Asus ZenFone 5Z has began receiving Android 9.Zero Pie. The brand new improvement comes weeks after Asus confirmed that the ZenFone 5Z would obtain the Android Pie replace by the top of January 2019. Nonetheless, the most recent model is now rolling out in Taiwan. The replace is anticipated to deliver the core Android Pie options in addition to enhances the digital camera expertise. The ZenFone 5Z initially runs Android 8.Zero Oreo with ZenUI 5.Zero on prime. Additionally, it’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, together with as much as 8GB of RAM.
As posted on the official ZenTalk boards, the Android 9.Zero Pie replace for the ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) has began rolling out in Taiwan. The replace is rolling out as a firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) package deal in phases. It may be manually downloaded by going to Settings > About > System Replace.
The changelog offered on the ZenTalk boards revealed that alongside having a few of the core Android Pie options, the most recent software program replace quickens the digital camera expertise. The brand new package deal additionally comes with software program model 126.96.36.199_20181222.
A number of ZenFone 5Z customers in Taiwan have confirmed the Android Pie rollout in a Telegram channel. Customers report that the replace carries the November 2018 Android safety patch and is 1048MB in dimension. The replace additionally reportedly comes with a preloaded Darkish theme and a brand new navigation system together with gesture assist.
You possibly can manually obtain the OTA Zip package deal and flash your ZenFone 5Z. The OTA package deal is appropriate with the ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) mannequin based mostly on 188.8.131.52.
Asus ZenFone 5Z specs
The twin-SIM (Nano) Asus ZenFone 5Z options 6.2-inch full-HD+ (1080×2246 pixels) Tremendous IPS+ show with an 18.7:9 facet ratio. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with Adreno 630 GPU and as much as 8GB of RAM.
Asus has offered a twin rear digital camera setup that features a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 major sensor, with f/1.Eight aperture and assist for OIS, and a secondary 8-megapixel OmniVision 8856 sensor with mounted focus, f/2.2 aperture, and a 120-degree wide-angle lens. On the entrance, the smartphone sports activities the identical 8-megapixel mounted focus OmniVision 8856 sensor for selfies.
The ZenFone 5Z comes with as much as 256GB of onboard storage that’s expandable through microSD card (as much as 2TB). Connectivity choices on the smartphone embrace 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/ 5GHz), NFC, Bluetooth v5.0, FM radio, USB OTG, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, USB Kind-C (Gen1), and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board embrace an accelerometer, ambient mild sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, and an RGB sensor. In addition to, the smartphone packs a 3,300mAh battery together with Fast Cost 3.Zero assist.