Asus Zenfone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra Launched

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Asus Zenfone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra Launched

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Asus has launched the new Zenfone 3 series at the Zenvolution event in Taipei. The stab at others seems to be too big in this case with the $499 Zenfone Deluxe offering virtually the best spec-set.

The base model of the launch is the  Asus ZenFone 3, priced at $249 it has a 5.5-inch full-HD Super IPS LCD display with a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Running a Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of inbuilt storage.

For cameras, a 16-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX298 sensor and ASUS TriTech autofocus that combines second-generation laser autofocus, phase detection autofocus and contrast detection autofocus. The camera has an RGB sensor, dual-tone LED flash, 4-axis optical stabilization for stills and 3-axis electronic stabilization for video. The phone packs a 3000mAh battery, and a fingerprint sensor sits on the back. The Zenfone 3 series have USB 2.0 Type-C connectors.

ZenFone 3 Deluxe

ZenFone 3 Deluxe

The high-end ZenFone 3 Deluxe is the flagship model and features a new design full metal body with no visible antenna lines and 4.2mm edges.

The display is a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display, and the Zenfone 3 Deluxe runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 and variants available with up to 6GB of RAM.

The main camera is a  23 megapixel Sony IMX318 camera with f2.0 aperture, 4-axis OIS, and 4K video support plus the super-resolution mode has been bumped up to 92 megapixels. ZenFone 3 Deluxe uses a USB Type-C connector with USB 3.0 and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support. The phone also has a fingerprint sensor on the back. The Zenfone 3 has a single five-magnet speaker and Hi-Res Audio support.

ZenFone 3 Ultra

ZenFone 3 Ultra

The Zenfone 3 Ultra comes with a 6.8-inch 1080p display it borrows the cameras from the Zenfone 3 Deluxe and the processing from the Zenfone 3. with a 23 MP primary camera and Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of inbuilt storage.

The pricing of the phones is as follows $249 for the ZenFone 3, $499 for the ZenFone 3 Deluxe, and $479 for the ZenFone 3 Ultra.


Zenfone 3

Zenfone 3 Deluxe

Zenfone 3 Ultra

Display 5.5 inch Full HD 5.7 inch full HD Super AMOLED 6.8 inch Full HD
Resolution 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p
Dimensions TBA TBA TBA
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
CPU 2.0 GHz octa-core Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 2.0 GHz octa-core
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 506 GPU Mali-T860MP2 Qualcomm Adreno 506 GPU
Storage 32GB flash storage 64GB 64GB
Rear Camera 16MP OIS and ASUS TriTech Laser Focus 23 MP, OIS and ASUS TriTech Laser Focus 23 MP, OIS and ASUS TriTech Laser Focus
Front Camera 8MP 8MP 8MP
Expandability microSD microSD microSD
Battery 3,000 mAh 3,000 mAh 4,600 mAh battery
Connectivity 4G Dual SIM 4G Dual SIM 4G Dual SIM
OS Android 6.0.1 Android 6.0 Android 6.0.1
Price $249 $499 $479
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