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Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2064 reviews of Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and size. The price and performance are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the text input and battery. Views are divided on the reception.

usability, performance, price, size, screen

battery, text input

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and usability. The size and screen are also appreciated. The reliability and performance get critical opinions. Views are divided on the battery.

price, screen, size, usability, durability

performance, reliability

79% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG 8GB 3G wifi - Unlocked Sim free Intel Atom 1.6GHz Android Phone (black)Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG 8GB 3G wifi - Unlocked Sim free Intel Atom 1.6GHz Android Phone (black)

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 user reviews of Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the screen and design. The price and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the battery. Many are negative about the reliability.

performance, usability, price, design, screen

reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: New Asus Zenfone 5 8GB Dual SIM (Unlocked) A501CG 3G 5" Intel Z2560 1.6GHz White - International Version No WarrantyNew Asus Zenfone 5 8GB Dual SIM (Unlocked) A501CG 3G 5" Intel Z2560 1.6GHz White - International Version No Warranty

Jul, 2018

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2110 / 2500 / 3000 / 3300
Battery technology:Lithium / Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):17
Continuous video playback time:13
Standby time (2G):192
Standby time (3G):353 / 360 / 395
Standby time (4G):528
Talk time (2G):10 / 28
Talk time (3G):18.5 / 20.6 / 25

Call management

Call blocking: Yes
Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes
Voice dialing: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):13 / 2 / 5 / 8
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Image stabilizer: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):8
Maximum frame rate:240 / 30 / 60
Night mode:Y
Rear camera aperture number:2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13 / 16 / 8
Rear camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@30fps, 1920x1080@30fps
Second Camera:Y / Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Sensor Type:BSI
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p, 720p / 720p, 1080p / 720p,1080p,2160p
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black / Gold / Purple / Red / White
Curved Design:N / No
Form factor:Bar
Standard colour:Black / Purple

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:12.7 / 127 / 14 / 15.8
Display glass type:Gorilla Glass
Display Resolution:1280 x 720 / 2246 x 1080 / 720 x 1280
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Screen shape:Curved / Flat
Second display:N
Touch screen:Y / Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch sensitive screen:Y
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:1 / 2

Messaging

Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GPP, AAC, MP3 / 3GPP2, MP2 / AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMV / AAC, MP3 / AAC, MP3, WMA, WMV / AAC, MP3, WMV
FM radio:Y / Yes
Image formats supported:GIF, JPG, PNG / JPG / No
Supported video modes:1080p
Video compression formats:3GP, H.262, H.263, MPEG4, VP8
Video formats supported:3GP / 3GP, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, MPEG4-SP, VP8, VP9 / 3GP, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8, VP9 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4 / MPEG4

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
BeiDou:Y
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
GLONASS:Y / Yes
GPS:Y / Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850, 900, 1800, 1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850, 900, 1800, 1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850, 900, 1900, 2100 / 850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:CDMA,DC-HSPA+,HSPA+,TD-SCDMA,WCDMA / DC-HSPA+, HSPA+, UMTS, WCDMA / HSPA+, UMTS, WCDMA / HSPA+, WCDMA / UMTS / WCDMA
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G bands supported:700,800,850,900,1700,1800,1900,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE / TD-LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 EDR / 4.1 / 5.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / MiniSIM / NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Battery pack:Y / Yes
Cables included:USB / USB Type-C
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Flight mode:Y / Yes
Graphics adapter:Adreno 308
Microphone mute:Y
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.3 / 4.4 / 5.0
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes
Subscription type:No subscription / Sim-lock free
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB B / USB Type-C
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

64-bit computing:Y / Yes
Embedded options available: No
Idle States: Yes
Processor boost frequency:1.6
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L3
Processor Cores:2 / 4 / 8
Processor family:Intel Atom / Intel® Atom™ / Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.2 / 1.6
Processor lithography:32
Processor Model:410 / 425 / 636 / MSM 8926 / Z2520 / Z2560
Processor package size:14 x 14
Processor threads:4
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Tjunction:90

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Idle Technology: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): No

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.3 / 4.4 / 5.0 / 6.0 / N / Oreo

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash), SDHC
Internal RAM:1 / 1024 / 2 / 2048
Internal RAM type:LPDDR2
Internal storage capacity:16 / 8
Maximum memory card size:2000 / 256 / 64
RAM capacity:1 / 2
RAM Type:LPDDR2 / LPDDR3 / LPPDDR4X
USB mass storage:Y / Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Gmail / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.03 / 1.09 / 10.34 / 14.8 / 148.2 / 7.15 / 7.28 / 7.85 / 70.8 / 72.8 / 75.7
Height :1.03 / 1.09 / 10.3 / 10.34 / 11.2 / 14.8 / 148.2 / 155.7 / 7.7
Weight:144 / 145 / 150 / 155 / 165
Width:14.8 / 143.7 / 148.2 / 153 / 7.15 / 7.28 / 72.8 / 75.9