Asus Zenfone 3 Launched Along with Ultra, Laser, Deluxe Variants in India: All You Need to Know

    Asus unveiled the Zenfone 3 series of smartphones back in May 2016 and the company today launched all the smartphone officially in India along with the official pricing.

    Asus Zenfone 3 Smartphones Finally Launched in India

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    Along with the Zenfone 3 smartphones, the company also launched a new Zenpad and Transformer 3 Pro. The Chinese tech company, at its Zenvolution event, today touted all the Zenfone smartphones as the ' many firsts' smartphones which mean that the smartphones will arrive with some new features, which are very first in the smartphone world.

    The company launched the Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluxe, Zenfone 3 Laser, Zenfone 3 Ultra, Zenpad, and Asus Transformer 3 Pro at the event along with pricing for all the smartphones. Let's have a closer look at all the Asus products launched today. Have a look at the sliders below.

    Asus Zenfone 3

    The Asus Zenfone 3 is the single variant of the smartphone. However, the smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch/ 5.2-inch FHD display along with the Snapdragon 625 chipset. Imaging wise, there is 16MP Sony IMX298 sensor along with support for PDAF, dual tone LED flash. Also, an 8MP front facing shooter is equipped for selfie lovers.

    Asus Zenfone 3

    The 5.2-inch screen variant comes with a 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, whereas the 5.5-inch variant comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back. The smaller screen variant draws 2650mAh battery whereas the bigger screen variant draws 3000mAh battery. Pricing for Zenfone 3 starts at Rs. 21,999.

    Asus Zenfone 3 Laser

    The Zenfone Laser series always touts the better camera and the Zenfone 3 Laser is no exception. The Zenfone 3 Laser comes with a 13MP Sony IMX214 sensor with f/2.0 aperture and second generation Laser AutoFocus technology. Asus claims that the smartphone locks the focus in 0.03 seconds.

    Asus Zenfone 3 Laser

    Apart from the laser camera technology, the smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch 720p display along with Snapdragon 430 chipset. There is Adreno 505 GPU along with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage.

    Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe

    The Zenfone 3 Deluxe is the high-end offering from the Chinese company. The smartphone's design is completely different when compared to other Zenfone 3 series of smartphone and it looks premium. It boasts of a 5.7-inch FHD display along with Snapdragon 821 chipset and 6GB of RAM. Asus also launched another variant with Snapdragon 820 chipset.

    Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe

    The smartphone comes with a massive 256GB of UFS 2.0 onboard storage. There is a 23MP rear camera along with support for 4-axis OIS and Tritech Laster AutoFocus Technology. Also, there is an 8MP snapper on the front. The phone supports Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 and is backed by a 3,000mAh battery.

    Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe

    Pricing for this device is Rs. 49,999 for the Snapdragon 820 and 6GB of RAM variant and the Snapdragon 821 chipset variant costs as much as Rs. 63,000 making it one of the costliest Asus smartphone till date.

    Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra

    The name itself suggests the smartphone will have a bigger display. There is a 6.8-inch FHD display. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 652 chipset along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

    Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe

    The phone is backed by a 4,600mAh battery. Also, the smartphone features the same 23MP rear camera as that of Zenfone 3 Deluxe. The Zenfone 3 Ultra is priced at Rs. 49,999, which is also similar to that of Zenfone 3 Deluxe. All the Zenfone 3 series of smartphones run on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

    The Zenbook 3 Series Also Unveiled

    At the same event, the company also launched its netbook series Asus ZenBook 3 and Asus Transformer 3 Pro. The two devices will be available in India from October priced at Rs. 1,47,990 and Rs. 1,44,990 respectively. Both will be released for online and offline market as well.



    Asus ZenBook 3 Specs

    The Zenbook 3 is an ultra-sleek 11.9mm chassis that weighs a 910g, sporting aerospace-grade aluminum alloy and will come in three colors - Royal Blue, Rose Gold and Quartz Grey. ZenBook 3 is powered by Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of 2133MHz RAM, up to a 1TB PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSD, a next-gen USB Type-C port, and powerful quad-speaker audio by Harman Kardon.

    Its high-resolution 12.5-inch display has a wide 72% NTSC color gamut and has an edge-to-edge covering of tough, scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and claims to provide up to 9 hours of battery life.

    Asus Transformer 3 Pro Specs

    This one is a 2-in-1 PC, crafted from aluminum and is only 8.35mm thin. The Asus Transformer 3 Pro has an integrated metal kickstand with a stepless hinge that lets users set the device at almost any viewing angle up to 170°. There's also a Transformer Cover Keyboard, which is a backlit keyboard and has a 12.6-inch display with a resolution of 2880 by 1920 and a 275ppi pixel density for pin-sharp. Further, you will find Intel Core i7 processor, 1TB PCIe x4 SSD, 16GB of 2133MHz RAM, USB Type-C connector, Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.0, HDMI ports, 13MP rear camera and a wide range of accessories including a stylus that's Asus Pen.


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