ASUS took it to the next level with their Zenfone 3 Deluxe
ASUS introduced a couple of new products in Zenvolution held at Sofitel, Manila last August 14th, 2016. One of which is the Zenfone 3 Deluxe that is the “World’s First Snapdragon 821 processor-powered smartphone”. And what surprises everyone are the prices of the new Zenfones, it can go as high as P44.995!
ASUS CEO Jerry Shen led the unveiling of the ZenFone 3 Series in the Philippines while ASUS Philippines Systems Group Country Manager, George Su unveiled the all-new ASUS ZenBook 3 notebook and as well as the ASUS Transformer 3 and ASUS Transformer 3 Pro 2-in-1 PCs.
The top-of-the-range ZenFone 3 Deluxe is the ultimate expression of the ASUS smartphone technology, with an invisible antenna design that combines premium aesthetics with exceptional performance.
The ZenFone 3 Deluxe features a 5.7-inch Full HD (1920 by 1080), high-contrast Super AMOLED display. An ultra-thin bezel gives ZenFone 3 Deluxe a 79% screen-to-body ratio for a maximized display in a compact package. Inside, ZenFone 3 Deluxe is the world’s first smartphone to use the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 821 processor, Adreno™ 530 GPU, integrated X12 LTE modem, as well as up to 6GB RAM and 256GB ROM to deliver the best performance and capacity for demanding apps, games, and media.
The ZenFone 3 Deluxe raises the bar for mobile photography with its incredible 23MP camera featuring the latest Sony IMX318 image sensor, a large f/2.0-aperture lens, and four-axis optical image stabilization (OIS) for high-resolution, blur-free, and low-noise photos in almost any lighting condition. It also features three-axis electronic image stabilization (EIS) for steady 4K UHD videos. Coupled with the ASUS TriTech autofocus system that automatically selects second-generation laser, phase-detection or continuous autofocus to provide accurate and near-instant 0.03-second focusing and subject-tracking, as well as exclusive PixelMaster 3.0 technology, the ZenFone 3 Deluxe captures truly stunning photos and videos.
The ZenFone 3 Deluxe has a built-in fingerprint sensor that is perfectly positioned on the rear of the phone to sit underneath the user’s finger, and which unlocks the phone in just a fraction of a second. Quick Charge 3.0 technology reduces battery recharge times, and a reversible, next-generation USB-C port.
The ZenFone 3 Deluxe also excels at audio with its powerful five-magnet speaker and NXP smart amplifier that provides loud, clear, defined sound and also protects the speakers from damage. When listening over certified headphones, users can enjoy Hi-Res Audio (HRA) that provides up four-times-better sound quality than CDs. The finely-tuned ZenEar S earphones are also bundled with ZenFone 3 Deluxe which has a value of PHP 2,995.
Zenfone 3 Deluxe (Snapdragon 821 CPU, 256GB ROM) – P44,995
Zenfone 3 Deluxe (Snapdragon 820 CPU, 664GB ROM) – P34,995
ASUS ZenFone 3: Agility. Beauty. Clarity.
Winner of the Computex 2016 d&i Award, the ASUS ZenFone 3 is a feature-packed smartphone that brings premium design and empowering performance to everyone. Built around a gorgeous 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 by 1080) Super IPS+ display with up to 500cd/m2 brightness, the ZenFone 3 delivers an incredible visual experience that makes apps, videos, and games look their best. With a narrow bezel, ZenFone 3 provides a 77.3% screen-to-body ratio for a maximized viewing area in a slim and compact body. The front and rear of the phone are encased with scratch-resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with 2.5D contoured edges that gently curve to make the sides of the phone completely smooth.
The ZenFone 3 is equipped with a 16MP camera with ASUS TriTech autofocus that automatically selects between second-generation laser, phase-detection and continuous auto focus to achieve precise focus in just 0.03 seconds, resulting in sharp images in any condition. The ZenFone 3 is the first smartphone worldwide to be powered by the new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 625 octa-core processor — the first Snapdragon 600 Series processor with 14nm FinFET process technology, which has 35% better power consumption — and an integrated X9 LTE modem. Dual SIM 3G+4G Standby and 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi connectivity. It also has PC-grade graphics and up to 4GB RAM that together deliver outstanding mobile performance with improved efficiency and battery life. The ZenFone 3 has a built-in fingerprint sensor that’s perfectly positioned on the rear of the phone to sit underneath the user’s finger, and which unlocks the phone in just a fraction of a second.
Zenfone 3 5.2-inch (Snapdragon 625 CPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, 2600 mAh) – P16,995
Zenfone 3 5.5-inch (Snapdragon 625 CPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, 3000 mAh) – P18,995
ASUS ZenFone 3 Ultra: Unleashed. Unlimited. Unrivaled.
Winner of a Computex 2016 Best Choice Golden Award, ASUS ZenFone 3 Ultra is a smartphone designed for multimedia lovers, featuring a 6.8-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) display with a 95% NTSC color gamut for rich, vibrant images even outdoors in harsh lighting. It is the world’s first smartphone to have ASUS-exclusive Tru2Life+ video-enhancement technology, which harnesses a high-end 4K UHD TV-grade image processor to optimize every pixel in each frame before it is displayed, resulting in superior contrast and clarity. ZenFone 3 Ultra also excels at audio with its two new powerful five-magnet stereo speakers and a NXP smart amplifier that provides clear, defined sound and protects the speakers from damage. When listening over certified headphones, users can enjoy Hi-Res Audio (HRA) that provides up to four-times-better sound quality than CDs and the world’s first smartphone with virtual 7.1-channel surround-sound with DTS Headphone:X™. Like the Zenfone 3 Deluxe, the Zenfone 3 Ultra will also have a finely-tuned ZenEar S earphones are also bundled with the unit.
Like ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra has an incredibly slim and elegant full-metal unibody chassis — the world’s first to have no antenna lines. An ultra-slim bezel gives ZenFone 3 Ultra a 79% screen-to-body ratio, maximizing the viewing area while minimizing its overall size and weight. ZenFone 3 Ultra is equipped with the same high-resolution 23MP camera with the same ASUS TriTech autofocus system as ZenFone 3 Deluxe. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor, Adreno 510 graphics, and up to 4GB of RAM, ZenFone 3 Ultra delivers outstanding mobile performance. A built-in fingerprint sensor is perfectly positioned on the front of the phone beneath the display for the user’s finger to unlock it in just a fraction of a second.
The ZenFone 3 Ultra also has a high-capacity 4600mAh battery for long-lasting performance and Quick Charge 3.0 technology for rapid recharge times, 2 minutes of Quick Charging can provide 1 hour of 3G talking time. ZenFone 3 Ultra even works as a power bank with 1.5A output for quickly charging other mobile devices.
Zenfone 3 Ultra (Snapdragon 652 CPU, 4GB RAM, 4600 mAh) – P32,995
ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser: The smartphone for photography enthusiasts
The ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser has an ultra-fast 0.03-second laser auto focus and advanced backlight (HDR) modes to give users stunning photos. It has a 13MP camera with a Sony IMX214 sensor and color correction for superb natural-looking images even in low-light or indoor environments. Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) detects movement across three axes (yaw, pitch, and roll) and compensates for movement accordingly to provide smooth video recording.
ASUS ZenFone 3 Max: A premium smartphone with maximum battery life
The ASUS ZenFone 3 Max is designed to help users get through the day, and features a 4100mAh battery with an incredible standby time of up to 30 days. It also allows users to do more, giving them up to 20 hours of 3G talk time, 18 hours of web browsing with Wi-Fi turned on, 87 hours of music playback, and up to 15 hours of video playback. The ZenFone 3 Max can also double up as a power bank to charge other mobile devices.
The 5.2-inch ZenFone 3 Max has an IPS display, and a glass cover with 2.5D contoured edges that fuse perfectly into its premium metal body to give a comfortable grip. It even features a rear fingerprint scanner and 360-degree recognition for up to five sets of fingerprints. It unlocks in just 0.2 seconds to give users quick access to its various functions.
Zenfone 3 Laser (Snapdragon 430 CPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, 2600 mAh) – P11,995
Zenfone 3 Max (Mediatek MT6737T CPU, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 4100 mAh) – P8,995
Where to Buy:
|Centrio Mall CDO||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||8Telcom|
|Victoria Plaza||ASUS Shop in Shop – 8Telecom||8Telcom|
|Limketkai||ASUS Shop in Shop – 8 Telecom||8Telcom|
|Abenson Ascott||ASUS Shop in Shop||Abenson|
|Abenson Ventures Alabang||ASUS Shop in Shop||Abenson|
|SM Seaside Cebu||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Aerophone|
|SM City Cebu||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Aerophone|
|SM Fairview 3F||Asus Concept Store||Asianic|
|SM City Bacolod||Asus Concept Store||BCG|
|SM Lanang Premier||Asus Concept Store||Columbia|
|SM Ilo-ilo||Asus Concept Store||Concept Computer|
|Festival Mall 3F||Asus Concept Store||Datacore|
|ATC Mall Alabang||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Ephone|
|SM Bicutan||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Flasher|
|SM Clark||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Fonerange|
|SM North EDSA||ASUS Shop in Shop – Fonetwist||Fonetwist|
|SM Mall Of Asia||Asus Concept Store||Gigahertz|
|SM Calamba||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Greentelcom|
|SM Bacoor||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Greentelcom|
|Market Market||ASUS Shop in Shop – Intogadgets||Intogadgets|
|Trinoma||ASUS Shop in Shop – Intogadgets||Intogadgets|
|Kimstore||ASUS Shop in Shop||Kimstore|
|Lazada||ASUS Shop in Shop||Lazada|
|KCC Mall Zamboanga||Asus Concept Store||Lenin|
|SM Pampanga||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||MemoXpress|
|SM Sta. Rosa Laguna||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||MemoXpress|
|ASUS Online Store||ASUS Shop in Shop||MemoXpress|
|SM San Lazaro||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Mobilizer|
|Robinsons Ermita||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Modern Gadgets|
|SM Dasmarinas||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Modern Gadgets|
|SM City Baguio||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Mt. Studio|
|SM North EDSA||Asus Concept Store||PC Express|
|SM MOA||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Powertel|
|SM Southmall||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Redbooth|
|SM Cabanatuan||Asus Concept Store||TCA|
|Centrio Mall CDO||Asus Concept Store||Technomart|
|SM City Lipa||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Viewers|
|SM North EDSA||Asus Concept Store||Villman|
|SM Megamall||ASUS Shop in Shop – Lounge||Villman|
|Gaisano Mall Davao||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Wiltelcom|
|SM Taytay||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Wirecomm|
|SM City Rosales||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Wow Mobile|
|NCCC Mall of Davao||ASUS Mobility Kiosk||Y Telecom|
|KCC MALL 2/F Zamboanga||ASUS Store||Lennin|
|SM Mall of Asia, 2/F, Pasay City||ASUS Store||Gigahertz|
|ROG Concept Store, SM Megamall, 4/F, SM CyberZone, Pasig City||ASUS Store||Complink|
|ROG Concept Store, SM North Edsa, 4/F, SM CyberZone, Quezon City||ASUS Store||PC Express|
|SM Fairview, 3/F, SM CyberZone||ASUS Store||Asianic|
|Festival Supermall, 3/F, Filinvest Alabang||ASUS Store||Datacore|
|SM Lanang, 3/F, SM CyberZone||ASUS Store||Columbia|
|SM Bacolod, 2/F, SM CyberZone||ASUS Store||BCG|
|SM Cabanatuan, 2/F, SM CyberZone||ASUS Store||TCA|
|SM IloIlo, 3/F, SM CyberZone||ASUS Store||Concept|
|Ayala Centrio Mall, 3/F, Cagayan De Oro||ASUS Store||Technomart|