The Taiwanese Tech Giants Asus has finally revealed the release and pricing details for its Zenfone 3 series smartphones, Zenwatch 3 and Zenpad 3S 10 tablet. Under the Zenfone 3 Series, company will launch three different variants of Zenfone 3 Deluxe and one single model of Zenfone 3 Laser.
Starting with the Zenfone 3 Deluxe ZS570KL, it will be top end smartphone of the series. The smartphone features 5.7-inch Full-HD (1080p) AMOLED display which is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 821 processor that comes with 6 GB RAM and 256 GB expandable storage. The smartphone features a 23 mega-pixel primary camera with Sony IMX318 sensor, laser auto-focus (with proprietary TriTech system), PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) with 0.03 second focusing ability, f/2.0 aperture, 4-axis optical image stabilization, 3-axis electronic image stabilization for steady 4K U-HD video recording.
The device is backed by a 3,000 mAh battery that features quick charge 3.0 technology and Type C v 3.0 USB port. There is also a Fingerprint scanner at the back of the smartphone. The smartphone will run on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It will cost $799 unlocked, and will be out on October 19. All the models of Zenfone 3 Deluxe are available for pre-orders.
Moving a step down the ladder, we find another 5.7-inch Deluxe model, this one with a Snapdragon 820, 6 GB RAM, and 64 GB expandable storage. Otherwise, it has the same specs as the handset detailed above, but it only costs $499 unlocked. It will start shipping on October 12. Even lower in the line is the 5.5-inch Zenfone 3 Deluxe, with the Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of storage. This one is $399, and it too can be yours on October 12.
The Zenfone 3 Laser on the other hand sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080p) display, and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 SoC that comes with 2/4 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 128 GB via micro-SD card. The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser features a 13 mega-pixel rear camera with laser auto-focus, dual-tone LED flash, and electronic image stabilization. It sports an 8 mega-pixel front facing camera, and is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery. The smartphone is priced at $199 and is available for purchase from the company’s official website.
Moving on to smartwatch, Asus has decided to reveal the official price for its Zenwatch 3 in the US. It will cost $229, which isn’t surprising considering the same smartwatch will go for €229 in Europe. The Zenwatch 3 will hit US shores at the beginning of November, but it’s not up for pre-order just yet. Click “here” for complete information.
Finally, the ZenPad 3S 10 tablet will be out in early November too, with a price tag of $299. This has a 9.7-inch 2,048 x 1,536 screen, MediaTek’s MT8176 chipset, 4 GB of RAM, and a 5,900 mAh battery. Like all of the aforementioned phones, it also runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Click “here” for complete information.