Asus ZenFone 6 Debuts With a Rotating Digital camera, Snapdragon 855 SoC

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Asus ZenFone 6 is official. The Taiwanese computing large on Thursday unveiled the brand new ZenFone 6 smartphone at a press occasion in Spain. Set to be a successor to the corporate’s final 12 months’s flagship ZenFone 5Z, the Asus ZenFone 6 is the corporate’s first smartphone with a rotating digicam. In an effort to scale back bezels and supply an all-screen entrance, the corporate has opted for a flipping digicam. There’s a twin digicam setup within the cellphone, which usually resides on the again, however rotates when wanted to grow to be a selfie shooter. Asus appears to be following within the footsteps of Samsung, which had additionally launched a rotating digicam smartphone within the type of Galaxy A80 final month.

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In contrast to Samsung’s rotating digicam implementation in Galaxy A80, which additionally required the digicam to rise from its base place, Asus’ implementation is comparatively easy. The motorised dual-camera setup current on the again of the Asus ZenFone 6 merely rotates vertically to face the person of the cellphone. Apparently, Asus can be permitting the ZenFone 6 customers to regulate the quantity of rotation, so the customers can cease the rotation halfway to take photographs at fascinating angles. The corporate has additionally added fall-protection for the digicam module, which is able to robotically retract the digicam to its base place if the cellphone detects sudden motion – just like how the OnePlus 7 Professional’s pop-camera retracts.

Asus ZenFone 6 sports activities a full-screen entrance lined with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and again that includes a 3D-curved glass. It is not a very engaging smartphone and appears like a large slab of steel and glass.

Asus ZenFone 6 comes with a rotating twin digicam setup

Asus ZenFone 6 worth begins at EUR 499 (roughly Rs. 39,100) for the 6GB + 64GB variant, going as much as 6GB + 128GB model will retail at EUR 559 (roughly Rs. 43,800), and at last, the top-end 8GB + 256GB variant is priced at EUR 599 (roughly Rs. 47,000). It Is now accessible through the Asus eShop, and can begin delivery from Could 25. There isn’t any point out for now about when it should arrive in India. Asus has revealed that the cellphone will probably be supplied in two colors – Midnight Black and Twilight Silver.

The twin-SIM (Nano) Asus ZenFone 6 runs on Android Pie with the corporate’s Zen UI 6 on high, with a promise to improve to Android Q and Android R. The corporate has additionally joined the Android Beta programme. The cellphone includes a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) IPS display screen with 19.5:9 side ratio, 92 % screen-to-body ratio, 600 nits peak brightness, and 100 DCI-P3 color gamut. The ZenFone 6 is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, paired with as much as 8GB of RAM and Adreno 640 GPU.

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On the imaging entrance, as we talked about earlier, the cellphone packs a twin digicam setup, which homes a 48-megapixel main shooter with f/1.79, laser focus, and dual-LED flash in addition to a 13-megapixel secondary ultra-wide-angle digicam.

Asus ZenFone 6 comes with a fingerprint sensor on the again