In this list there are 3 Asus ZenFone phones which have prices under $500 that have been released so far, namely ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) (2016), Zenfone 4 Pro (ZS551KL) (2017), and ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) (2018).
Asus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) (2018)
ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) is a Asus smartphone product that was released in June 2018. That has a size of 6.2 inches, with Full HD+ 2246 x 1080 display, which weighs 165 grams and a Li-Ion 3300 mAh (Non-removable) battery. This smart phone also comes with an external memory slot which can reach up to 2 TB (MicroSD) and offers Dual Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G) model, depending on the country/region and carrier.
This smartphone used Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 mobile processor with Android 8.0 (Oreo) operating system, and Octa-core (2.7 GHz, 1.7 GHz) CPU, which is supported by 4/6/8 GB RAM and 64/128/256 GB ROM. Also equipped with a 12 MP + 8 MP main camera, and 8 MP front camera for selfies.
|Resolution:||Full HD+ 2246 x 1080 (402 ppi)|
|Processor:||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|OS:||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|CPU:||Octa-core (2.7 GHz, 1.7 GHz)|
|Main camera:||12 MP + 8 MP (f/1.8, f/2.0)|
|Front camera:||8 MP (f/2.0)|
|Avalieble memory:||<64/<128/<256 GB|
|External memory:||up to 2 TB (MicroSD)|
|SIM card:||Dual Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G)|
|Battery:||Li-Ion 3300 mAh (Non-removable)|
ZenFone 5Z has a thin and very elegant body design with stunning bangs. And with Angles that have a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass curvature combined with a smooth body make this phone look attractive and beautiful. The ZenFone 5Z glass body is made of aluminum which is very strong and completed with zircon-sandblasting technology and also an 8 layer optical coating process. The last layer under the glass is the form of concentric circles that characterize ZenFone inspired by Zen.
The 206 special steps for every detail such as Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) under the metal button make it more reliable and make it more positive. A special anti-oil coating reduces reflection so that it improves image quality and makes the camera lens not too visible.
ZenFone 5Z is also equipped with ASUS BoostMaster technology to charge very quickly. This phone introduces AI-powered intelligent charging that maximizes battery life and provides full protection and helps extend battery life.
This phone has all the AI features that are powered by the Artificial Intelligence Engine (AIE) in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 mobile platform. This AIE Snapdragon 845 accelerates the deep learning function for a much faster but lower power consumption performance, and supports a better AI user experience.
ZenFone 5Z is able to combine the main applications and AI performance with exceptional battery life. Engineered to work in cold conditions even when running many applications, and there is a lot of extra power on tap if we need it. It also has all the latest and best connectivity options for maximum comfort wherever you are.
The Adreno 630 graphics that are desktop level, ZenFone 5Z can run heavy applications and games smoothly. When you need more power, you can use AI Boost to charge.
We can also enjoy the performance of responsive applications by utilizing AI learning to predict which applications will be used next based on the habits that we do. Exclusive ASUS technology ensures that applications can open quickly, allowing the transfer from one application to another to run smoothly.
For dual cameras this mobile is also powered by AI features ranging from AI Scene Detection, Real-time Portraits, AI Photo Learning, and Real-time Beautification.
The power of AI Scene Detection is useful for analyzing subjects quickly and matching them with 16 types of Scene detection (16 conditions) that can be recognized, then optimizing camera settings for all subjects, from sunset to pets. ZenFone 5Z also uses data analysis to improve the scene detection algorithm for smarter photography.
This phone also allows us to take close-up photos of certain people or objects professionally. With Portrait mode, the subject will remain sharp even when the background is given a bokeh effect. Portrait mode can be used using the rear or front camera, to take the most beautiful portrait photos that are equivalent to DSLR cameras. When using the rear camera, portrait mode uses both cameras simultaneously to optimize the bokeh effect so that it becomes better.
While AI Photo Learning will help us to take photos as desired. AI Photo Learning will set the camera for the next photos so that the photo will always show a unique style. And the Real-time Beautification feature can be your personal consultant. Real time Beautification will read face shapes and make personal settings that can work at any age, face shape, skin color or gender and produce natural photos, but still look beautiful. This can also work when we do livestreming.
For the problem of storing photos, mobile phones provide AI Gallery. AI gallery can sort or make groups by detecting the scenes in photos, or even recognizing each of our faces. Thus we can find the desired photo easily and quickly.
With a very sensitive and wide angle main camera on the second camera, any subject, such as scenery, beach, night view, family photos or selfies, the ZenFone 5Z camera can focus and allows us to take brighter, clearer and more photos real, even in low light or backlit conditions. The ZenFone 5Z camera can also take HDR photos at night or during the day.
The 120 degree wide angle camera on the ZenFone 5Z will help us take photos with more sights and people in them. The camera helps to take up more space so that the resulting photo is better and does not lack one person in it.
The ZenFone 5Z camera is also equipped with Pro mode so we can adjust the camera according to our needs, including settings for white balance, exposure, focus, ISO and also shutter speed with a range of 1/10000 to 32 seconds. To beautify these photos we are also assisted by photo editing software.
In addition, there is also a ZeniMoji function that allows users to use funny face avatars but use their own sounds, funny expressions and head movements. Zenimoji avatars can also be used in video chat or livestreaming and chat.
ZenFone 5Z also has an AI Ringtone that can adjust the volume according to the noise level. When the atmosphere is rather crowded, it will increase the volume, and when it is quiet, the volume will be reduced. This feature can adapt to the environment. And noise cancelation feature to ensure that sound can still be heard clearly anywhere. AI technology can increase and increase sound, when the phone sounds noisy, the technology will improve sound quality with AI ambient noise cancelation.
For security issues, the device also supports the latest Face Unlock feature that allows us to open your ZenFone 5Z easily by just looking at it, perfect when we use gloves. In addition, the device also features a fingerprint sensor that can be used to open a smartphone quickly. And this can be combined with NFC capabilities to enjoy the security of all services, such as Google Pay.
ZenFone 5Z has 2 speaker magnets equipped with a metal layer and a sound chamber. Speakers on ZenFone 5Z have a size of 36% larger than ZenFone 4, so that the resulting sound is greater. Equipped with NXP Smart-Amp, the sound produced has a smaller distortion, making the sound louder. while Dual Smart Amp will function to monitor speaker performance.
Then the Hi-Res Audio function, an audio standard that supports sound results equivalent to CD sound, so that it can be heard clearly. ZenFone 5Z can play audio by encoding more than 24bit/192KHz, where the quality is 4 times better than CD quality! For an amazing listening experience, the ZenFone 5Z is equipped with ZenEar S which supports Hi-Res Audio. ZenFone 5Z also supports DTS Headphones:X for 7.1 virtual surround sound.
While the latest AudioWizard makes it possible to control audio experience so that it can be tailored to your needs. We can manage sound, classic, pop, rock and jazz to produce optimal sound. AudioWizard also has a Custom Listening Profile mode for managing audio that is more comfortable to hear.
This smart phone also supports Rear fingerprint (0.3 seconds unlock, supports 5 fingerprints), Face recognition, Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient light, dan RGB.
Asus Zenfone 4 Pro (ZS551KL) (2017)
Zenfone 4 Pro (ZS551KL) is a Asus smartphone product that was released in October 2017. That has a size of 5.5 inches, with Full HD 1920 x 1080 display, which weighs 175 grams and a Li-Ion 3600 mAh (Non-removable) battery. This smart phone also comes with an external memory slot which can reach up to 2 TB (MicroSD) and offers Hybrid Dual Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G) model, depending on the country/region and carrier.
This smartphone used Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 mobile processor with Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) operating system, and Octa-core (2.45 GHz, 1.9 GHz) CPU, which is supported by 6 GB RAM and 64/128 GB ROM. Also equipped with a 12 MP + 16 MP main camera, and 8 MP front camera for selfies.
|Resolution:||Full HD 1920 x 1080 (401 ppi)|
|Processor:||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835|
|OS:||Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
|CPU:||Octa-core (2.45 GHz, 1.9 GHz)|
|Main camera:||12 MP (f/1.7) + 16 MP|
|Front camera:||8 MP (f/1.9)|
|Avalieble memory:||<64/<128 GB|
|External memory:||up to 2 TB (MicroSD)|
|SIM card:||Hybrid Dual Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G)|
|Battery:||Li-Ion 3600 mAh (Non-removable)|
This smart phone also supports Live fingerprint (0.3 seconds unlock, supports 5 fingerprints), Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, RGB, dan Laser sensor.
Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) (2016)
ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) is a Asus smartphone product that was released in August 2016. That has a size of 6.8 inches, with FHD 1920 x 1080 display, which weighs 233 grams and a Li-Ion 4600 mAh (Non-removable) battery. This smart phone also comes with an external memory slot which can reach up to 2 TB (microSD) and offers Hybrid Dual Nano-SIM (2G,3G, 4G) model, depending on the country/region and carrier.
This smartphone used Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 mobile processor with Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system, and Octa-core (1.8 GHz, 1.4 GHz) CPU, which is supported by 3/4 GB RAM and 64/128 GB ROM. Also equipped with a 23 MP main camera, and 8 MP front camera for selfies.
|Size:||6.8 inches (IPS+)|
|Resolution:||FHD 1920 x 1080 (324 ppi)|
|Processor:||Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652|
|OS:||Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)|
|CPU:||Octa-core (1.8 GHz, 1.4 GHz)|
|Main camera:||23 MP (f/2.0)|
|Front camera:||8 MP (f/2.0)|
|Avalieble memory:||<64/<128 GB|
|External memory:||up to 2 TB (microSD)|
|SIM card:||Hybrid Dual Nano-SIM (2G,3G, 4G)|
|Battery:||Li-Ion 4600 mAh (Non-removable)|
This smart phone also supports Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Hall sensor, Ambient light sensor, RGB sensor, IR sensor, Fingerprint.