Confirmed: Asus Zenfone 5 Lineup to Launch at the MWC 2018 Event

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Companies like Samsung, HMD Global (license holder for Nokia brand), Sony and Xiaomi are expected to unveil their new offerings at the upcoming MWC in February in Barcelona. The launch event will take place at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona where we can expect the smartphones to be showcased throughout the entire exhibition.

The company has scheduled a press event on February 27 and the poster for the event clearly hints that it's going to be the Zenfone 5 series that gets unveiled at this event.

Furthermore, the invite features a "We Love Photo" tag that was originally used during the launch of the Zenfone 4 range of phones previous year and sports Qualcomm Snapdragon's logo.

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Earlier this month, Asus the to the USA as its newest ZenFone Max entrant. The event is slated for February 27 and it will kick off at 7:30 PM CET (12 AM IST). Since the last year's Zenfone 4 Pro came with Snapdragon 835 SoC, we might see the Zenfone 5 Pro with Snapdragon 845 SoC on 2018. As usual, Asus will launch a plethora of new devices under the Zenfone 5 lineup.

Coming back to this news, Recently at WiFi Alliance one Asus Device with model number ASUS_X00QD is certified. The handset runs Android 8.0 Oreo and comes with a dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi support, as per the certification. The ZenFone 5 Max will have a bigger battery while the Lite version is an affordable alternative for the entry-level segment. Also in the invitation referred to Qualcomm, so in the new smartphone processors from MediaTek will not be exact.