We are living in the era, where almost every manufacturer thinks of how to make people be surprised. Well, let’s paraphrase this. We are living in the era, where almost every manufacturer thinks of how to make people buy its products. In this sense, in the mess of various smartphone designs, Samsung released the Galaxy A80 with a flip-out camera. And only the Taiwanese ASUS decided to make competition to the Korean manufacturer. With the launch of the Asus ZenFone 6, the company was able to do something that the industry craves for, innovation, by using a 180° flip panel to the dual cameras of this phone. So if you want to acquire a smartphone that challenges Samsung, this is the right choice. At the moment, our protagonist is priced at $659.99.
The Asus ZenFone 6 sports a 6.4-inch IPS LCD with a 1080 x 2340 resolution and a 92% screen to body ratio. This phone uses a dual glass design. The front is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass 6. The rear also uses a Corning glass, while the middle frame is a 6000-series aluminum. Asus probably opted for an LCD display as well as a rear fingerprint sensor to keep the price of this flagship in check. Under the hood, we have the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 internal storage.
As said, Asus became the first company to try out a motorized rotating dual camera which has a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor and a 13MP shooter. For selfies, the 180° flip mechanism pull the rear camera forward, turning it into the front-facing camera. The camera supports 4K videos at 60fps, HDR+ Enhanced and Night Mode.
The lights of this smartphone are kept on by a 5,000 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charge. Unfortunately, it does not support wireless charging, though the use of a glass rear panel. In terms of software, Asus integrated the ZenUI 6 based on Android 9 Pie.