Taiwanese consumer electronics major Asus on Wednesday released the company's two flagship smartphones – Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra -- in India.
Among the two, the Zenfone 3 Deluxe is the top-end. It is touted to be the world's first smartphone to boast true unibody metal body with invisible antenna and also to house Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 821 quad-core CPU.
Another key aspect of the Zenfone 3 Deluxe is its PixelMaster 3.0 camera system, which is backed by 23MP (with Sony IMX318 sensor) on the back. It boasts laser autofocus (with proprietary TriTech system), PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) with 0.03 second focusing ability, f/2.0 aperture, 4-axis optical image stabilization, 3-axis electronic image stabilization for steady 4K UHD video recording. In the front, it features an 8MP front snapper with f/2.0 aperture.
It sports a 5.7-inch full HD super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass and comes with fingerprint sensor on the back, 6GB RAM (LPDDR4), 256GB inbuilt memory and a 3,000mAh quick charge 3.0 technology and Type C v3.0 USB port.
On the other hand, Zenfone 3 Ultra sports a mammoth 6.8-inch full HD screen and comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core CPU backed by 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage and a 4,600mAh battery with quick charge technology and also features reverse charging.
As far as photography is concerned, it houses the same camera hardware as seen in the Deluxe model.
"With the Zenfone 3 Deluxe and the Zenfone 3 Ultra, we aim at revolutionizing the smartphone space in India. Launched to fit into our premium segment, these flagship smartphones are at the pinnacle of design and engineering, and seamlessly combine high-end features in an extremely luxurious form factor," Peter Chang, region head – South Asia and country manager for ASUS India, said in a statement. "The powerful processor of the Zenfone 3 Deluxe ensures that the smartphone is perfectly geared towards the needs of even the most demanding user. With the Zenfone 3 Ultra, multimedia enjoyment is taken to its peak level, with its high-end displayand specially engineered audio/video technology."
Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra price details:
The company is offering Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe in two versions, one with Snapdragon 820 processor and another with the latest Snapdragon 821, for Rs. 49,999 and Rs. 62,999, respectively. They come in two colour options -- Glacier Silver and Sand Gold.
Whereas, the Zenfone 3 Ultra will be offered in Titanium Grey and Glacier Silver colours for Rs. 49,999.