ASUS had already announced that they are going to launch new series of ZenFone smartphones during the Computex 2016 and event and the devices are officially launched now.
The three new smartphones in the ZenFone series are ZenFone 3 , ZenFone 3 Ultra and ZenFone 3 Deluxe. As the name suggests, ZenFone 3 is the standard model and ZenFone 3 Ultra and Deluxe are the highe-nd models with some extra features.
Zenfone 3 comes with 5.5-inch 1080p full HD Super IPS+ display. The screen-to-body ratio is impressively 77.3% and the bezel is just 2.1mm narrow. There is 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection provided on the screen too.
ASUS ZenFone 3 comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Zen UI on top. On the imaging side, it sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with ASUS TriTech autofocus system that automatically selects 2nd generation laser autofocus, phase detection autofocus, or continuous autofocus for 0.03-second quick focus and subject tracking.
The complete list of all hardware specs and features of ASUS ZenFone 3 are given below.
ASUS ZenFone 3 : Full Hardware Specs and Features
- 4G LTE Capability
- Hybrid Dual SIM Slot
- 5.5-inch Super IPS+ Screen with 1080 x 1920 Pixels Resolution and 401 PPI
- Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Processor
- Adreno 506 GPU
- 32/64 GB Internal Memory
- 3/4 GB of RAM
- microSD Card Support up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
- 16 MP Primary Camera with Dual Tone-Dual LED flash, Laser/Phase Detection Autofocus, 4-Axis Optical Image Stabilization
- 1080p Full HD Video Recording
- 8 MP Front-facing Camera with 1080p Full HD Video Recording
- 24-bit/192kHz Audio Output
- Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS
- ASUS ZenUI 3.0
- 3,000 mAh Non-removable Lithium-ion Battery
- Fast Battery Charging with Quick Charge 3.0 - 83% in 30 Minutes
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band, Hotspot, WiFi Direct
- Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR
- A-GPS, GLONASS
- USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector
- Fingerprint, Magnetic Compass, , Gyro, Accelerometer and Proximity Sensors
- 152.6 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm Dimensions
- 155 g
ASUS ZenFone 3 will be available in Shimmer Gold, Aqua Blue, Sapphire Black and Moonlight White colors and the price of ASUS ZenFone 3 is $249 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant.