Asus ZenFone 5 spotted online before expected launch at MWC 2018; sports a vertically aligned dual camera setup

Taiwanese components and smartphone maker Asus has already sent out invites for the ZenFone 5 series of smartphones expected to be launched at Mobile World Congress 2018 on 27 February.

Now, images of the Asus ZenFone 5 have leaked online before the launch.

Asus ZenFone 5.

Asus ZenFone 5.

According to a report on WinFuture, the smartphone comes with an 18:9 aspect ratio display. The images spotted in the manufacturers manual shows dual-camera module on the device. The dual-cameras are aligned vertically instead of the conventional horizontal set-up seen on Asus smartphones and there's a single LED flash sitting below the dual-camera set up on the smartphone.

The smartphone expected to be Asus ZenFone 5 bears a model name of X00PD.

The images show a micro-USB port and a fingerprint scanner on the rear side of the device. The headphone jack lies on the top, volume rocker on the right and sim-tray sits on the left side of the device.

Asus ZenFone 5.

Asus ZenFone 5.

Asus is expected to launch the ZenFone 5 smartphone lineup at MWC 2018 in Barcelona.

Previous reports had suggested that two of the expected smartphones to be launched would be named as the Asus ZenFone 5 Lite and the Asus ZenFone 5 Max.

One of the smartphones, the Asus ZenFone 5 Max is also reported to have received the Wi-Fi Alliance certification. The device is expected to run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box along with support for Wi-Fi 802.11 ac. Reports suggest that it will be an upper-mid range device.

Updated Date: Feb 05, 2018 10:14 AM