Last month at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018 event in Barcelona, Asus has unveiled its ZenFone 5Q smartphone along with ZneFone 5 and ZenFone 5Z smartphones. Asus ZenFone 5Q also known as ZenFone 5 Lite in other markets. The ZenFone 5Q model number ZC600KL is now available for the pre-order in Taiwan at NT$9,900 (~$339) price tag. The phone will be available for buy from March 22. Customer who pre-order the ZenFone 5Q phone will be available to get Asus ZenPower 10050 power bank for free.
In the Taiwanese market, the Asus ZenFone 5Q is available on various online and offline platforms such as ASUS Store PChome 24h Shopping, Asus official website, momo Shopping Mall, Yahoo! Shopping Mall, Shelfish Mall, Dongsen Shopping, FriDay Shopping Online Platform and offline stores of ASUS. For now, the Zenfone 5Q is available in Starry Black and Moonlight White color variants.
Asus’s ZenFone 5Q has a smaller 6-inch IPS display comparison to other ZenFone models, it also doesn’t support notch display design. The display supports 2160 x 1080 pixels of resolution. The phone is powered by Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 processor under the hood along with Adreno 508 GPU for better graphics performance. The available ZenFone 5Q comes with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage onboard along with micro SD card slot.
The ZenFone 5Q featured with dual camera setup on the back side with gyro EIS, phase detection autofocus and LED flash, it has a 16-megapixel main camera with an 80-degree field of view angle, f/2.2 aperture and the secondary camera lens is still unknown, but it offers the 120-degree field of view angles. The phone has a same dual camera lens on the front side gyro EIS, LED flash, the first main camera is a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 camera lens with an 85.5-degree field of view angle and the same secondary sensor that resides at the rear.
Asus ZenFone 5Q is packed with Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery under the hood. The phone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box along with ZenUI 5.0 Skin running on top. It also has a fingerprint scanner on the back side, it has facial recognition, micro USB, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi and dual-SIM connectivity.