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.

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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.

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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.

Specs

Zenfone 3 Deluxe ZS570KL (5.7-inches) Zenfone 3 Deluxe ZS550KL (5.5-inches)
Processor Snapdragon 821 Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 Octa-Core
RAM 6GB 4GB
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

Battery 3000mAh
OS ZenUI 3.0 on top of Android Marshmallow
Dual Sim Yes
LTE Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Quick Charge 3.0 Yes
Colors Glacier Silver, Sand Gold
Price PhP 34,995 PhP 22,995

 

Availability

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.

Location Dealer
SM Pampanga MemoXpress
SM City Baguio Mt. Studio
SM City Rosales Wow Mobile
SM Clark Fonerange
SM Tarlac Benerson
SM Cabanatuan TCA
ATC Mall Alabang Ephone
SM Bicutan Flasher
Robinsons Ermita Modern Gadgets
SM Taytay (temporary kiosk) Wirecomm
SM Sta. Mesa Wirecomm
Glorietta Fonestyle
SM Manila Megapixel
SM San Lazaro Mobilizer
SM Mall of Asia Power Premium Gadgets
SM North EDSA Villman
SM Megamall Villman
SM Mall Of Asia Gigahertz
SM Fairview 3F Asianic
Festival Mall 3F DataCore
SM Calamba Greentelcom
SM Lipa Batangas Viewers
SM Bacoor Greentelcom
SM Dasma Modern Gadgets
SM Sta. Rosa Laguna MemoXpress
SM City Cebu Aerophone
Robinsons Iloilo Playtelcom
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

 

Promo Bundle

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.

 

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.