Conclusion: The Zenfone 5 LTE is proving in the test properly equipped mid-range phone. The smart ZenUI harmonises with Android 4.4.2, the overall impression of the performance right. Camera and display does not shine, the price is still a challenge.
ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE: Sound Equipment
At the Zenfone, the browsing experience in the foreground stands 5 LTE by ASUS. For this reason, the manufacturer sent a LTE Cat4 radio module the device. This ensures maximum of 150 MBit / s downstream and 50 MBit / s for the upload. The 5-inch display offers plenty of space for content and resolves in HD with 1,280 x 720 pixels. The equipment is at least solid. As the CPU of the Snapdragon of 400 with 1.2 GHz is used, 2 GBytes RAM memory bought ASUS the Zenfone 5 LTE as well. You can upgrade via microSD up to 64-Gbyte internal memory of 16 GB (around 11.3 GB usable). An 8-megapixel camera is on the back, more on that later. The processing of the about 270 euro cheap Zenfone is correct and we like good, all gap fit despite removable back. If you want, can attach here different colored back cover. You can not replace the battery, however, -this is stuck in the housing.
ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE: Sophisticated Zenui
ASUS uses 5 LTE A in the Zenfone. Through the system, ASUS puts even his own ZenUI, which offers many practical tricks. For example, the drop-down menu is peppered with shortcuts, you can set up yourself. Also on the lock screen, set up to three apps which you can start directly. Interesting apps how it later or what it can help next daily. Asus at the ZenUI in most optically opts for a rather simple design. Only in the app launcher, the regular Android design still shines through. There’s not an own shutter while, restart the camera but from standby by double click on the volume button.
ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE: Battery, Acoustic & Performance
The battery, the ASUS Zenfone is not so poorly positioned 5 LTE. With its 2,110 mAh large battery, it creates a talk time of just under seven hours. Surf you can 5 LTE at maximum brightness with the Zenfone about just as long. Two hours the device takes time to the socket until it is fully charged. In terms of telephone acoustics we must deduct points, the line is extremely noisy, unnatural and muffled sounds of interlocutors. The performance, however, satisfactory: home screens and apps go almost without delay, in the view of the widget and in the viewfinder there are occasionally used.
ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE: Camera & Display
According to aberdeensavings, the 8-megapixel 4g network camera of the Zenfone is 5 LTE not the yellow of the egg. Already the daylight shooting is underexposed and so dark. The noise is for a mobile camera with a VN1 value of 2.1 in the frame. The art photo we like better, the white balance works well. The sharpness is not true however. Even in the low light recording, it lacks the image sharpness and brightness. The Flash on the back is not outstanding. Overall, the Zenfone also widely is also 5 LTE with a value of 12.2 at the color fidelity.
Better, we can talk about the 5-inch display. The screen is not extremely bright, but for everyday use with approximately 299 candela. The viewing angle stability is not besondera, the colors are that bright.
ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE: Alternative
With a price of around 260 euros Is that Huawei Ascend P7similar to expensive like the ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE. The display measures also 5 inches, having just under 480 candela light but very bright. The resolution is higher than for the Zenfone with 1,080 x 1,920 pixels. The rest of the equipment is strong: the 8-megapixel front camera makes the P7 to the real Selfie cell phone. The quad-core processor with 1.8 GHz pulses slightly higher than in the Zenfone. We provide micro juddering also here and there in the test. The appearance of the Ascend P7 is, however, perfectly.