20,000 ASUS Zenfone 5 (2GB RAM, $164) units to go on sale via Flipkart 18th August

ASUS might not have gotten the response Xiaomi got in India, but the company’s ever-so-affordable Zenfone 5 did reasonably well in its first days.

It took the ASUS-Flipkart combo a total of four days to stock out of the Zenfone 5, which at just 10,000 INR ($164) is a great buy. The smartphone comes with the 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processor that along with 2GB of RAM packs quite a punch.

What’s more, buyers that make the purchase of the Zenfone 5 on the 18th of August can also avail a 10 percent discount by paying using their SBI cards. That makes the final amount 9,000 INR + shipping, which in my opinion is quite a deal if you haven’t been able to get hold of the elusive Xiaomi Mi 3.

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Zenfone series stocks have been refilled numerous times till date and are being restocked at regular intervals. ASUS is confident that with the online medium, authorized offline partners and extensive presence pan India, they will be able to complement the incredible responses that they are receiving for the entire Zenfone Series which is very competitively priced,” is what ASUS had to say about the Zenfone 5.

Would you pull the trigger on the Zenfone 5, or are you patient enough to wait for the Mi 3? Do let us know!

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