ASUS Announces ZenFone 5 Lite

ASUS Announces ZenFone 5 Lite

ASUS today announced ZenFone 5 Lite, a stylish 6-inch smartphone featuring the world’s first globally-announced true four-camera system with fully independent high-resolution and wide-angle cameras at both front and rear. ZenFone 5 Lite is the perfect choice for true photo lovers who want to stand out from the crowd.

ZenFone 5 Lite removes the limits on photographic creativity, with a high-resolution main camera — 20MP at the front, 16MP at the rear — and, uniquely, a secondary 120° wide-angle camera at both front and rear. Unlike rival systems, each camera works independently for perfect shots, every time.

The 6-inch Full HD+ IPS display has a Full View 18:9 aspect ratio and an ultraslim bezel, making the pocket-friendly ZenFone 5 Lite as compact as a standard-aspect-ratio 5.5-inch phone.

Powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform, ZenFone 5 Lite combines incredible performance and a 3300mAh battery with advanced security and convenience features — including NFC, rapid face unlock, fingerprint recognition and dual SIMs — for a mobile experience like no other.

 

Creativity without limits

Designed for true photo lovers, ZenFone 5 Lite features the world’s first globally-announced true four-camera system with four fully-functional and independent cameras. Each main high-resolution camera — 20MP Sony at the front and 16MP at the rear — is accompanied by a secondary wide-angle camera with a 120° field of view that’s 2X wider than a standard lens, giving users the best of all possible worlds.

Unlike other systems where the secondary camera only works in conjunction with the main camera for special effects, in ZenFone 5 Lite each of the four cameras can be used individually, removing the limits on creativity and giving users the freedom to tailor their shots to the occasion. With a choice of standard or ultrawide shots at both front and rear, ZenFone 5 Lite makes it easier to compose the perfect selfie, wefie, landscape, portrait or group shot.

ZenFone 5 Lite includes the ASUS BeautyLive live-beautification technology with live-streaming video support for Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms. Users can choose from a range of enhancements — such as removing skin blemishes or adjusting skin tones — in real time, and they can use the handy Mirroring mode to avoid annoying mirror-image videos with unreadable text. Beautification is enhanced with the softlight LED flash, giving perfect skin tones in photos or when streaming in low-light conditions.

 

Expanded view

ZenFone 5 Lite has a stunning 6-inch screen, but it’s as compact as most 5.5-inch smartphones. That’s because it uses our latest edge-to-edge Full View display, featuring an 18:9 aspect ratio and ultraslim bezel. This beautiful Full HD+ (2160×1080) display has superb color accuracy — essential for photo lovers — and the wide format delivers a bigger view of everything. With full support for new 18:9 features like YouTube’s ‘zoom-to-fill’, videos and movies have never looked better, and its extra-wide display is perfect for using dual side-by-side windows in landscape orientation, or stacking multiple windows in portrait orientation.

 

Advanced performance

ZenFone 5 Lite is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform with up to 4GB of RAM for dramatically faster CPU and GPU performance. And for blazingly fast network connectivity in any situation, ZenFone 5 Lite supports up to 400Mbps 4G LTE download speeds, up to 75Mbps uploads, and 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi.

The optimized power efficiency of the 14nm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform’s FinFET Low Power Plus power-saving technology combined with a 3300mAh battery gives users up to 24 days of 4G standby time, 30 hours of 3G talk time, or 4 days of music playback usage.

ZenFone 5 Lite also incorporates NFC technology for convenient and secure mobile contactless payments with Google Pay™. For flexible, fast and easy access, ZenFone 5 Lite includes rapid face-unlock technology that’s ideal for unlocking the phone when hands are cold, wet or messy. It quickly unlocks the phone and can also prevent unauthorized users viewing lock-screen notifications. There’s also a handy rear-mounted fingerprint sensor that instantly unlocks the phone in just 0.3 seconds.

For the ultimate on-the-go convenience, ZenFone 5 Lite has a triple-slot tray with two SIM slots — supporting speeds up to 400Mbps — plus a microSD slot for expanding storage up to 2TB.

Stylish and chic

ZenFone 5 Lite is crafted to perfection, with 2.5D-contoured glass panels at front and rear that simply ooze luxury. Its appearance is enhanced with an optical coating to give it a deep sheen and stunning color. ZenFone 5 Lite is available in three luscious color selections: Midnight Black, Moonlight White, and Rouge Red.

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS
ASUS ZenFone 5 Lite
Colors Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Rouge Red
Design Front and rear 2.5D-contoured glass panels

1.79mm slim bezel

168g weight

Display 6-inch Full HD+ (2160 by 1080) IPS display

80.3% screen-to-body ratio

Blue-light filter for eye care

Capacitive touch panel with 10 points multi-touch (supports glove touch)

CPU Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630 Mobile Platform with 14nm, 64-bit Octa-core Processor

FinFET LPP (Low Power Plus) powersaving technology

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 430 Mobile Platform with 28nm, 64-bit Octa-core Processor

GPU Qualcomm® Adreno™ 508 (SDM630)

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 505 (SDM430)

RAM/ROM 4GB RAM / 64GB ROM

3GB RAM / 32GB ROM

Main front camera 20 megapixels Sony® IMX376 image sensor

f/2.0 aperture

23.4mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera

85.5° field of view

Softlight LED Flash

Instant cameras switching

ASUS SelfieMaster technology for smart beautification in selfies, videos, and livestreams

PixelMaster camera modes: Auto (with night HDR and portrait), Beauty, Selfie Panorama, GIF Animation, 8 various filters.

Second front camera 120° wide-angle camera

6p lens

200% wider view for more friends and scenery in the frame

12.5mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera

Main rear camera 16 megapixels

f/2.2 aperture

25.8mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera

80° field of view

0.03 seconds phase detection auto-focus

LED flash

Instant cameras switching

PixelMaster camera modes: Auto (with night HDR and portrait), Beauty, Pro (up to 32 seconds long exposure), Super Resolution (65 megapixels), GIF Animation, Panorama, Time Lapse (with power saving), 8 various filters.

Second rear camera 120° wide-angle camera

6p lens

200% wider view for more friends and scenery in the frame

12.5mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera

Video recording 4K UHD (3840 by 2160) video recording for main rear camera (SDM630)

1080p FHD video recording at 30 / 60 fps

720p HD video recording at 30 fps

3-axis electronic image stabilization for front and rear camera Take still photo while recording video

Wireless technology WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 & 5 GHz (SDM630)

WLAN 802.11 b/g/n, 2.4 GHz (SDM430)

Bluetooth® 4.1

Wi-Fi Direct

NFC

Connectivity Micro-USB

Rear fingerprint sensor (0.3 seconds unlock, supports 5 fingerprints; Damp finger recognition)

SIM cards Triple Slots: Dual SIM & one MicroSD card

Slot 1: 3G/4G Nano SIM card

Slot 2: 3G/4G Nano SIM card

Both SIM card slots support 3G WCDMA / 4G LTE network band. But only one SIM card can connect to 3G WCDMA / 4G LTE service at a time.

Slot 3: Supports up to 2TB MicroSD card

Navigation GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDSS
Operating system Android™ Oreo™ with new ASUS ZenUI 5.0
Battery 3300mAh capacity

Up to 24 days 4G standby time

Up to 30 hours 3G talk time

Up to 4 days music playback

Audio Loud speaker

Audio CODEC integrated into PMIC

Dual internal microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology

FM radio

 

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