Asus launches its latest flagship called the Asus Zenfone 6 that was launched at an event in Spain. The phone comes with a 6.46-inch Full HD+ no-notch LCD screen and comes powered by Snapdragon 855 processor. It gets a stock Android 9.0 (Pie) with ZenUI 6 and is likely to get Android Q and R updates in future. Interestingly the phone comes with a flip mechanism camera at the back that can be used for selfies via 90-degree position.
The flip-camera at the back is made from Liquid Metal that is lighter than steel and automatically closes when the phone drops. The phone gets a sturdy body with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and features a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass protection, featuring the 6000-series aluminum frame.
ASUS Zenfone 6 specifications
The ASUS Zenfone 6 comes with a 6.46-inch ( pixels) Full HD+ NanoEdge IPS LCD 19.5:9 aspect ratio screen with 600 nits brightness and comes protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. Powering the phone is the Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 7nm processor with Adreno 640 GPU and is available in three configurations of 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, 8GB RAM with 128GB storage and 8GB RAM with 256GB storage that can be expanded to 1TB with microSD card.
The phone runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with ZenUI 6 and gets a flip rear camera setup that includes a 48MP camera with Dual LED Flash, f/1.79 aperture, 1/2″ Sony IMX586 sensor, Laser AF, EIS, along with a 13 Megapixel secondary camera with 125-degree ultra-wide lens, f/2.4 aperture.
It gets a rear fingerprint sensor and comes with 5-magnet stereo speaker with Dual NXP TFA9874 smartamp and dual microphones. The phone houses a 5000mAh battery with QuickCharge 4.0 fast charging.
ASUS Zenfone 6 price
The ASUS Zenfone 6 price starts at 499 Euros (Rs 39,132 approx.) for the 6GB RAM/64GB storage, 559 Euros (Rs 43,800 approx.) for the 6GB RAM/128GB storage and 599 Euros (Rs 46,970 approx.) for the top-end 8GB RAM/256GB storage version.
The phone will be available in Midnight Black and Twilight Silver colours and will start shipping in Europe from May 25.