In Computex 2016, Smartphone with Snapdragon 820 processor has been over 115 units including released and producing. According to the latest news, Snapdragon will announce Snapdragon 823 processor in half year of 2016, including Samsung Galaxy Note 6, Xiaomi MI Note 2. But in fact, Snapdragon has prepared the other processor Snapdraogn 821 besides Snapdragon 823.
According to official poster of Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe, Snapdragon 821 has appeared. But they released the Snapdragon 820 version about Zenfone 3 Deluxe in Computex. But it has cleared that it will have advanced version, Snapdragon 821 version. From the photo, Snapdragon 821 processor will be the updated version of Snapdragon 820, but the main frequency will be improved from 2.15Ghz to 2.3Ghz, and others specs are the same, including 14nm FinFET LPP process, Kryo quad core architecture, Adreno 530 GPU, 12 LTE modems, etc.
Therefore, the rumor that Zenfone 3 Deluxe will take Snapdragon 823 processor is not correct, it will be Snapdragon 821 processor. And Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe will start in August at 3500 yuan, 600usd. So will you choose this high-end smartphone?