Asus had finally launched the Zenfone 3 series smartphones in India at an event in Delhi on 17th August, i.e., yesterday. The Zenfone 3 series went official earlier this year during the Computex event. The company has brought all the three variants of the Zenfone 3, that includes the Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluxe, and the Zenfone 3 Ultra. The Asus Zenfone 3 5.2-inches display model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage is priced at Rs. 21,999 and the 5.5-inch variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs. 27,999. The ZenFone 3 Deluxe 64GB version with Snapdragon 820 is priced at Rs. 49,999 and the beast of all, the Snapdragon 821 chipset model with 256GB storage version is priced at Rs. 62,999. The ZenFone 3 Ultra costs you Rs. 49,999. These phones will be available from September 2016 across all the main e-commerce sites and Asus Exclusive across India. Let’s check out the specifications of the Zenfone 3 series in detail.
ASUS ZENFONE 3 SPECIFICATIONS:
The Zenfone 3 sports a 5.5-inches Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) Super IPS+ display with up to 500cd/m2 brightness, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and an another variant with 5.2-inch Full HD display. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625Soc clocked at 2GHz Octa-Core 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU. It packs in 3GB of RAM with 32GB storage for the base model and a 4GB RAM with 64GB storage and a MicroSD card slot on both these variants for memory expansion. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Zen UI 3.0 on top.
Talking about the camera, the device 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX318 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 4-axis OIS, 3-axis EIS, Laser AF and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 88-degree wide-angle lens for better selfies and video chats. Zenfone 3 also features a Fingerprint sensor for extra and better security. Connectivity features include 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4 and 5GHz) MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C. A 3000mAh battery is on board for all battery needs.
ASUS ZENFONE 3 DELUXE SPECIFICATIONS:
The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe sports a 5.7-inches Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display with 100% NTSC Color Gamut and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820Soc with Adreno 530 GPU coupled with 6GB RAM and 64GB/256GB internal storage. The High-end Zenfone 3 Deluxe comes powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821Soc with the same amount of Ram. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Zen UI 3.0 on top.
In the camera department, the device rocks a 23-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX318 sensor, dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4-axis OIS, 3-axis EIS, Laser AF and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calls. A Fingerprint sensor is also on board for better security of the device. Connectivity features include 4G LTE with VoLTE, Hybrid Dual SIM, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB 3.0 Type-C. The device also features Five-magnet speaker, NXP smart amplifier, Hi-Res Audio (HRA) for an immersive audio experience. A 3000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support in on board.
ASUS ZENFONE 3 ULTRA SPECIFICATIONS:
The Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra sports a 6.8-inches Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display with 95% NTSC color gamut and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 652Soc clocked at 1.8GHz Octa-Core processor with Adreno 510 GPU. It packs in 4GB RAM and 64GB / 128GB internal storage with no MicroSD card slot. The Zenfone 3 Ultra runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Zen UI overlaid on top.
Talking about the camera, the device features a 23-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX318 sensor, dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4-axis OIS, 3-axis EIS, Laser AF and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calls. A Fingerprint sensor is on board, connectivity features include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB 3.0 Type-C. A 4600mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support is on board.It also packs Dual Five-magnet stereo speakers, NXP smart amplifier, Hi-Res Audio (HRA) for a great audio experience.