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