Asus had launched the lighter version of Zenfone 5 (A502CG) and it is now available in India for Rs. 8,999. This is a trimmed down version of the popular Zenfone 5.
The Asus Zenfone 5 A502CG comes with 1GB RAM as compared with the 2GB RAM on the Zenfone 5 A501CG . Though the screen size is the same – 5 inches, the screen resolution on the A502CG has also been reduced to qHD i.e. 960 x 540 pixels and it also looks like the screen is without corning gorilla glass protection.
Android 4.4 with ZenUI runs the show with 1GB RAM, 8GB storage and 64GB external card support. This dual SIM handset houses the 1.2GHz Intel ATOM Z2520 dual core processor with hyper threading technology.
Weight is 160 grams and thickness is 10.8mm. Also included is an 8MP AF primary camera with flash and a VGA front facing camera. Key features are 3G (42Mbps), 2G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. Zenfone 5 A502CG comes with a 2500 mAh battery. There is accelerometer, proximity, Hall, light and magnetic sensors.