The new ASUS Zenfone 3 series has been officially announced at the Computex 2016 today, as expected. Lets check out the specifications, features and pricing of the ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe here.
ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe Specifications
The ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe features a 5.7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and has 100% NTSC color. The display has a screen-to-body ratio of 79% and comes with a 1.3 mm ultra narrow bezel. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It has 6 GB of RAM and comes with 64 / 128 / 256 GB of internal memory, which is expandable via microSD card. It runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with Zen UI 3.0 on top of it. The device comes with an aluminium alloy unibody design and does not have any antenna lines at the back, which is usually seen on the metal smartphones.
The Zenfone 3 Deluxe rocks a 23 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Sony IMX318 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6P Largan lens, 4-axis OIS, 3-axis EIS and Laser AF. It has ASUS TriTech autofocus system, which will automatically select 2nd generation laser, phase detection or continuous focus for 0.03 second quick focus and subject tracking. It also shoots 4K videos and comes with ASUS Pixelmaster 3.0 camera software. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano/microSD), and comes with a fingerprint sensor on the back. It is 4.2 ~ 7.5 mm thick and weighs 170 grams. The device also has dual five-magnet speakers along with NXP smart amplifier and Hi-Res Audio (HRA).
On the connectivity front, it comes with 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.2, USB 3.0 Type-C and GPS. The phablet comes with a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood, that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and BoostMaster Fast Charging.
The ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe is available in Glacier Silver, Sand Gold and Titanium Grey color variants. It has been priced at US $499 (INR Rs 33,518 approximately) for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage model, however the price of the higher variants have not been revealed yet.