Asus Zenfone 3 series Launch date Set for August 17 in India
According to the press invite from the company, Asus is all set to unveil its Asus Zenfone 3 series in India on August 17.Yes, Asus Zenfone 3 series Launch date Set for August 17 in India. The smartphone was first introduced at the annual Computex Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, in June. The company launched the phone in three variants including the Snapdragon 820 processor in the Zenfone 3 Deluxe, however, in July the company launched another version with Snapdragon 821. Asus has not confirmed as which phones will be launched in India.
At the launch event at Computex, the tech giant has verified that Zenfone 3 series would be launched in India within the time-frame of August-September. The company said that it has yet to finalize as to what model of the phone will be launched. And India being there one of the leading and significant market, they are planning to launch the high-end configuration phones; however they are still analyzing which smartphone variant will be suitable for the Indian market.
FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS
The Deluxe variant of the phone features a 5.7-inch HD with 1920*1080 pixels along with Super AMOLED display and a screen-to-body ratio of 79 percent. It runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820/821 processor and has a 6GB RAM. On the camera front, it has a 23-MP rear camera along with f/2.0 aperture lens, Sony IMX318 image sensor, and 4-axis optical image stabilization and 4K enhanced video recording.
The company said that the smartphones feature OIS and EIS which enhance the video quality. It also features a Super Resolution mode, which allows taking a 92-mp shot. Along with that it has a color sensor and LED flash for better white balance.
The basic version of Zenphone features a 5.5-inch HD with 1920*1080 resolution Super IPS display. It has a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass on the front and back of the phone. With the glass and metal frame, the design of Zenphone looks familiar to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. It has a processor of Snapdragon 625 octa-core along with 4GB RAM, inbuilt storage of 64GB, rear camera of 16-MP, a 5-MP front snapper, and a fingerprint scanner on the rear.
Another variant is Zenphone 3 Ultra, which is a phablet. It comes with a 6.8-inch 1920*1080 pixel full HD display, and it sports a full metal unibody design. It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor, 4GB RAM, internal storage of 128GB, and Adreno 510 GPU. It has a 23-MP primary camera and a fingerprint scanner on the front. The Ultra variant comes with a 4600mAh battery along with Quick Charge 3.0 technology.
Zenfone 3 is priced at $249 (Rs.16, 000), Zenfone Deluxe is priced at $499 (Rs. 34,000), and Zenfone 3 Ultra is priced at $479(Rs. 32,000) on translation.