Asus Zenfone 9 launched with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor

Asus Zenfone 9

Asus Zenfone 9 is a smartphone equipped with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and up to 16GB LPDDR5 memory in compact 5.9-inch housing. It is said that it is finished in a size that fits in one hand. The internal cooling mechanism uses a vapor chamber instead of the conventional heat pipe, and also incorporates a heat spreader that combines copper and graphite sheets.

The display size remains unchanged at 5.9 inches, and is equipped with AMOLED with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels. In addition to being able to display a smooth display at a refresh rate of 120Hz, it also features high color accuracy less than Delta E 1, a wide color gamut with sRGB 115% and DCI-P3 112% coverage, and support for HDR10+. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus is used on the surface, and it is designed to be resistant to scratches and impacts.

As for the rear camera, it has two 50-megapixel main and 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle cameras. The sensor is made by Sony and incorporates IMX766 and IMX363 respectively. The newly adopted 6-axis hybrid gimbal stabilizer for optical image stabilization detects all movements of the main unit and controls the camera module in real time to reduce image blur.

In addition, ultra-fast autofocus technology, electronic camera shake correction algorithm, various shooting modes, Audio HDR that can record from quiet to loud sounds, wind noise reduction function, etc. are also available, making perfect photos / videos in any situation. Is supposed to be taken.

The housing has an IP68-compliant waterproof and dustproof design, and by adopting a newly developed texture material, the back cover is 36% lighter than before, and a durable and grippy texture is realized. did. The side is equipped with a ZenTouch multifunction power button that supports one-handed operation, and can be operated by swiping up and down or double-clicking. A fingerprint sensor is also built in here.

In addition, around accessories, a modular system called Connex is adopted in some cases. The lower half of the protective case is like a pegboard, and you can attach a kickstand or a card holder for business cards.

The main Asus Zenfone 9 specifications include Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, 6GB/8GB/16GB LPDDR5 memory, 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1, 5.9 type 1,080 x 2,400 dot AMOLED (120Hz display compatible), ZenUI 9 (Android 12), etc. The camera has a 50 million pixel main (IMX766) + 12 million pixel super wide angle (IMX363) on the back and a 12 million pixel (IMX663) on the front.

The SIM available is Nano SIM x 2 and supports 5G + 5G DSDV. The wireless function is equipped with Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2 (Snapdragon Sound / aptX Adaptive compatible), and NFC. Sensors include acceleration, electronic compass, proximity, ambient illumination, fingerprint authentication, gyro (ARCore compatible), and hall, and the positioning method supports GPS, GNSS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, and NavIC.

The interface is USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, etc. There are four main body colors, Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Sunset Red, and Starry Blue. The size is 68.1 x 146.5 x 9.1 mm (width x height x thickness), and the weight is 169 g. It has a battery capacity of 4,300mAh and supports quick charging up to 30W.