This year, Asus has released the first smartphone Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe with Snapdragon 821 processor in Taiwan on July 12. Today Asus has officially announced that Zenfone 3 Deluxe begins to sell now, but only vaild for Taiwan market, at 24,990 Taiwanese dollars , 5320 Yuan (roughly $800) for two colors, silver and golden. The silver will be shipped from September 12, and the latter from September 23.
It’s known that Snapdragon 821 processor is the high-end version of Snapdragon 820, its two big CPU from 2.15GHz to 2.34GHz. And two small CPU from 1.59GHz to 2.19Ghz, up to 38% improvement. In addition, in GPU, it has improved from 624MHz to 653MHz, less than 5%. Look around Zenfone 3 Deluxe, it has many highlights. This is the first phone to use hidden antenna design, right now Samsung Note 7 and IPhone 7 can’t do that.
Meanwhile, it has slimmest design with 4.2mm thickness, CNC processing, back fingerprint scanner, 5.7inch 1080P super AMOLED display, 79% screen to body ratio and 100% NTCS Color gamut. In other hardware, it has 6GB LPDDR4 RAM, 256GB UFS 2.0 ROM, 23MP camera, Sony IMX318, 0.03 auto focus speed, 2nd laser, OIS, Dual LED tone flashlight, Sapphire lens, QC3.0 Quick charge, 3,000mAh battery which can charge 60% in 39 minutes, HiRes certification, which is 4 times better than CD in sound quality. It runs ZenUI3.0 OS based on Android6.0 OS, 156.4×77.4×4.2 dimensions, dual sim card, dual standby.
Besides, there are other two versions with Snapdragon 820 processor, if you think Asus Zenfone Deluxe is not suitable for you. The RAM 4GB ROM 32GB of Snapdragon 820 version sells at 15,990 Taiwanese Dollars, 3400 Yuan ($510), and 4GB + 64GB at 17,990 Taiwanese Dollars (3830 Yuan/$575). They just have different processor among them, but other specs are same. So are you ready to catch one of them?