ASUS Unveils 6.8-inch ZenFone 3 Ultra

ASUS launched a third ZenFone at the Zenvolution press event in Taiwan. The ASUS ZenFone 3 Ultra is a 6.8-inch phablet with a Snapdragon 652 chipset and a 4,600mAh battery.

ZenFone 3 Ultra

Winner of the Computex 2016 Best Choice Golden Award, the ASUS ZenFone 3 Ultra is a smartphone for people who love watching movies and videos. Up front is a large 6.8-inch IPS display that packs a full HD resolution with a 95% NTSC color gamut. Its actually the first ZenFone to feature ASUS’ Tru2Life+ Video technology — an advance image processing algorithm that boosts contrast and clarity.


Keeping to its multimedia focus, the ZenFone 3 Ultra is equipped with two five-magnet stereo speakers and a NXP smart amplifier for clearer and more defined sound quality. It is the world’s first smartphone to use a virtual 7.1-channel surround sound with DTS Headphone:X. The audio port supports Hi-Res Audio (HRA) output, providing four times better sound quality if used with certified headphones.

When it comes to performance, the Zenfone 3 Ultra is powered by an oct-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, 4GB of RAM and an Adreno 510 graphics chip. It also has a 23MP camera that uses ASUS TriTech Autofocus system, a fingerprint sensor, and a 4600mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0. It can also charge other devices with its 1.5A output.

The ASUS ZenFone 3 Ultra will be available soon. The 4GB RAM / 64GB model will retail for USD 479, or roughly PHP23,000.

ASUS ZenFone 3 Ultra Key Specs:

  • 6.8-inch Full HD IPS Display (1920 x 1080); Tru2Life+ Video Tech
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Processor
  • Adreno 510 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 23MP Main Camera with TriTech AF System
  • ASUS TriTech Autofocus System (2nd Gen Laser AF, Phase Detection AF, Continuous AF)
  • Hi-Res Audio; Virtual 7.1-Channel Surround Sound with DTS Headphone:X
  • SonicMaster 3.0
  • Stereo Speakers
  • USB Type-C Port
  • 4,600mAh Battery with Quick Charge 3.0
  • 1.5A Output to charge other devices
  • Price: USD 479

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Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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