ASUS Unveils 6.8-inch ZenFone 3 Ultra

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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 tech and gadget enthusiast who spends his day blogging, writing fiction, and watching NBA clips on YouTube.

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