Asus announced the ZenFone 5Q alongside the ZenFone 5 and 5Q during MWC 2018

Posted on Aug 20 2018 - 4:10pm by Chris Tomaino

The ASUS ZenFone 5Q has launched inside the U.S. and is in stock at B&H for $299, and is presently available in each the Black and White model. This unique version of the ZenFone 5 is more of an entry-level model of the four versions though all are considered mid-range phones, coming with a lower charge point than the ZenFone 5, ZenFone 5Z, and ZenFone f5 Max. The ZenFone 5Q previously went up for pre-order via Amazon back on May 28, however it’s presently still in pre-order popularity which means this is the primary risk for clients in the U.S. to actually get their arms on the cellphone, as B&H lists that consumers can buy the tool and it’ll deliver out tomorrow.

Unlike the Asus ZenFone 5, the ZenFone 5Q isn’t always a lookalike of the iPhone X ($800 at Cricket wireless). There is no notch at the top and the twin rear camera is placed within the center back of the cellphone, above the fingerprint sensor. The ZenFone 5Q has an part-to-part show, with slender bezels, an 18:9 screen ratio and curved metal edges.

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The ZenFone 5Q additionally capabilities a dual camera setup around back, with the primary 16MP sensor paired with a second wide-angle sensor. There also are cameras around front, with the 20MP selfie sensor additionally paired with a huge-perspective sensor.

Under the hood, the U.S. version sports the Snapdragon 630 chipset, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of expandable storage. There is a version of the ZenFone 5Q with a Snapdragon 430, either 3GB or 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage, though we are not sure if that version will eventually launch in the U.S.

Elsewhere, the ZenFone 5Q runs Asus’ ZenUI 5.0 software skin on top of Android 8.0 Oreo. The phone will presumably receive Android P, though Asus can be very slow with updates.

ASUS ZenFone 5Q Quad-Camera Smartphone Specs

6-inch screen 2,160×1,080-pixel display with 18:9 ratio
16-megapixel rear camera with a secondary 120-degree wide-angle camera
20-megapixel front camera with a secondary 120-degree wide-angle camera
Octacore Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor
3,300mAh battery
Android Oreo
64GB of storage
4GB of RAM

ASUS ZenFone 5Q Quad-Camera Smartphone Price

The midnight black color of the Asus ZenFone 5Q is now available for $299, which is about £225 or AU$400. In the US it sells at Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, Newegg and Abt. You can also buy it in moonlight white from Amazon, B&H, and Newegg.