Asus Zenfone 5Q Quad-Camera smartphone is released in the US at $299


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All of sudden Asus surprisingly announced its Zenfone 5Q in the US today. Previous reports were pointing to a July launch for this quad-camera mid-range, however, Asus advanced to the rumors and decided to launch the handset in the President Trump kingdom.

For those unaware, the Asus Zenfone 5Q is a rebranded version of the Zenfone 5 Lite running an updated version of Android. It features a 6-inch 18:9 screen with 2160×1080 pixels of resolution. Here the Snapdragon 630 takes the responsibility, paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable internal storage.

On the camera department, the Zenfone 5Q brings four cameras to the fight. The main rear camera is a 16MP f/2.2 with 80-degree field of view, backed by a secondary unit with a 120-degree wide-angle shooter. The selfie lovers will be pleasured by a 20MP f/2.0 sensor and an 85.5-degree field of view, as you might expect the secondary sensor bring the same 120-degree wide-angle snapper.

The handset carries dual-SIM functionality, runs Android Oreo with ZenUI 5.0 running atop. All those specifications are fueled by a 3,300mAh battery. Asus released the Midnight Black and the Moonlight White color variants in the US, however, you should navigate through retailers to find the desired color option. Last, but not least, the company has chosen the $299 price tag for selling the smartphone, which is an OK price considering the rest of competition inside the US.

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