Azus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) – Full specifications, AI performance Indicators, Price and Market availability – What is good about Zenfone 5z smartphone ?

Azus has launched it’s latest flagship series smartphone – Azus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) with a variety tagline with it  “AI Cameras that Think for You”.  

Azus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) is second flagship killer phone in Azus premium series, after their disastrous launching of  ZenFone 5 Deluxe smartphone a year ago. It was a big deal for Asus, since Zenfone 5 Deluxe was company’s first ever premium flagship smartphone. But despite all of its efforts, the device fell short of the expectations and as per review was not up to the mark.


Coming back to Zenfone 5z, Azus has made lot of homework before it is launched. As per design and specifications, Zenfone 5z has competitive advantage over one of the best seller smartphone on the range One plus 6 which was launched couple of months back.

What is the advantages of Azus Zenfone 5z (ZS620KL) over other smartphone in specifications ? What is good about Zenfone 5z smartphone ?

  • Zenfone 5z flagship processor -Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform

As always, first is the processor that makes it more amazing. At the heart of ZenFone 5Z is the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform and Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence Engine, which combine the ultimate app and AI performance with superb battery life. ZenFone 5Z is engineered to run cool even when running lots of demanding apps, and there’s plenty of extra power on tap as need it. It also features all the latest and greatest connectivity options for maximum convenience as per user location

  • Zenfone Artificial Intelligence Camera – AI Photo learning

The intelligent dual-camera system in ZenFone 5Z is very powerful, with advanced AI features that anticipate the user needs and adapt to the preferences. As the tagline of ZenFone 5Z “AI Cameras that Think for You” suggests, it revolutionizes mobile photography with a simpler and smarter way to capture and share every magic moment.

  • Azus Zenfone 5z (ZS620KL) Hardware – Elegantly beautiful design with robust durability

One of the specialties of Azus phones is the design features it provide. ZenFone 5Z is also not different, it delivers smooth and responsive performance, with the striking compact design and stunning looks which make it sheer joy to use.

What is the price of Azus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) in the market ? When it is avaialble in US and India ?

Azus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) prices varies by region.

In US, amazon offers Azus at the price range of  $369 for Asus ZenFone 5 ZE620KL 64GB Midnight Blue, Dual Sim, 4GB Ram, 6.2-inches, GSM Unlocked International Model, No Warranty

In India,  Azus Zenfone 5Z (ZS620KL) will go on sale July 9, exclusively on Flipkart


What is the full specifications of Azus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) ?

Internal storage and Capacity

Internal storage – UFS2.1 64GB
MicroSD card – Supports up to 2TB
Google Drive – 100GB free space (1 year)
Weight and Dimensions
Weight: 165 grams (5.82 ounces)
Length – 153mm (6.02 inches)
Width – 75.65mm (2.98 inches)
Thickness -7.7mm (0.30 inches)
Display specifications
6.2-inch Full HD+ (2246 by 1080) Super IPS+ display
90% screen-to-body ratio
550nits brightness
96% NTSC color gamut, supports DCI-P3
Corning® Gorilla® Glass for best screen protection
Bluelight filter for eye care
Auto Color Temperature
Smart Screen On
Capacitive touch panel with 10 points multi-touch (supports glove touch)
CPU – Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with 10nm, 64-bit Octa-core Processor with AI BoostFinFET LPP (Low Power Plus) powersaving technology
GPU – Qualcomm Adreno 630



Main Rear Camera

5x light sensitivity low light photos (compared with a typical camera with 16MP, F1.7 & 1.12µm pixel size)
Sony flagship IMX363 12MP dual pixel image sensor – 1/2.55″ large sensor size, 1.4µm large pixel size
F1.8 aperture
24mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera
6p lens
83° field of view
Instant cameras switching
0.03 seconds phase-detection autofocus
4-axis, 4 stops optical image stabilization
LED flash
AI Photography
AI Scene Detection in 16 types: food, sky, green field, plant, ocean, sunset, snow, flower, stage, dog, cat, people, text, tripod, QR code, night view
AI Photo Learning
Real-time Protrait
Real-time Beautification
PixelMaster camera modes
Auto (with Night HDR and Portrait)
Super Resolution (48MP)
GIF Animation
Time Lapse (with power saving mode)
8 various filters

Second Rear Camera

120° wide-angle camera
200% wider view for more friends and scenery in the frame
12mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera

Front Camera

F2.0 aperture
24mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera
84° field of view
PixelMaster camera modes:
Auto (with Night HDR and Portrait)
GIF Animation
8 various filters

Video Recording

4K UHD (3840 by 2160) video at 60 fps for main rear camera
1080p FHD video recording at 30 / 60 fps
720p HD video recording at 30 fps
3-axis electronic image stabilization for rear cameras
Take still photo while recording video
Slow Motion video (1080p at 240 fps / 720p at 240 fps)
ZeniMoji: Live Emoji

Audio Speaker

Dual speakers
5-magnet speaker with dual NXP Smart Amp for louder, deeper and less distorted sound effect

Audio Output

Hi-Res audio 192kHz/24-bit standard that is 4 times better than CD quality
DTS (Digital Theater System) Headphone:X™ 7.1 virtual surround sound for headphone support
Qualcomm Audio CODEC
AudioWizard with listening profile


Triple internal microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology

FM Receiver

FM radio

Wireless Technology

WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 & 5GHz
802.11ac WiFi with 2×2 MIMO (DL 866Mbps)
Bluetooth 5.0
Wi-Fi direct



SIM Cards

Dual SIM dual standby
Slot 1: 2G/3G/4G Nano SIM Card
Slot 2: 2G/3G/4G Nano SIM Card, or the microSD card (supports up to 2TB) at a time

Network Standard


Data rate

LTE Cat13 UL up to 150Mbps / Cat15 DL 4CA 4×4 MIMO up to 800Mbps (A version)
LTE Cat13 UL up to 150Mbps / Cat18 DL 5CA 4×4 MIMO up to 1.2Gbps (B, C version)
DC-HSPA+: UL 5.76 / DL 42Mbps

A version

FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
WCDMA (Bands 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 19)
EDGE/GPRS/GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz)
LTE Cat13 UL up to 150Mbps / Cat15 DL 4CA 4×4 MIMO up to 800Mbps

B version

FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
TD-SCDMA (Bands 34, 39)
WCDMA (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19)
EDGE/GPRS/GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz)
LTE Cat13 UL up to 150Mbps / Cat18 DL 5CA 4×4 MIMO up to 1.2Gbps

C version

FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
CDMA (Band BC0)
TD-SCDMA (Bands 34, 39)
WCDMA (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19)
EDGE/GPRS/GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz)
LTE Cat13 UL up to 150Mbps / Cat18 DL 5CA 4×4 MIMO up to 1.2Gbps
**ASUS phone 3G/4G/LTE band compatibility varies by region, please check compatibility with local carriers.


Rear fingerprint sensor (0.3 seconds unlock, supports 5 fingerprints), Face recognition, Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, RGB sensor

External Buttons and Connectors

Fingerprint sensorOn/Off
Sleep/WakeVolume up/down3.5mm audio jack
(1 Headphone/Mic-in)Built-in speakerUSB connector


3300mAh with fast charging
AI & scheduled charging for battery protection

Power Adapter

Output: 9V 2A 18W, supports PD 3.0

Operating System

Android Oreo with new ASUS ZenUI 5

What are the default applications coming with Azus Zenfone 5z ?

ASUS ZenUI 5 operating system includes the following apps by default:

  • Launcher
  • Themes
  • ZenUI Safeguard
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • ZenMotion
  • Gallery
  • SelfieMaster
  • File Manager
  • Weather
  • Game Genie
  • Camera
  • Clock
  • Calculator
  • Mobile Manager
  • Phone
  • Contacts
  • Page Marker
  • AudioWizard
  • Face Unlock
  • Data Transfer
  • Sound Recorder

What are the items included in the box for Azus Zenfone 5z (ZS620KL) flagship smartphone ?

  • ZenFone 5Z with Android Oreo and new ASUS ZenUI 5
  • ASUS ZenEar Pro Hi-Res earphone with microphone
  • Type-C USB cable
  • Ejector pin (SIM tray needle)
  • USB Power adapter (18W)
  • Documentation (user guide, warranty card)
  • Clear soft bumper

Azus Zenfone 5z is seriously a gem of a phone. As per intial reports it has live upto the expectations. The inclusion of AI power and the design changes Azus made has improved the performance a lot. It is now to the user who will decide whether it can compete with it’s competitors like Oneplus 6, Honor Pro 10 etc.


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