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Asus 6z with 6.4-inch Full HD+ display, Flip camera, Snapdragon 855 SoC launched starting at INR 31,999

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Asus has announced its latest flagship smartphone in India today. The company has unveiled, Asus 6z which was launched in the global market as Asus Zenfone 6. A recent legal issue came up in India and the court has ordered Asus to not make use of ZenFone branding in India. Asus, in order to stay away from the legal issues, has launched the Asus ZenFone 6 as Asus 6z in India. Except for the name, everything will remain the same in India.

Asus 6z comes with a notch-less 6.4-inch Full HD+(2340 *1080p) 19.5:9 display IPS HDR10 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, 92% screen to body ratio, and 600nits display. Under the hood, it is powered by a 7nm Octa-core Snapdragon 855 processor, Adreno 640 GPU. It comes in 6+64GB, 6+128GB, and 8+256GB variants with LPDDR4X RAM and USF 2.1 storage with up to 2TB microSD card support. The device is running on Android 9.0 Pie on top of near stock ASUS ZenUI 6 and is packed with a massive 5000mAH battery with Quick Charge 4.0 via Type-C port.

The camera on the Asus 6z is pretty unique, it comes with a flip mechanism. The camera will be at the rear by default and when a user switches to the selfie camera, the metal flip module with the custom motor flips over the display and takes photos/videos. There is a dual 48MP(f/1.79)+13MP( 125° ultrawide) flip camera with primary 48MP being Sony IMX586 sensor, 1/2.0” sensor size, 0.8 µm pixel size, 1.6 µm pixel size, Laser autofocus, Dual LED flash, Instant cameras switching, 4K UHD recording. The camera modes include Auto (with HDR+ Enhanced), Portrait, Panorama, Super Night(via OTA), Pro (RAW file support / up to 32 seconds long exposure), AI Scene Detection in 16 types, 8 filters.

The fingerprint scanner is located at the rear and the device also supports face unlock. Other features include 3.5mm Headphone jack, Customizable Smart Key, Stereo dynamic speakers, 5-magnet speaker with dual NXP TFA9874 smart amplifiers, DTS:X Ultra, FM radio, Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4GHz / 5GHz, 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth V 5.0 (EDR + A2DP), aptX  and  aptX HD, Wi-Fi direct, NFC, and GPS.

Asus 6z Specifications

  • 6.4-inch Full HD+(2340 *1080p) 19.5:9 display IPS HDR10 display, Gorilla Glass 6, 92% screen to body ratio, 600nits display
  • 7nm Octa-core Snapdragon 855 processor, Adreno 640 GPU
  • 6/8GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 64/128/256GB USF 2.1 storage, up to 2TB microSD card support
  • 48MP(f/1.79)+13MP( 125° ultrawide) flip camera – Sony IMX586, 1/2.0” sensor size, 0.8 µm pixel size, 1.6 µm pixel size, Laser autofocus, Dual LED flash, Instant cameras switching, 4K UHD recording
  • Android 9.0 Pie, ASUS ZenUI 6
  • 5000mAH battery,  Quick Charge 4.0, Type-C
  • Rear fingerprint scanner, Face unlock
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Stereo dynamic speakers, 5-magnet speaker with dual NXP TFA9874 smart amplifiers, DTS:X Ultra, FM radio
  • Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4GHz / 5GHz, 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth V 5.0 (EDR + A2DP), supports aptX and aptX HD, Wi-Fi direct, NFC, GPS
  • Notification LED
  • Thickness: 9.1mm & Weight: 190g
  • Colors: Twilight Silver, Midnight Black

Asus 6z also comes with a headset(in-box)with Hi-Res, dts support and audio tuning by 1MORE

Pricing and Availability

  • Asus 6z – 6+64GB @ INR 31,999
  • Asus 6z – 6+128GB @ INR 34,999 
  • Asus 6z – 8+256GB @ INR 39,999 

Offers

  • Flipkart Complete Mobile Protection for INR 99 (INR 3,999 original price), Doorstep pick-up and drop, Broken and Liquid damage support.

The device will be available on Flipkart from June 26, 2019. Follow us on Twitter for more news and updates.

Fell in love with Android OS from the day I bought my first Smartphone in 2013. A budding Android Developer. Love to write about Android, Tech, and Smartphones. Technology enthusiast addicted to my smartphone, I love clicking photos with my smartphone, traveling and listening to music. Currently using a OnePlus 6T and Ticwatch S.