MADRID, July 28 (Portaltic/EP) –
Asus presented its new “smartphone” Zenfone 9 this Thursday, a completely redesigned compact terminal that supports the mobile platform Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and integrates a 5.9-inch AMOLED screen.
This device is the successor to the Zenfone 8 series phone that was launched in February this year and consists of Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip models with different screen sizes and battery capacities.
Zenfone 9 retains the screen size of its predecessor, 5.9 inches, as well as its weight, 169 grams. However, one of the main differences between Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 9 is that the latter has a larger chip (SoC) with a 10 percent higher ratio.
In addition, it has a 40 percent larger camera compound two lenses out of frameUnlike the previous device. Also, the battery size is 7.5 larger than the model presented a few months ago.
Other aesthetic details highlighted by the manufacturer during the presentation is the format of its bezels, square and with straight lines – compared to the curves of the Zenfone 8 – that improves the grip of the device.
ZENFONE 9, FAST AND EFFICIENT
After comparing both iterations, Asus has published the technical specifications of its latest version, which is characterized by a material of structured and resistant surface. This helps reduce the back panel weight by 36 percent compared to the previous generation Zenfone.
The tech company has highlighted that it launched to take advantage of the device’s lightweight design a ZenTouch multifunction power button, is on the side.
With it you can unlock your phone with a simple touch of the integrated fingerprint sensor or access other functions such as B. voice dictation, opening notifications or refreshing a web page.
The screen of the new terminal is 120Hz AMOLED, offers Delta E <1 color accuracy and fast scrolling, as well as 115 percent sRGB and 112 percent DCI-P3 Gala color in cinema quality.
It also stands out for being equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor that allows the CPU to increase its work by 15 percent and be the GPU 50 percent fasterImprovements that translate into greater performance and efficiency of the device.
On the other hand, the manufacturer has mentioned that it integrates a renewed cooling system that lowers the temperature and prevents overheating during use.
Thus, it is made of materials such as graphite and copper and a vapor chamber of 1727 mm2, and the total surface area of the thermal material is 13.5 percent larger than that of the Zenfone 8.
It is also equipped with an upgraded 4300mAh battery and low-power components. It is charged with a 30W HyperCharge adapter, has fast charging technology and can reach almost two days of autonomy.
In the camera section, Zenfone 9 stands out for the integration of two lenses, the main one being 50 megapixels (MP) with an IMX766 sensor. The other rear lens is 12MP with an IMX363 sensor and the front is 12MP with autofocus.
The first of these lenses integrates a 6-axis hybrid gimbal stabilizer that eliminates blur and vibration and compensates for shifts of up to 3 degrees, softening photos taken in motion.
This camera also introduces the new Light Trail mode in its beta version as well as the modes Night, Pro, Panorama, Slow Motion and Time Lapse.
As for sound, Asus Zenfone 9 is equipped with Dual Stereo Qualcomm WSAB8835 speakers and supports Audio HDR, 3D Surround and Audio Windscreen technologies that reduce wind noise during video recording in adverse conditions.
Asus Zenfone 9 that works with Android 12 and the ZenUI 9 customization layer, is now available in four different colors: Moonlight White, Sunset Red, Starry Blue, and Midnight Black.
The price varies depending on the configuration chosen and can be purchased at €829 in the standard version (8 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM) 879 euros (8 GB RAM and 256 GB ROM) and 929 (16 GB RAM and 256 GB internal memory).
However, the first of these versions can be purchased from this Thursday until August 27th with a 70% discount on the final price.
BET ON UTILITY
The company also presented its new range of smart accessories. Specifically, the Zenfone 9 will be presented as the first phone to use the new system Asus Connex modular cases.
These cases feature a kickstand that, when opened, launches a chosen app or game so you can enjoy the contents. without having to hold the device.
The new series also has additional accessories such as a Connex business card holder or the smart backpack holder. This attaches the clamp to the backpack strap and at the desired angle, e.g Use it as an action camera.
This allows the phone to be inserted or removed from the magnetic mount easily and safely, as it integrates a security cord that anchors it to this structure, and it can be operated with one hand.
The prices for these accessories are around 39.99 euros for the case with stand, 49.99 euros for the complete set (ZF9 Connex Accessories Set) and 99.99 euros for the ZF9 Smart Magnet Backpack holder