ASUS Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluze and Zenfone 3 Ultra launched at Computex 2016

ASUS has officially launched its 2016 flagship phone, the Zenfone 3, in China. The Taiwan based company, unveiled not one, but three phones at Computex 2016.

Zenfone 3 series

The Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Ultra phones sport an all metal body, with a unique invisible antenna design which ASUS calls, PureMetal design.

ASUS Zenfone 3

Zenfone 3

The ASUS Zenfone 3 has a 5.5 inch Full HD display with 2.5D Glass on the front/back with a 77% screen to body ratio. It runs on Zen UI 3.0, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, with an Adreno 506 GPU, and 3/4GB of RAM. The phone has a 16 megapixel rear camera and an 8 megapixel front camera. The Zenfone 3 is backed by a 3000 mAh battery, and comes in four colours:
Sapphire Black,  Aqua Blue, Moonlight White and Shimmer Gold. It also comes in three special colours in the Expression Series: Aqua, Nebula and Glaze.

ASUS Zen UI 3 features Parallax Motion Wallpapers (animated), Customizable Themes, Keyboards, Stickers, and more. It also comes with Game Genie which can live stream your games to Twitch and YouTube.

ASUS Zenfone 3 Technical Specifications:

  • Display: 5.5 inch Full HD, 77% BTS ratio, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass front/rear
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • OS: Zen ui 3.0  based on Android Marshmallow
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • RAM: 3/4GB
  • Storage: 32/64GB
  • Camera: 16 megapixel rear camera Sony IMX298, Pixel Master 3.0, Tritech AF 0.03s AF, Laser Focus, Phase Detect AF, Continous Focus, Dual LED Flash, 4K UHD recording, 4 Axis OIS, EIS (Electronic Image Stabilizer), 8 megapixel front camera 85 degree wide angle,
  • Security: Fingerprint Scanner
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Connectivity: WiFi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Dual SIM, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU

ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe

ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe

This the first metal phone with invisible antenna, and sports a 5.7 inch 1080p Full HD Super AMOLED Display with a 79% Screen to body ratio ratio, and an Always on Panel. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, with an Adreno 530 GPU and 6GB of RAM. The phone has a massive 128GB storage variant, and also comes in a 64GB variant.

The ASUS Zenfone 3 features a Sony IMX 318 sensor in its rear camera, which is a 23 megapixel shooter, with a 6P lens, and is protected by Sapphire Glass. It uses PixelMaster 3.0 technology, and comes with a Tr-Tech Autofocus which can focus in just 0.003 seconds. This includes Laser Focus, Phase Detect Auto Focus, and Continous Focus. The camera has Dual LED Flash, supports 4K UHD recording, and has a 4 Axis OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and EIS (Electronic Image Stabilizer) for videos.

The phone gas a rear facing fingerprint scanner, and comes with a USB Type-C 3.0 reversible connector for faster data transfers, and supports Quick Charge 3.0 for the 3000 mAh battery.

ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe Colors

ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe Technical Specifications:

  • Display: 5.7 inch Full HD 1080p Super AMOLED, 79% BTS ratio, Always on Panel
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
  • OS: Zen ui 3.0  based on Android Marshmallow
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 64/128GB
  • Camera: 23 megapixel Sony IMX 318 sensor, f/2.0 aperture,6P Lens, Sapphire Cover Glass, Pixel Master 3.0, Tritech AF 0.03s AF, Laser Focus, Phase Detect AF, Continous Focus, Dual LED Flash, 4K UHD recording, 4 Axis OIS, EIS (Electronic Image Stabilizer)
  • Selfie Lens: 8 megapixel front camera 85 degree wide angle
  • Security: Fingerprint Scanner
  • Battery: 3000 mAh Quick Charge 3.0 (60% in 39 minutes)
  • Connector: USB Type-C 3.0 reversible, 10x faster data transfers
  • Connectivity: WiFi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Dual SIM, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU

ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra

ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra

ASUS went Godzilla with the Zenfone 3 Ultra, which sports a mammoth 6.8 inch FHD display, with a 79% screen to body ratio. The phone is similar to the Zenfone 3 Deluxe in terms of the PureMetal Design, and the Cameras. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor and an Adreno 510 GPU.

The speciality of the Zenfone 3 Ultra is the SonicMaster 3.0 Audio, which has dual five magnet speakers, with surround sound. The phone is backed by a 4600 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0, and also function as a Power Bank. The phone has a front facing fingerprint scanner.

ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra Technical Specifications:

  • Display: 6.8 inch FHD IPS, 79% BTS Ratio
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
  • OS: Zen ui 3.0  based on Android Marshmallow
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Connector: USB Type-C
  • Camera: 23 megapixel Sony IMX 318 sensor, Security: Fingerprint Scanner, f/2.0 aperture, 6P Lens, Sapphire Cover Glass, Pixel Master 3.0, Tritech AF 0.03s AF, Laser Focus, Phase Detect AF, Continous Focus, Dual LED Flash, 4K UHD recording, 4 Axis OIS, EIS (Electronic Image Stabilizer)
  • Selfie Lens: 8 megapixel front camera 85 degree wide angle
  • Audio: SonicMaster 3.0, Hi-Res Audio, Dual Five-magnet speakers, Cinematic 3D surrond Sound, DTS Headphone X (Virtual 7.1)
  • Battery: 4600 mAh, Quick Charge 3.0, Power Bank Mode
  • Connectivity: WiFi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Dual SIM, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU
  • Security: Fingerprint Scanner

Pricing:

ASUS Zenfone 3 Prices Official

The ASUS Zenfone 3 with 3GB RAM/32GB has been priced at $249. (approximately 16,760 Rupees)

The ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe with 6GB RAM/64GB has been priced at $499. (approximately 33,587 Rupees)

The ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra with 4GB RAM/64GB has been priced at $479. (approximately 32,241 Rupees)


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Ashwin Karthik
Originally a Business Grad, Ashwin is a natural at testing and reviewing apps & games for Windows and Android Apps, as well as flashing ROMs. A proud owner of a Redmi K20, he is also an avid gamer and loves playing on his Computer, PS4 & Nintendo consoles.

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