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  • Page 1 ASUS ZenFone 5 Reviewers’ Guide ASUS Confidential...
  • Page 2: Software Updates

    ASUS. This reviewer’s guide aims to provide you with an understanding of ZenFone 5’s features, and the ideas behind both the device and its new user interface, ASUS ZenUI. Through the course of the guide, we hope to answer common questions, but if you have any further...
  • Page 3 Introducing ZenFone ASUS ZenFone is an all-new family of smartphones designed to personify the essence of simplicity and reliability. ASUS is famous for its market-leading tablets and notebooks, which blend high-quality materials with new innovations that focus on adapting to the user. ZenFone (and, by extension ZenUI) is no different in this regard, but we are bringing these high-value innovations to the mainstream sector.
  • Page 4 You can customize your ZenFone 5 to suit your mood or personality with one of four different removable Zen Cases – available in Charcoal Black, Ceramic White, Cherry Red and Twilight Purple.
  • Page 5 ASUS GloveTouch is an exclusive technology that allows you to operate your ZenFone 5 while wearing gloves – whether you need to check the route to your next meeting with Maps, reply to an email while you’re waiting for the bus, or just check what your friends are up...
  • Page 6 PixelMaster is a unique ASUS-developed technology that combines software, hardware and optical design to deliver incredible image quality and produce professional quality photos. ASUS camera engineers are particularly proud of ZenFone 5’s optical formula, which features five brightness-enhancing lenses for excellent optical performance and distortion-free photos.
  • Page 7 Image Stabilizer By automatically analyzing and comparing the reference points in images drawn on the sensor, PixelMaster’s built-in image stabilization technology is able to ensure that photos and videos are clear and ASUS ZenFone 5 Reviewer’s Guide April 2014...
  • Page 8 Selfie Mode Taking a selfie has become increasingly popular and fun social experiment over the last several years, so ASUS engineers worked hard to improve the quality of those photos by enabling ZenFone users to use the high resolution rear camera to take selfies. You...
  • Page 9 Full HD Video Recording Capture special moments in 1080p Full HD using the PixelMaster camera on ZenFone 5. The large 5-inch display and minimalist camera interface gives you a great view of what you’re recording. Low-Light mode is available to improve the clarity of videos shot in poor lighting conditions, while video stabilization ensures your videos are shake-free.
  • Page 10 ASUS ZenUI ZenUI is a new holistic user experience developed specifically to get the most out of ASUS smart devices. It’s simple and intuitive, but has greatly enhanced functionality – it’s a perfect example of the ASUS ‘design thinking’ philosophy at work.
  • Page 11 ASUS engineers have made more than 200 different modifications to the base Android operating system, but have always kept one thing at the center of any enhancement: performance.
  • Page 12 What’s Next At the heart of ASUS ZenUI is What’s Next, which helps you to manage your schedule. It automatically displays countdowns and reminders for your next appointment, displays canceled events, priority reminders for VIP contacts’ missed calls and birthdays, as well as getting to grips with your daily routine to make better use of your time.
  • Page 13 Android and iOS, and it syncs messages across multiple devices. Wherever you are, you can share memories stored in the cloud or at home with your friends or groups thanks to ASUS Open Cloud integration. You’re no longer limited to sending media that’s stored on your phone.
  • Page 14: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications 2x2: Intel® Atom™ Multi-Core Z2580 Processor 2.0 GHz with Intel Processor Hyper-Threading Technology Operation System Android Jelly Bean 4.3 with ASUS ZenUI GSM 850/900/1800/1900 UMTS 850/900/1900/2100 Network (3G/LTE) DC-HSPA+ (DL/UL): 42/5.76 Mbit/s 5-inch LED Backlight IPS+ Panel 1280x720 (HD) - 400nits Display 16:9 , Wide active matrix;...
  • Page 15 Bumper Case ZenFone 5’s Bumper Case is available in black and easily slips onto the device with a snug fit to offer a combination of style and protection. The strong but soft polyurethane feels great and offers...
  • Page 16 View Flip Cover The View Flip Cover not only protects your ZenFone 5, but also enhances its functionality with the included viewing window that allows you to glance at the most important information without having to spend more than a couple of seconds doing so. There are three main pages to scroll through in an infinite loop, including the time, the weather, incoming calls, messages and more –...