ASUS Zenfone 5 Price List August, 2021 & Specs in Philippines

ASUS Zenfone 5 Cheapest Price and Key Features

The cheapest price of ASUS Zenfone 5 in Philippines is PHP14995 from Lazada. The ASUS Zenfone 5 features a 6.2" display, 12 + 8MP back camera, 8MP front camera, and a 3300mAh battery capacity. It also comes with Octa Core CPU and runs on Android. Release date of the ASUS Zenfone 5 is February, 2018.

ASUS Zenfone 5 Cheapest Price and Key Features

The cheapest price of ASUS Zenfone 5 in Philippines is PHP14995 from Lazada. The ASUS Zenfone 5 features a 6.2" display, 12 + 8MP back camera, 8MP front camera, and a 3300mAh battery capacity. It also comes with Octa Core CPU and runs on Android. Release date of the ASUS Zenfone 5 is February, 2018. Read more
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Cheapest ASUS Zenfone 5 Price in Philippines is ₱ 14,995.00

The ASUS Zenfone 5 is now available in Philippines. The cheapest ASUS Zenfone 5 price in Philippines is ₱ 14,995.00 from Lazada. You can also choose between different ASUS Zenfone 5 variants with Meteor Silver starting from ₱ 17,995.00 and Midnight Blue at ₱ 17,995.00. ASUS Zenfone 5 price details are updated August 2021.

ASUS Zenfone 5 Price Guide

Price List by Country for ASUS Zenfone 5

Country International Price Price in PHP
Indonesia IDR 1.850.000 ₱ 6,418.00
Philippines PHP 14,995.00 ₱ 14,995.00
Thailand THB 13,500 ₱ 20,262.00
Vietnam VND 2.500.000 ₱ 5,410.00

ASUS Zenfone 5 Price in Philippines by Variants

Variants Price Store
ASUS Zenfone 5 Midnight Blue ₱ 17,995.00 Shopee
ASUS Zenfone 5 Meteor Silver ₱ 17,995.00 Shopee

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ASUS Zenfone 5 ₱ 14,995.00 Lazada

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ASUS ZenFone 5 Lite (ZC600KL) ₱ 28,992.00 Galleon
ASUS Zenfone 5 ₱ 14,995.00 Lazada

ASUS Zenfone 5 Specs

Screen Size 6.2"
Pixel Density 402ppi
Display Resolution 1080 x 2246pixels
Water Resistant Yes
Display Technology IPS-LCD
Scratch Resistant Yes
Rear Camera 12 + 8MP
Front Camera 8MP
Camera Lenses Dual Camera
Video Resolution Full HD
Storage 64GB
Expandable Memory Yes
Weight 155g
Body Material Aluminium
Dimensions (W x H x D) 153 x 75.7 x 7.9mm
Battery Capacity 3300mAh
Charging Fast Charging
CPU Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)
Processor Core Octa Core
OS Android
OS Version 8.0
Dual SIM Yes
SIM Card Nano-SIM
USB Connectors Type-C
5G No
Wi-Fi Standard 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Face Recognition No
Fingerprint Scanner Yes
Retail Price 17,995.00

Asus ZenFone 5 Price Philippines and Specs

Frequently Asked Questions about the Asus Zenfone 5

How much is ZenFone 5?

The official price of the Asus ZenFone 5 in the Philippines is ₱19,995 in March 2020 10:52 AM. The cheapest price of the Asus ZenFone 5 is ₱19,450 on Shopee, which is 12% less than the cost of the ZenFone 5 at Lazada (₱21,703). It has a 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded via a microSD card. It comes in two colors - Midnight Blue, Meteor Silver.

Is Asus ZenFone 5 waterproof?

Based on waterproof tests conducted by some popular tech review sites, the Asus ZenFone 5 is not waterproof at all, nor is it water-resistant. It must have the IP68 water-resistance rating that allows immersion in freshwater up to 1.5m for 30 minutes. For this reason, it's best not to expose this device to the elements such as shower or rain or use it near bodies of water.

Is Asus ZenFone 5 dual SIM?

The Asus ZenFone 5 supports Dual SIM and accepts nano-SIM cards. It runs ZenUI 5.0 based on Android 9.0 Pie and is fitted with 64GB of internal storage with microSD card support of up to 2TB. It is also packed with connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG, and FM radio. It also includes a fingerprint scanner, as well as an accelerometer, gyro, and proximity sensors.

Does ZenFone 5 support fast charging?

The Asus ZenFone 5 comes with a fast-charging capability, all thanks to Asus BoostMaster technology that provides 15W of electrical power. This charging standard is based on Qualcomm Quickcharge tech.

Asus ZenFone 5 Review: Impressive Budget Mid-Range Phone

The ZenFone 5 marks a successful comeback of Asus in the mid-range market. Is this device worth getting? Let’s find out in our detailed review!

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  • Easy one-handed use
  • Good design and build
  • Impressive display with a wide color gamut
  • Great camera performance in good lighting and low light
  • AI camera
  • Decent performance
  • All-day battery with fast-charging technology


  • Smudge- magnet back
  • Unreliable fingerprint scanner

With the release of the core ZenFone 5 in 2014, it helped Asus become a formidable player in the mid-range smartphone market, as the device comes with incredible specs at an affordable price. In their succeeding releases, however, the company lost its position and momentum. With that, Asus wanted to position itself in the smartphone market again by launching the new Asus ZenFone 5 (ZE620KL). Learn more about what this mid-range phone can do in our review below.


  • It’s easy to hold with one hand
  • Decent build

Besides computing products, Asus is also known for creating premium flagship phones since the release of the ZenFone 3, with the ZenFone 5 continuing the trend. Design-wise, the first thing that comes to mind when you see the Asus ZenFone 5 is its design that uncannily resembles the iPhone X due to the notch on top of the device. It fits well with the ZenFone 5’s overall design.

As for its build, the ZenFone 5 is easy to hold with one hand, thanks to its smooth curved edges and small form factor. It feels solid and well-made in the hand.

One downside with the ZenFone 5 in terms of design is its glass chassis which is a smudge magnet. This can be remedied by putting on a case that is included in the package. Besides that, the fingerprint scanner can be unreliable at times since it’s a bit slow compared to other competing mid-range phones.


  • Good resolution and color reproduction
  • Wide color gamut

The Asus ZenFone 5 sports a 6.2-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 2246px and a pixel density of 402PPI. For its decent size, it offers good resolution and color reproduction, as well as accuracy and viewing angles. The ZenFone 5 comes with built-in wide color gamut which makes greens “greener”, reds “redder”, and so forth, although it looks somewhat artificial up close. Overall, the ZenFone 5 provides a great viewing experience when playing games, watching videos, and much more.


  • Great performance in well-lit and dimly lit conditions
  • AI camera features

The Zenfone 5 is fitted with a 12MP + 8MP dual rear camera setup and an 8MP selfie camera. The second sensor on the rear camera takes wide-angle shots with a 120-degree view, while the main sensor is a Sony IMX363 sensor that offers an aperture of f/1.8. The dual rear cameras are impressive since they produce decent detail, good color reproduction, and sharpness in well-lit conditions. The same can be said for low-light performance, whereby images come out with decent detail with minimal noise. The dual rear cameras also offer a slew of features such as Auto, Beauty, GIF animation, Panorama, Slow Motion, and Super Resolution.

As for the selfie camera, it sports a decent 5MP sensor that offers good detail and just the right amount of beautification. You may also want to use the SelfieMaster app that comes with ZeniMoji, which allows you to use animated avatars that will replace your appearance during video chats and live streaming.

Furthermore, for it to stay true to its ‘’Intelligent phone’’ claims, the ZenFone 5 cameras are equipped with AI features including AI photo learning and AI scene detection.


  • It can handle mundane tasks with ease
  • Good performance and sizable RAM

The ZenFone 5 is packed with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. It can handle basic everyday tasks with ease including browsing social media apps, watching videos, listening to music, and messaging. The sizable 4GB of RAM makes multitasking a breeze; the same goes for gaming as the device can run Asphalt 9 at high graphics settings without experiencing drops in frame rate.

Warming can be a problem during long gaming sessions, but it doesn’t generate a lot of heat which shouldn’t be a cause for concern.


  • All-day battery life
  • Smart Charging technology

The ZenFone 5 is powered by a 3,300mAh battery which is an average capacity for mid-range phones. Based on PC Mark battery tests performed by some popular tech review sites, the battery charge can last for about 10 to 12 hours with mixed usage including light gaming, video and music streaming, and heavy social media browsing. You can further extend the device’s battery life using PowerMaster which can stop apps in the background and offer four battery modes that help conserve juice.

The ZenFone 5 harnesses Smart Charging technology which enables fast charging while you are using the device. If you leave the device plugged in overnight, then the feature slows down. As for the charging time, it can last for around 2 hours.


Asus made a great comeback with the ZenFone 5, as it comes with decent specs at a reasonable price. For less than P20,000, you’ll get a nice 6.2-inch IPS display, mid-range Snapdragon 636, sizable 4GB of RAM, and a decent 3,300mAh battery with fast charging. While there’s room for improvement in terms of its smudge-attracting back and the fingerprint scanner, the ZenFone 5 remains an excellent mid-range phone and marks a great comeback of Asus in the mid-range segment.

Asus ZenFone 5 Specs:

  • Official Price: ₱19,995
  • Glass front, glass back
  • 153 x 75.7 x 7.7 mm
  • 165g
  • Midnight Blue, Meteor Silver
  • 2-inch IPS display
  • Dual 12MP + 8MP rear camera
  • 8MP selfie camera
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 64GB of storage with micro SD card support
  • 4GB/6GB of RAM
  • Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 octa-core
  • Adreno 509 GPU
  • Android 8.0 Oreo (upgradable to Android 9.0 Pie)
  • 3,300mAh battery
  • Hybrid dual SIM
  • Fingerprint Reader
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS

Reviews of ASUS Zenfone 5
Reviewed on 2018-04-23
ASUS' first ever ZenFone devices launched 5 years ago signaled the arrival of a new value-for-money king. By the second generation, the Taiwanese company had a small, but rabid (and loyal) fanbase. Drawn in by the promise of “empowered luxury”, their seco...
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Reviewed on 2018-02-28
ASUS has finally announced the fifth generation of the ZenFone smartphones. This generation comes with three SKUs: the ZenFone 5, the ZenFone 5Z, and the ZenFone 5Q; all of which are aiming to deliver the same price-to-performance ratio that the original...
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Reviewed on 2018-02-28
Today, we're going to see how the new ASUS Zenfone 5's design stacks up to the competition. We're going to look at all sides, and try to give an impression of how it feels to work with and hold this device in your hand.Unfortunately, the unit we used for...
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Reviewed on 2014-12-20
Many of our readers are requesting this review and now here it is! We have Asus Zenfone 5! The Asus Zenfone 5 is one of the three smartphones from the Zenfone line of Android smartphones from top notch PC, computer motherboard and laptop maker Asus. It wa...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-07
Design and ConstructionThe ASUS Zenfone 5 makes an impression right out of the box with its sleek display and red metallic-finished back cover. The dedicated buttons and concentric circle finish at the bottom of the display extends the length of the ZenFo...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-05
We've been inundated by requests to do an unboxing and review of the ASUS' Zenfone 5 ever since the company officially announced the price of the device a few weeks ago. It's not hard to see why – the specs to price ratio of this product is really hard to...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-03
Vibrant 720p display, Premium streamlined design, Well-performing camera paired with good software, Zen UI is polished, Fast UI navigation, Loud speaker
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Asus is not done competing with the low-end smartphone market, as they have a ZenFone family recently announced poised to take over in 4, 5 and 6. What we have here now is the Asus ZenFone 5, the middle-child of the family, not too big, not too small – pa...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-29
Update: ASUS officially launches Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 in PH.GP brought with him the ASUS ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 5 earlier and so we decided to make a quick hands on with two of ASUS' newest smartphones. ASUS is set to release the ASUS ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 5...
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Reviewed on 2014-05-16
For the past two years, ASUS had been focusing its efforts in the high-end smartphone market with its PadFone series. However, the growing saturation at this segment is now forcing phone makers (including ASUS) to shift their focus to the entry and mid-ra...
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Reviewed on 2014-02-27
ASUS is becoming one of the strongest supporters for Intel Atom processors as an increasing number of its mobile devices are powered by its processors. First announced in February 2013 , the Intel Atom
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Reviewed on 2017-09-27
Asus has unveiled some impressive hardware this year, including their flagship Zenfone 4 Pro and Zenfone AR, the latter having both Tango and Daydream compatibility baked in. Although better known in the US for their portfolio of laptops, Asus continues...
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Reviewed on 2014-12-16
Inexpensive, HD resolution, Scratch-proof display, High build quality, LTE support, Current Android OS, Good camera, Powerful enough for current games, Low operating temperatures, Long battery runtimes
Dirt-repellant coating pretty useless, Only 3.7 GB storage for the user, Integrated battery, Small performance headroom for the next generation of games
It won the Red Dot Design Award 2014 in the category product design, but it is still an entry-level device and comparatively inexpensive: Even this combination makes the Asus Zenfone 5 A500KL an interesting smartphone with an recommended retail price of 2...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-26
Great screen; decent camera for the price; excellent value
Feels cheap
Really good budget phoneThe ASUS ZenFone 5 is the mid-market smartphone in the ZenFone range, which became available in the region in August this year.The three phones from the range - the ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 6 - all feature Intel Atom proces...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-16
Excellent cost/benefit ratio, Big screen (but not too big), with crisp and vivid images, Sturdy, with nice design, Light, Excellent performance, Frontal camera for video callings, Memory card slot
No support for 4G LTE networks in the reviewed model, Could be slimmer, Best Deals from Amazon, Ads by Amazon, ✕, Thank you, This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again, Report a problem, This item is, Not r...
The ZenFone 5 is a new smartphone from ASUS, with a five-inch HD (1280 x 720) touchscreen, Android 4.4 “KitKat” operating system, and powered by an Intel Atom Z2560 1.6 GHz CPU. (There is also a budget version of this phone with a 1.2 GHz processor.) It h...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-14
Good overall performance, Smart user interface, Comfortable and well designed
Weak, non-replaceable battery, Average camera
Asus's Zenfone 5 rocks a compact, curvaceous body and an 8-megapixel camera, plus the slick ZenUI interface. But will it give you a Zen-like feeling? Here's our full Zenfone 5 review.At £160 SIM-free for the 8GB version (£230 for the 16GB edition) the Zen...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-09
Strong build quality, Solid performance, Dual SIM
No 4G LTE support, Wobbly back, Images could be better
Last month saw the launch of a new line of Zenfones to compete with the mid-range line of smartphones from other companies. The one we have for review here, the Zenfone 5, utilizes an Intel processor – but will it match the Qualcomm Snapdragon in terms of...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-22
With the below 10k segment smartphones raining into the smartphone marketplace this year, the competition has been really interesting, if you ask me. It all started with the Motorola Moto G, which launched for 14k in India in February this year and was la...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-11
Large, decent quality display punches well above its weight. Good performance from the Intel components. Fantastic value for a 5inch, dualSIM handset.
Mediocre camera in most conditions. Subpar battery life. Minor issues with the stockstandard smartphone design.
When you're in the market for a low cost smartphone, you can typically find a few options from the big names. There's the Motorola Moto E, Nokia Lumia 520, Samsung Galaxy Ace, HTC Desire 310, and a number of other smartphones all for under $200 off contra...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-12
Stylish looks, Smooth performance, Lovely display, Featureloaded and capable snapper, Freshlooking UI with tons of useful features, Host of handy apps
The design's mainstay, the concentric circle pattern, is prone to scratches, Average battery life
“The ASUS Zenfone 5 manages to stand out with its useful software features”The budget performance segment is revolutionalising the Indian smartphone landscape like never before, and ASUS, a brand known more for its stylish laptops and hybrids, has chosen...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-10
"The ASUS Zenfone 5's primary 8MP camera looks quite capable"The ASUS Zenfone range has just been launched in the country, and as a pleasant surprise, has been priced rather aggressively. This bodes well for ASUS' latest incursion into the crowded smartph...
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