Taiwanese giant Asus has launched the Zenfone V smartphone exclusive to US carrier Verizon. However, the company did not reveal the pricing and availability details of the smartphone yet. The Zenfone V is currently listed on the Asus official website which suggests that the smartphone will be available in Sapphire Black variant when it goes on sale. Moreover, as per listing, the Asus Zenfone V is packed with 5.2 inches Full HD AMOLED display which comes with a 2.5D curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
On the hardware front, the Asus Zenfone V is propelled by a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820 Chipset which coupled with Adreno 530 GPU and 4GB RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with ZenUI 3.0 on the top. The phone is also packed with a 32GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.
Regarding the camera, the Zenfone V is equipped with a 23-megapixel optics which comes with a f/2.0 aperture, laser autofocus, 4-axis OIS, EIS, and PixelMaster technology. Whereas on the front, there is an 8MP selfie shooter which comes with F/2.0 aperture. The connectivity options include, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, A-GPS/GLONASS, 4G support, USB Type-C, and Bluetooth 4.2.
The Asus Zenfone V is measured at 146.5×72.6×7.6mm, and it weighs around 147 grams. The smartphone is backed by a 3000mAh Li-ion battery which comes with PowerDelivery 2.0 via USB-C. As the smartphone is Verison exclusive so it unlikely to sold or available in other markets.
To recall, the Asus has recently launched the two selfie oriented smartphones, i.e., ZenFone 4 Selfie and ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro which is available exclusively on Flipkart. The Zenfone 4 Selfie is packed with 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430 chipset, 4GB RAM, and 64GB ROM. The 3000mAh non-removable battery powers the smartphone, and it runs on the Android 7.1.1 OS.
The Zenfone 4 Selfie comes with a 13MP rear and front camera. While the Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro sports a 5.5 inches full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, 3600mAh non-removable battery. The Asus ZenFone 4 Pro packs a 12 MP rear camera and an 8-megapixel front shooter.