In a grand spectacle, Asus officially launched its flagship smartphones namely Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe, Zenfone 3 Ultra, and the Zenfone 3 to an excited crowd of around 500 fans, 300 media and 200 trade partners during the Zenvolution local launch held at the Sofitel Philippines Plaza on August 14, 2016. Asus also unveiled the new Zenbook 3 and Transformer 3 which are both considered powerful, elegant and compact machines. Alongside these powerful machines and gadgets, Zenfone 3 ambassadors were also revealed to the public - Jason Magbanua, Gab Valenciano, and Alodia Gosiengfiao.
Asus Marketing Manager Christian Jamolod said "Staying true to the core of the brand, we believe that the industry movers such as Jason, Gab and Alodia best embody the passion points of the premium and powerful Zenfone 3 series. We have full confidence that our ambassadors are a perfect fit with the brand to demonstrate the power, elegance and versatility of our new flagship smartphones."
For this year, Asus has three flagship devices and each of them are represented by these three celebrities. For Jason Magbanua, it is the top of the line Zenfone 3 Deluxe. So what Jason has to say about this particular model?
"I nicknamed this phone Sexy Beast, it's sexy and powerful. And as a profession, I document other people's events but I also love to document mine, my family, friends, and my travels, and I'm able to take excellent pictures with this camera," - Jason Magbanua, a celebrated wedding videographer.The biggest of the three new devices is the Zenfone 3 Ultra which sports 6.8-inch screen is represented by Gab Valenciano. And he said...
"Sometimes size doesn't matter, it's the performance, but why not both? And that's one of the biggest thing that I love about this premium phone. It has an amazing camera, a full HD screen, and the sound that is very superb, and watching videos in something this big is quite amazing."Some of the cool things about the Zenfone 3 Ultra is that it's the world's first device to have the Asus-exclusive Tru2Life+ technology that simply provides a fervent visual experience, and it is complimented with two new powerful five-magnet stereo speakers and a NXP smart amplifier for a more defined sound quality. And for a more incredible multimedia experience, the Zenfone 3 Ultra is also a first in the world to sport virtual 7.1 channel surround-sound with DTS Headphone X.
Then the feature-packed and stunningly designed Zenfone 3 model is personified by Alodia Gosiengfiao, the reputed cosplay goddess and certified gamer.
To see the full specs of these three devices, you may check out my another post here. And in addition to these, two more affordable Zenfone 3 smartphones were locally launched as well, the Zenfone 3 Max and Zenfone 3 Laser, here I created a separate post for these two. And what about official pricing? Suggested retail prices are listed here for all the Zenfone 3 smartphones.
" I brought my Zenfone 3 to Japan a few days ago and played Pokemon Go, I was playing the whole day but what I didn't realize is that I didn't charge my phone. The battery life was amazing, is lasted the whole day and I got lots of Pokemon." Alodia said.