Asus has started rolling out Android 10 update to its older flagship model, the Asus Zenfone 5Z. The update brings the latest operating system along with some key features.
To start with, the update brings ZenUI 6.0 and it comes with version number v100.04.44.98. The update removes the Google Play system update. It also removes a host of applications including Page Marker, ZeniMoki, Selfie Master, Beauty Live, Kids Mode, Easy Mode, weather animation setting, AI charging, WebStorage, Go2 Pay, Report Location in Safeguard, and Yandex cloud option in File Manager.
The update also removes the support of Twin app for Arena of Valor, PUBG Mobile, Vainglory and Injustice 2. It also brings upgraded APN settings. The update also move Themes and Mobile Manager settings to Additional Settings. The update is gradually rolling out to users. In order to check for the latest update, users can go to Settings > System Update.
With this, Asus Zenfone 5Z users will get to taste the Android 10 features. Users will get to system-wide dark mode along with Live Caption, which will automatically caption videos, podcasts and audio messages across any app with a single tap. Other small features in the update include support for direct audio streaming to hearing aid devices, gender-inclusive emoji, and new enterprise features.
Previously, the company announced a permanent price cut on its Zenfone 5Z smartphone. With this, the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option is priced at Rs 16,999 against its original price of Rs 21,999. The 6GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage is available at a price cut of Rs 18,999 against its previous price of Rs 24,999. Lastly, the 8GB RAM + 256GB of internal storage is available for Rs 21,999 against its previous price tag of Rs 28,999.
The Asus Zenfone 5Z has a 6.2-inch Full HD+ display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a screen resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels, an 18.7:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by Qualcomm by Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU and up to 8GB of RAM.