|Asus Zenfone 3|
As the basic model in this series and the latest budget smartphone from Asus, specifications of Asus Zenfone 3 show that this device has been well equipped to compete with other android devices in its range and would probably outperform most. Already preinstalled with the latest Android operating system, the Zenfone 3 also features 4G LTE connectivity, great display to give good visuals, great multitasking and generally, a high level of performance. Given below, is the ASUS Zenfone 3 price, release date, specs and features.
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Display and Build
Its body is made of metal with diamond cut edges and this all metal body sets it aside from the ZenFone 2 series that came with a plastic back. It has a dimension of 152.6 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm, weight of 155 g and offers a screen-to-body ratio of 77.3%. Its metal frame which makes the phone durable and glass combo both give this device its premium look and feel. Comparing the display and build of the Asus Zenfone 3 to the ZenFone 3 Deluxe and ZenFone 3 Ultra, it has the smallest display screen, lightest weight and least dimension.
Color options on the Zenfone 3 that are available to allow users make a choice include Gold, White, and Black. For added security, this device also comes with a fingerprint sensor and according to ASUS, can unlock the ZenFone 3 in a fraction of a second. Although the three variants in the Zenfone 3 series share similar designs, the Asus Zenfone 3 has the best design by virtue of the 2.5D Gorilla Glass on both sides of the phone.
Processor and OS
Its RAM allows for multitasking, its processor makes things run smoothly without lags and hangs, and its expandable memory storage ensures users get enough space to store their files. The ZenFone 3 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and comes with Asus customized user interface, Zen. With the ZenUI 3.0, users can carry out simple operations such as checking weather updates with real-time animations, or check the time with a stylish clock widget and hence, improve their productivity.
Its rear camera has a resolution of 8MP with f/2.0 aperture, 85-degree wide viewing angle, and HD video capturing abilty. Unlike some devices that capture SD videos with their front camera, the one on this device can be used for high-end video calling since it captures videos in high definition quality. In terms of camera specs, the Asus Zenfone 3 has the least among the ASUS Zenfone 3 series.
Battery and Connectivity
It also comes with three different carriers which are GSM (2G), HSPA (3G) and LTE (4G), and has dual sim capability with dual standby and dual call feature. Other connectivity options on the Zenfone 3 include Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS, bluetooth, microUSB and GLONASS. Sensors on the phone include fingerprint scanner, proximity, compass, ambient light, accelerometer, and gyroscope sensors.
Asus Zenfone 3 Specs
|Dimensions||152.6 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm|
|Colors||Gold, Blue, Black, White|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen,|
|Size||5.5-inch IPS Touch Display|
Memory And OS
|Card slot||microSD, up to 128 GB|
|OS||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop|
|Processors||Qualcomm Snapdragon 615|
|Features||geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection,|
Auto HDR, panorama
|Capacity||3000mAh Li-Ion battery|
|SIM 1||GSM, 3G, 4G LTE|
|SIM 2||GSM, 3G, 4G LTE|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, fingerprint, gyroscope,|
proximity, Compass/ Magnetometer,
Ambient light sensor, Barometer