New Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe promo video showcases the phone's design and features

Asus this week released a new promo video to showcase the ZenFone 3 Deluxe, its most powerful smartphone to date. The video, which can be watched above, reminds us that the ZenFone 3 Deluxe uses an all metal construction (with the "world's first invisible antenna design"), and has a version that's powered by Qualcomm's brand new Snapdragon 821 processor (being the first very handset to use this CPU). Also presented are features like the phone's fingerprint scanner, its Full HD AMOLED display, and its 23 MP rear camera with optical image stabilization.

We must note that the Snapdragon 821 variant of the ZenFone 3 Deluxe might be released later than the models powered by the Snapdragon 820. Moreover, the Snapdragon 821 version will be more expensive, possibly costing over $700 (while the Snapdragon 820 models should be sold for $500 - $600).

At the moment, there's no word on when the Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe and the other members of the ZenFone 3 series (ZenFone 3 and ZenFone 3 Ultra) will be released in the US, but we assume they're going to hit the market in the near future.

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ZenFone 3 Deluxe
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2400 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh



1. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

What is this old news?

2. zex999

Posts: 92; Member since: Feb 14, 2016

Sorry Asus $500 for the Snapdragon 820 version is not going to cut it, especially with the ZTE Axon 7 and Oneplus 3 going for $400.

3. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

When I heard about the 256 GB + micro SD slot one I WANTED THAT SO BAD. Then when I heard it was going to be $700+ I figured to hell with that and ordered a $399 64 GB Axon 7. 64 GB with expandable storage is better than my 64 GB Nexus 6P, or a 64 GB OnePlus 3. My biggest regret was not buying a 128 GB 6P right off the bat. If I had I probably would have been able to get a full year out of it instead of just 8 months.

4. Busyboy

Posts: 731; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

Yeah, I preordered the grey Axon 7 because that price is just begging me to purchase it lol. Sucks that I need to wait until mid August though :'(

5. I_Slap_Fat_Kids

Posts: 40; Member since: May 04, 2012

That's pretty much exactly what I did, too. I love my Zenfone 2, but a big part of that is because of how cheap it was. And as much as I'd like to stay loyal to ASUS, the Axon 7 has the right price point this time around. I'm also not willing to trust ASUS for a $700+ investment until they can prove themselves capable of creating a device without certain quirks or drawbacks. My Zenfone 2 was great for the price, but it definitely does have some glaring issues.

6. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Now that my op3 have solid 5 hours SOT !! I hate asus deluxe!!

8. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

I really wish there was a phone that could withstand the horrible load of apps I stupidly depend on on a daily basis. I've had a BLU Studio Energy (5,000 mAh) which only got me around 4 hours of on screen time, my 6P would only get like 2.5 hours of on screen time, before that I had a OnePlus One and I think that one got a pretty good screen on time of around 4 hours. I'm waiting for my Axon 7 to come in today but in the mean time I'm using a Huawei Ascend Mate 2. It's supposed to get unreal screen on time like how Anandtech claimed something like 13 hours of on screen time yet I still only get a smidge over 4 hours. Apparently it isn't the phones fault that battery life is short around me.

7. Oğuzhan_77

Posts: 112; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

Better than note 7

9. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Still unofficial, yet not known the specs. Wait and see.

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