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Asus ZenFone 5Q
Asus ZenFone 5Q
Asus ZenFone 5Q

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The Asus ZenFone 5Q currently has an Informr score of 7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 5 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.2 GHz
2.2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
16+ MP, f/2.0
16+ MP, f/2.0
3300 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Digital Trends
Digital Trends

The Asus Zenfone 5Q is a beautiful smartphone on the outside, but once you peek under the hood you start to realize it’s not as impressive — especially for $300. There are plenty of other midrange smartphones on the market with the same processor, but better cameras, and more recent software.

- Brenda Stolyar, Digital Trends
Android Headlines
Android Headlines

The ASUS ZenFone 5Q is a pretty interesting device. Like many smartphones in this category, it doesn’t check all of the boxes, but it does get most of the important things right. Which includes the camera, battery life and display quality. Using this phone for taking photos outside on vacation has b...

- Alexander Maxham, Android Headlines
Android Police
Android Police

I have to wonder if Asus is out of its mind with the Zenfone 5Q. For what it is, it's ridiculously over-priced at $300, especially in comparison to the Moto G6 and Nokia 6.1, its biggest competitors (in the West).

- Jordan Palmer, Android Police
Tom's Guide
Tom's Guide

With the ZenFone 5Q, Asus has produced yet another reasonable proposition for budget buyers, with speedy performance for the price and a long-lasting (albeit slow-charging) battery. And once again, it's hampered by a laundry list of features that look good on paper but mean almost nothing in the rea...

- Adam Ismail, Tom's Guide

The Asus Zenfone 5Q turns out to be a pretty solid performer. Asus’s push for capable photography continues to impress us with its results, and efficiency in the OS has led to improved battery life – something Zenfones have shown a distinct need for in the past.

- Corey Gaskin, PhoneArena

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Common Questions

Asus backs up the ZenFone 5Q with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your ZenFone 5Q has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Asus support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Asus's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Asus ZenFone 5Q's screen size is 6 inches with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution.

2.2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Octa core 2.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo (Update Available: 9.0 Pie) operating system (OS).

16+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 16+ MP, f/2.0 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 20+ megapixels resolution.

64 GB

Internal memory is 64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3300 mAh battery. Asus's performance ratings are 1800 minutes.

ZenFone 5Q Specs

Release Date June 27, 2018
Regions Available USA, Canada
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo (Update Available: 9.0 Pie)

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Octa core 2.2 GHz
Internal Storage 64 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.442 W/kg
Body: 1.481 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Unknown
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels, f/2.0
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, Dual camera feature (8 MP 2nd camera, 120° wide-angle), HDR, Time lapse
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
20+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Effects, Panorama, Aperture f/2.0, front camera flash, HDR, Dual camera feature (8 MP 2nd camera, 120° wide-angle)
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel Density 402 pixels
Size 6 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3300 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1800 minutes
Standby Time Up to 24 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Unknown
Colors Midnight Black, Rouge Red, Moonlight White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.052 x 7.606 x 0.775 cm (6.3 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 168.3 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Asus ZenFone 5 Lite, ZC600KL
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