Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer ASUS has officially released the mid-range Zenfone 5Q in the U.S. The ASUS Zenfone 5Q has been on pre-order in the States for about two weeks now. But the tech giant has cut the red tape to open the sales of the device in the U.S market. The Zenfone 5Q is now available to buy on Abt, B&H, Best Buy, Newegg and Amazon.
The ASUS Zenfone 5Q is basically an affordable model, coming in at just $299. The device isn’t among the notch display gang but it packs a 6-inch FullHD+ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. It display adopts the 18:9 aspect ratio, and has Bluelight filter for eye care.
Onboard the Zenfone 5Q, you get a Snapdragon 630 chipset along with Adreno 508 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The storage is expandable up to 2TB if you are ever going to need that. Alternatively, you can avail yourself of the 100GB cloud storage for 1 year through Google Drive which ASUS is offering.
Further, the Zenfone 5Q comes with a dual camera setup on the back as well as the front. On the back side, there’s a 16-megapixel primary sensor with an 80-degree field of view while the secondary camera sensor offers a 120-degrees field of view. The dual front-facing cameras include a 20-megapixel SonyIMX376 main sensor that offers an 85.5-degree field of view and a secondary sensor that offers a 120-degree field of view. The device runs on ZenUI 5.0 based on Android Oreo operating system. Keeping the lights on is a 3,300mAh battery. The Zenfone 5Q will be available in Midnight Black, Rouge Red, and Moonlight White. Unfortunately, the beautiful Rouge Red variant isn’t available to buy at this moment.