More news from Computex 2016: ASUS has announced the launch of its new smartphone ZenFone 3 in a press conference, which will also available in Deluxe and Ultra version. 

ASUS introduces new ZenFone 3, ZenFone Deluxe and ZenFone Ultra


The base version of ZenFone 3 smartphone has a screen IPS screen of 5.5 – inch at 1080p, a USB Type-C port and a fingerprint reader on the back. Regarding the audio, it features an NXP amplifier and Hi-Res Audio certificate for headphone output.

Inside mounts a Snapdragon 625 (eight – core Cortex-A53 manufactured at 14nm) at 2 GHz and offers a Adreno 506 GPU, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal expandable memory via microSD card and a battery of 3,000 mAh. For communication they team up with LTE Cat, support for the dual SIM card (a micro and a nano), WiFi 802.11ac MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2 and a rear camera with Sony IMX298 sensor of 16 megapixels with an aperture f / 2.0, laser auto-focusing (second – generation) – detection autofocus sensor, RGB color correction, dual – tone LED flash, optical stabilization 4 – axis and 3 – axis electronic stabilizer for video. The front camera meanwhile, offers an 8 megapixel sensor with a viewing angle of 85 degrees.

ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe Version:

The Deluxe version of the ZenFone 3 smartphone has a 5.7 – inch Super AMOLED panel at 1080p resolution with NTSC color space 100% and “always-on”  function which provides access to information at any time though it is off. It has a Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM and 64 GB internal memory (UFS 2.0), USB 3.0 connectivity, LTE Cat 13, Quick Charge 3.0 and a 23-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX318 sensor capable of recording 4K resolution video and a way of reaching the Super resolution of 92 megapixels.

ASUS ZenFone 3 Ultra Version:

The Ultra version is a “Phablet” more focused on multimedia entertainment, counting for it with a 6.8 – inch screen at 1080p LCD type (95% NTSC gamut), Pixelworks IRIS2 processor + TV for 4k content, surround sound DTS Headphone: X 7.1 and a 4600 mAh battery. The Ultra version is equipped with a Snapdragon 652 eight – core SoC and has 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB internal memory, WiFi 802.11ac, LTE Cat 6 and Quick Charge 3.0. This version also holds the same view cameras in the “Deluxe” version of the ZenFone 3.

At the moment release date of ZenFone 3 and its different versions is unknown, but we know the approximate starting price of each model. The base version will cost you $249, about 499 dollars for the “Deluxe” version and about $ 479 for the “Ultra” version.


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