Asus has announced the launch date for its latest flagship smartphone, Zenfone 6. In India, the smartphone will launch as Asus Zenfone 6z on June 19.
As many of you might be aware, the Delhi High Court recently issued an order that bars ASUS from selling smartphone using the ZenFone branding. However, ASUS is working with the Delhi High Court to resolve the Zen Mobiles and ZenFone trademark lawsuit. Until the matter is resolved, ASUS will not able to launch any new smartphone with the ZenFone branding on it. This is the reason why the Taiwanese PC hardware and smartphone maker has decided to go ahead and launch the ZenFone 6 in India as ASUS 6z instead.
The launch date for Zenfone 6z was displayed on Flipkart, the partnered e-tailer for Asus. Flipkart had been teasing the new smartphone ever since its India launch was announced. Speaking of the flagship phone, Zenfone 6 was launched in China last May. The dual rear cameras flip to the front for selfies as well. The setup includes a 48-megapixel Sony IMX 586 sensor and a 13-megapixel wide-angle lens. Under the hood of the phone runs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor. It comes with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. Asus Zenfone 6 houses a 5,000mAh battery with 18W Quick Charge 4.0 support. On the software front, it runs on Zen UI 6 with near stock Android experience.
Asus Zenfone 6 is equipped with dual 5-magnet stereo speaker, Dual NxP smartamps, dual mic and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphone also has a notch-less 6.4-inch Full HD+ NanoEdge display with Gorilla Glass 6 layered on top.