Asus made waves in the inexpensive flagship section with the launch of the Asus 5Z, beforehand generally known as the Asus ZenFone 5Z, final yr. The smartphone, launched in July 2018, was initially priced at Rs. 29,999 onwards, however has seen frequent value drops since then. The smartphone, now being known as the Asus 5Z after trademark points relating to the ZenFone branding, is now receiving a software program replace that guarantees enhancements in numerous departments, together with safety, sound, and system optimisations. The firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) replace is rolling out regularly in India, and will take a couple of days to achieve all eligible gadgets.
The Asus 5Z’s newest software program replace has three main modifications in the log, as detailed by Asus India in an e mail to Gadgets 360. The first is an replace to the Android safety patch, which is now the May 2019 one. Additionally, the software program replace brings enhancements for sound high quality, in addition to system optimisations. There are not any main options added to the telephone with this replace, however these fixes will nonetheless come in useful for customers of the smartphone.
The smartphone was launched final yr, and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with as much as 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The Asus 5Z telephone was launched working Android Oreo, however has since obtained an update to the most recent model of Android, v9.zero Pie.
As we talked about, the Asus ZenFone 5Z is now referred to as the Asus 5Z in India after a trademark problem that restrains the Taiwanese firm from utilizing the ‘ZenFone’ branding on its merchandise. A Delhi High Court ruling got here after a lawsuit filed by Zen Mobile, which sought to stop Asus from utilizing branding with ‘Zen’ in it. The transfer has additionally compelled the corporate to rename its upcoming flagship smartphone to Asus 6Z, a minimum of for India.
In a press release to Gadgets 360, Asus responded to the Delhi High Court’s transfer, saying “The Asus authorized group is presently working with the Delhi High Court in India to resolve the Zen Mobiles and ZenFone trademark lawsuit. The provide of Asus smartphones, notebooks and different merchandise, in addition to technical help and after-sales service for all Asus merchandise stay unchanged for all shoppers.”