ASUS Zenfone 9: everything you need to know

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After watching a series ROG Phone 6 definitely intriguing, it's time for ASUS to launch its flagship smartphone for 2022, that is Zenfone 9. The new flagship of the company brings with it an elegant style and good technical specifications and in this in-depth analysis we are going to discover all the features and details on price and availability: that's all about Zenfone 9, the new top of the ASUS range for the second half of 2022!

ASUS Zenfone 9: all about the new compact top of the range

Design and display

As happened with the prototypes of several months ago of ROG Phone 6 (they turned out to be true after all), also for the design of ASUS Zenfone 9 we had various truthful advances, which then culminated with the release of the official images. In terms of style, the new flagship offers a totally new design for the series. In fact, a rectangular camera bumper is abandoned in favor of two sensors welded on the back cover and decidedly large in terms of size. The frame also changes, now at a right angle, as the current trend dictates. The screen printing under the cameras themselves is very nice.

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The display is then the real gem for compact smartphone enthusiasts, since we find a panel Samsung AMOLED from 5.92 " (Full HD +, 2400 x 1080 pixels) as already seen on Zenfone 8 with lateral punch-hole, refresh rate a 120 Hz, ratio in 20: 9 and a protective glass Gorilla Glass Victus. As it is easy to guess, the new Zenfone 9 follows in the footsteps of its predecessor, with a lightweight body (165 grams) and quite compact (146.6 x 68.2 x 9.45 mm). For lovers of water-resistant devices, we point out that the smartphone is equipped with the certification IP98. The reader fingerprint it finds space at the front, integrated under the screen.

Features, technical specifications and camera

ASUS Zenfone 9

Turning to the technical specifications of Zenfone 9, the model in question is the first ASUS top moved by Snapdragon 8+ Gen1, while for the memory cuts we find 8 / 16 GB di RAM L e 128 / 256 GB of storage UFS 3.1. Battery side we have a unit from 4.300 mAh (slightly wider than the previous generation), with fast charging support from 30W.

The presence of the audio jack from 3.5 mm (together with the Type-C port) while for the rest of the features we have support for Dual SIM 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC and Dual Frequency GPS.

ASUS Zenfone 9

For the camera ASUS Zenfone 9 offers a dual module consisting of a sensor Sony IMX766 da 50 MP optically stabilized a 6 axis (Gimbal Camera OIS) and a 363 MP wide-angle Sony IMX12, accompanied in turn by a selfie camera from 12 MP (IMX633 with PDAF autofocus). The device is capable of recording clips in 8K, 4K and FHD, with the support of OIS and EIS stabilization.

Data Sheet

  • dimensions of 146.5 x 68.1 x 9.1 mm for a weight of 169 grams;
  • Samsung AMOLED da 5.9 "Full HD + (2400 x 1080 pixels), in 20: 9, 445 PPI, 120 Hz, Gorilla Glass protection victims;
  • chipset Snapdragon 8+ Gen1;
  • 8 / 16 GB of RAM LPDDR5
  • 128 / 256 GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • battery by 4.300 mAh with recharge from 30W;
  • camera from 50 + 12 MP with IMX766 + IMX363 with Gimbal Bedroom 6-axis, PDAF, 8K / 4K / FHD video;
  • 663 MP IMX12 selfie camera;
  • fingerprint reader under the display + Face Unlock 2D;
  • Dual SIM 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, Dual Frequency GPS, Stereo speaker, Dirac audio optimizations, 3.5 mm headphone mini-jack;
  • Android 12 in the form of ZenUI 9.

ASUS Zenfone 9 - Price and availability in Italy

The new compact ASUS Zenfone 9 flagship debuted the 28 July in Italy, but a major Pro model was not presented during the event (instead present in the previous generation). As for the price, ASUS Zenfone 9 debuts starting from 799 € and is already available on the official store. Here are all the prices and configurations available.

  • 8 / 128 GB - €799
  • 8 / 256 GB - €849
  • 16 / 256 GB - €899 (coming later)

Finally, we point out that the basic version from 8/128 GB is in the launch offer at €729 instead of 799 €, but for a limited time only!

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