ASUS, the Taiwanese Tech conglomerate that until past few months was limiting its smartphones to lower and mid-range segments, amazed everyone when it launched handsets priced around Rs 50,000 and above. Asus CEO had previously told Gadgets-360 that the company was looking to big break into the premium segment where it lacked the most. All the new smartphones under the ZenFone 3 range will try to fight it out in discrete price segments. Asus recently launched its costliest ZenFone 3 smartphone series in India by Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe, Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra are estimated at a price around Rs 50,000.
Features of Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe & Ultra:
Well, both the smartphones are closely identical and differences appear in some parameters like weight, dimensions, colours, display, and storage capacity. Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe and Ultra are both 5.7 and 6.8-inch FHD display phones with 10-finger capacitive touch and Bluelight Filter for Eyecare. The major differences are Zenfone 3 Deluxe comes with 256GB internal storage and 6GB RAM whereas Zenfone Ultra with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage capacity.
CPU & Memory:
The Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe is the world’s First full metal body smartphone with invisible antenna design, thinnest edge 4.2mm and premium-crafted metallic diamond-cut. Both the devices run on a 64-bit Qualcomm® QuadCore processor Snapdragon 820 with 652 chipset and Adreno 530 and 510 Graphics. Both the phone are examples of perfect beauty as they are made with Aerospace grade Al alloy, surgical precision metal diamond cutting, hyperfine sand blasting on the ring, and fully surface anodised colouring.
In design segment both the phones come with metallic finish and screen protected by Gorilla glass 4. Asus Zenfone 3 both premium models come with 1.3 mm slim bezel, 79% screen to body ratio, 3000000: 1 contrast ratio, Super AMOLED Full HD Display, and Tru2Life technology.
The Camera specs are also same for both smartphone featuring 23MP primary with 6P Largen Lens and 8MP secondary camera possesses PixelMaster camera modes with 85 degrees wide-viewing angle, optical Image stabilisation and Dual LED real tone flash for blur-free Images and shake-free videos.
Connectivity & Battery:
Both the smartphones are dual-SIM phones. Deluxe with a Micro and Nano SIM slots and Ultra with two Nano SIM slots and comes out of the box with Android 6.0 version with ASUS ZenUI 3.0 technology. This 4G and LTE-enabled phones also have Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB C port, FM connectivity options. Both DELUXE and ULTRA are powered by Lithium battery with a capacity of 3000mAh and 4600mAh and the power Adapter with ASUS Superfast charging technology which whizzes the battery to 60% in 39minutes. ZenFone 3 Deluxe supports Reliance Jio VoLTE.
Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe & Ultra Full Specs:
|Parameters||Zenfone 3 Deluxe||Zenfone 3 Ultra|
|Dimensions||156.4 x 77.4 x 7.5 mm||186.4 x 93.9 x 6.8 mm|
|Weight||172 g||233 g|
|Display||AMOLED display of 5.7-inch FHD(1920 x 1080) pixels |
screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 79% screen-to-body ratio Bluelight Filter for Eye care 10-Finger Capacitive Touch
Support Glove Touch Smudge-resistant Oleophobic Coating
|6.8-inch FHD(1920 x 1080) display|
79% screen-to-body ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 10-Finger Capacitive touch
|Operating system||Android 6.0 with brand new ASUS ZenUI 3.0||Android 6.0 with brand new ASUS ZenUI 3.0|
|Internal Storage||64GB expandable up to 128GB using microSD||64GB ROM expandable up to 128 GB|
|Processor||CPU: 64-bit Quad-Core 2.3GHz processor|
GPU: Adreno 530 Graphics
|CPU: 64-bit, 1.8GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor|
GPU: Adreno 510 Graphics
|Memory||6GB RAM||4GB RAM|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, Bluetooth v4.1, FM, USB port,3.5mm Audio jack, micro SD slot||Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, Bluetooth v4.1, FM, USB port,3.5mm Audio jack, micro SD slot|
|Primary Camera||23MP Rear camera with 0.03 second Laser Auto-Focus dual LED flash||23 MP camera with 92mp super resolution|
|Secondary Camera||8 MP with PixelMaster Camera Modes||8MP front camera|
PixelMaster Camera modes, image stabilization and shake-free Videos
|SIM||Dual SIMs – Micro and Nano||dual SIM slots (Nano), 4G, 3G|
|Sensors||Ambient Light sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer,|
e-compass, Gyroscope, Hall sensor, RGB sensor
|Finger-print sensor/Hall sensor/Ambient light sensor/Proximity sensor/RGB sensor/Gyroscope|
|Battery||3000mAh li-ion battery non-removable||4600mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0 technology|
|Colours||Sand Gold / Titanium Gray / Glacier Silver||Glacier Silver / Titanium Gray / Rose Gold|