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ASUS's new ZenFone 3 flagship rocks 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 820, USB C

ASUS reveals a trio of new ZenFone 3 handsets, including its new ZenFone 3 Deluxe flagship model
By: Derek Strickland | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: May 30, 2016 7:25 am

Computex 2016 - ASUS has announced it's new ZenFone 3 Deluxe flagship model at the Zenvolution press event in Taipei, along with two other offerings.




ASUS's new ZenFone 3 Deluxe is a pretty beefy flagship smartphone, sporting up to 6GB of onboard RAM system memory alongside Qualcomm's new powerful Snapdragon 820 processor. The ZenFone 3 Deluxe starts at $499, and features a 5.7-inch 1080p Super AMOLED screen wrapped in an all-metal unibody design. Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 over USB Type-C ensures the ZenFone 3's 3,000mAh battery charges super quickly, and the smartphone has 64GB onboard storage that's expandable to up to 256GB.


The other mothers include the $249 ZenFone 3, which packs a 5.5-inch 1080p Super IPS+LCD display, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a Snapdragon 625 processor; and the $479 ZenFone 3 Ultra, a bigger handset with a 6.8-inch 1080p screen, 4GB of RAM, Snapdragon 652 processor, and a massive 4,600mAh battery that supports quick-charging over USB Type-C. The ZenFone 3 Ultra also sports "4K TV grade image processing", and two of ASUS's new five-magnet stereo speakers for cinematic 3D surround sound over DTS Headphone: X and virtual 7.1 surround. If that wasn't enough, the ZenFone 3 Ultra's 4,6000mAh battery supports PowerBank mode that can share power and "jumpstart other devices".




Check below for full specs and pricing details:


Zenfone 3


  • Price: $249
  • 5.5 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel Super IPS+ LCD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor
  • Up to 3GB of RAM
  • Up to 32GB of storage
  • 16MP rear camera with Sony IMX298 sensor
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Up to Cat 6 LTE
  • 3,000 mAh battery
  • USB 2.0 Type-C connector
  • Gold, blue, black, or white color options




ZenFone 3 Deluxe


  • Price: $499
  • 5.7 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel Super AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor
  • Up to 6GB of RAM
  • Up to 256GB of storage
  • 23MP rear camera with Sony IMX318 sensor
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Up to Cat 13 LTE
  • 3,000 mAH battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
  • USB 3.0 Type-C connector
  • Gold, silver, and grey color options




ZenFone 3 Ultra


  • Price: $479
  • 6.8 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS LCD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor
  • Up to 4GB of RAM
  • Up to 128GB of storage
  • 23MP rear camera with Sony IMX318 sensor
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Up to Cat 6 LTE
  • 4,600 mAH battery with Quick Charge 3.0
  • USB 3.0 Type-C connector
  • Gray, silver, and pink color options






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