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Asus ZenFone 3 Series India Launch Set for August 17
Asus ZenFone 3 Series India Launch Set for August 17

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Asus Z3nvolution event will be held in New Delhi later this month
  • ZenFone 3 series comprises five models, with their own variants
  • India pricing and availability is not yet known

Asus on Thursday began sending media invites for the ZenFone 3 India launch event, to be held in New Delhi on August 17.

The event, being called ‘Z3nvolution India’, will see Asus CEO Jerry Shin in attendance. While the invite does not mention ZenFone 3 in particular, it is safe to presume given the naming of the event.

To recall, Asus had first unveiled the ZenFone 3 series at itsZenvolution event in May in Taipei. At that time, the company had unveiled three smartphones in the series – the ZenFone 3, the ZenFone 3 Deluxe, and the ZenFone 3 Ultra.

Since then, the company unveiled the ZenFone 3 Deluxe with a Snapdragon 821-based variant in July, and then, the ZenFone 3 Laser and ZenFone 3 Max the same month.

When launched in Taipei, the Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) and Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) were launched, priced starting $249 (roughly Rs. 16,800). The smartphones features either a 5.2-inch full-HD Super IPS LCD display or a 5.5-inch full-HD Super IPS LCD display, a Snapdragon 625 processor, 3GB or 4GB of RAM, 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage, microSD card support (up to 128GB), a 16-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, USB Type-C port, and a 3000mAh battery.

The Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) was priced at $499 (roughly Rs. 33,600), and sports a 5.7-inch full-HD Super Amoled display, a Snapdragon 820 SoC, 6GB of RAM, 64GB of inbuilt storage, microSD card expansion (up to 256GB), a 23-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3000mAh battery. The Snapdragon 821 model launched in July featured a TWD 24,990 (approximately Rs. 52,000) price tag.

The ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) was priced at $479 (roughly Rs. 32,200), and features a 6.8-inch full-HD IPS LCD display, a Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 64GB inbuilt storage, microSD card support (up to 128GB), a 23-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel front camera, and a 4600mAh battery.

The ZenFone 3 Laser was launched in Vietnam at VND 5,990,000 (roughly Rs. 18,000), and bears a 5.5-inch full-HD display, an octa-core processor, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of inbuilt storage, microSD card expansion, a fingerprint scanner, and a 13-megapixel ‘PixelMaster’ rear camera.

The Asus ZenFone 3 Max on the other hand was priced at VND 4,490,000 (approximately Rs. 13,500) in Vietnam, and features a 5.2-inch full-HD IPS LCD display, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of inbuilt storage, a fingerprint scanner, and a 4100mAh battery.

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL)

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL)

Rs. 27,990

  • Design

  • Display

  • Software

  • Performance

  • Battery life

  • Camera

  • Value for money

  • Good
  • Great design and build quality
  • Good screen
  • 4K video recording support
  • Fast fingerprint scanner
  • Bad
  • Slightly overpriced for the overall package
Read detailed Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) review
BUY AT
  • Amazon
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) (Black, 64GB) –
    Rs. 27,990
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) (Black, 64GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 27,999
Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL)

Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL)

Display

5.70-inch

Processor

quad-core

Front Camera

8-megapixel

Resolution

1080×1920 pixels

RAM

6GB

OS

Android

Storage

64GB

Rear Camera

23-megapixel

Battery capacity

3000mAh

See full Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) specifications
Also See
  • Amazon
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) (Black, 64GB) –
    Rs. 27,990
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) (Black, 64GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 27,999
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) (Black, 32GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 21,999
Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL)

Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL)

Display

6.80-inch

Processor

octa-core

Front Camera

8-megapixel

Resolution

1080×1920 pixels

RAM

4GB

OS

Android

Storage

64GB

Rear Camera

23-megapixel

Battery capacity

4600mAh

See full Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) specifications
Also See
  • Amazon
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) (Black, 64GB) –
    Rs. 27,990
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) (Black, 64GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 27,999
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) (Black, 32GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 21,999
Asus ZenFone 3 Laser

Asus ZenFone 3 Laser

Display

5.50-inch

Processor

octa-core

Front Camera

8-megapixel

Resolution

1080×1920 pixels

RAM

4GB

OS

Android 6.0

Storage

32GB

Rear Camera

13-megapixel

Battery capacity

3000mAh

See full Asus ZenFone 3 Laser specifications
Also See
  • Amazon
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) (Black, 64GB) –
    Rs. 27,990
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) (Black, 64GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 27,999
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) (Black, 32GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 21,999
Asus ZenFone 3 Max

Asus ZenFone 3 Max

Display

5.20-inch

Processor

Front Camera

Yes

Resolution

1080×1920 pixels

RAM

3GB

OS

Android 6.0

Storage

32GB

Rear Camera

Yes

Battery capacity

4100mAh

See full Asus ZenFone 3 Max specifications
Also See
  • Amazon
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) (Black, 64GB) –
    Rs. 27,990
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) (Black, 64GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 27,999
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) (Black, 32GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 21,999
Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL)

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL)

Rs. 21,000

Display

5.20-inch

Processor

2GHz

Front Camera

8-megapixel

Resolution

1080×1920 pixels

RAM

3GB

OS

Android 6.0

Storage

32GB

Rear Camera

16-megapixel

Battery capacity

2650mAh

See full Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) specifications
BUY AT
  • Amazon
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) (Black, 32GB)
    Rs. 21,000
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) (Black, 32GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 21,999
  • Flipkart
    Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) (White, 32GB) – OFFER
    Rs. 21,999
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