X design feature.