News & Reviews: ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL
Jul 31, 2018
Most flagship-level smartphones these days range around RM3K while supposed flagship killers go for around RM2.3K. In a big move that will likely disrupt this status quo, ASUS have announced their ASUS ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL featuring a flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage for just RM1899.
Offering DxOMark rated cameras with a score of 90 (on par with the Google Pixel), AI-driven features and all of the above, the ASUS ZenFone 5Z is easily the most affordable flagship killer yet. We see how well it performs in our review of the ASUS ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL below.
Jun 27, 2018
Hailed by DxOMark as one of the better midrange cameraphones with a score of 90 (on par with the Google Pixel), ASUS are coming back in a big way with an affordable midrange smartphone that not only takes great pictures but looks great and performs with AI or Artificial Intelligence functions as well. We see how well ASUS managed to do this in our review of the ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL below.
Could Malaysia be getting the ASUS ZenFone 5Z with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 6GB RAM and 64GB for below RM2K?Jun 13, 2018
The ASUS ZenFone 5Z has officially gone on sale in Europe for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 6GB RAM and 64GB storage version at a limited time discounted price of 449.99 euros (~RM2114. 63). Considering that at the time of launch the 4GB RAM version was going for 479 euros, this is an awesome deal both in terms of price as well as value.
Jun 12, 2018
Despite only costing RM1299, the ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL offers upper midrange tech specs like AI or Artificial Intelligence driven features, a 6.2-inch full HD+ fullview display and more.
ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL and ZenFone 5 ZE620KL officially launch in Malaysia for affordable RM699 and RM1299May 31, 2018
ASUS Malaysia have officially launched their ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 ZB 602KL smartphone for a value busting RM699 along side their new midrange ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL for an also very affordable RM1299. The ZenFone Max Pro M1 will be available exclusively on Lazada starting 1 June 2018 as well as the ZenFone 5 on 4 July 2018.
May 31, 2018
As the launch for the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 and ZenFone 5 approaches, we managed to get in some hands-on time to unbox the rumoured to be RM699 value busting ZenFone Max Pro M1. Offering a midrange Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset, a stock Android 8.1 interface with a massive 5000 mAh battery and 5.99-inch fullview fullHD+ display, we take the phone through its paces but you can see for yourself here.
May 18, 2018
After the recent ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 preview, it was also revealed that it would be coming to Malaysia on 31 May 2018 along with the ASUS ZenFone 5 (ZE620KL). Both will be launched in Malaysia on the same date with both being made available at the same time.
Feb 28, 2018
While ASUS have officially announced their ASUS ZenFone 5 series with the ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL, ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL and ZenFone 5 Lite ZC600KL, we managed to get some hands-on time with the ASUS ZenFone 5 and ASUS ZenFone 5 Lite. Check out the pictures and features below.
MWC 2018: ASUS ZenFone 5, 5Z & 5 Lite officially announced with Fullview notch display, Snapdragon 845, AI and moreFeb 28, 2018
ASUS has officially announced their ASUS ZenFone 5 (ZE620KL), ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) and ZenFone 5 Lite (ZC600L) and nearly all of the leaks are true including the notched Fullview display. In a move to get back to their roots with their #backto5 initiative, ASUS will offer high-end features at lower-end prices with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor + 4GB RAM + 64GB storage packing ZenFone 5Z starting from 479€ (~RM2291). Check out the specifications and features below.
ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL with 6.2-inch full view display + notch spotted live? [Update] tech specs tooFeb 20, 2018
The ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL was apparently spotted in the wild showing off a full view display and a notch in the top middle for the front camera. Coming courtesy of @bgssilva the live shot is further supported by leaked press renders from @rquandt of the upcoming ZenFone 5 series. It is still unclear if only the Zenfone 5 ZE620KL is the only ZenFone with the iPhone X like notched display as the previously leaked ZenFone 5 Lite did not have any notch but the schematics below do show a USB Type C port and 3.5mm audio jack. [Update] Additional tech specs also included.