Asus ZenFone 6 launched; price, specs, and availability

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Asus has launched its new smartphone, it is called the Asus ZenFone 6. It is the company’s successor to the Zenfone 5z, but this time the brand is dropping “z” moniker. Let’s talk about the phone in detail below.

Display

Talking about the display of the Asus ZenFone 6, it is a 6.4-inches display with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. It comes with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. With a notchless design, it offers a bezel-less look. It sports a glass sandwich design with both sides covered by a 3D corning gorilla glass. Note that Asus claims it uses Corning Gorilla Glass 6, which is the latest. It offers 600 nits brightness. The company calls it a NanoEdge display. 

Camera

As far as the camera department is concerned, it packs a dual rear flip camera setup. The primary lens is of 48MP resolution lens with f/1.8 aperture. It’s a Sony IMX 586 sensor, in case you’re wondering. The secondary sensor is of the 13MP resolution, it’s an ultra-wide angle lens with 125-degree FOV. Interestingly, the rear module will also act as a selfie camera. So, that’s probably the most powerful selfie camera you’d be able to use. This module is supported by a dual LED flash and is further assisted by Laser AF. 

Hardware and Software

The Asus ZenFone 6 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, which comes with 8 Cores and clocks at 2.84 GHz. It is accompanied by a 6GB of RAM and 64, 128GB of internal storage capacity. It will be running on the Android 9.0 Pie based Zen UI, which almost near stock experience. Note that the external storage is expandable. It comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. As far as the battery life is concerned, its 5000mAh battery juice claims a day’s life. It comes with 18W fast charging, i.e. Quick Charge 4.0. 

Talking about the connectivity, it comes with triple slot, where two are for SIM cards and one is for memory expansion. Not many brands offer these days in the flagship segment. As far as the audio experience is concerned, it comes with a Dual 5-magnet stereo speaker with Dual NxP smart amps, dual mic, and 3.5mm Headphone Jack. The brand teases a customizable button, placed on the right side, you can learn about it in our hands-on of the Zenfone 6. 

Also read: ASUS ZenFone 6 hands-on review: flip me baby one more time

Asus ZenFone 6 Full Specifications

Take a look at the detail specifications of the new Asus ZenFone 6z smartphone in the table below.

Brand Asus
Specs Score 73.27111
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
RAM 6GB
Internal storage capacity 64GB, 128GB
Screen size 6.4
Resolution 1080 x 2280
Rear Camera 48MP + 13MP
External Storage Yes
Front camera 48MP + 13MP
Capacity 5000
Fingerprint It comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Battery 5000mAh
Display 6.4-inches1080 x 2280pixels382 ppi
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Asus ZenFone 6 Price

The launch price of the Asus ZenFone 6 smartphone is at 499 euro for 6GB + 64GB, 559 euro for 6GB + 128GB, and 599 Euro for 8GB + 256GB model. You can pre-order is now online from Asus eShop and shipping starts from May 25. 

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