Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL)

Asus has recently expanded its lineup in India by introducing the Zenfone Live at a price tag of Rs 9,999. The device was first announced in February this year and now finally made its way to the budget smartphone segment. The phone is exclusive to Flipkart and is offered in Shimmer Gold, Rose Pink and Navy Black color options.

This is another attempt of the company with Zenfone series to make a strong hold in the budget smartphones segment and with competitors like Xiaomi leading the segment, let’s see what this smartphone has to offer. So, below are the frequently asked questions about the recently launched device along with some user queries.

Asus Zenfone Live Pros

  • Build and Design
  • HD Display
  • 13MP Camera

Asus Zenfone Live Cons

  • Android Marshmallow 6.0
  • Low Battery Life

Asus Zenfone Live Specifications

Key Specs Asus Zenfone Live
Display 5.0 inch IPS LCD Display
Screen Resolution 1280 X 720 pixels
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
Processor Quad Core 1.2GHz
Memory 2GB
Inbuilt Storage 16GB
Storage Upgrade Yes, via microSD up to 128GB
Primary Camera 13MP, f/2.0
Secondary Camera 5MP, f/2.2
Fingerprint Sensor No
NFC No
4G Ready Yes
SIM Card Type Dual SIM
Waterproof No
Battery 2,650 mAh
Price Rs. 9,999

Question: Does the Asus Zenfone Live support Dual SIM slots?

Answer: Yes, it supports dual SIM slots.

Question: Does the Zenfone Live support VolTE?

Answer: Yes, it supports VoLTE

Question: How much RAM and internal storage is offered with Asus Zenfone Live?

Answer: A user gets 2GB RAM which is coupled to 16GB internal storage.

Question: Can internal storage be upgraded in Zenfone Live?

Answer: Yes, via microSD up to 128GB

Question: What are the color options offered with Zenfone Live?

Answer: The smartphone is offered with Shimmer Gold, Rose Pink and Navy Black color options.

Question: Does Asus Zenfone Live features a 3.5mm audio jack?

Answer: Yes, it features a 3.5mm audio jack.

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Question: What are the sensors incorporated in Zenfone Live?

Answer: The Zenfone Live comes with Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyro, linear acceleration, Rotation vector, G-sensor, and proximity sensors.

Question: Is the battery removable in Asus Zenfone Live?

Answer: No, you cannot remove battery in Zenfone Live.

Question: What is the SoC used in the Asus Zenfone Live?

Asus Zenfone Live

Answer: The Asus Zenfone Live is equipped with an Quad-core Snapdragon 410 chipset which is clocked at 1.2GHz. The graphics are taken care of by Adreno 306 GPU.

Question: How is the display of the Asus Zenfone Live?

Answer: The Zenfone Live features a 5.0-inch HD IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels and a pixel density of ~294 PPI.

Question: Does Asus Zenfone Live support NFC connectivity?

Answer: No, it does not support NFC connectivity.

Question: Does the Zenfone Live support adaptive brightness?

Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question: Which OS Version, OS type runs on the phone?

Answer: The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and backed with Zen UI 3.5.

Question: Does it have capacitive buttons or on-screen buttons?

Answer: The phone features capacitive buttons.

Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: No, Zenfone Live does not support fingerprint sensor.

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Question: Does Zenfone Live support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, the device supports USB OTG.

Question: Does the Asus Zenfone Live features Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with a gyroscope sensor.

Question: What are the camera specifications of Asus Zenfone Live?

Answer: The rear features a 13MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and a LED flash. The other features also include geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and Beauty Live app. Whereas, the front has a 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture.

Question: Does the Zenfone Live support HDR mode?

Answer: No, it does not support HDR mode.

Question: Can a user play 4K videos on Asus Zenfone Live?

Answer: No, you cannot play 4K videos on Asus Zenfone Live.

Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on Asus Zenfone Live?

Answer: No

Question: How loud is the loudspeaker of Zenfone Live?

Answer: The loudspeaker is decent enough to give significant output.

Question: Is there any offer with Zenfone Live?

Answer: Currently, there is no special offer announced by Asus with Zenfone Live. As the phone is exclusive to Flipkart, the retailer discounts will be dependent on Flipkart.

Question: Can Asus Zenfone Live be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Can mobile hotspot internet sharing is supported?

Answer: Yes.

Conclusion

Asus Zenfone Live is another attempt by the Taiwanese manufacturer to make a significant impact in the segment. But, the specifications of the phone does not make it a strong contender against the segment leaders. However, it offers a decent camera which might gain the attention of some users.