Asus had launched Zenfone series a couple of years back, and the series was quite successful among the consumers for its budget price and amazing feature set. Not the series has reached its third iteration and the company has announced the Asus Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra.
Starting with Asus Zenfone 3, the device is powered by a mid-range processor- Snapdragon 625. It is an octa-core processor and is clocked at 2 GHz. It comes in two variants, one with 3 GB and 32 GB internal storage and the other one with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. Both the variants come with expandable storage. It is a dual SIM device with hybrid slots and supports 4G connectivity. There is a fingerprint scanner on the back of Asus Zenfone 3.
It runs the Android 6.0 with Zen UI on top. The 5.5-inch display on the front flaunts its 1080p resolution and offers 500 nits of brightness. The display is covered with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for added protection. A 16 MP shooter sits on the back, and comes with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, Laser AF, f/2.0 aperture, 6P Largan lens and 4 Stop OIS. The front has an 8 MP shooter that has f/2.0 aperture. The Zenfone 3 comes with a 3000 mah battery pack.
Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe is the device that you can truly call a flagship. It has a 5.7-inch 1080p super AMOLED display and is covered with Gorilla Glass 4. It is powered by the flagship Snapdragon 820 processor and has 6 GB of RAM. It has internal storage of 64/128/256 GB. The fingerprint scanner sits on the back, right below the 23 MP camera.
It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Zen UI and the device supports dual SIM connectivity over 4G network. There is a USB 3.0 Type-C port for charging and data syncing. A 3000 mAh battery powers the device and supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0. The Zenfone 3 Deluxe also has Dual Five-magnet speakers, NXP smart amplifier.
Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra is a fairly large device with a screen size of 6.8 inches and resolution of 1920 x 1080. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor and comes with two variants, one with 3 GB and the other one with 4 GB RAM. Most of the specs are similar to the Zenfone 3 Deluxe, including the camera, fingerprint scanner and connectivity options. The battery capacity of the Zenfone 3 Deluxe is 4600 mAh.
The company has priced the Zenfone 3 at $249 or ₹16,760 for the base variant. The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe has been priced at $499 or ₹33,600 for the base variant with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. And the Zenfone 3 Ultra has been priced at $479 or ₹32,225 for its base variant.