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Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra

Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra
6.8"
1080 x 1920 pixels
23 MP
8 MP front
Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
Octa-core, 1800 MHz
RAM: 4 GB
MEMORY: 128 GB + MicroSD
BATTERY: 4600 mAh
Announced: May 30, 2016
Market status: Released
Release date: Jul 12, 2016
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • Very big display (6.8 inches)
  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.27 inches)
  • Lots of RAM (4 GB RAM)
  • Dual SIM card support

Cons

No cons

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Description

The Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra stands rather tall at 6.8 inches, though this is arguably its single highlight. Specs-wise, it is not as impressive as the 6GB RAM Deluxe phone Asus also introduced, it's just a very good upper mid-range device. Design-wise, it's a full-metal device that comes without any visible antenna lines, and Asus claims this is the world's first phone to do so. Asus also wants you to know that its 6.8-inch monster is pretty well-endowed in the audio department. The phone seemingly arrives with a duo of powerful five-magnet stereo speakers, as well as DTS 7.1 virtual surround support. Oh, and did we mention that the phone arrives with a 4,600mAh battery? Well, we just did. The juicer's so large that you can use the Zenfone 3 Ultra to charge other phones with a 1.5A power output.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (6.0), ZenUI 3.0 UI
  • Dimensions:
    • 7.34 x 3.70 x 0.27 inches (186.4 x 93.9 x 6.8 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 8.22 oz (233 g)
      the average is 5.5 oz (158 g)
  • Materials:
    • Main body: Aluminum
  • Features:
    • Fingerprint (touch), Touch sensitive control keys, Soft keys
  • Colors:
    • Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 6.8 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 324 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • IPS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 72.75 %
  • Features:
    • Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 23 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.0
    • Pixel size:

      Pixel size - The size of an individual pixel on a camera's sensor. The bigger, the better.

      • 1.12 μm
    • Hardware Features:
      • Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection, Laser)
    • Software Features:
      • Object tracking, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
    • Settings:
      • Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 3840x2160 (4K) (24 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 8976
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Adreno 510
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 4 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 128 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 200 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 4600 mAh
  • Type:
    • Not user replaceable

Multimedia

  • Screen mirroring:
    • Wireless screen share, SlimPort
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Stereo speakers
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • for Noise cancellation

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 800, 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 38, 40, 41
  • Data:
    • LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
  • Nano SIM:
    • Yes
  • Multiple SIM cards:
    • 2 slots, Shared with microSD

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.2, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 3.0
    • Connector:
      • USB Type-C (reversible)
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 30 May 2016

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This device is also known as Asus ZU680KL


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