Asus has announced availability of its two flagshop phones – Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) & Zenfone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL), which were unveiled alogwith other Zenfone 3 phones in India in the month of August.
The ZenFone 3 Deluxe comes in two versions – one with 6GB RAM, 64 GB of internal storage and Snapdragon 820 processor priced at Rs. 49,999. The other variant comes with 6GB RAM, 256GB of internal storage and is packed with Snapdragon 821 processor which is priced Rs. 62,999. Rest of the features of both the variants are same.
To refreshen your memory, the Zenfone 3 Deluxe is the world’s first all-metal smartphone with an invisible antenna design. It features a 5.7-inch Full HD (1920 by 1080) Super AMOLED display. Both the variants are equipped with 23MP rear camera featuring the latest Sony IMX318 image sensor, a large f/2.0 aperture lens, and 4-axis optical image stabilization. It also features 3-axis electronic image stabilization for steady 4K UHD videos. For selfies, this phone comes with an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree wide-viewing angle.
The ZenFone 3 Deluxe has a built-in fingerprint sensor on the rear of the phone which is claimed to unlock the phone in just a fraction of a second. This phone runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Zen UI 3.0.
This phone gets its juice from a 3000mAh battery with fast charging and also has reversible USB 3.0 Type-C port. It offers connectivity options of 4G LTE and other standard connectivity options. It comes with Hybrid dual SIM (micro+nano/microSD).
This phone is available in two metallic colors – Glacier Silver and Sand Gold.
Like ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra has slim and elegant full-metal unibody chassis — the world’s first to have no antenna lines. This phablet features a massive 6.8-inch Full HD (1920 by 1080) display. It is also the world’s first smartphone to have ASUS-exclusive Tru2Life+ Video technology, which harnesses a high-end 4K UHD TV-grade image processor to optimize every pixel in each frame before it is displayed, as claimed by the company.
The Zenfone 3 Ultra is packed with Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor, Adreno 510 GPU and 4GB of RAM and 64GB ROM, which can be expanded upto 128GB.The Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe is equipped with a 23MP rear camera with Sony IMX318 sensor having 4K video support. It is the same camera provided on the Zenfone 3 Deluxe. It also comes with 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree wide-viewing angle.
The other USP of ZenFone 3 Ultra is that it comes with massive 4600mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 technology. ZenFone 3 Ultra even works as a power bank with 1.5A output for quickly charging other mobile devices.
For connectivity, the ZenFone 3 Ultra offers options of 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and USB 3.0 Type-C. It has dimensions of 186.4 x 93.9 x 6.8 mm and its weight is 233g.
This phablet is priced Rs. 49,999 and is available in two colors – Titanium Grey and Glacier Silver.