ASUS ZenFone 9 officially launches, still small with flagship specifications

ASUS ZenFone 9
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The ASUS ZenFone 9 has officially made its debut. It still takes aim at the smaller flagship formfactor with a 5.9-inch 2400 x 1080 AMOLED screen with 112% DCI-P3 and 120Hz refresh rate. Despite its small stature, it still packs flagship-tier specifications like a Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 chipset with up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage and up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM.

ASUS keeps it simple in the camera department with a 50MP f/1.9 Sony iMX766 main camera and a 12MP f/2.2 Sony IMX363 ultrawide camera at the back. At the front is a 12MP f/2.45 Son IMX663-powered selfie lens.

Check out its full specifications below:

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ASUS ZenFone 9 Specifications

ASUS ZenFone 9

Chipset Snapdragon 8+ Gen1
Screen 5.9-inch AMOLED, 2400 x 1080, 120Hz, 112% DCI-P3, Gorilla Glass Victus, HDR10+
RAM 8GB, 16GB LPDDR5
OS Android 12
Rear Camera 50MP f/1.9 Sony IMX766, 12MP f/2.2 Ultrawide Sony IMX363
Front Camera 12MP f/2.45 Sony IMX663
Storage 128GB, 256GB UFS 3.1
Network Dual-SIM, 5G
Connectivity WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, USB Type-C
Battery 4,300mAh, 30W USB PD Charging
Others In-Display Fingerprint Sensor, Dual Stereo Speaker with Dirac HD Sound, IP65/IP68 Water and Dust Resistance
Dimensions 146.5 x 68.1 x 9.1mm
Weight 169g
Colors Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Sunset Red, Starry Blue

ASUS ZenFone 9 Price and Availability

ASUS ZenFone 9

The ASUS ZenFone 9 will retail at a starting price tag of EUR 800 (PhP 45,000) in Europe. The smartphone will also be available in countries like Hong Kong, Taiwan, North America, Japan, Indonesia, and select parts of South America. No word yet if the ZenFone 9 will arrive in the Philippines.