According to recent reports, the Asus will be the smarphone brand in the world to be powered by the latest flagship Qualcomm chip. Instead of using the original 2.15 GHz Snapdragon 820 SoC, Asus opted to install the new Snapdragon 821 processor with up to 2.4 GHz clock speed processor with the ZenFone 3 Deluxe.
|Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe with Snapdragon 821|
Related: Entire Asus ZenFone 3 Series Officially Launched In The Philippines, Price Starts At 8995 Pesos!
Compared with Snapdragon 820, the new 821 chip is said to be 10x more efficient and 10% more powerful than the older chip. That means that it'll make the world's most fastest smartphone processor yet even better.
|What the 821 chip can do|
Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) Special Edition SpecsDisplay: 5.7 Inch FHD Super AMOLED 1920 x 1080 resolution w/ 2.5D curved glass and Gorilla Glass 4 at 386 ppi
CPU: 2.4 GHz 64 Bit Snapdragon 821 quad core processor
GPU: Adreno 530
RAM: 6 GB
ROM: 256 GB expandable via micro SD card slot up to 200 GB
Back Camera: 23 MP Sony IMX 318 sensor w/ Tri-tech AF, 4 Axis OIS, Axis EIS and dual tone LED flash
Selfie Camera: 8 MP w/ wide angle lens
Battery: 3,000 mAh w/ Quick Charge 3.0
OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ ZenUI 3.0
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE Cat 13, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, FM Radio, GPS, A GPS, dual SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass, light, gyroscope
Others: Fingerprint sensor, USB Type C, Colors: glacier silver, titanium gray, shimmer gold
Dimensions: 156.4 x 77.4 x 7.5 mm
Weight: 170 g
Price: 44,995 Pesos
It might also be the setup needed by Asus to claim that they'll have the beastliest phone yet in the market with ZenFone 3 Deluxe soon.
We expect to see this improved ZenFone 3 Deluxe variant in its Philippine launch this August 14, 2016. There's still no word about its pricing yet though. We'll keep you guys posted.