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 [...]
In what could be the successor to the Zenfone 2, two potential Zenfone 3 models have been listed on GFXBench benchmarks. We say Zenfone 3 because the model numbers are close to the Zenfone 2. Mid-range devices are turning out to be the new premium. Cheaper phones are being brought out with good specs and great design language.
The listing shows two possible Zenfone 3 variants – one sporting a 5.5-inch display and the other a 5.9-inch display. The former looks to be the bigger of the two, in terms of specs. The 5.5-inch device is shown featuring a 1920x1080p pixel resolution with a hexa core 1.7GHz Snapdragon 615 SoC under the hood and Adreno [...]