Price for the Asus ZenFone 9 starts at EUR 799. (roughly Rs. 64,800).
The latest flagship smartphone from Asus was announced on Thursday. It is called the ZenFone 9.The latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC powers the new Zenfone series device from the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer, which also has a hole-punch display with a 120Hz refresh rate.The ZenFone 9 has two rear cameras, each powered by a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 main sensor, and a 4,300mAh battery.It has up to 256GB of storage and up to 16GB of RAM, and it includes dual stereo speakers with Dirac HD Sound.
Asus ZenFone 9 price, availability
The Asus ZenFone 9 is available for purchase starting at EUR 799 (about Rs. 64,800) for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model.Additionally, the phone comes in 8GB RAM + 256GB storage and 16GB RAM + 256GB storage configurations.It is available in the colours Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Sunset Red and Starry Blue.
The ZenFone 9’s base model is currently only available for purchase in Taiwan; other models are currently only up for pre-order.There are still several unknowns regarding its cost and availability in other areas.
Asus ZenFone 9 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Asus ZenFone 9 comes pre-installed with Android 12.A 5.9-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) 120Hz Samsung AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, 1,100 nits of peak brightness, and 112 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 colour gamut is included in the device.The display that is HDR10 and HDR10+ certified also offers Corning Gorilla Glass Victus panel protection and always-on support.The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and an integrated Adreno 730 GPU are all found inside the ZenFone 9.
The ZenFone 9 boasts a dual rear camera combination with a 50-megapixel primary Sony IMX766 sensor with an f/1.9 lens and a 12-megapixel secondary Sony IMX363 sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide lens and a 113-degree field of view for photographs and movies.The six-axis gimbal stabiliser is supported by the primary back camera.The front 12-megapixel Sony IMX663 camera on the Asus ZenFone 9 has an f/2.45 lens for taking selfies.Pro video, slow motion, light trails, panorama, night photography and time-lapse photography are just a few of the camera settings that come preloaded.It provides UFS 3.1 storage of up to 256GB.
The phone has 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6/ 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/ A-GPS/ NavIC, NFC, FM radio, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack as connectivity options.An accelerometer, ambient light sensor, e-compass, gyroscope, hall sensor, magnetometer and a proximity sensor are among the sensors on board.For authentication, a fingerprint sensor is also integrated within the display.The Asus ZenFone 9 sports a dust- and water-resistant IP68-certified construction.
A 4,300mAh battery within the ZenFone 9 allows for 30W quick charging.On a single charge, it is said to provide up to 18.5 hours of video playback time and up to 8 hours of gaming time.
In order to enhance the ZenFone 9’s capacity to record audio, Asus equipped it with two microphones and OZO Audio Noise Reduction Technology.The phone contains two Dirac HD Sound stereo speakers.The phone’s dimensions are 146.5×68.1×9.1mm, and its weight is 169 grammes.