Asus looks to have pulled up its socks so far as the battle for the bragging rights of the next-gen smartphone market is concerned, as it gears up for the official unveiling of its upcoming flagship model, the Asus ZenFone 9. For the last few months, many versions of its possible key features were doing the rounds, which kept us guessing about its real self. Now, courtesy of the accidental leak of its official promo video, Asus itself has set all speculations to rest. Let’s dive into the exciting world of ZenFone 9.

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Asus ZenFone 9’s leaked promo video drives netizens crazy, expected to flare up Asus smartphone sales globally.

Asus ZenFone 9 Specifications

ZenFone 9 appears to be a giant leap from its previous variant, the Asus ZenFone 8, which bagged a lot of praise for its super performance despite a compact size. It’s been almost a year since the inception of the latter, and Asus has now decided to bolster its bid to question the supremacy of Apple, Google, Samsung and One Plus through this new-gen smartphone. Here’s a detailed list of its awestriking features.

  • Operating System: This will come with Android 12, ZenUI, which makes it on par with the global standards.
  • Chipset: The very presence of Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm), is going to make it an absolute powerhouse.
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.19 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.75 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
  • GPU: It boasts a powerful GPU, which is as strong as the Adreno 730.
  • Memory: Though the card slot seems to be a major miss, its internal memory will be available in the following variations:128GB with 6GB RAM, 128GB with 8GB RAM, 256GB with 8GB RAM, 256GB with 12GB RAM, 256GB with 16GB RAM.
  • Camera: Nowadays, more often than not, this sole element turns out to be the deciding factor, especially with Gen Z. It’s been learnt that the Asus ZenFone 9 will have a camera to die for!
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The ZenFone 9 is expected to help Asus gain a significant market share in the Android smartphone market.

On the back – dual 50 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 12 MP, f/2.2, 112˚, 14mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF with super exciting features like LED flash, HDR, panorama and the ability to capture video in style – 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps; gyro-EIS, HDR. This has got a massive boost due to the presence of Sony IMX766 sensor.

On the front – single 12 MP, f/2.5, 28mm (standard), 1/2.93″, 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF and superb video recording capability – 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps.

  • Sound: It offers amazing stereo speakers along with a 3.5mm jack (this makes it a rarity among the conventional flagship handsets available worldwide) and supports 32-bit/384kHz audio.
  • Display: The Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protects the 5.9-inch, 84.0 cm2 Super AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ screen, which has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and a ratio of 20:9 (446 ppi density).
  • Battery: The Li-Po 4300 mAh, non-removable battery is compatible with Fast Charging and Reverse Charging, along with a USB Power Delivery 3.0
  • Highlights: A backpack mounted fingerprint scanner and a unique scroll wheel, which have been dubbed by many netizens and tech pundits as mere gimmicks.
  • Network: It works fine up to 5G technology.
  • Colours: It’s supposed to offer Black, Blue, Red and Silver variations.

Asus ZenFone 9 Release Date

The brand-new Asus ZenFone 9 is slated to be up for grabs within the next couple of months. Though we need to wait for the official confirmation by Asus, which is expected to arrive quite soon. The Asus ZenFone 8 was released in May, 2021, and going by that, it’s taking a little longer for its abled successor to arrive.

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Asus ZenFone 9 Set To Release, Likely To Challenge Apple, Google, Samsung and One Plus.

Asus ZenFone 9 Price

The flagship ZenFone 9 could cost you something around $908.73, which is believed to make it good value for money. Let’s see how its final price unfolds itself amidst worldwide calls for a curb in its price.

Asus Smartphone Gives High Hopes

The Asus ZenFone 9 is reported to catch up with the ROG Phone 6, its gaming flagship handset, in terms of performance. We will be eagerly waiting to see if Asus pays heed to the frequent requests from tech geeks regarding the incorporation of a telephoto lens in the near future.