Last month, Asus rolled out Android 10 beta update for a handful of its Zenfone 5Z users. Now, the company is rolling out the stable update for everyone. Read on to find out everything that is new on the Asus Zenfone 5Z Android 10 update. Also Read - Asus Zenfone 5Z gets Android 10-based ZenUI 6 Beta; details
Asus Zenfone 5Z Android 10 update details
The flagship smartphone from last year is getting Android 10-based ZenUI 6 (v100.04.44.98). It is worth noting that Asus’ smartphones a near-stock version of Android OS. The latest update brings in all the goodies of Android 10 with a few minor changes. Also Read - Asus Zenfone 5Z prices slashed in India; base model now priced at Rs 24,999
As per the changelog shared on ZenTalk forums, Asus is removing quite a few additional settings to offer an experience consistent with Android 10. The update removes Page Marker, ZeniMoki, Selfie Master, Beauty Live, Kids Mode, Easy Mode, weather animation setting, AI charging, WebStorage, Go2 Pay, Report Location in Safeguard, and Yandex cloud option in File Manager. It is also removing Twin App support for games like Arena of Valor, PUBG, Vainglory, and Injustice 2. Also Read - Asus Zenfone 5Z Review: Slaying the flagship killer in its own yard
Additionally, the update modifies Asus APN settings, and moves Themes and Mobile Manager to Advanced Settings. The changelog also mentions that some third-party apps are not compatible yet with Android 10. Some of Asus’ features like native screen recorder, one-handed use, Game Genie and more are still there. Besides these, you get all the new Android 10 features like system-wide dark mode and navigation gestures.
The OTA is gradually rolling out, and should reach all users in the coming days. Once the update is ready, users will receive a notification. Alternatively, one can head over to Settings to manually check for the update.
Price in India, Features, specifications
|Features||Asus Zenfone 5Z|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|OS||Android Oreo with ZenUI 5|
|Display||6.2-inch, 19:9 aspect ratio, FHD+-2160×1080 pixels|
|Internal Memory||6GB RAM with 64GB storage|
|Rear Camera||12MP + 8MP dual Camera|
|Front Camera||8 MP with F2.0 aperture|