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Asus Zenfone 6 to launch on May 16: Key specifications, features revealed

After Samsung and Google, Asus is getting ready for its next flagship phone, Zenfone 6. Here’s what to expect from the new Asus smartphone.

tech Updated: May 10, 2019 16:03 IST
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Asus Zenfone 5Z successor is coming soon
Asus Zenfone 5Z successor is coming soon(HT Photo)
         

Asus is gearing up for its next big launch on May 16. The company has already announced it will unveil Zenfone 6, the latest flagship phone. The new phone will succeed the Asus Zenfone 5 line up which launched last year.

Ahead of the official launch, Asus has revealed some key features of the smartphone. According to its latest tweet, Asus Zenfone 6 will run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor – the same chipset that powers phones like Samsung Galaxy S10 and other premium flagship phone.

The teaser also reveals that Asus Zenfone 6 will retain headphone jack unlike several other brands that are skipping the port in favour of USB Type-C. It will also have a triple slot which means the phone will be able to house two SIM slots and microSD card together. Other features revealed are notification LED and smart key button.  

Zenfone 6 will be Asus’ first major smartphone launch this year. The company last year launched Asus Zenfone 5Z which competed with then OnePlus 6T. The 2018 Asus flagship phone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 3,300mAh battery, and a 6.2-inch full HD+ display.

It also featured up to 8GB of RAM, Quick Charge 3.0 and AI charging support. It comes with a dual-camera setup consisting of 12-megapixel and 8-megapixel sensors. It has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is currently available online for Rs 29,999 approximately.

First Published: May 10, 2019 16:00 IST

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