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ASUS Zenfone 3 series launched in Malaysia

ASUS had officially launched the entire Zenfone 3 series in Malaysia yesterday at their Z3NVOLUTION event. If you remember, the new Zenfone 3 series – Zenfone 3Zenfone 3 Ultra and Zenfone 3 Deluxe were unveiled at the Computex 2016 back in May this year. Lets check out the pricing of the smartphones in Malaysia.

The updated Zenfone 3 Deluxe, powered by Snapdragon 821 SoC has been priced at MYR 3,299 (US $817 / INR Rs 54,594 approximately). The normal Zenfone 3 Deluxe variant with Snapdragon 820 chipset and the Zenfone 3 Ultra will cost MYR 2,599 (US $643 / INR Rs 43,010 approximately). The Zenfone 3 Laser has been priced at MYR 999 (US $247 / INR Rs 16,532 approximately) whereas the Zenfone 3 Max will set you back by just MYR 799 (US $198 / INR Rs 13,222 approximately). Coming to the normal Zenfone 3 handsets, the 5.2-inch ZE520KL with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM is priced at MYR 1,499 (US $371 / INR Rs 24,806 approximately) whereas the larger 5.5-inch ZE552KL will cost MYR 1,699 (US $421 / INR Rs 28,116 approximately). These vanilla Zenfone 3 variants were also launched (via) in Thailand recently.

ASUS India is gearing up to launch the new Zenfone 3 series in India at the Z3NVOLUTION event on August 17.

Normal ASUS Zenfone 3

ASUS Zenfone 3 Specifications

The ASUS Zenfone 3 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super IPS+ display, which is protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has 500 cd/m2 of brightness. The display has a screen-to-body ratio of 77.3% and comes with a 2.1 mm narrow bezel. It is powered by a 2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 14nm processor along with Adreno 506 GPU. It has 3 / 4 GB of RAM and comes with 32 / 64 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 Zenfone 3 rocks a 16 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) 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. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 88-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.

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 Type-C and GPS. The phablet comes with a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood.

ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra

ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra Specifications

The ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra features a 6.8-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display, that comes with a screen-to-body ratio of 79% and has Tru2Life+ Video technology. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (Quad 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex A72 + Quad 1.2 GHz A53) processor along with Adreno 510 GPU. It has 3 / 4 GB of RAM and comes with 32 / 64 / 128 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 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 Ultra 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 6.8 mm thick and weighs 223 grams.

On the connectivity front, it comes with 4G LTE, 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 4,600 mAh battery under the hood, that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and can also charge other devices (act as a powerbank) over 1.5A current.

Zenfone 3 Deluxe

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 / 821 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.

Zenfone 3 Max

ASUS Zenfone 3 Max Specifications

The ASUS Zenfone 3 Max features a 5.2-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD 2.5D curved glass display, that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass and has 75% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor along with Mali-T720 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory, which is further expandable via microSD card. It runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with Zen UI 2.0 on top.

The Zenfone 3 Max rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano/microSD), and comes with a fingerprint sensor on the back, that can unlock the phone in 0.2 seconds. It has a metal body.

On the connectivity front, it comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The smartphone packs in a 4,100 mAh battery (non-removable) under the hood, that promises up to 30 days of standby time, 20 hours of talk time on 3G, 20 hours of web browsing on 4G and 15 hours of video playback. Like previous Zenfone Max smartphones, this can also charge other devices as it has reverse charging support.

Zenfone 3 Laser

ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser Specifications

The ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass and has 77% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (Quad 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + Quad 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 505 GPU. It has 4 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory, which is further expandable via microSD card. It runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with Zen UI 2.0 on top.

The Zenfone 3 Laser rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX214 sensor, Laser Auto Focus and 3-axis EIS. On the front, it has a front-facing camera for selfies and video calling but the exact specification hasn’t been revealed yet. It comes with a fingerprint sensor on the back, that can unlock the phone in 0.2 seconds. The phone has a metal body, which is 7.9 mm thick.

On the connectivity front, it comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. The battery capacity has not been disclosed yet.

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