The long wait is finally over! ASUS has just announced that the Flagship device of the Zenfone 3 lineup, the Zenfone 3 Deluxe is now officially available here in the Philippines.
Zenfone 3 Deluxe is the first smartphone to sport an all-aluminum-alloy body with invisible-antenna design. The sandblasted surface is polished to to a smooth anodized finish which makes the device look stylish and classy.
The Zenfone 3 Deluxe is also the first smartphone to make use of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 which has double the performance and efficiency of the 810, and brings up to 10% more performance than the 820. Consequently, the coupled Adreno 530 GPU offers a 40% improvement in graphics performance over the 430. Combined with a beautiful 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, a whopping 6GB of RAM, up to 256GB of internal storage, and a 3000mAh battery, this device is guaranteed to give you all the horsepower needed for heavy multitasking and gaming.
The Zenfone 3 Deluxe’s 23MP PixelMaster 3.0 Rear Camera captures photos with stunning clarity and detail, thanks to a Sony IMX318 Sensor. It houses the TriTech focus technology, which automatically selects which type of focus to use for your shots. It also has 4-axis photo OIS, 3-axis video EIS, a color-correction sensor, and an LED Flash. The 8MP front-facing camera is designed to take great selfies and is equipped with an 85° Wide-Angle lens.
Other features include High-Res audio certification, and support for Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 3.0.
For those who are eyeing for a more compact version of the Zenfone 3 Deluxe, there is a 5.5-inch variant available, which still carries most of the goodies of its bigger brother, but instead houses a Snapdragon 625 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, and a different camera sensor.
|Zenfone 3 Deluxe ZS570KL (5.7-inches)||Zenfone 3 Deluxe ZS550KL (5.5-inches)|
|Processor||Snapdragon 821 Octa-Core||Snapdragon 625 Octa-Core|
|Display||Full HD Super AMOLED||Full HD Super AMOLED|
|Storage||Up to 256GB||64GB|
|Camera||Rear: 23MP, Front: 8MP
Sony IMX318, TriTech Auto-Focus, 4-axis photo OIS, 3-axis video EIS, Color-correction sensor, Dual-tone LED flash
|Rear: 23MP, Front: 8MP
Sony IMX298, TriTech Auto-Focus, 4-axis photo OIS, 3-axis video EIS, Color-correction sensor, Dual-tone LED flash
|OS||ZenUI 3.0 on top of Android Marshmallow|
|Quick Charge 3.0||Yes|
|Colors||Glacier Silver, Sand Gold|
|Price||PhP 34,995||PhP 22,995|
Then Zenfone 3 Deluxe is now available at selected ASUS Stores/Concept Shops/Kiosks and from the following key retailers nationwide and are also available in 6 to 12-month installment plans at 0% interest depending on which unit you will purchase.
|SM City Baguio||Mt. Studio|
|SM City Rosales||Wow Mobile|
|ATC Mall Alabang||Ephone|
|Robinsons Ermita||Modern Gadgets|
|SM Taytay (temporary kiosk)||Wirecomm|
|SM Sta. Mesa||Wirecomm|
|SM San Lazaro||Mobilizer|
|SM Mall of Asia||Power Premium Gadgets|
|SM North EDSA||Villman|
|SM Mall Of Asia||Gigahertz|
|SM Fairview 3F||Asianic|
|Festival Mall 3F||DataCore|
|SM Lipa Batangas||Viewers|
|SM Dasma||Modern Gadgets|
|SM Sta. Rosa Laguna||MemoXpress|
|SM City Cebu||Aerophone|
|SM City Cebu||TTI|
|SM Ilo-ilo||Concept Computer|
|SM City Bacolod||BCG|
|Centrio Mall CDO||8Telcom|
|NCCC Mall Kiosk||Ytelecom|
|Gaisano Mall Davao||Wiltelcom|
|SM Davao Annex||Wiltelcom|
|Centrio Mall CDO||Technomart|
|KCC Mall Zamboanga||Lenin|
The Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.7-inch variant comes with a FREE ZenPower Ultra powerbank, while the 5.5-inch variant comes with a FREE ZenPower Pro powerbank.