Maria Montero

Asus ZenFone 5Z will start receiving Android 9 update …

Asus has started rolling out the Android 9 Pie update for the ZenFone 5Z Smartphone in India. Asus had discussed the update in November.

According to the company, the update has been made available to users via over the air (OTA) mode.

Like all software updates, this is also expected to roll out in batches. But if you’re desperate to get a bit of the pie and can’t wait any longer for the OTA notification, you can try to start the update manually by going to Settings, then selecting the About option and opening the System Update.

Asus ZenFone 5Z. Image: tech2

The update is over 1,080 MB in size. The phone is claimed to get an all-new contextual pop-up volume bar, a new magnifying glass feature for easier copy and paste, along with an overall system performance improvement.

The Asus ZenFone 5Z was initially running on Android 8.0 Oreo. It was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in February 2018 and had hit the Indian market in July 2018 with Rs 29,999.

There have been rumors about the Asus ROG and the Max Pro M1 It is expected to get the Android 9 Pie update as well.

Asus ZenFone 5Z Specifications

The ZenFone 5Z features a 6.2-inch SuperIPS FHD + display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, and at least 6GB of RAM.

In terms of optics, it has a dual camera setup on the rear, which is a combination of a 12 MP camera and a 5 MP camera. At the front there is an 8 MP sensor. Powering the 5Z is a 3,300 mAh battery that supports Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 3.0.

If you are interested in knowing more about the telephone, please contact our in-depth review.

Tech2 is now on WhatsApp. For all the latest science and technology buzz, subscribe to our WhatsApp services. Just go to and hit the Subscribe button.