This week has been quite hectic especially for media blogs like us. With the recent launches of the OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro, the Realme X and now the much awaited Asus Zenfone 6 we’ve got our hands full. After around a month or two of teasing, Zenfone 6 finally made it official on 16th May at an event. Zenfone 6 made some quick appearances on the Internet a few weeks ago and also the company printed out a big advertisement in the MWC newspaper too. What makes Asus Zenfone 6 different from its predecessors and competitors of today. Let’s take a look.
The main highlight and the ‘innovative’ part of the device is the Flip camera that it houses. Basically, the device does not have a front camera. The rear camera can front flip its way onto the front and click a selfie or even recognize your face to unlock the device. The Asus Zenfone 6 sports a 6.4inch NanoEdge display with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels and lits up the display for up to 600nits.
Asus Zenfone 6: Specifications
The display also comes with a Gorilla Glass coating for extra protection. Under the hood, the device is powered by the latest and greatest from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 855 SoC. It is coupled with 8GB of RAM and 256GB internal storage. The device runs on ZenUI 6 based on Android Pie 9.
Asus Zenfone 6: Dual Flipping Cameras
As for the cameras, which are the main catching point of the device. It houses a 48MP+13MP setup at the rear with a 125-degree wide angle lens and a Laser Auto Focus assist and Dual LED flash. So eventually, you’ll even get wide angle selfies that will be Instagram ready. Zenfone 6 is also backed by a whopping 5,000mAh battery pack, and this is not the first time Asus has done this.
A 5,000mAh battery pack can also be found on its mid-range power coaster, the Max Pro M1. Another interesting feature the device packs in is a dual 5-magnet stereo speaker with a Dual NxP smart amps, which the company claims will provide high-quality surround sound when compared to other smartphones in this price range.
Asus Zenfone 6: Pricing
As for the pricing of the device, it starts at Rs. 39,000 for the base variant which is the 6GB/64GB and goes to Rs. 44,000 for the 6GB/128GB and around Rs. 47,000 for the highest variant, the 8GB/256GB. Do you think it’s ready to compete against the likes of the OnePlus 7,7 Pro and the Pixel 3A? Let us know in the comments