Asus is back with another premium flagship not made for everyone with ASUS Zenfone 9. Yes, the new ASUS Zenfone 9 is not typical large-screen flagship instead it’s made for those who love compact smartphones. The ASUS Zenfone 9 comes in Midnight Black, Starry Blue, Sunset Red and Moonlight White colors.
The new ASUS Zenfone 9 will again come with a compact form factor similar to its predecessor. On the front, the new ASUS Zenfone 9 will sport a punch-hole notch placed on the top-left corner of the display. The power button which also doubles up as a fingerprint scanner along with volume rockers is on the right side.
On the top, we have got the 3.5 mm audio jack & USB Type-C port with speaker mesh on the bottom of the device. The back comes with a new design this year with a massive dual camera module taking almost 50% of the rear. There is an LED flash beside the camera with ASUS Zenfone branding on the bottom right corner. It measures 7.6mm thick and weighs 167g. It will arrive in four colors Midnight Black, Starry Blue, Sunset Red, and Moonlight White.
The new ASUS Zenfone 9 will sport 5.92 inches FHD+ Samsung E5 AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate support. There is Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on top. It is powered by the latest SD 8+ Gen 1 SoC coupled with 8GB/12GB/16GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storage.
The ASUS Zenfone 9 features dual rear cameras with a 50MP Sony IMX766 main sensor along with a six-axis gimbal module for video stabilization. There is a secondary 12MP ultra-wide sensor with a Sony IMX368 sensor. It comes with a 12MP Sony IMX663 selfie shooter with dual PDAF support.
The connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6E (ax), Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, and GNSS (GPS L1+L5, GLONASS L1, Galileo E1+E5a, BDS, and QZSS), Dual SIM 5G, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack.
The device comes with dual stereo speakers & IP68 rating making it dust and water-resistant. Lastly, the device packs a 4300 mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. It comes with just four 5G bands with 41, 77, 78, and 79. The listing also reveals only two major Android updates.
The ASUS Zenfone 9 with 8GB+128GB 799 Euros (Rs.64,500/-) in Europe.