Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG with 2GB RAM launched in India for Rs. 7,999

On the occasion of Republic Day, Taiwanese multinational company Asus has introduced a new variant of the Zenfone 5 in the country. This new variant of Zenfone 5 holds similar model number as original Zenfone 5, but comes with downgraded processor and lower price tag. Like other Asus smartphones, the new Zenfone 5 variant is also exclusively available from Flipkart for just Rs. 7,999.

Asus Zenfone 5

According to Asus, this new variant doesn't come with any headset. The company has also revealed that that 8GB variant of Asus Zenfone 5 will now retail for Rs. 9,499 and the 16GB variant will cost just Rs. 9,999.

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On the specifications front, the new Asus Zenfone 5 comes with a 5-inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2520 processor, 2GB RAM and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Zen UI, which is upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat. The smartphone comes with dual-SIM support and is 10.34 mm thick and weights 145 grams.

Other specifications include an 8MP rear camera with LED flash, 2MP front-facing camera, 8GB internal memory which is expandable up to 64GB via microSD card and 2110 mAh battery. Connectivity series include 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.