Last year ASUS delivers the best in Smartphone industry with Zenfone5, Zenfone5Z, Max Pro M1 & M2 and best in budget segment Asus Zenfone Lite L1. In last year after launch of OnePlus 6 the Zenfone 5Z announcement created direct competitor of OnePlus 6 (Review). But, it’s up to launch of POFO F1 these two flagship smartphones brings the latest Snapdragon 845 processor in line to OnePlus 6. Now, recently ASUS announced the launch date of Zenfone 6 series on 16th May in Valencia, Spain.
Before official release company recently hinted few official specification and connectivity option about upcoming launch of Zenfone 6 series. The Zenfone 6 series is equipped with latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor which is same processor used in OnePlus 7 Pro. The Snapdragon 855 fabricated based on 7nm process technology. It uses three cluster of eight core architecture. A single super large core at 2.84GHz with triple core of 2.42GHz clock speed and a Quad core which runs up to 1.8GHz clock speed. On storage, it may start from 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage. Also, device supports additional memory through dedicated SD card officially confirmed by ASUS.
Also, as per from the close source and the recent leak shows that Zenfone 6 series had dual camera at rear located horizontally at top center. It has 48MP primary camera addons 13MP secondary sensor. The secondary sensor supposed be a wide-angle lens and we didn’t know about the sensor used for primary camera. The Zenfone 6 series achieved the all view display with help of dual sliding mechanism. On sliding down located front camera, earpiece & other sensors and by sliding up speaker located.
Then for security it has rear mounted finger print scanning? Yes! As per the leaked image we have seen rear mounted finger print scanning. They did the sliding mechanism innovation but we don’t know why not included In-display finger print scanning. Wait, it’s the leak only and we didn’t know whether this smartphone is Zenfone6 or Zenfone 6Z. If the leaked image will be true means we confirmed that this time also, didn’t bring the AMOLED panel. Let’s wait for official confirmation.
The other connectivity options are triple slots with dedicated slot for SD card storage. It has still kept the 3.5mm headphone jack, Notification LED at top and a device has new Smart key located additionally with volume rockers and power button. We didn’t know the function of smart key but it may be whether a Google Assistant button or profile switching button like we seen in OnePlus 6T smartphones.