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ASUS ZenFone 5 launches in the Philippines, priced

The #Backto5 family finally arrives in the Philippines, with the ZenFone 5 leading the pack. The titular holder of the series is powered by Qualcomm’s newest Snapdragon 636 processor and a slew of Artificial Intelligence (AI) features. Check out the ASUS ZenFone 5 specs and price below.

As for the rest of the specs we have a 6.2-inch 19:9 aspect ratio FHD display (with that notorious notch), Andreno’s 509 GPU, 4 or 6GB of RAM, ZenUI 5.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo, and a 3,300mAh battery. You can check out our in-depth hands-on of the device here and the video below. You can also check out the top features that the Zenfone 5 has to offer here.

ZenFone 5 specs:
6.2-inch 19:9 FHD+ IPS display @ 2246 x 1080px, 90% Screen to Body Ratio
2.5D Gorilla Glass
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 1.8GHz Octa-core processor (w/ multi-core AI)
Adreno 509 GPU
4GB/6GB RAM
64GB internal storage
expandable up to 2TB via microSD card
Hybrid dual-SIM (nano)
12MP Sony IMX363 1.4?m, 1/2.55” w/ f/1.8 Night HDR, OIS/EIS, PDAF main 8MP 120-degrees wide-angle secondary
4K video recording (RAW file support)
8MP f/2.0 front camera
Dual 4G LTE
Dual speakers with Smart Amp Audio Wizard
Fingerprint Scanner
Face Recognition
Android 8.0 Oreo with Zen UI 5.0
3,300mAh battery with BoostMaster & Smart Charging S

The ZenFone 5 is priced at Php 19,995 and is now available nationwide. Users who purchase a unit also have a chance to win a brand new Toyota Vios worth Php 841,000 (details here). The Promo will run from April 14 to April 24. Apart from that, consumers who purchase starting 5 PM today are entitled to a limited edition bundle featuring a free JBL Flip 4 speaker worth Php 6,995. ASUS is also giving away on-site bundles which include a JBL Flip 4 speaker, JBL T450, and a ZenFone Pullover Hoodie.


Zen Estacio is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. He is the team's laptop guru and one of their resident gamers. He has a monthly column compiling the latest and greatest the Nintendo Switch has to offer. Aside from that, he regularly writes gaming news, reviews, and impressions. You can hit him up at @papanZEN

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4 Responses

  1. Oppo NotSoFanGay Anymore says:

    I AM BUYING THIS INSTEAD OF OPPO F7. SO MUCH BETTER!

  2. Jan says:

    The freebies is only available in pasay

  3. Ronel says:

    When will they be available on local stores? Are the 6gb ram variants available?

  4. Ligaya says:

    Please give this a FULL review. This is miles better than Oppo F7/Vivo V9 with just a few bucks difference. ASUS Zenfone 5 for the win!

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