ASUS has launched the world’s first smartphone that is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor named ZenFone 3 Deluxe, along with other Zenfone 3 series smartphones at the Zenvolution event in New Delhi, India. The ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe is the world’s first all-metal unibody phone with invisible antenna lines on the back. The device features a 5.7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED Display with 100% NTSC color Gamut, 79% screen-to-body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 / 821 processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It comes with 6GB of RAM and 64GB / 256GB internal storage which is further expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.

ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe

It sports a 23MP Rear camera with Dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, Laser AutoFocus, Sony IMX318 sensor, 6P Largan Lens, 4-Axis OIS, 3-axis EIS, PDAF, support 4K video recording and a 8MP Front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 85-Degree wide-angle lens. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back and packs a 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and BoostMaster Fast Charging technology.

The smartphone comes with Hybrid Dual-SIM slot which means the second sim slot can be used as microSD card slot. It also has five-magnet speaker with NXP smart amplifier and Hi-Res Audio. It runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Operating system with ZenUI 3.0 on the top. Connectivity options includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.2, USB 3.0 Type-C & GPS.

ZenFone 3 Deluxe

ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe Specifications:

  • Display: 5.7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED Display with 100% NTSC color Gamut, 79% screen-to-body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Processor: Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 / Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 6GB RAM, 64GB / 256GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB)
  • Camera: 23MP Rear camera with Dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, Laser AutoFocus, Sony IMX318 sensor, 6P Largan Lens, 4-Axis OIS, 3-axis EIS, PDAF, support 4K video recording and a 8MP Front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 85-Degree wide-angle lens
  • OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS with ZenUI 3.0
  • Battery: 3000mAh Battery with Quick Charge 3.0 technology
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.2, USB 3.0 Type-C & GPS
  • Dimensions: 156.4×77.4×7.5 mm and weighs 170 grams

ZenFone 3

The ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe comes in Sand Gold, Glacier Silver and Titanium Grey colour variants and has been priced at Rs. 49,999 for the Snapdragon 820 SoC with 64GB storage variant while the Snapdragon 821 SoC with 256GB storage variant costs Rs. 62,999 in India. It will be available through all major e-commerce websites like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Paytm, ShopClues, Tata CLiQ and offline retail channels along with ASUS Exclusive stores across the country starting from next month.