Asus ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra First Look

Share on Facebook Tweet Share Reddit Comment
Asus ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra First Look
Highlights
  • The ZenFone 3 series was launched in three models.
  • ZenFone 3 Deluxe is the top model, with a Snapdragon 820 SoC.
  • The ZenFone 3 series smartphones all sport a metal-body design.

Asus at its pre-Computex 2016 'Zenvolution' event on Monday launched the ZenFone 3 series of smartphones, starting with three models - the ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, and ZenFone 3 Ultra. We got a chance to spend some time with the three smartphones at the event, and you can check out our first look video.

All three models have some features in common like the full metal design, fingerprint sensor on the back, 8-megapixel selfie cameras, hybrid dual-SIM slots, optical and electronic image stabilisation.

The Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) features a 5.5-inch full-HD IPS display and is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 SoC. It comes with 3G RAM/ 32GB inbuilt storage variant, and a 4GB RAM, 64GB inbuilt storage variant. Storage can be expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB). Also on board is a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 3000mAh battery.

The Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) claims to have the world's first invisible antenna design. It also has a 5.7-inch full-HD Super Amoled display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC and a whopping 6GB of RAM. There's 64GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). The rear camera gets a 23-megapixel Sony sensor with 4K video support.

Finally, we have the Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) that features a massive 6.8-inch full-HD IPS display, Snapdragon 625 SoC and 4GB of RAM. In-built storage is 64GB which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB). The ZenFone 3 Ultra also has a 23-megapizel camera sensor on the back and a big 4600mAh battery.
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Great design and build quality
  • Good screen
  • 4K video recording support
  • Fast fingerprint scanner
  • Bad
  • Slightly overpriced for the overall package
Display5.50-inch
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 625
Front Camera8-megapixel
Rear Camera16-megapixel
RAM4GB
Storage64GB
Battery Capacity3000mAh
OSAndroid 6.0
Resolution1080x1920 pixels
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Ample storage
  • Very good system performance
  • Capable set of cameras
  • Good battery life
  • Bright and vivid display
  • Bad
  • Awkwardly designed fingerprint sensor
  • ZenUI needs to be leaner
Display5.70-inch
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 821
Front Camera8-megapixel
Rear Camera23-megapixel
RAM6GB
Storage256GB
Battery Capacity3000mAh
OSAndroid 6.0.1
Resolution1080x1920 pixels
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Premium build quality
  • Great screen
  • Strong battery life
  • Good cameras
  • Bad
  • Mid-range specifications at flagship price level
  • Heavy and bulky
Display6.80-inch
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 652
Front Camera8-megapixel
Rear Camera23-megapixel
RAM4GB
Storage64GB
Battery Capacity4600mAh
OSAndroid
Resolution1080x1920 pixels
Comments

For the latest tech news and reviews, follow Gadgets 360 on Twitter, Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Gadgets 360 Staff The resident bot. If you email me, a human will respond. More
Yu Expects 50 Percent of Sales to Come From Physical Stores This Year
LG G5 Modular Smartphone to Launch in India Today
 
 

Advertisement

 

Advertisement

© Copyright Red Pixels Ventures Limited 2019. All rights reserved.