Now Asus has launched the Zenfone 3 ultra in the Indian market. The mobile carries a hefty price tag of Rs. 49,999 in the Indian market. In fact, it is more expensive than the Samsung S7 edge or HTC 10.
Asus with the Zenfone 3 series have significantly increased the quality of the smartphones and at the same time, the pricing is eye-watering.
Design and Display
For starters, the Zenfone 3 Ultra comes with a modern design, with esthetic design and a very large 6.8-inch display. It is more of a phablet, unlike the Asus Zenfone Deluxe which has a 5.7-inch display and the Asus Zenfone 3 which comes with the 5.5-inch screen.
The Zenfone 3 Ultra boasts of an all-metal aluminum build with invisible antenna lines. A feat which is yet not achieved by Apple or Samsung.
Further, it comes with immaculate design, crafted with diamond cutting tools to provide a smooth finish and faultless fittings.
The bottom grill has Dual 5 Magnet speakers with a built-in Nex Amplifier that offers loud and clear sound.
Also, there is a reversible type C port at the bottom of the device for connectivity and a headphone jack at the top.
There is a home button too at the front similar to Samsung phones. Moreover, the camera placement at the back with a circular dial is more like an iPhone 6s.
The fingerprint scanner at the back of the device, making us wonder why it is not there if we have a home button on the front.
The Zenfone 3 Ultra weighs 233 grams but has an ultra-thin body with 6.88 mm.
Notably, it comes with 6.8 inch IPS LCD display with FHD (1920*1080) resolution, protected by Corning’s Gorilla glass 3. The screen to body ratio is phenomenal, 79%, and display also has the Asus Tru-vivid technology and blue ray filter for protecting eyes.
For photography, it has a 23 Megapixel rear camera similar to the Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe which comes with trifocus – laser , PDAF and Continuous focus technology. The rear camera comes with Optical image stabilization, 0.03-second laser focus and f/2.0 aperture lens.
The front camera is a wide angle 85 degrees 8 Megapixel shooter to take some incredible selfies.
Powering the mobile is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Quad-Core processor with maximum clock speed of 1.8 GHz and comes with Adreno 510 GPU. The Zenfone 3 Ultra comes with 3 GB RAM and 4 GB RAM versions and has a variable storage space of 32 / 64 /128 GB.
Also, it has support for the Micro-sd card up to 200 GB and comes with 100 GB of Cloud storage from Google.
The phablet runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with the ZenUI.
Connectivity and Battery
It is a Dual sim device and comes with 4G LTE support for both the Sim cards. Lastly, it has a massive 4600 mAH capacity battery and comes with fast charging feature.
The Zenfone 3 Ultra costs $609 in the US market, but the price in India is terribly high @ (Rs. 49,999).
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