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ASUS ZenFone 5 already available in Malaysia — the notched phone you wanna get is priced at just RM1599!
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ASUS ZenFone 5 already available in Malaysia — the notched phone you wanna get is priced at just RM1599!

by Vyncent ChanApril 14, 2018
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If you have been eyeing the ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL which was launched at MWC 2018, then you will be pleased to find out that you can already get it here in Malaysia. And it isn’t nearly as ridiculously overpriced as its predecessors, which is refreshing to see. Priced at just RM1599, the ASUS ZenFone 5 is well-equipped against the current crop of mid-rangers in the market.

Listed on Mobile2Go’s online store with 1 Year Warranty by Mobile To Go, it is understood that these aren’t official ASUS Malaysia units. Still, the price is definitely worth considering, with its rather decent specifications:

Device NameASUS ZenFone 5
Device ModelZE620KL
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa-core @ 1.8 GHz, 14nm Kryo 260
GPUAdreno 509
RAM4GB
Display6.2″ FHD+ 18:9 ratio, 100% DCI-P3 gamut coverage, 96% NTSC gamut coverage
Storage64GB eMCP + MicroSD expansion slot
Camera (Main)Primary: 12MP f/1.8, Sony IMX363 1.4µm pixel pitch, OIS for stills, EIS for videos, 78° FOV, 6P optics
Secondary: 8MP f/2.2, OV8856, 120° FOV, 5P optics
RGB sensor, LED flash
Camera (Selfie)8MP f/2.0, OV8856, 84° FOV, 4P optics, RGB sensor
Battery3300 mAh with AI charging
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo
SIMHybrid dual SIM

Would you be getting the ASUS ZenFone 5 now, or would you rather wait a few more weeks until the official units by ASUS Malaysia arrive? Let us know in the comments section!

Our thanks to an anonymous tipster!

Pokdepinion: If ASUS Malaysia can undercut the price, or even just match the price and throw in 6GB of RAM, this is definitely replacing my ASUS ZenFone 4.

About The Author
Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.

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