Taiwanese tech giant ASUS announced the Zenfone 10, a rare compact flagship Android smartphone
The Zenfone 10 is a compact phone with a 5.9-inch AMOLED display, a 4nm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, and a 50MP rear camera. It has a slightly thicker and heavier design than the Zenfone 9, but it is still IP68 rated for water and dust resistance. The battery has a similar capacity but ASUS claims that it has a 12.9% longer battery life. The phone also supports 15W wireless charging.
The device also features a side-mounted fingerprint reader, multi-magnet stereo speakers, Qualcomm WSA8835 smart amp, Hi-Res Audio, OZO Audio, up to WiFi 7 (region dependent), 5G SA/NSA, GNSS supporting GPS (L1/L5), Glonass (L1), Galileo (E1/E5a), BeiDou(B1/B2a), QZSS (L1/L5) and NavIC(L5).
ASUS Zenfone 10 specs vs Zenfone 9 specs
|Feature||Zenfone 10||Zenfone 9|
|Dimensions||146.5 x 68.1 x 9.4 mm||148 x 68 x 9.1 mm|
|Weight||172 g||169 g|
|Display||5.9-inch AMOLED, 144Hz||5.9-inch AMOLED, 120Hz|
|Processor||Snapdragon 8 Gen 2||Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1|
|RAM||Up to 16GB||Up to 12GB|
|Storage||Up to 512GB||Up to 256GB|
|Rear camera||50MP f/1.9 Sony IMX766 + 13MP ultrawide||50MP f/1.8 Sony IMX766 + 12MP ultrawide|
|Front camera||32MP RGBW||12MP Sony IMX663|
|Charging||30W PD HyperCharge, 15W wireless charging||20W fast charging, 15W wireless charging|
|Price||Starting at €799 (₱48,076.78*)||Starting at $649 (₱39,047.65*)|