ASUS Announces the ZenFone V Exclusively from Verizon

An excellent value with premium feature-set and performance, the latest smartphone from ASUS features a dual-sided 2.5D curved glass design and a 23MP camera

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FREMONT, Calif.--()--Today, ASUS announced the immediate availability of the ASUS ZenFone V exclusively from Verizon. Available for $384 retail or on Verizon device payment for $16/month for 24 months (0% APR), the ASUS ZenFone V is an excellent value in the mid-tier smartphone market and features a 5.2” Full HD AMOLED display, a dual-sided 2.5D curved glass design, a top notch camera using a 23MP IMX 318 image sensor, and a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 processor.

The ASUS ZenFone V, with its Snapdragon™ 820 SoC featuring an Adreno™ 530 graphics engine, brings an extra level of performance to the mid-tier segment, providing more graphics capabilities that result in smoother experiences when gaming, multi-tasking, and performing other demanding tasks. The ASUS ZenFone V is also outfitted with 4GB of system memory, making for snappy OS experiences and minimal app reloads, ensuring that apps load immediately when called upon, and comes with 32GB of system storage, expandable by up to 256GB with the use of a Micro SD card.

The ASUS ZenFone V features a brilliant 5.2” Full HD AMOLED display, and is covered in curved 2.5D Gorilla Glass not only on the front, but also on the back for a truly premium looking design. The ZenFone V is also a great option for those valuing photography, employing a 23MP Sony IMX 318 image sensor, laser auto-focus, and 4-axis optical image stabilization to deliver instant, crisp and detailed shots in all situations. The ASUS PixelMaster camera features full manual controls in addition to special modes such as HDR, Low Light, Super Resolution, Beautification, Depth of Field, Panorama, GIF Animation, and more. The 8MP selfie camera is also class-leading, producing clear video chats and images ready for sharing.

The ASUS ZenFone V comes loaded with technologies typically found on flagship-priced models, including a NXP Smart AMP to provide more expansive sound and higher volume, support for Hi-Res Audio and DTS Headphone:X, 4K video recording, and fast-charging support of up to 18W using USB Power Delivery. Using the included or a supported quick-charge, the 3000mAh battery is capable of being re-charged to 60% in just 39 minutes. The ZenFone V also features the newest USB Type-C port while retaining a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The ultra-reliable and responsive ASUS ZenFone V runs on Verizon - America’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE network.

AVAILABILITY & PRICING

The ASUS ZenFone V is immediately available for purchase online and in Verizon Wireless retail stores for $384 retail or on Verizon device payment for $16/month for 24 months (0% APR).

Specifications

       
Model       ASUS ZenFone V (V520KL)
Operating system       Android 7.0 (Nougat) with ZenUI
Display       5.2” Full HD 1920x1080 AMOLED Display w/ 2.5D Corning® Gorilla® Glass
CPU       Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 with Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU
RAM       4GB
Storage       32GB
Camera       Rear Camera: 23MP

Front Camera: 8MP

Micro SD Card       Up to 256GB
Connectors       1x USB Type-C

1x 3.5mm audio jack

LTE Connectivity       LTE Cat6

2G 850/900/1800/1900

WCDMA 1/2/5/8

FDD 2/4/5/13

Battery       3000mAh non-removable lithium-polymer
Colors       Sapphire Black
Dimensions (H x W x D)       5.77 x 2.86 x 0.3”
Weight       5.19 oz
     

About ASUS

ASUS is one of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies, and is dedicated to creating products for today and tomorrow’s smart life. Our comprehensive portfolio includes Zenbo, ZenFone, ZenBook and a range of IT devices and components, along with AR, VR and IoT. ASUS employs more than 17,000 people worldwide and over 5,500 world-class R&D talents. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, the company won 4,385 awards and earned approximately US$13.3 billion of revenue in 2016.

Qualcomm, Snapdragon and Adreno are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. Qualcomm Snapdragon and Qualcomm Adreno are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Contacts

ASUS
Randall Grilli
Director of Media Relations
Randall_Grilli@asus.com
or
Nick Mijuskovic
Technical Marketing Manager
Nick_Mijuskovic@asus.com

Release Summary

Today, ASUS announced the immediate availability of the ASUS ZenFone V exclusively from Verizon.

Contacts

ASUS
Randall Grilli
Director of Media Relations
Randall_Grilli@asus.com
or
Nick Mijuskovic
Technical Marketing Manager
Nick_Mijuskovic@asus.com