Apparently this rumour is actually true. ASUS just announced that their upcoming Zenfone 3 Deluxe would be shipping with the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, instead of the 820. This update will only be for the 256GB model however.
As a recap, the specs of the updated Zenfone 3 Deluxe are as follow:
- ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
- 6GB RAM
- 5.7-inch display (FHD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, Super AMOLED, Always-on, 3000000:1 dynamic contrast, 1.3mm bezel)
- 23MP rear camera (0.03s Tri-Tech Autofocus [phase detection autofocus, laser autofocus, continous autofocus], 4-axis optical image stabilization, 3-axis EIS, PixelMaster 3.0, sapphire cover glass, 6P lens, Sony IMX 318 sensor, 4K video recording, DTI technology, 92MP super resolution, Dual LED flash, Colour Correction sensor)
- Features fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE Cat 13, USB Type-C 3.0 port, 5-magnet speaker system, NXP Smart Amp volume boost
- Quick Charge 3.0 (60% in 39 minutes)
- Price: USD 780(~RM 3107)
The new smartphone will be arriving in certain markets around the world, excluding Malaysia. Of course they may just change their mind about that, just like the specs of the Zenfone 3 Deluxe. Stay tuned to TechNave for more information.