Asus unveils metal-clad Zenfone 3 series with Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC
Asus unveils metal-clad Zenfone 3 series with Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCAsus Press Kit

Taiwanese consumer electronics brand Asus revealed the Zenfone 3 series launch details in India on Thursday.

Asus India has confirmed to International Business Times India that the company will be hosting the "Z3NVOLUTION" event on Aug. 17 in New Delhi. The company is expected to announce the price and availability details of the Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra.

For the uninitiated, the top-end Zenfone 3 Deluxe model bound for India is said to come with superior Snapdragon 821 SoC (System-on-Chip). It is said to be faster and 10 percent more powerful than the Snapdragon 820 processor found in current crop of flagship phones, which includes LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 series and HTC 10, among others.

Besides the top-notch processor, it boasts state of art camera hardware as well. It houses a 23MP primary camera with Sony IMX318 sensor, 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 stabilisation, 3-axis electronic image stabilisation for steady 4K UHD video recording.

Other stipulated features of Zenfone 3 Deluxe include 6GB RAM, 256GB storage, 5.7-inch full HD display, fingerprint sensor and a 3,000mAh battery with Quick Charge v3.0 technology and Type C v3.0 USB port.

On the other hand, Zenfone 3 Ultra is a phablet. It flaunts a mammoth 6.88-inch full HD screen and houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core CPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB inbuilt storage and to power the massive display, the company has incorporated a high-capacity 4,600mAh battery. It also features the same camera hardware as seen in the Deluxe model.

As far as generic Asus Zenfone 3 model is concerned, it is a feature-rich mid-range phone. It sports a 5.5-inch full HD super IPS LCD display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass shield.

Inside, it houses a 14nm FinFET process technology-based Snapdragon 625 SoC (System-on-Chip) backed by 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and a 3,000 mAh battery.

Asus Zenfone 3 also boasts a fingerprint sensor and a 16MP camera with Sony IMX298 sensor, laser autofocus and LED flash on the back.

Also read: Price details of Zenfone 3 Ultra, Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3

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