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ASUS Launches World’s First Flip Camera Smartphone 6z with Exclusive Features

By: DT News Network
June, 19, 2019

ASUS India announced the launch of extraordinary ASUS 6z, a powerful smartphone featuring the unique Motorised Flip Camera, a groundbreaking innovation that heralds a new era of mobile photography and Flagship smartphones.

 

Speaking at the launch, Jonney Shih, Chairman, ASUS said, “We constantly challenge ourselves to give people the best experience possible and ASUS 6z is the ultimate illustration of our passion and persistence for innovation and technology. We're proud of what we've accomplished, and we hope our users are too.”

“We are excited to see the latest ASUS flagship smartphone, 6Z, launch in India today,” said RajenVagadia, Vice President & President, Qualcomm India & SAARC. “The Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform is built to deliver power packed performance and speed for even the most demanding of users. The truly innovative camera design combined with the unparalleled processing power of the Snapdragon 855 will deliver exceptional images and videos to consumers in India.”

“The new Asus 6z has truly defied ordinary in the flagship segment! The innovation that the new 6z brings is intuitive and solves real photography challenges of today's consumers. As the leader in the smartphone category online, Flipkart has always endeavored to offer the best selection at every price point. We are confident that 6z will resonate with our consumers." Flipkart, Senior Director, Smartphones, Aditya Soni.

Flip Camera is an innovative solution that simultaneously addresses the twin problems of display 'notches' and low-resolution front-facing cameras. The motorized flip-up camera module contains a 48MP Sony IMX586 main camera and a 13MP 125° ultrawide secondary camera, driven by a custom precision stepper motor that flips the module by a full 180° to switch the cameras from rear to front use. The rotation of the camera is controllable, giving users the unprecedented ability to take professional‑grade shots from any position.

Extreme performance, long-lasting battery

ASUS 6z is powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 built on, a 7nm process and featuring an octa‑core CPU configuration capable of clock-speeds of up to 2.84GHz. This flagship mobile platform provides ASUS 6z with ultrafast, super smooth performance and blazing fast LTE data speeds, enabling it to run even some of the most demanding apps and games with ease. Snapdragon 855 delivers up to a 45% uplift in CPU performance, up to 20% faster graphic rendering compared to the previous generation1, while harnessing the best in 4G connectivity with the built in Snapdragon X24 LTE modem. A monster high‑capacity 5000mAh battery provides up to two days of battery life, which delivers up to 26 days of 4G standby, up to 21 hours of Wi-Fi web browsing and up to 33.3 hours of talk time. With such power on tap, users can browse more, talk more, or stream their favorite videos virtually all day without worrying the battery. The smartphone is equipped with USB type C charging slot and supports Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging. An 18-Watts Quick Charge 4.0 Charger is provided inbox.

Unique Flip Camera

ASUS 6z introduces the groundbreaking Flip Camera, a motorized flip-up dual-camera module that serves as both front and rear cameras. This innovative solution means that there is no need for a camera notch to mar the display. Additionally, it also means that Flip Camera offers the same high-resolution photos and shooting capabilities whether it is used as a front camera or as rear.

The main camera of ASUS 6z boasts the latest Sony IMX586 48MP sensor with an f/1.79 wide aperture lens and Quad Bayer technology for incredible day and night photography. The 2x1 OCL PDAF autofocus system provides the best focus and anti‑shake performance, and the 13MP 125° ultra-wide secondary camera lets users fit more friends and scenery in the shot, with real-time distortion correction.

A custom precision stepper motor smoothly rotates the camera module by up to a full 180° between front and rear camera positions. In the unique Free Angle mode, Flip Camera can be positioned at any angle, giving users the freedom to frame their subjects from high or low angles without having to contort themselves into awkward or uncomfortable shooting positions.

Un-Matched Selfie Camera

48 MP Sony IMX 586 and 13 MP Ultra-wide camera with Dual LED Flash and Laser Auto Focus in the rear  flips to the front offering best in class front camera hardware. Various modes such as Slow-Motion, Time Lapse, Auto Panorama, Night and Pro mode are supported in the front camera. Front cameras also best in class for video recording supporting up to 4K 60 FPS video with EIS.

Immersive Audio

ASUS 6z has dual five-magnet stereo speakers that deliver deep, rich and expansive stereo sound. These are driven by dual NXP smart amplifiers that ensure maximum volume while intelligently protecting them from damage. ASUS 6z supports Hi-Res Audio files encoded at up to 24-bit/192KHz sample rates — 4X better than CD quality. Additionally, the smartphone also sports a 3.5mm jack and supports DTS Headphone:X for 7.1-channel virtual surround-sound over headphones, with Bluetooth 5.0 Apt:X technology, which can stream HD audio to Apt:X capable Bluetooth headsets for a truly immersive aural experience. This earphone supports Hi-Res Audio, which are tuned by the renowned specialist headphone company 1MORE to ensure premium sound for an enhanced listening experience. Asus 6z also does not miss the essential of FM Radio support.

SPECIAL LAUNCH DAY OFFERS:

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Complete Mobile Protection is a unique value added service that ensures user’s phone is protected from damages like broken screens, water damage, software/hardware issues. Additionally, the Flipkart provides ultimate convenience of pick and drop of smartphone at user’s doorstep. All repairs are brand authorized. 

PRICING AND AVAILABILITY

ASUS 6z will be available in three variants namely 6GB / 64GB for ₹31,999/-; 6GB / 128GB for ₹34,999/-, and the 8GB / 256GB for ₹39,999/- from June 26, 2019 on Flipkart.

 

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