Asus 6Z Price in India, Specifications, Features, Launch Highlights: Asus has launched the Asus 6Z in India today. The smartphone is the rebranded version of the Asus Zenfone 6 that was launched in Europe. The phone features a dual flip camera setup of 48MP + 13MP that can be rotated by 180 degrees to act as both rear cameras and front cameras.
The Asus flagship is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and its pricing starts at Rs 31,999 for the base 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. The 6GB RAM/128GB storage model is priced at Rs 34,999 and the high-end 8GB RAM/256GB storage model is priced at Rs 39,999. Asus 6Z will be available from June 26 via Flipkart.
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Asus 6Z price starts at Rs 31,999
The price of Asus 6Z starts at Rs 31,999 for the base model of 6GB RAM/64GB storage. The 6GB RAM/128GB storage model is priced at Rs 34,999 and the 8GB RAM/256GB storage model is priced at Rs 39,999.
The phone will be available on Flipkart and the first sale will be on June 26, 2019.
Asus 6Z storage models
Asus 6Z comes in three variants-- 6GB RAM/64GB storage, 6GB RAM/128GB storage and 8GB RAM/256GB storage. The phone will be available on Flipkart
Asus 6Z sports 3.5mm headphone jack
Unlike other flagship smartphones, Asus 6Z comes with a premium headphone in-the-box. Yes, the 6Z does feature a headphone jack.
Flip camera endurance
Asus says it designed the Flip Camera system with liquid metal, which is supposedly hard to break. The rotating mechanism is tested for 100,000 flips, which is roughly equivalent to 28 selfies every day for five years.
Asus 6Z dual flip cameras
The highlight feature of the 6Z is its camera setup, which consists of two sensors. One is the Sony IMX 586 - the 48MP camera and the other is a 13MP wide-angle lens with a field of view of 126º.
The Flip camera lets you take pictures of what's in front of you more comfortably. It also rotates 180 degrees to work as selfie camera.
Asus 6Z: Android Q support
Asus 6Z is upgradable to Android Q, one of the few smartphones to get the next version of Android.
Dedicated Google assistant button
The 6Z also features a dedicated button to wake up Google Assistant.
User Interface on the Asus 6Z
Asus has made a number of improvements to its ZenUI interface, which should look and feel a lot like stock Android, but with some minor tweaks.
It features Smart Volume, which adjusts your ringtone level to match your environment. It also includes improvements to the company's OptiFlex optimization technology and a dark mode for the UI.
Asus 6Z processor
As you'd expect, Asus 6Z is powered by Qualcomm’s latest flagship Snapdragon 855 processor. This chipset also powers OnePlus 7 Pro and Oppo Reno 10X Zoom. The processor is a huge lead in CPU and GPU performances.
Asus 6Z: Battery
The 6Z promises great battery life with a big 5,000mAh unit which should be good enough for two days. It also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0. Asus says users would not never need a power bank when they use the 6Z.
Asus 6Z: Display
The 6Z sports a 6.4-inch NanoEdge display with a resolution of 2340x1080, giving it an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The front screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
Asus launches Asus 6Z
Asus has launched the Asus 6Z in India. Shawn Chang, Senior Director- Product Marketing, Asus, takes the stage. Chang says the 6Z is made for India. The company did intensive research before launching the 6Z in India.
Asus 6Z launch event starts
Jonney Shih, Asus Chairman, takes the stage. He is talking about the Indian smartphone market. Shih says Asus is fourth largest smartphone maker in the online segment.
Why Asus rebranded the Asus Zenfone 6 as Asus 6Z in India
A Delhi High Court order restrains Asus from selling its smartphones with ‘Zen’ branding, which includes its ZenFone-branded phones. That's why the Taiwanese company rebranded its Asus Zenfone 6 smartphone as the Asus 6Z in India. Despite this, the launch of the Asus flagship has not been delayed in the country.
Asus 6Z (Zenfone 6): Expected price
Asus will unveil the India pricing of its flagship device at the event but the company is expected to offer the Asus 6Z close to its European price that starts at EUR 499 (around Rs. 38,800) for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant.
The 6GB RAM + 128GB storage version of Asus 6Z is priced at EUR 559 (around Rs. 43,500), whereas the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model is priced at EUR 599 (around Rs. 46,600).
Asus 6Z (Zenfone 6): How to watch livestream
Asus will stream the launch event live at its official social channels. Official Asus India accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube will stream the event. Flipkart has also embedded the live channel link to stream the event at its website.
Asus 6Z (Zenfone 6): Launch timing
Asus 6Z is scheduled to launch in India today on Wednesday. The launch event for the Asus flagship will begin at 12:30 pm IST (Indian Standard Time) in New Delhi.