ASUS ZenFone 5 Work Performance, Battery Life + Recharging Speed
Work Performance – PCMark
We tested the ZenFone 5’s performance using PCMark, which simulates work applications like web browing, playing video, writing text and editing photos.
|Work 2.0||Honor 10||ASUS ZenFone|
Max Pro M1
|ASUS ZenFone 5||Samsung Galaxy S9|
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 is really fast at work applications, beating even flagship smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S9 (Price Check). Only the Kirin 970-powered Honor 10 (Price Check) was faster.
Battery Life – PCMark
We then tested the ZenFone 5’s battery performance using PCMark. It basically ran the PCMark work tests until its battery capacity dropped to 20%.
|Work 2.0||ASUS ZenFone|
Max Pro M1
|ASUS ZenFone 5||Samsung Galaxy S9||Honor 10|
|Battery Life||14 hours 12 mins||10 hours 20 mins||9 hours 6 mins||8 hours 56 mins|
The ASUS ZenFone 5 (Price Check) has a 3,300 mAh battery, which gave it a battery life of just under 10.5 hours. This gave it a clear 13-15% advantage in battery life over the Samsung Galaxy S9 (Price Check) and Honor 10 (Price Check).[adrotate group=”1″]
Battery Recharging Performance
The ASUS ZenFone 5 (Price Check) supports 18W charging, but only comes with a 10W fast charger. Take a look at how fast it recharged its 3,300 mAh battery.
It took the ASUS ZenFone 5 (Price Check) 104.5 minutes (1 hours 44.5 minutes) to recharge its battery from 20% to 100%. This gives it a battery life : recharging ratio of just under 6:1.