Asus ZenFone 6 With Snapdragon 855 Leaks On Geekbench
Taiwan based, Asus launched the ZenFone 5 and the ZenFone 5Z smartphones in Q1 of last year. Both the smartphones are packed with worthy features and carried an aggressive price tag in comparison to their competitors. The former was targetted towards the mid-range segment while the latter was targetted towards the flagship segment. A fresh listing of an unreleased Asus smartphone has been spotted on the popular benchmarking website, Geekbench; which is alleged to be of the ZenFone 6. The specifications of the preceding smartphone suggest that it will be a high end smartphone. Noteworthy, it also indicates that the company might not release a ‘Z’ variant flagship, unlike last year.
ZenFone 6 Geekbench
A listing of an Asus smartphone with model number I01WD was uploaded on Geekbench on the 2nd of April. The aforementioned smartphone is alleged to be the ZenFone 6 as the previously granted Wi-Fi Alliance certification of the handset revealed it has the same model number as the freshly published Geekbench listing. The listing exposes that the handset runs on the latest Android 9.0 Pie and features the ‘msmnile’ chipset.
It is known that this chipset is the codename for the 7 nm based Snapdragon 855 chipset. The alleged ZenFone 6 registers a praiseworthy single core score of 3527 points and a multi core score of 11190 points. According to the listing, it is packed with 6 GB of RAM. However, Asus is also expected to launch the upcoming smartphone in other storage variants as well. Other specifications including the camera resolution, battery and screen size will only be made available once the company officially lifts the curtains from it.
ZenFone 6 Price & Launch Date
The ZenFone 6 is set to launch on the 16th of May in Spain which will soon be followed by its India launch. The price of the upcoming smartphone is currently unavailable, however, going by the pricing of its predecessor, its entry-level variant will be priced under Rs 30,000 in India.