As soon as the Asus ZenFone 6 was unveiled in India, the smartphone came under the controversy. The Delhi High court-directed restrain on the sale of Zen or ZenFone-branded products in India due to trademark violations. Well, it appears now that Asus has found a solution to the ban and it will be launching the ZenFone 6 in the country under a different name i.e. Asus 6Z.
According to the media reports, the invite sent by the Taiwanese company and an updated microsite on Flipkart, the ZenFone 6 will be launched as the Asus 6Z in India on June 19. It is to be noted that the specifications of the Asus 6Z remain the same as the ZenFone 6.
On the specifications front, the Asus 6Z is powered by a Snapdragon 855 processor with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of inbuilt storage. The smartphone is equipped with a 6.4-inch full-HD+ LCD display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
As far as the optics are concerned, there are two cameras on the smartphone’s back – a 48-megapixel sensor and a 13-megapixel sensor. Interestingly, both the cameras are fixed on a motorised panel that flips when selfie mode is turned on. The cameras flip upwards so as to double as selfie cameras, in addition to when the face unlock is functioning.
The smartphone also has a 5000mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging technology. In the international market, the ZenFone 6 price starts at EUR 499 (approx Rs 39,100) for the 6GB + 64GB variant, while the 6GB + 128GB version will retail at EUR 559 (approx Rs 43,800), and finally, the top-end 8GB + 256GB variant is priced at EUR 599 (approx Rs 47,000).