Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra vs Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe

There is always a better handset than the device you are looking for buying. Similarly, If you are going to buy any smartphone than you must see these  both Asus Smartphones. We are Talking about the Asus phones which are taking over the Indian Smartphone Market. In this article, we are comparing the latest handset, which are Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra and Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe.


Both these smartphones come with an exclusive and great features in the market, both the devices were launched in August of 2016. These two device comes with great color options such as Glacier Silver, Titanium Gray, Metallic Pink, Shimmer Gold colors.

Design and Design

Nowadays people just don’t want a flat box with smart features. So, both the smartphones have an elegant and attractive design. ZenFone 3 Ultra comes with a 6.80-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display, as compared to Deluxe, which has 5.7 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. It measures 186.4 x 93.9 x 6.8 mm (7.34 x 3.70 x 0.27 in) and weighs of 233 g (8.22 oz). On the other hand, Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe has 156.4 x 77.4 x 7.5 mm (6.16 x 3.05 x 0.30 in) and weighs of 170 g (6.00 oz). Zenfone Ultra’s Multiple Touchscreen can hold and feel touch from 10 fingers at once as compared to Deluxe which can hold 5 fingers. There’s Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Both the devices have a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels display with different ppi, first one has 324ppi and second one has 386 ppi. It is quite difficult to judge the best display and design, so it is up to users which device they want to buy.

Hardware and Software

Both phones have little differences in their hardware section. Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra comes with v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system. It has inbuilt Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Processor and Chipset with the support from the Adreno 510 GPU. On the other hand Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe runs Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow). It inbuilts 2.4GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820/Snapdragon 821, Processor and Chipset with the Adreno 530 GPU.


Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra stands with 3/4 GB of RAM and 32/64/128 GB of internal storage which can be expand up to 256 GB via a Microsd card. On the other hand Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe stands with 4/6 GB of RAM and 64/128/256 GB internal storage which can be expand up to 256 GB via a Micro SD card. Now it is up to users hoe much memory they want. Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe Wins.

Camera and Battery

As comparing Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra and Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe have same in camera section sports a Dual 23 MP of the rear facing camera with phase detection auto focus, geo tagging, panorama, HDR and dual-LED (dual tone) flash light features. The rear facing primary camera is capable of the [email protected] of HD video recording. On the front there’s a 8 MP for selfies and is also capable of 1080p HD video recording. There’s a little difference in Battery section. The Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra consists of 4600 mAh non removable battery. It has a feature of Fast battery charging: 60% in 45 min (Quick Charge 3.0). The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe consists of 3000 mAh non removable battery. It has a feature of Fast battery charging: 60% in 40 min (Quick Charge 3.0).

Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe is Wins in battery.

Connectivity and Sensors

Connectives options are same with a little difference in USB’s and NFC. Connectives are dual SIM (Nano-SIM/ Micro-SIM), Wi-Fi 802.11, GPS A-GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, Infrared port, 3G, 4G. There’s a difference in Wired connectivity, Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra comes with USB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go. On the other hand Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe comes with NFC, USB v3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Both of the devices has same Sensors on the phone include fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope.Both the devices is quite superb in connectives. User’s can be decide.


Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra:  INR 49,999 ($747).

Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe:  INR 49,999 ($747)- Rs. 62,999 ($938).


  • Asus Zenfone 3 UltraAsus ZenFone 3 Deluxe
  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    186.4 x 93.9 x 6.8 mm (7.34 x 3.70 x 0.27 in) 156.4 x 77.4 x 7.5 mm (6.16 x 3.05 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight
    233 g (8.22 oz) 170 g (6.00 oz)
  • Colors
    Glacier Silver, Titanium Gray, Metallic Pink Glacier Silver, Titanium Gray, Shimmer Gold
  • Waterproof
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  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    6.8 inches 5.7 inches
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors 16M colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    324 ppi 386 ppi pixel density
  • Touch Screen
    Multitouch Yes, up to 5 fingers
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Features
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
    Browser HTML5
    Java No
    - Fast battery charging: 60% in 45 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
    - MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
    - MP4/H.264 player
    - Document viewer
    - Photo/video edito
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
    Browser HTML5
    Java No
    - Fast battery charging: 60% in 40 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
    - MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
    - MP4/H.264 player
    - Document viewer
    - Photo/video editor


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  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)/Quad-core (2x2.4 GHz Kryo & 2x2.0 GHz Kryo)
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 510 Adreno 530
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3/4 GB 4/6GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    16/32/64 GB 64/128/256 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    256 GB 256 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


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  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    - -


  • Asus Zenfone 3 UltraAsus ZenFone 3 Deluxe
  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    23 MP 23MP
  • Image
    - -
  • Video
  • Camera Features
    1/2.6" sensor size, 1 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, laser/phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash 1/2.6" sensor size, 1 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, laser/phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    dual-LED (dual tone) flash dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Secondary
    8MP 8 MP


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  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    4600 mAh battery 3000 mAh battery
  • Placement
    Non-removable Non-removable
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    - -
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    Up to 34 h (3G) -
  • Music Play
    - -


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  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go v3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    - -
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
  • Remote Control
    - -


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