Asus announced the availability of Zenfone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) and the Zenfone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) in India. Zenfone 3 Deluxe is the world’s first smartphone featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC, 6GB RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.0 storage. While the Zenfone 3 Ultra is the world’s first smartphone to feature a 6.8-inch Full HD IPS display with a 4K TV-Grade image processor and Tru2Life+ technology. It also sports dual 5-magnet stereo speakers and DTS Headphone:X with 7.1 Channel virtualized audio.
The Zenfone 3 Deluxe also comes in with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and 64GB of storage. Both smartphones come with 6GB of RAM. Zenfone 3 features a 23-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera with Sony IMX318 Exmor-RS imaging sensor, the rear camera has a large ƒ/2.0 aperture and is equipped with 4-axis Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), which results in high-resolution, blur-free, and low-noise photos in almost any lighting condition. For an advanced video recording experience, the smartphone is equipped with a 3-Axis Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) system that enables you to shoot 4K UHD videos. Apart from this, the smartphone also features the exclusive Pixel Master 3.0 technology, offering you more than 20 Camera modes that also includes a Manual mode bringing DSLR-like functionalities to a smartphone. To ensure super split-second photography experience, the device features the amazing Asus TriTech auto-focus system that automatically selects between the 2nd Generation Laser AF, Phase Detection AF, and the Continuous Contrast Detection AF to provide an accurate and an instant 0.03-second fast focus time along with subject tracking. The Camera Lens is protected by a highly scratch resistant Sapphire Cover.
The Zenfone 3 Deluxe sports a 5.7-inch Full HD (1920x1080px) Super AMOLED display. The smartphone also comes with a built-in fingerprint sensor.
Zenfone 3 Ultra comes equipped with Snapdragon Qualcomm 1.8Ghz processor, 4GB RAM and 64GB storrage. It also features the same camera specifications as the Zenfone 3 Deluxe. In terms of battery, it comes with a massive capacity of 4600mAh with QuickCharge 3.0 and reverse charging function. Zenfone 3 Deluxe also ups the sound with a fully virtualized sound-stage of a 7.1 channel DTS surround-sound system. The phone also comes bundled with DTS supported ZenEar S headset.
The Zenfone 3 Deluxe with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor are priced at Rs. 62,999 and Rs. 49,999 respectively. The smartphone is available in two colours – Glacier Silver and Sand Gold. Zenfone 3 Ultra is priced at Rs. 49,999 in two colours – Titanium Grey and Glacier Silver.