ASUS ZenFone 5 (ZE620KL) In-Depth Review

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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.

ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL PCMark results

Work 2.0 Honor 10 ASUS ZenFone
Max Pro M1
ASUS ZenFone 5 Samsung Galaxy S9
Performance Score
(Average)
7106 6118 5742 5618
Web Browsing 7295 5815 5382 5357
Video Editing 5159 4898 4938 5265
Writing 6752 5722 4900 4673
Photo Editing 12910 10041 9699 7560
Data Manipulation 5524 5240 4939 5616
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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%.

ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL battery life

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
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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).

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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.

ASUS ZenFone 5 ZE620KL battery recharging speed

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.

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