Asus Zenfone 5Z New FOTA Update Brings April Security Patch and Better Sound Quality

Asus Zenfone 5Z has started receiving a new update which brings April Android Security Patch alongwith additional optimisations

Highlights
  • Asus will also be launching the Asus Zenfone 6 on May 16
  • The update is being rolled out in stages by the firmware over the air (FOTA) method

Taiwanese manufacturer, Asus had released its flagship last year, the Asus Zenfone 5Z which came with the Snapdragon 845 SoC. Previously in January, the phone received the Android 9 Pie update, but as we are coming nearer to the launch of the latest line-up of the Zenfone series, Asus is starting to update the Zenfone 5Z to the latest software. In a new development, we have come to know about the latest update of the current Asus flagship. The new update will take the version of the Android forward in addition to bringing new features onboard the Asus Zenfone 5Z. Here are more details about the latest update of the Asus Zenfone 5Z.

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Android April Security Patch and Better Sound Quality

The Asus Zenfone 5Z has now started receiving the firmware version 90.11.162.58. The company has noted that it will bring the latest Google Security Patch of Apil 2019 on board the Asus Zenfone 5Z. Besides, the April security update, this one will also improve the sound quality and start-up speed of the phone. By this, we can understand that this update will make the Android 9 Pie a little more optimised in addition to making it also a bit more secure. Asus has also informed about a batch-wise rollout of the update meaning that users of Asus Zenfone 5Z will receive the update in stages. The manufacturer will be pushing the update via the firmware over the air (FOTA) method. In case you would like to check out whether or not you have received the latest update, you can navigate to System Settings and then tap on “Check for Updates.”

Asus Set to Launch Zenfone 6 on May 16

It is worth noting that the Taiwanese manufacturer, Asus is also set to launch its latest flagship phones, the Zenfone 6 series. The Zenfone 6 and the Zenfone 6Z will be made official on May 16 in Valencia, Spain. Some of the rumours of the upcoming Asus Zenfone 6 have hinted that instead of sporting a notch to house the front camera, the phone might deploy a slider mechanism for the selfie camera.

The brand has also recently launched a new teaser video about the upcoming phone, revealing the tagline “Defy Ordinary”. The teaser video hints towards a bezel-less display on the Asus Zenfone 6. Some of the reports have also said that the phone has already received FCC certification. Some more reports have highlighted that the phone will come with a 48MP sensor. The AnTuTu listing of the device which has been spotted online reveals that the Asus Zenfone 6 will pack Snapdragon 855 SoC along with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. On the software front, the phone is expected to boot Android 9 Pie.

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Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

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