Tag Archive: Zenfone


ASUS is rebranding the ZenFone 6 to ASUS 6Z in India following court ban

ASUS is banned from using ZenFone branding in India, so it’s renaming the ZenFone 6 to ASUS 6Z.

What you need to know ASUS is renaming the ZenFone 6 to ASUS 6Z in India. The manufacturer was found to infringe on an already existing trademark for Zen branding. The ASUS 6Z is slated to make its debut in India on June 19.

ASUS is facing an unexpected issue ahead of the launch of the ZenFone 6. A  [Read More…]

ASUS’ limited edition ZenFone 6 Edition 30 has 12GB RAM, 512GB storage

ASUS is launching a special variant of the ZenFone 6 to commemorate its 30th anniversary.

What you need to know ASUS unveils ZenFone 6 Edition 30 with a new design at the back. Only 3,000 units will be sold globally. It has 12GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, and comes with a 30-month warranty.

ASUS is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and to commemorate the occasion the Taiwanese manufacturer rolled out a series of limited edition  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone 6 is all set to make its debut in India

The ZenFone 6 gets listed on Flipkart ahead of its launch in India.

ASUS unveiled the ZenFone 6 earlier this month, with the phone featuring a 48MP rotating camera and massive 5000mAh battery. India is a key market for ASUS, with the ZenFone 5z doing remarkably well in the country last year. So it’s no wonder that the Taiwanese manufacturer is getting ready to launch the phone in the country, with Flipkart rolling out a microsite for  [Read More…]

The ZenFone 6 designs that never saw the light of day

From dual sliders to offset notches and removable modules, these are the designs ASUS considered before settling on the ZenFone 6.

One of the most fascinating parts of a phone’s design process is the concept drawing stage, where a manufacturer first experiments with ideas before deciding on a firm design and feature set. Ahead of today’s ASUS ZenFone 6 launch, we visited the company’s headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, to get an early look at the finished article, as well  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone 6 preview: Big battery, flip camera, stock Android!

ASUS’s new flagship has the specs phone nerds want, and the cameras selfie fans need.

In recent years, the ASUS ZenFone line has been characterized by overbearing software, a bewildering number of often superfluous features, and copycat design language. After first seeing last year’s ZenFone 5 series, my initial impressions were of a phone whose only goal was to be a cheaper iPhone lookalike, while also bludgeoning me with nonsensical faux-AI features. It did little to convince  [Read More…]

ASUS launches ZenFone 6 with top-tier hardware and flip-up camera

In an age of lookalike phones and steep competition, hardware makers need to be creative. And, while last year was all about squeezing in extra display around a cutout display, the trend in mid-2019 is to work around that concept.

ASUS today joined the ranks of phone makers offering up an interesting design choice for its latest device, the ZenFone 6. Moreover, the new handset also packs incredibly compelling hardware with a competitive price.

The flagship-worthy phone follows on the  [Read More…]

Stable Android 9.0 Pie update rolling out to ASUS ZenFone 5Z globally

The ZenFone 5Z is getting a generous dose of Pie.

ASUS has kicked off the rollout of stable Android 9.0 Pie update for the ZenFone 5Z. The update is going out globally, with ASUS noting that it should be available to all 5Z users over the coming weeks.

ASUS pared back ZenUI’s customizations in recent years, with the interface now in line with pure Android. The update should being all the new features in Pie, including app  [Read More…]

Sub-$500 smartphone showdown: Pocophone F1 vs ASUS Zenfone 5Z

Companies like Xiaomi and OnePlus started a new movement a few years back. As they begun releasing products packing high-end features and much cheaper price tags than the competition’s, a new product category was born: the affordable flagship.

And over the years more and more Android phone makers have joined in the efforts to offer well-specced, but still wallet-friendly handsets for customers who don’t want to spend $ 800+ on a phone.

Well among the most recent entries into this  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi A2 vs. ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1: Divergence

You can choose between a great camera or outstanding battery life, but not both.

Earlier this year, ASUS turned the tables on Xiaomi with the ZenFone Max Pro M1, a budget phone with a huge battery and enticing hardware that went toe-to-toe with the Redmi Note 5 Pro and came out ahead in a few areas. ASUS not only managed to undercut the Redmi Note 5 Pro but was also able to make enough units available to  [Read More…]

Which flagship killer is for you? ASUS ZenFone 5Z vs OnePlus 6

Unveiled back at MWC 2018 in February, the ASUS ZenFone 5Z finally went up for pre-order in the US this week at an affordable $ 499. And the price puts it in direct competition with the OnePlus 6.

The affordable flagship category has been seeing an intense amount of competition in recent years. It was initially dominated by OnePlus and Xiaomi, but now entrants like ASUS are coming out with very compelling alternatives.

Which brings us to today’s question. How  [Read More…]