Asus has officially announced its ZenFone 6 smartphone in India. However, it has been rebranded as Asus 6Z. The new handset comes with a rotating dual camera module. Additional highlights include a Snapdragon 855 SoC, Zen UI, and a 3D-curved glass back. Read more to find about the Asus 6Z Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Price (base model)||Rs 31,999|
The Asus 6Z is priced in India at Rs 31,999 for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant. While the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model costs Rs 34,999, the 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage variant will retail at Rs 39,999. Sales start on June 26.
The Asus ZenFone 6 was originally launched at EUR 499 (approx Rs 39,100) for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant. While the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model costs EUR 559 (approx Rs 43,800), the 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage variant comes with a price tag of EUR 599 (approx Rs 47,000).
|Processor||octa-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855|
|Internal Storage||64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB (expandable up to 2TB)|
|Display||6.4-inch, IPS, full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels), 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 92% screen-to-body ratio, 600 nits peak brightness, 100 DCI-P3 color gamut|
|OS||Android 9 Pie|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||Dual (48MP + 13MP) with flash|
|Front Camera||Dual (48MP + 13MP) with flash|
|Dual SIM (Hybrid)||Yes|
The Asus 6Z is backed by a huge 5,000mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 4.0 technology. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor along with up to 8GB RAM and Adreno 640 GPU.
The 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB internal storage (UFS 2.1) can be further expanded via a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 2TB).
The new handset sports dual camera setup with a 48-megapixel primary sensor (f/1.79, laser focus), 13-megapixel secondary sensor (ultra-wide-angle), and a dual-LED flash.
However, the highlight of the Asus 6Z is the rotating camera module. The motorized rear camera simply rotates vertically to face the user of the phone. Users can even control the amount of rotation to take photos at interesting angles. The camera module automatically retracts to its base position if the sudden movement is detected.
- Rotating dual cameras
- Zen UI 6
- Full-HD+ display
- Fingerprint sensor
- Wi-Fi 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
- Bluetooth 5.0
- USB Type-C
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Notification LED light
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Two color options
The Asus 6Z runs Android Pie operating system with Zen UI 6 on top. The company promises an upgrade to Android Q and Android R. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, and USB Type-C port.
The dual-SIM smartphone features a 6.4-inch IPS display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 92 percent screen-to-body ratio. It comes with 600 nits peak brightness, and 100 DCI-P3 color gamut.
The handset measures 159.1 x 75.11 x 8.1-9.1mm and weighs 190 grams. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection on the front. The rear panel features a 3D-curved glass. The new handset comes in two color options – Midnight Black and Twilight Silver.
The dual stereo speakers come with dual smart amplifiers. Additional features include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, and a notification LED light.
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