Orbital
Orbital
Jul 5, 2018
Will Asus Zenfone 5Z Force OnePlus to Slash the Price of OnePlus 6?
Play • 22 min
This episode centres around Asus Zenfone 5Z, Jio Phone 2, and Jio’s GigaFiber wired Internet service. Games editor Rishi Alwani and reviewer Aditya Shenoy join host Pranay Parab to discuss.

Jio Phone 2 (1:00)

Jio GigaFiber (19:41)

  • Jio GigaFiber announced
  • What we know about the service so far
  • How Jio plans to tackle ISP monopoly at the building level
  • The lack of details on pricing
  • Will GigaFiber disrupt broadband in India

Asus Zenfone 5Z (25:34)

  • How it stacks up against the OnePlus 6
  • Pricing and specifications
  • The “AI” features of the Zenfone 5Z
    • Privacy concerns
    • Battery charging features
    • AI in camera
  • Camera comparison with OnePlus 6
  • Display and the lack of always-on
  • Asus’ aggressive pricing
    • Is the Zenfone 5Z a flagship?
  • Performance
  • Storage variants
  • Contents of the box
  • The cons of the smartphone
  • Flipkart exclusivity
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