Announced this year, Asus unveiled 3 smartphones in its Zenfone 5 series, like Asus Zenfone 5, Zenfone 5Z, and Zenfone 5 Lite.
Now, the manufacturer has uploaded the Android 9 Pie update for its Zenfone 5 and the package is presently out there for download on the company’s formal web. The FOTA update is just around 1.1GB and the process of installation is lovely straightforward.
Just download the package from the source link Here and then copy the downloaded file to the microSD card. Once done, go to the recovery mode, decide “apply updates from microSD”, consider the downloaded package, confirm and you are all set. The process will take up to 30 minutes to complete. If you don’t want to do this manually, wait for a couple of days to get OTA update.
While the Zenfone 5 has now received the Android Pie update, the Zenfone 5Z is scheduled to receive Android Pie improve by the end of January 2019. Presently, there’s no reports available for the improve of Zenfone 5.
The Android Pie update changelog mentions the addition of few new attributes such as a quantity pop-up bar and a fresh ‘Magnifier’ function that makes the copy-pasting task easier. It is moreover coming to offer improved performance and extended battery life, thanks to the core optimizations in Android Pie.
To remind you of the phone’s technical specs, it attributes a 6.2-inch FHD display with 2040 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top for added protection. Under the hood, it is powered is by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz and Adreno 509 GPU.
The gadget packs 4GB RAM and 64GB storage with microSD card slot for expandable storage. The smartphone houses a dual rear digital camera option, consisting of a 12-megapixel and an 8-megapixel scanner whereas on the front side, it comes equipped with an 8-megapixel snapper for taking selfies. It arrives with Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box and is backed by 3,300mAh battery.