ASUS Zenfone 6 was launched yesterday at an event in Spain. The company’s latest flagship smartphone comes with a unique flip camera and a notchless full-screen display. It’s 48MP+13MP dual camera can be used as both front and rear cameras.
Other key features of ASUS Zeonfone 6 are Snapdragon 855 with up to 8GB RAM, Android 9 Pie with ZenUI 6, a 5,000mAh battery with QuickCharge 4.0, and of course the 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor along with a 13-megapixel ultra-wide lens.
ASUS Zenfone 6 Design
The phone is has a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass back and features a 6000-series aluminum frame. It comes in Midnight Black and Twilight Silver colors. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and a dedicated customizable smart key at the right. Dimensions of the device are 159.1×75.4×9.2 mm and its weight is 190g.
Talking about the flip camera, it is made from liquid metal that is lighter and 4x stronger than stainless steel. It closes automatically if you drop the phone. The company claims to have tested it with up to 100,000 flips. The flip can also be used in a 90-degree position.
ASUS Zenfone 6 Specifications
The Zenfone 6 sports a 6.46-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD 19.5:9 aspect ratio display with HDR10 support and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. It is a no-notch screen with narrow bezels and 92% screen-to-body ratio.
It is powered by Snapdragon 855 7nm processor with Adreno 640 GPU. It will pack up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.1 storage. The storage is expandable up to 1TB with microSD. The smartphone runs on Android 9 Pie with ZenUI 6 and it will also get two more Android updates in the future.
There is a 48MP primary camera with f/1.79 aperture, 1/2″ Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, EIS, and a 13MP secondary camera with 125-degree ultra-wide lens, f/2.4 aperture. The 48MP camera works on Quad Bayer technology for 12MP effective images.
Connectivity options include triple slots, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C. It packs a 5000mAh battery with QuickCharge 4.0 support and comes with an 18W charger in the box. For audiophiles, it has a 5-magnet stereo speaker with smart amp support and also has a 3.5mm audio jack.
Zenfone 6 Price in India, Availability
The ASUS Zenfone 6 starts at 499 Euros (Rs. 39,132 approx.) and goes up to 599 Euros (Rs. 46,970 approx.) for the top-end 8GB/256GB version. So, we expect the Zenfone 6 price in India could start at Rs. 32,999 and could go up to Rs. 39,999.
The India launch could happen in the first week of June. Talking about the availability, as the company has already teased, Zenfone 6 will be available in India via Flipkart.