ASUS reveals world’s 1st metal smartphone w invisible antenna bands

Just yesterday, Asus announced the ZenFone 3, which they claim to be the world’s first metal smartphone with invisible antenna bands. It is quite an important ‘feature’ as Apple, HTC and every other phone makers around has been making metal phones and have not yet found a solution to hide the ugly antenna lines.

ZenFone 3 Deluxe is the flagship model of the ZenFone 3 family and the ultimate expression of ASUS smartphone design. It is constructed with a strong and light aluminum alloy unibody, and has a rear surface free of unsightly antenna lines and an ultra-thin 4.2mm edge.

ZenFone 3 features:
● 5.5″ Full HD (1920×1080) Super IPS+ display
● 77.3% screen-to-body ratio
● scratch-resistant 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass
● 16MP camera with ASUS TriTech autofocus that automatically selects 2nd generation laser, phase detection and continuous auto focus to achieve precise focus in just 0.03 seconds
● Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa‑core processor
● up to 4GB RAM
● built-in fingerprint sensor

Asus also announced the Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra.

The flagship device, which is the Deluxe, comes with a 5.7″ 1080p display, Snapdragon 820 processor, a whopping 6GB RAM and a 23MP camera with and f/2.0 aperture. The main selling point is actually the hidden antenna lines and the overall thickness of only 4.2mm.

All 3 phones sports a USB-C port and support Quick Charge 3.0. The trio will retails at $249, $499 and $479 respectively (3, Deluxe & Ultra).

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