Asus ZenFone 5 Lite/5Q & 5 Selfie Pro November security update arrives (Download link inside)

One of the smartphone OEMs that is very popular in the online market along with contenders like Xiaomi and OPPO, is Asus. Moreover, this year the company brought in an innovative-design with the motorized rotating camera in the Zenfone 6 which also made its presence felt in the market, even though for a shorter period.

Though Asus is not the user’s favorite when it comes to firmware updates, the brand is trying to improve on this front. And in a recent development, Asus has started rolling out the latest November security update for the ZenFone 5 Selfie Pro (also known as ZenFone 5Q in the US, and ZenFone 5 Lite in some regions).

Talking about the November security patch, it brings in fixes for various new critical vulnerabilities for the Android device and it is good to see that Asus has pushed in this update for the Zenfone 5 Lite. FYI, they received Android Pie update back in July.

november-security-bulletin
Source

For specs buff, Zenfone 5Q/Zenfone 5 Lite/Zenfone 5 Selfie Pro (ZC600KL) was launched in 2018 and is a decent mid-ranger. It is powered by the Snapdragon 630 chipset and is paired with 3/4 GB of RAM.

zenfone 5Q

It sports a 6-inch Full HD+ (2160×1080) IPS display. Moreover, the device comes with 64 GB of onboard storage and offers an expansion of storage up to a massive 2 TB via a dedicated microSD card slot.

Under the hood, you get a 3,300 mAh battery and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner as well. Notably, you get dual-camera 16 MP+16 MP in the back and a dual 20 MP+20 MP camera in the front too.

Coming back to the update, it carries version number 16.0610.1911.89 and along with the latest November patch, it tags along with some improvements in the notification sound quality as well.

Below is the official changelog and screenshot of the update:

【Changelog】
1. Update security patch 2019-11
2. Improve notification sound quality

zenfone-5q-november-update
Source

Note that the update is being pushed via OTA in batches and will take some time in hitting all the units. However, you can always go ahead and check for the update notification manually by heading to Settings>>About>>System update>>Check for updates.

But if you wish to manually sideload the update on your Zenfone 5Q/Zenfone 5 Lite/Zenfone 5 Selfie Pro, then head to the below section (update size is 2.01 GB):

Download Link

  • Device: Asus Zenfone 5Q/Zenfone 5 Lite/Zenfone 5 Selfie Pro (ZC600KL)
  • Version: 16.0610.1911.89
  • Channel: Global Stable
  • Android: 9
    • Download: Link
    • MD5: 50d53b21e00c6488374e61c9c7ae0f76

Feel free to let us know in the comments what major changes that the update brought in for your device apart from the mentioned ones.

Happy installing!

Note: You can check out our dedicated Asus section for reading such similar stories.

PiunikaWeb started as purely an investigative tech journalism website with main focus on ‘breaking’ or ‘exclusive’ news. In no time, our stories got picked up by the likes of Forbes, Foxnews, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, Engadget, The Verge, Macrumors, and many others. Want to know more about us? Head here.

Want to work for PiunikaWeb and enjoy best-in-industry compensation & benefits? You'll be glad to know we're hiring experienced candidates.

Sagar Naresh

A Six Sigma and Google Certified Digital Marketer who also holds an MBA degree in Finance and Marketing. A technology and automobile enthusiast who likes to play guitar, travel, and relax. Entrepreneur and Blogger.