Asus created the latest smartphone in the Zenfone series to provide power to do whatever its users want. As the official specifications and the pricing details of the Asus Zenfone 6 came out, it was clear that Asus came very close to achieving its goal with its latest flagship device. With the base version starting at just $650, Asus is sure to enjoy a successful flagship release. After all, Asus is among the very few companies who didn’t raise the prices of their flagships drastically.
We know that Asus had strict design constraints that the company had to abide by while designing the new device. For instance, the Asus Zenfone 6 could not be any wider than 75 mm. It just means that the company rejected every design that exceeded that constraint because it decreases user comfort. Another such constraint was the screen size. Asus decided to use an exact 6.4” display which must not have any notches or punch holes. The Zenfone 6 also had to feature extremely thin bezels.
With constraints like these, developing a highly-powerful device becomes very hard for engineers. Nonetheless, Asus’ engineers have delivered something better than we expected. The ZS630KL (product code of the Zenfone 6) is no more than 75 mm wide, uses an exactly 6.4” display, has exceptionally tiny bezels whose widths are consistent on each side, and doesn’t contain any punch hole or notch in the display.
Asus Zenfone 6 Remarkable Display
Instead of going with notches or inconsistent bezels, Asus opted for a flip-up camera mechanism at the rear. The flip-up mechanism turns the rear dual-camera setup into a selfie camera. This means that you will get the same high-quality camera performance on each side. The setup uses a 48 MP Sony IMX586, f/1.8 aperture primary snapper accompanied by a 13MP ultra-wide angle camera. The ultra-wide angle sensor has a field of view of 125 degrees.
The camera is capable of recording 4K videos at 60 Hz with software-based stabilization on. The flip-up mechanism is capable of automatically shooting panoramas and also keep the target object in focus and centered by motion tracking and rotation adjusting techniques. Enhanced Night Mode and HDR+ are also featured in Asus’ camera.
As for the display, the 6.4” IPS LCD display which has a screen-to-body ratio of 92%. The display can reach up to 600 nits brightness and is compatible with DCI-P3. The Asus Zenfone 6 will not come with an in-display fingerprint reader.
The device will be powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC and will come with up to 8 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of internal storage. The SIM tray of the Zenfone can hold either two SIM cards or one SIM card and one microSD card at a time.
So far, Asus has done a great job with the Zenfone 6 and should be able to generate large revenues. With the extremely-competent pricing, we are sure that the Zenfone 6 will find a lot of success globally.