Asus is a world-renowned brand for its laptops and PC accessories. But you might also be aware of its “Zenfone” lineup of smartphones. The company entered this market in 2014 and has been offering one or two phones each year. Now, the Asus Zenfone 10 smartphone is here with an incredibly compact form factor with a 5.9-inch display and flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip. Let’s get into the specs, features, and expected price of the Asus Zenfone 10 in Nepal in this article.
Asus Zenfone 10 Overview:
Design and Display
Asus Zenfone 10’s has a tagline “All on Hand”, indicating a pretty handy form factor. In fact, the phone weighs just 172 grams and measures 146.5 mm diagonally. Its back panel uses a bio-based polycarbonate material, aiding in a 50% reduction in the use of petrochemical. Asus flaunts this lil guy in five colors: Aurora Green, Eclipse Red, Comet White, Starry Blue, and Midnight Black.
Up front, this smartphone sports a 5.9-inch display for those hassle-less one-hand usages. It is a Full HD+ AMOLED panel with up to 144Hz refresh rate, 445 PPI pixel density, and 1100 nits of peak brightness. Other features of the screen include Gorilla Glass Victus protection, HDR10+ certification, and ΔE<1 color accuracy.
As with every other flagship phone in 2023, the Zenfone 10 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip under the hood. Manufactured under TSMC’s 4nm fabrication process, it features a high-performance Cortex-X3 (@3.2 GHz), four performance (@2.8 GHz), and three efficiency cores (@2.0 GHz).
Memory options include 8/16GB LPDDR5X RAM with 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB UFS 4.0 storage. And on the software side, there is Asus “Zen UI 10” based on Android 13. Asus is also committing to 2 years of OS and 4 years of security updates for this phone.
Like the last-gen Zenfone 9, this year’s model also features a dual-camera setup. The main camera is a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary sensor (with OIS), accompanied by a 13MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with a 120° field of view. You also get 6-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer 2.0 with Adaptive EIS for stable video recording. Whereas on the front, the Zenfone 10 houses a 32MP RGBW sensor for selfies and video calls.
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Rest of the specs
As for the battery, Asus has gone with a 4300mAh cell here to maintain the phone’s compact form factor. You get a 30W fast charger bundled in the box, while Zenfone 10 also supports 15W wireless charging. Besides that, its connectivity options include 5G, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Furthermore, the phone houses a side-mounted fingerprint reader and dual stereo speakers with Dirac HD Sound.
Asus Zenfone 10 Specifications:
- Body: Eco-friendly polycarbonate back, aluminum frame, 146.5 x 68.1 x 9.4mm, 172 gm
- IP Rating: IP68 dust and water resistant
- Display: 5.9-inch Samsung AMOLED panel, Gorilla Glass Victus, 144Hz refresh rate, Up to 1,100 nits, ΔE< 1, HDR10+, 112% DCI-P3 color gamut
- Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels), 20:9 aspect ratio
- Rear Camera: Dual (with LED flash)
- 50MP f/1.9 Sony IMX766 primary, 1/1.56″ sensor, Dual-PDAF, 6-Axis Hybrid Gimbal Stabilizer 2.0
- 13MP f/2.2 ultra-wide, 120° field of view
- Front Camera: 32MP f/2.5 RGBW (hole-punch)
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 5G (4nm)
- Memory: 8/16GB LPDDR5X RAM, 128/256/512GB UFS 4.0 storage
- Audio: Dual stereo speakers with Dirac HD Sound, LDAC, AAC, Qualcomm aptX
- Connectivity: WiFi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, GPS
- Biometric: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
- OS: Android 13 with Asus Zen UI 10 on top
- Battery: 4300mAh with 30W fast charging (QC 3.0, USD-PD 3.0), 15W wireless charging
- Colors: Midnight Black, Comet White, Eclipse Red, Starry Blue, Aurora Green
Asus Zenfone 10 Price in Nepal and Availability
The official price of the Asus Zenfone 10 begins at EUR 799 for the base 8/128GB trim. Although it’s unlikely that this phone officially arrives in Nepal, we expect the Asus Zenfone 10 price in Nepal to start at NPR 125,499 if it does.
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