All you need to know about ZenFone 6Z: Price, specs, launch date
The ZenFone 6Z will compete with the likes of OnePlus 7 and the Honor 20
Earlier this month ASUS flagship smartphone bearing model no ASUS_I01WD was spotted on the Geekbench and AnTuTu benchmark databases revealing some of its key specifications. According to the latest reports, the much anticipated ASUS ZenFone 6Z has already passed through FCC while getting all the necessary certification required for a United States launch.
ASUS already announced that it will be unveiling the Asus Zenfone 6 next month in Valencia, Spain on May 16. Alongside the ZenFone 6, we may witness the launch of other smartphones, including the flagship, ASUS Zenfone 6Z. Last year ASUS launched the powerful ROG phone and its flagship, the Asus Zenfone 5Z, as a competitor to the OnePlus 6. The FCC certification has revealed a few details about the design of the upcoming flagship.
So let’s take a look at what the phone has to offer.
ASUS Zenfone 6Z design
The illustrations in the FCC listing indicates at an approximate design that has rounded corners. The speaker strip placed at the bottom. The square-shaped fingerprint sensor will be placed below the camera module on the back according to the listing. The phone is also expected to feature a bezel-less display with a punch-hole camera.
ASUS Zenfone 6Z Processor
The upcoming flagship is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC according to the documentation. The choice of the processor clearly indicates that the upcoming device will be a flagship device. It also indicates that the device will be the successor to the ASUS Zenfone 5Z which was powered by the Snapdragon 845.
Will the ASUS ZenFone 6Z support fast charging support?
The listing indicates that the next ASUS flagship smartphone will have 18W fast charging support. Most Android flagship smartphones launched this year, offer 22.5W or higher fast charging. 18W charging is something we’ve also seen in budget phones this year. So while we’re not too excited about this, we’re glad it at least has 18W charging support.
ASUS ZenFone 6Z Specifications
ASUS ZenFone 6Z Camera specifications
The illustrations in the FCC listing indicates that the Zenfone 6Z will sport a dual camera setup at the back with a flash placed between both the sensors. According to some reports, ASUS might bring a slider design to the Zenfone 6Z that will bring a dual camera set up on the front along with a dedicated flash.
This smartphone could also be ASUS’s first one with support for 5G connectivity. Apart from this, the listing has not revealed anything about the upcoming flagship.
ASUS ZenFone 6Z Launch Date
The ASUS ZenFone 6Z will be launched in Spain on May of 16. The event is taking place in the city of Valencia. The event will also see the launch of more phones in the ASUS ZenFone series; probably the ZenFone 6, and the ZenFone 6 Lite.
ASUS ZenFone 6Z Price
Taking into account the price of the ZenFone 5Z, the ZenFone 6 will also be priced competitively. The expected price of the ASUS ZenFone 6 is around INR 25,000 (approx. $505). In terms of specs, the phone will compete with the likes of the OnePlus 7, the Poco F2, Realme X, and the Honor 20, all of which are yet to be launched.