Sunday, February 18, 2018

ASUS ZenFone 5 Z01RD Shows up on Antutu with A Snapdragon 845 Chip


ZenFone 5 will be launch at 27th February this year at MWC. And the upcoming model has been listed on Antutu Benchmark with Z01RD model name. There are some key specs it's expected to feature such as Snapdragon 845 chip by Qualcomm, 6GB RAM, adreno 630, Android 8.0 and 32GB ROM.



Z01RD also equipped with FullHD+ resolution 2246 x 1080p. The Antutu listing also included Z01RD benchmark score 238129 points.

ASUS has scheduled a Zenfone 5 announcement for February 27 in Barcelona, with #backto5 tag line. Several pictures taken from a manual show the unannounced Asus ZenFone 5 from all angles. The information contained in the document also confirms the smartphone will feature a 5.7-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio.



Saturday, February 10, 2018

New leaked pictures show off ZenFone 5 back design


Another day, another alleged photo of the ZenFone 5. The latest shots comes @marcelcampos instagram, which includes a photo that show the back glass of ZenFone 5.


Based on the leaked image ZenFone 5 will have back glass design similar with ZenFone 3 and 4 design with fingerprint sensor on the back. There also dual camera and asus logo on the back.

ASUS has scheduled a Zenfone 5 announcement for February 27 in Barcelona, with #backto5 tag line. Several pictures taken from a manual show the unannounced Asus ZenFone 5 from all angles. The information contained in the document also confirms the smartphone will feature a 5.7-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio.


Yesterday leak also comes from @evleaks and shows a render of the unannounced Asus Zenfone 5 

According to Evan Blass, the phone has Dual 16MP main cameras and dual front-facing 20MP cameras for selfies and portrait camera features like (presumably) beauty mode and artificial bokeh.



Saturday, February 03, 2018

ASUS ZenFone 5 images leak ahead of this month’s unveiling


ASUS has scheduled a Zenfone 5 announcement for February 27 in Barcelona, with #backto5 tag line. Several pictures taken from a manual show the unannounced Asus ZenFone 5 from all angles. The information contained in the document also confirms the smartphone will feature a 5.7-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio.

Based on leak image, Asus still use the 3.5mm audio jack, which is positioned on top of the smartphone. The microUSB port is included at the bottom between speaker and mic. Fingerprint on the back and dual camera in vertical position. Based on this configuration its looks like ASUS mid-tier smartphone in ZenFone 5 series.


Wednesday, January 31, 2018

ASUS to Unveil ZenFone 5 at MWC


ASUS will unveil its new smartphone ZenFone 5 at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in February based on new teaser with tag #Backto5. Based on the teaser ZenFone 5 will have 18:9 display with slim bezel, similar their first fullview smartphone ZenFone Max Plus M1.

There will be live stream coverage at ASUS Facebook page and ASUS Youtube channel. Zenfone 5 will be unveiled on 27 February 2018 at Mobile World Congress at 19:30 [CET].

Here is the teaser from ASUS




Monday, January 29, 2018

[ROM][Android 8.0] ASUS ZenFone 3 Oreo Firmware Download


In this post I will share Full Firmware Oreo .zip ZenFone 3 ZE520KL and ZE552KL upgrade to ZenUI 4.0. Before you update to ZenUI 4.0 make sure backup your important data and full battery.

ZenFone 3 ZE520KL Android Oreo

WW VERSION
Version 15.0410.1712.31  (WW) 

Description
【Version】
15.0410.1712.31

【Model Name】
ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL)

【Release Date】
2018/01/29
(It takes about one week for the system to complete the autopush, if you did not receive the updation, please go to 【Setting】->【About】->【System Update】to update manaully)

【Release Note】

Software update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Internal storage will decrease slightly after update, suggest to backup data and relocate media file (pictures & video clip) to SD card to reserve at least 1.5GB storage  before starting the software update.
Swipe up to All apps: After OS upgrade, launcher has some important changes- swipe up to all apps, all app icon could be changed.
More friendly setting UI design
Remove the following applications : Minimove,photocollege, do it later
File Size1.85 GB Full Firmware
Download from
Full Firmware

ZenFone 3 ZE552KL Android Oreo

WW VERSION
Version 15.0410.1712.31  (WW) 

Description
【Version】
15.0410.1712.31

【Model Name】
ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL)

【Release Date】
2018/01/29
(It takes about one week for the system to complete the autopush, if you did not receive the updation, please go to 【Setting】->【About】->【System Update】to update manaully)

【Release Note】
Software update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Internal storage will decrease slightly after update, suggest to backup data and relocate media file (pictures & video clip) to SD card to reserve at least 1.5GB storage  before starting the software update.
Swipe up to All apps: After OS upgrade, launcher has some important changes- swipe up to all apps, all app icon could be changed.
More friendly setting UI design
Remove the following applications : Minimove,photocollege, do it later
File Size1.85 GB Full Firmware
Download from
Full Firmware


How to Update with this .zip ROM ?



  1. Via ADB Sideload or
  2. Copy and Paste this .zip to Internal Storage ( Update notice will be pop up in your zenfone screen) and click update. or
  3. Update via SDCard (Copy and paste .zip to SD Card then open recovery and choose apply update from sdcard)


Monday, January 29, 2018

How to Enable Picture-in-Picture on ASUS ZenFone



One of the famous new features on Android Oreo 8.0 is Picture-in-Picture mode that lets you watching video in floating window while doing another task or applications. It's very intuitive and convenience to use, but there are several rules to use this features. Only certain apps that support PiP in Android Oreo. Picture -in-picture already enabled from the start, but if you want to know how to re-enable just follow this steps.

Enable Picture-in-Picture ZenFone Oreo

  1. Open Settings
  2. Choose Apps and Notifications
  3. Choose Special app access
  4. Picture-in-picture



For YouTube, you'll need to subscribe to YouTube Red or Google Play Music to use the new PiP mode on Android O. For VLC, you'll need to make sure you're running the latest version, then you'll also have to enable the "Play videos in background" option in the app's settings menu. Or if you doesn't have youtube red, you can open Youtube in Chrome (enable desktop mode) then choose video to watch, select full screen and then press home button to enable PiP.



Sunday, January 28, 2018

Official Android Oreo Update Rolling Out to the ZenFone 3 ZE520KL/ZE552KL


When it comes to the Android Oreo update, ASUS has promised to release the update for ZenFone 4 at December 2017 and ZenFone 3. After Rolling out an Oreo update for ZenFone 4 in December 2017 it seems ZenFone 3 is the next priority

The oreo update for ZenFone 3 ZE520KL and ZE552KL was officially released on today system updates. It takes about one week for the system to complete the autopush, if you did not receive the updation, please go to 【Setting】->【About】->【System Update】to update manaully.

Android 8.0 Oreo includes picture-in-picture functionality, enabling users to continue watching a video while using another app.
There are also new battery life improvements, better auto-fill options and notification indicators on app icons.











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