Asus has unveiled its first smartphone in the 2018 Zenfone 5 lineup called Zenfone 5 Lite. As seen in rumors, the Zenfone 5 Lite sports dual cameras on the front and rear. The device sports metal frame with 2.5D glass laid on either side. As seen with the earlier Zenfone smartphones, the Zenfone 5 Lite also in few different variants. The high-end variant sports Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform and the other variant sports Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform.
On the front is a 6-inch display with Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. The display on this device offers 80.3% screen-to-body ratio. It packs 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage. There is also a dedicated MicroSD card slot for further expanding the storage up to 2TB. Talking about the cameras, there are total four camera sensors on this device. On the rear, there is a dual camera setup with the 16MP primary sensor and wide-angle secondary sensor.
For selfies, the Zenfone 5 Lite sports a 20MP primary sensor and wide-angle secondary sensor. The smartphone comes with a rear-facing fingerprint sensor and also supports Face Unlock. It supports dual SIM dual standby and comes with basic connectivity options. With all these specs, the Zenfoen5 Lite is backed by a 3,300mAh non-removable battery with fast charging support via USB Type-C port. The device runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo with ZenUI 5.0 laid on top.
It measures 160.62 x 76.16 x 7.8 mm and weighs 168.3 grams. The device will be going on sale starting March this year and the pricing is yet to be revealed. The Zenfone 5 Lite will be available in Midnight Black, Rouge Red, and Moonlight White color options.