ASUS's ZenFone 3 Deluxe gets upgraded to the Snapdragon 821 chipset

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Yesterday, Qualcomm took wraps off their new Snapdragon 821 chipset which features a 10% performance boost over the Snapdragon 820. While we already know that this new chipset will be on new smartphones, we wasn't expecting it to be this quick.

According to Engadget, Asus revealed during a launch event in Taiwan that the ZenFone 3 Deluxe has been upgraded to the Snapdragon 821 chipset. This means that the ZenFone 3 Deluxe is the first devices to get the performance improvements that this new chipset has to offer. Only the chipset has been changed, other specifications of the ZenFone 3 Deluxe remains

Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe Key Specifications

— 5.7-inch 1080P Super AMOLED display
— Snapdragon 821 SoC
— 4/6GB RAM
— 64/128/256GB expandable memory
— 23MP f2.0 rear camera with OIS
— 8MP wide angle front camera
— 3,000mAh battery w/QC 3.0
— Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/Zen UI 3.0
— 152.6 x 77.4 x 7.5mm
— 170g
— Dual SIM LTE
— Titanium Gray, Glacier Silver, Sand Gold
— US$ 499 (~MYR 2,050)
The Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe was announced back in Computex 2016 alongside the ZenFone 3 and ZenFone 3 Ultra. Expect to see the ZenFone 3 series launch in Malaysia in the coming months