Asus ZenFone 3 64GB Smartphone - Dark Blue - Unlocked

  • Model #: ZE552KL
  • Web Code: 10488457
$429.99

Overview

The ASUS ZenFone 3 redefines what it means to be a smartphone. Equipped with a 2.0GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and Adreno 506 GPU, the Zenfone 3 delivers an entertainment experience previously unheard of on a smartphone. The PixelMaster 3.0 camera with optical and electronic image stabilization captures 16MP stills and 4K video.

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A glass-and-metal wonder

  • 5.5-inch Super IPS+ Full HD display (1920 x 1080) with 401ppi to show every detail and an intense 500nits of brightness for easy viewing under even the brightest light conditions
  • Ultra-slim 2.1mm bezel with a remarkable 77.3% screen-to-body ratio, so there's more display and less bulk
  • Corning Gorilla Glass on the front and back is carefully tempered, machined, and polished to be as clear as crystal, as smooth as silk, and incredibly resistant to scratches
  • Premium metal frame is just 6.16mm thin and features a taper towards the edge that feels natural and comfortable to hold
  • 3000mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery lets you spend more time talking, texting, and surfing, and less time recharging
  • USB Type C 2.0 port lets you easily connect your device thanks to the reversible connector and offers quick battery recharging

All about performance

  • 2.0GHz Cortex A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor and 4GB of RAM deliver speedy performance while reducing power consumption
  • Adreno 506 graphics processor uses advanced techniques such as geometry shading and tessellation to create desktop and console-quality gaming experiences on your smartphone
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow offers a seamless smartphone experience with features like Now on Tap, Doze, App Standby, and more
  • Dual-SIM bay (4G/3G) offers complete flexibility for up to 150Mbps (Category 4) downloads via either SIM card
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac technology provides wireless connections that scream at up to 433Mbps
  • Bluetooth 4.0 lets you pair with compatible devices, giving you the ultimate in wireless freedom
  • Equipped with 64GB of storage for your favourite apps, music, movies, and more
  • Supports micro SD cards of up to 128GB

Built for photography

  • PixelMaster 3.0 packs a 16MP camera with a Sony IMX298 sensor and 64MP Super Resolution technology capable of recording 4K UHD video
  • Largan f/2.0-aperture, 6-element lens offers incredible low light performance
  • Subject-tracking TriTech combines 3 focusing technologies -- laser, phase detection, and continuous auto-focus -- into one harmonious system, resulting in clear focus in just 0.03 seconds
  • 4-axis optical image stabilizer (OIS) compensates for shakes and wobbles, keeping the lens steady when you can’t
  • 3-axis electronic image stabilization (EIS) allows you to shoot smooth, steady video, even as you and your subjects move
  • Front-facing 8MP camera with f/2.0-aperture lens makes it easy to video chat or take a quick selfie

Security (and more) at your fingertip

  • A fingerprint sensor on the back of the smartphone makes it easy and natural to turn on and unlock your phone; simply touch it for easy, secure access to your device
  • Double tap your fingertip on the sensor to summon the camera, then tap again to trip the shutter
  • Answer incoming calls with a double-tap on the fingerprint sensor
  • Store up to five fingerprints for increased access

What's an "unlocked phone?"

Purchasing an unlocked handset gives you more handset options to choose from and more flexibility as to where you use it. Because an unlocked handset isn't tied to a particular service provider, it can be used with any service provider in the world that operates on a SIM card-based GSM network. Simply place an activated SIM card in the handset and you'll enjoy the same or similar service. Some premium features may not be available. SIM card sold separately. Speak with your current service provider for more details.

What's in the Box?

  • ASUS Zenfone3
  • Type C to A Cable
  • Adaptor
  • User Manual
  • Warranty Card

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)
  • Labour - 1 Year(s)
  • Base Features
  • Wireless Carrier
    Unlocked
  • Product Condition
    New
  • Bluetooth
    Bluetooth 4.0
  • Memory - Built-in
    64 GB
  • Memory - Expansion
    Micro SD Card - Up to 128 GB
  • CPU
    2.0 GHz
  • RAM Size
    4 GB
  • Phone Operating System
    Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Battery Type
    Lithium-ion
  • Connectivity
  • Supported Network/Bands
    4G: FDD-LTE 700(B17)/700(B28)/850(B5)/900(B8)/1700(B4)/1800(B3)/1900(B2)/2100(B1)/2600(B7)MHz
  • Wi-Fi
    802.11 ac
  • NFC
    No
  • Mobile Pay
    No
  • Wireless Charging
    No
  • Headphone Jack
    Yes
  • Camera
  • Front-Facing Camera Resolution
    8 MP
  • Rear Camera Resolution
    16 MP
  • Front Video Capture Resolution
    1080p
  • Rear Video Capture Resolution
    4K Video Recording
  • Camera Flash
    Yes
  • Other Camera Features
    Autofocus; Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
  • Display
  • Display Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Display Size
    5.5 in
  • Other Display Features
    LCD
  • Sensors
  • Fingerprint Scanning
    Yes
  • Physical Features
  • Shock Protection
    Shock-Resistant
  • Water Protection
    No
  • Colour
    Dark Blue
  • Dimensions (cm)
    15.24 (W) x 7.62 (H) x 0.76 (D) cm
  • Dimensions (in)
    6 (W) x 3 (H) x 0.3 (D) in
  • Weight
    136.08 g
  • Warranty Labour
    1 Year(s)
  • Warranty Parts
    1 Year(s)


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  • from Toronto, ON
5.0

good deal

it beats the mid range phones with high class appearance and elegance


  • from Ottawa
5.0

Asus ZenFone 3

A lot of people don't know what phone this is they always say wow that's a nice phone and they want to buy one.


  • from Lethbridge, AB
5.0

Great Phone

Bought this phone back in December 2016 and I have not had any major hardware or software issues. You get get a pretty good value for what you get. The snapdragon 625 does fine in everyday tasks and even gaming, the octa core processor helps to get me 5 hours of screen on time on a single charge. One minor problem I do have though is with the built in Asus battery saver app (which can't be disabled btw) that it always pops a notification to turn off battery using apps like google and google play services. Its very annoying since it pops up around twice a day and can't be disabled.


  • from Cambridge
5.0

Very pleased

The quality of the phone is very nice. For the price you get a very responsive device that easily matches the quality of other much more expensive ones. I have read some bad reviews about the Asus interface, but in my experience I don't find any issues to complain about.


  • from Chilliwack
5.0

First Smartphone

I can't compare with another smartphone as this is my first one. I did a lot of searching as I was not wanting to go with a plan. I thought that the Zenfone 3 had all the features I would want for a decent price. I mostly use the phone for photos and posting to Facebook. I think the photos are great and have had not much trouble figuring out how to use the phone and android system. Works great with gloves and even has glove touch as an option. I turned off all cell service and only use Wi-fi and can do everything with the phone at my house. I only need to make a call if someone gets hurt so rarely ever. Background was running apps on the cell part not wi-fi so that is why I shut it off. Charging takes little time and I don't feel like I need to always charge it. I'm very happy I went with the Zenfone 3. I did purchase a case and put a screen protector on it.


  • from Verdun, QC
4.0

Excellent, but mobile hotspot doesn't work

Overall an amazing phone, but the mobile hotspot doesn't work. This is the only thing I've found that's less than perfect.


  • from Verdun, QC
5.0

Amazingly good

Compares to the best flagship phones and outperforms my Samsung Note 4. I can't think of anything to criticize. Zippy performance, bright and clear screen, excellent battery life, clear speakers. Camera is great but maybe not as good as an iPhone. The fingerprint reader on the back is amazing, it lets me unlock my phone effortlessly in a fraction of a second. Everything works perfectly out of the box. Just do yourself a favour and order a case at an online store before you use it, because the glass back is slippery and Best Buy doesn't carry any cases for it as of January 2017.


  • from Maple, ON
5.0

Great phone for the price

Premium look and feel and overall great phone for the price!


  • from ottawa
4.0

No button light up

The button don't light up and you need that pin to open the sin card tray don't lose it DANG. It's nice and light weight feels smooth and quick. Good camera good recorder good looks. Don't really see a huge difference between. shiny looks like black glass. the price is right for a phone that is 5.5 can never go wrong with that. ASUS never has any cool phone cases that i actually like they all look lame and don't wanna use any kinds of cases so i have to risk breaking my phone.


  • from Windsor
5.0

Awesome phone

Love this phone, better than all the phones that are twice the price


  • from Burlington
5.0

Best phone I've owned

This is by far the best phone I've ever owned. Lots of storage space, runs fast without bogging down even with numerous apps running, amazing camera(even in low light), dual sim and many other great features. Very well built phone as well. Highly recommended it.


  • from Scarborough, ON
5.0

Completely Satisfied

Geek Squad couldn't fix my flagship phone, so they gave me a gift card for the full value of the phone. Used it to buy the ZenPhone 3, and had enough left over to get a tv. It's a gorgeous phone and it does everything I need it to do very well. I'm sure if you compared head to head against an expensive flagship phone it would lose handily, but for me, and most people, it's perfectly fine.


  • from London, ON
5.0

Asus ZenFone 3

Have had this phone for a couple days now and couldn't be happier. I bought this after my last phone broke and doing some reviews knew this one could be it for me. I am an everyday user that does mostly texting, emailing, surfing, social media and music. The speed is pretty good for the SnapDragon 625 and and the Asus UI isn't as annoying as some people think it might be. There are a lot of customization features to this phone that allow you to make it very personable. The only downside is the camera I would have to say. A little slow to react and is kinda choppy but overall very happy! Would recommend to anyone looking to buy a phone that works well but doesn't cost 700-1000 for one.


  • from Aurora
4.0

Good phone

This phone is bag for your buck. Sturdy, good camera, some bloatware, would give it 5 stars but only had the phone for a few weeks.


  • from Burlington
5.0

Best phone for cost

This is by far the best phone I've owned. It's extremely fast, built very well and it's loaded with awesome features. The camera is also very impressive. This phone handles everything I do, and still manages to get between 1-2 full days of use, depending on what I do. (2 days lighter use of web browsing, 1 day gaming and heavier processes). It's also got very high specs that rival phones that cost twice the price. Only minor gripe is that the phone is very slippery with the glass front and back, do recommend buying a case for it to protect it. Overall, you won't get a better phone for a similar cost.


  • from Surrey, BC
5.0

Great phone

It works super fast.


  • from Barrie, ON
5.0

Really Great Phone

I have been using this phone for three weeks and it has impressed me with its quality and great built in apps every day. The camera is very good and the camera apps and tools are really well developed and produce excellent results. Works well with fingerprint login and battery life is very good. Screen and display quality is very high. Feels comfortable in the hand but is slippery due to the fact it is so thin. A cover is recommended. Very happy with the build quality and exceptional camera. Highly recommend this ASUS product...good job great product. 5 Stars.


  • from Newmarket, ON
4.0

Asus ZenFone 3 64GB - Unlocked

Bought this phone last week for my not-so techno savvy wife who loves BB (just installed a Hub app). It was easy to setup and value for money. Love the 64GB and dual sim. It does have some bloatware, but not affecting the performance yet. I would give it 5 stars but it is early days. I have not tried using the phone unlocked internationally. Had minor issues syncing to Fitbit which does not show up under Bluetooth yet syncs through the app and Onkyo receiver which must be in Bluetooth mode as well. My other phones never had these minor quirks. I am considering buying one for myself.


  • from Burlington
5.0

Awesome phone for an awesome price!

This is by far the best phone I have ever owned. I've had many other phones in the past and none come close to comparing to this one. Very top notch specifications for the cost of a mid range device. The hardware is also very well built and feels as if it should be very sturdy. Will be reviewing again after some more extended use of this phone.


  • from Vaughan Mills BBY Mobile
5.0

What a Phone !

Broke my Note 3 and needed to buy a new phone unlocked and without a contract. For the price this phone is amazing ! 4 gig of ram and 64 g memory you can't complain. well worth the money !


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