ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra with 6.8-inch display, Snapdragon 652 SoC goes official

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 Ultra here.

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.

ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra with 6.8-inch display, Snapdragon 652 SoC goes official

The ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra is available in Glacier Silver, Metallic Pink and Titanium Gray color variants. It has been priced at US $479 (INR Rs 32,174 approximately) for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model, however the price of the other variants have not been revealed yet.

ASUS has also unveiled the Zenfone 3 and Zenfone 3 Deluxe smartphones, along with many other devices at the Computex 2016 today.

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