|Dimension||186.4 x 93.9 x 6.8 mm|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|RAM||3 GB/4 GB|
|ROM||32 GB/64 GB/128 GB|
|External Storage||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.8 inches (~72.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels (~324 ppi pixel density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Primary||23 MP, f/2.0, laser/phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash|
|Front||8 MP, f/2.0|
|Endurance||Up to 34 h (3G)|
|Bands||2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|Sim||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM/ Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Operating System||Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - Asus ZenUI 3.0|
|USB Support||v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Misc.||Fingerprint (front-mounted), Fast battery charging: 60% in 45 min (Quick Charge 3.0)|
If you’re looking for a smartphone that has big all-round specifications, the answer might be Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra ZU680KL. Comes with 6.8 inch screen, huge 4,600 mAh battery capacity, ROM storage up to 128 GB and great 23 MP camera resolution. This smartphone is definitely ready to compete head to head with Xiaomi Mi Max in a phablet segment because both have a similar specifications.
Asus Zenfone 3 weighed 223 grams with 186 x 93 x 6.8 mm body dimension, quite thin for a phablet. The screen size is 6.8 inch with full HD resolution 1920 x 1080 pixel which is protected using Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Asus claims that this smartphone will spoil its users eyes with Tru2life+ technology which bring 4K-like experience in its screen.
Overall ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra body made from metal using unibody design. At the edge of the smartphone, there is 0.18 mm bevel cutting giving premium looks at first sight. You can see there is a slight different from the previous ASUS Zenfone series by looking at the home button on the bottom front of the smartphone.
As stated before, ASUS is trying to spoil Zenfone 3 Ultra users with a new technology called Visual Master by planting specific processor which claimed to make the image quality on the screen equal to 4K UHD TV.
The screen has 400 nits brightness level and 200 percents contrast ratio to produce exceptionally colorful image. And there is also ASUS SonicMaster 3.0 which is 140 percent more powerful from common smartphone speaker to present audio virtual 7.1 experience to the user.
The processor used in ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra is quite capable as a mid-end processor, Snapdragon 652 octa-core which run at 1.8 GHz. Supported by 3 GB/ 4 GB RAM and Adreno 510 GPU, enable this smartphone to handle great multimedia performance.
With a big computation ability, ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra needs a big battery capacity. This has been accomodated by 4,600 mAh Li-ion battery and enhanced by Quick Charge technology from Qualcomm. You can get from 0% to 60% capacity just by charging it for 45 minutes.
Even as a phablet doesn’t mean that ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra has low quality camera. On the contrary, ASUS is using a 23 MP resolution camera module with PixelMaster 3.0 technology which enable user to capture a super 92 MP photo.
The ability of its camera is also enhanced with TriTech autofocus to fasten focus lock speed to 0.03 second. Optical image stabilizer and electronic image stabilizer are also used to minimalize blur that often happen when user shoot a picture.Buy ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL for $688!