Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe With Snapdragon 821 SoC Now Available to Buy

Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe With Snapdragon 821 SoC Now Available to Buy
Highlights
  • ZenFone 3 Deluxe with Snapdragon 821 is now available in Taiwan
  • It has been priced at TWD 24,990 (approximately Rs. 52,000)
  • Snapdragon 821-powered phone was launched in India at Rs. 62,999

The much-anticipated Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe has finally gone on sale in the company's home country, Taiwan. The Snapdragon 821 SoC-powered ZenFone 3 Deluxe has been priced at TWD 24,990 (approximately Rs. 52,000 or $800). The Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe has now become the first commercial smartphone featuring the brand new Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 to be available in the markets.

According to GizmoChina, the ZenFone 3 Deluxe will be available in Glacier Silver, which will start shipping from September 12, and Shimmer Gold, which will be available from September 23.

Apart from the Snapdragon 821 SoC, the new ZenFone 3 Deluxe also packs a massive 256GB of built-in storage. Rest of the specifications of the new ZenFone 3 are identical to the 'regular' ZenFone 3 Deluxe models. It features a 5.7-inch full-HD Super Amoled display and packs a whopping 6GB of RAM and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB). The rear camera sports a 23-megapixel Sony sensor with 4K video support and also packs an 8-megapixel front camera. There is 3000mAh battery on board. It measures 156.4x77.4x7.5mm and runs Asus Zen UI based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Asus at the global launch in May had revealed pricing of the some ZenFone 3 models, the Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) was priced starting at $249 (roughly Rs. 16,800), the Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) priced at $499 (roughly Rs. 33,600), and the Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) priced at $479 (roughly Rs. 32,200). The Taiwanese company however had not announced the pricing for the Snapdragon 821-based ZenFone3 Deluxe back in May.

Recently, Asus India launched the ZenFone 3 series in the country. The ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) was priced at Rs. 21,999, the ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) at Rs. 27,999, the ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) at Rs. 49,999, and ZenFone 3 Laser (ZC551KL) at 18,999. The high-end ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) starts at Rs. 49,999, with the Snapdragon 821 model priced at Rs. 62,999.

  • 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
Display 5.70-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Front Camera 8-megapixel
Rear Camera 23-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 256GB
Battery Capacity 3000mAh
OS Android 6.0.1
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
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