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Asus launches Qualcomm 821-powered Zenfone 3 at Rs 62,999

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Asus is expected to launch the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 821-powered Zenfone 3 on Wednesday.

tech Updated: Aug 17, 2016 20:42 IST
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The new series consists of three phones -- Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Ultra and Zenfone 3 Deluxe priced at $499 (Rs 33,590 approx),$249 (Rs 16,752 approx) and $479 (Rs 32,217 approx) respectively.(Asus)

Asus has launched its ZenFone 3 series in the country. The company has priced the ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) at Rs 21,999, ZE552KL at Rs 27,999, ZenFone 3 Ultra ZU680KL at Rs 49,999, and Laser (ZC551KL) at Rs 18,999. The and the ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) starts at Rs 49,999 and packs a Snapdragon 821 at Rs 62,999.

The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe features a 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED display (1920×1080 pixels). The phone It comes with a 6GB RAM on-board and 256GB internal memory. In terms of optics, the Deluxe sports a 23-megapixel rear camera that supports 4K video recording. Like all other new phones, the Deluxe comes with a Type-C USB charger and Quick Charge 3.0 support. The device draws power from a 3,000 mAh non-removable battery.

Coming to the the Zenfone 3, the device comes with a 5.5-inch Super IPS+ display with 1080×1920 pixels. In terms of storage, Asus offers two options -- a 3GB RAM +32GB internal and 4GB RAM+64GB internal memory. In terms of optics, the phone comes with a 16-megapixel rear and 8-megapixel front camera. camera and 8MP front camera. It runs an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor and features a fingerprint scanner on the back.

The lower segment Zenfone 3 Ultra features a 6.8-inch display. Under the hood, the phone is powered by Snapdragon 652 processor with 3GB/4GB RAM. It comes in three storage sizes – 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. In terms of optics, the phone comes with the same 23-megapixel rear camera. Along with a fingerprint sensor, the phone comes with a 4,600 mAh non-removable battery that supports Quick Charge 3.0.

The company also said that the event could be watched live in 360-degree mode via its website.