Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe Will Be The First Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Phone
Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe. (Image: Asus)
Qualcomm recently announced the launch of the Snapdragon 821 processor and teased that the first commercial device will be available in the second half of 2016.
Asus, at their Taiwan and Hong Kong launch event today has announced another version of Zenfone 3 Deluxe that will run on the Snapdragon 821 SoC. This will make it, the world’s first smartphone running on the newer chipset.
The Zenfone 3 Deluxe will come with a quad-core Kryo CPU that will be clocked at 2.4 GHz and backed by 6GB DDR4 RAM. The phone will be priced at $780 and it might take it some time to come to India.
The Zenfone 3 Deluxe will sport a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 4 and a non-removable 3000mAh battery.
The phone will also come with a 23 megapixel rear camera with a f/2.0 aperture lens that will have OIS, laser AF and dual-tone flash. For selfies the phone will sport a 8 megapixel f/2.0 front camera.
There will also be two other variants of the Zenfone 3 Deluxe that were announced at Computex 2016 that will have the Snapdragon 820 SoC clocked at 2.15Ghz with 4GB and 6GB RAM variants.
Presently there are more than 115 different devices from companies that run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor like Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, Xiaomi Mi5, LG G5, HTC 10, LeEco LeMax 2, and Sony Xperia X.