ASUS announced the all-new ZenFone 5Z, a 6.2-inch dual-camera smartphone that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence (AI). Equipped with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with its smooth, responsive,power-efficient performance, ZenFone 5Z includes a full suite of AI-enhanced features powered by the Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence Engine (AIE). ZenFone 5Z comes with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM for extreme performance.
ZenFone 5Zhas an intelligent dual-camera system that adapts and learns, delivering perfect photos every time. With its latest flagship Sony IMX363 sensor, a 120°wide-angle secondary camera and AI-enhanced camera features — including Auto Scene Detection, real-time portrait effects, AI Photo Learning and real-time beautification —ZenFone 5Z encourages creativity and frees the user to concentrate on the subject rather than the camera.
Crafted to perfection with premium materials, ZenFone 5Z has a strikingly beautiful ultra-slim bezel, all-screen design, featuring a stunning 6.2-inch display with a90% screen-to-body ratio in an all-metal, glass-covered body that’s as small and compact as most standard 5.5-inch phones.
The extreme-performance ZenFone 5Z is powered by the latest Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Artificial Intelligence enhancements, featuring a 3rd Generation AI platform that includes the Hexagon 685 Vector DSP, Adreno 630 Graphics, and Kryo 385 architecture CPU. Combined with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM, ZenFone 5Z delivers the most accelerated AI experiences, as well as breathtaking performance combined with outstanding energy efficiency for long-lasting battery life.To ensure rock-solid reliability, ZenFone 5Z has four 0.06mm-slim carbon cooling pads that efficiently dissipate heat and maintain top performance at all times.
For maximum on-the-go stamina, ZenFone 5Z has a high-capacity 3300mAh battery with ASUS BoostMaster fast-charge technology. ZenFone 5Z also introduces AI Charging to maximize the battery lifespan and provide total protection. AI Charging dynamically adjusts the charging rate by monitoring the user’s charging habits, slowing down the battery’s ageing process.
For maximum flexibility and superb call quality, ZenFone 5Z supports dual 4G LTE SIMs with Dual SIM, Dual VoLTE (DSDV) capabilities. This allows both SIMs to be on active standby, and also supports enhanced HD voice calls over 4G LTE on both SIMs.
The intelligent dual-camera system in ZenFone 5Zhas an advanced hardware specification, one featuring the flagship Sony IMX363 image sensor with large 1.4µm pixels and a bright f/1.8 wide-aperture six-element lens that captures up to 5X-brighter and clearer photos in low-light conditions, as well as enabling dramatic Night HDR shots. The other is a 120° wide-angle secondary camera that has 2X wider field of view than a standard smartphone camera, thus enabling you to capture more expansive landscapes, more natural group shots, and easier photos in cramped spaces. ZenFone 5Z can record video in stunning 4K UHD resolution, with smooth and steady videos assured by three-axis electronic image stabilization (EIS).
To provide near-instant focusing in any situation, ZenFone 5Z has a dual-pixel phase-detection autofocus (PDAF) system that locks on the subject in just 0.03 seconds, and a 4-axis optical image stabilization (OIS) system keeps the lens rock-steady for sharp, blur-free photos. For super stable videos, the smartphone supports 3-axis EIS.
For truly intelligent photography, the camera system incorporates advanced AI algorithms and advanced big-data analytics, so ZenFone 5Z is always evolving to constantly improve photos. The special AI-enhanced features in ZenFone 5Zadapt and learn the more they are used, delivering perfect photos every time and creating a truly personal experience for the user.
- AI Scene Detection: AI Scene Detection takes the guesswork out of photography. ZenFone 5Z uses the power of AI to rapidly analyze the subject and match it to one of its 16 scene types, optimizing the camera settings for almost any kind of shot from sunsets to pet pics. The result is effortlessly perfect photos, anytime and anywhere. ZenFone 5Z uses advanced big-data analysis to constantly enhance the scene-detection AI algorithms, for ever-smarter photography.
- Real-time Portrait: ZenFone 5Z lets users take professional-looking close-up shots of people or objects, without the hassle. Real-time Portrait with AI technology ensures that the main subject stays pin-sharp, while the background is given a sense of depth with a progressive bokeh effect — created using depth information intelligently analyzed from the subject — for a beautifully artistic photo. Real-time Portrait uses both cameras simultaneously to capture gorgeous portraits and close-ups that make the subject stand out with a real sense of depth, rivaling those taken with high-end DSLR cameras.
- Pro mode: ZenFone 5Z includes the powerful Pro mode that gives users full control of all the camera settings, including white balance, exposure, focus, ISO, and an impressive range of shutter speeds from 1/10000 to 32 seconds. With its support for unprocessed RAW files, ZenFone 5Z is also the ideal choice for users who prefer to fine-tune their images using photo-editing software.
By using an ultra-slim bezel, all-screen display, the 6.2-inch ZenFone 5Zis as small as most standard 5.5-inch phones. It’s the ultimate ergonomic design that not only lets users see more, but is much less bulky and more comfortable to hold. The 6.2-inch Full HD+ all-screen display, with its 90% screen-to-body ratio and gorgeous 2.5D-curved glass, delivers a totally immersive visual experience. ZenFone 5Z’s all-screen display also supports the DCI-P3 color space, with a wide color gamut that enhances color saturation for amazingly vivid image reproduction.With ZenFone 5Z, photos, videos, movies and games look better than they’ve ever looked before.
For optimized visuals with natural-looking colors and good readability in any environment, ZenFone 5Z features intelligent display technology. This uses smart sensors to automatically adjust the display’s color temperature in real time according to the ambient lighting. It also features Smart Screen On, which prevents the screen from turning off when the user’s face is detected, avoiding the problem of the screen turning off when the user is reading content for extended periods without touching the screen.
ZenFone 5Z has two five-magnet stereo speakers that deliver deep, rich and expansive stereo sound. These are driven by dual smart amplifiers that ensure maximum volume while intelligently protecting them from damage. ZenFone 5Zsupports Hi-Res Audio files encoded at up to 24-bit/192KHz sample rates — 4X better than CD quality.For an enhanced listening experience right out of the box, ZenFone 5Z is supplied with a set of premium Hi-Res Audio-capable earbuds. ZenFone 5Z also supports DTS Headphone:X for 7.1-channel virtual surround-sound over headphones, for a truly immersive experience when watching movies or playing games.
ZenFone 5Z can be unlocked in just 0.1 seconds using face unlock, or 0.3 seconds using the rear fingerprint sensor, and the integrated NFC capability allows ZenFone 5Z to be used securely with Google Pay.
AI Ringtone intelligently adjusts the ringer volume according to the ambient noise level, so users won’t miss out on calls even on a busy street or in a noisy restaurant, and calls received in the middle of the night won’t disturb others who are asleep around you.
ZeniMoji is a fun new ZenFone 5 feature — exclusive to ASUS — that lets users animate cute avatars using their own voice, facial expressions and head movements. Uniquely, ZeniMoji avatars can be used in video chats or live-streaming, as well as in text chats, to make them more entertaining.
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