Asus has today unveiled its much anticipated Zenfone 3 lineup that includes ASUS Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra at an event in Taipei, China. These smartphones will be available for a starting price of $249, $499 and $479 respectively.
ASUS Zenfone 3
Zenfone 3 includes a 5.5 inch full HD Super IPS+ display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and is powered by 2.0 GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 625 processor clubbed with 3GB of RAM with 32GB storage variant, and 4GB of RAM with 64GB Rom variant. A microSD card slot is present in both variants for adding secondary storage up to 128GB.
Zenfone 3 packs a 16 MP rear camera with dual tone LED flash and PDAF. It also has an 8 MP front facing shooter with f/2.0 aperture and houses a 3000mAh battery inside. It comes with hybrid Dual SIM slot and supports 4G LTE.
ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe
Zenfone 3 Deluxe has a 5.7 inch full HD Super AMOLED display, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and is equipped with quad core Snapdragon 820 CPU assisted by 6GB of RAM and 64GB / 128GB / 256GB of flash storage with expandable memory.
Zenfone 3 Deluxe sports a 23 MP rear shooter with dual tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4-axis OIS, 3-axis EIS and Laser AF. There is an 8 MP frontal shooter and is backed by 3000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra
Zenfone 3 Ultra is a multimedia-centrist phablet that comes with a 6.8 inch display with full HD resolution and employs Octa Core Snapdragon 652 processor, coupled with 3GB or 4GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB / 128GB of onboard storage which can be further extended using the microSD card slot.
Zenfone 3 Ultra has a 23 MP rear shooter with dual tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4-axis OIS, 3-axis EIS and Laser AF. It also includes an 8 MP camera sensor at front and has a 4600mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support.
All 3 handsets come with fingerprint scanners and run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Zen UI skin on top. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, 3G / HPSA+, EDGE / GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with A-GPS, USB type-C port and dual SIM functionality.
Key Specifications of ASUS Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra:
|Model||ASUS Zenfone 3||ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe||ASUS Zenfone Ultra|
|Display||5.5 inch full HD Super IPS+ display||5.7 inch full HD Super AMOLED display||6.8 inch full HD display|
|Processor||2.0 GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 625||quad core Snapdragon 820||Octa Core Snapdragon 652|
|Camera||16 MP rear and 8 MP front camera||23 MP rear and 8 MP front shooter||23 MP rear and 8 MP front camera|
|RAM||3GB / 4GB||6GB||3GB / 4GB|
|Internal Storage||32GB / 64GB||64GB / 128GB / 256GB||32GB / 64GB / 128GB|
|Software||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Zen UI||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Zen UI||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Zen UI|