Asus Zenfone 9 was running around rumor mills for some time now. The company finally made its next premium flagship official in the Global market. The device sits over the Zenfone 8 with some significant upgrades. Let’s take a closer look at the specifications, features, price, and other details of the latest Asus handset.
Asus Zenfone 9 features a 5.9-inch AMOLED display with a layer of Gorilla Glass Victus for protection. The panel offers a 120Hz screen refresh rate, a Full HD+ resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, and a 20:9 aspect ratio. In addition, it is IP68 rated for dust and splash resistance.
Under the hood, the smartphone draws power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. The processor is paired with up to 16GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. On the software front, it boosts Android 12 out of the box.
For optics, Zenfone 9 carries a massive dual camera module at the back. It consists of a 50MP primary sensor and a 12MP ultra-wide unit. Besides, the setup comes with 6-axis gimbal stabilization and 8K video recording support as well. At the front, a 12MP lens with dual PDAF serves selfies and video calls.
Moreover, the device ships with a 4,300 mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging. The company claims that the device can go from 0 to 50% in just 30 minutes. Further, the other notable features include a 3.5mm headphone jack, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a dual speaker, a touch-sensitive strip, vapor chamber cooling, a Google Assistant button, WiFi 6/6E, Bluetooth 5.2, and NFC.
Price and Availability
Asus Zenfone 9 arrives in Midnight Black, Starry Blue, Sunset Red, and Moonlight White color options. The device will soon go on sale however, the exact date is not yet announced. Depending upon the storage variant you choose, here’s how much it will cost:
- 8GB/ 128GB: €799
- 8GB/ 256GB: €849
- 16GB/ 256GB: €899