Mysterious Asus Phone with Dual-Lens Camera, 4 GB RAM Gets TENAA Certificate; What to Expect at Zennovation Event?By Anita Valencia, UniversityHerald Reporter
A mysterious Asus device gets a certification from TENAA. The smartphone packs premium specs and it will likely be unveiled in the company's upcoming Zennovation event.
Asus Z01HDA Phone Receives TENAA Certification
TENAA website surprisingly posts a new, not-yet-named Asus device sporting Snapdragon 625 chip with three options of RAM: 2GB, 3GB and 4GB. The phone is codenamed Z01HDA - which according to GizChina - indicates a Zenfone 3 Zoom camera.
Asus Z01HDA Phone is Zenfone 3 Successor?
One thing attractive about the Asus device is the dual-lens camera module. A 12MP and 13 MP camera for its rear shooter appears in the listing, along with 13 MP of selfie shooter, Bluetooth certification and three choices of ROM: 16GB, 32GB and 64 GB. The said smartphone will likely run Android Marshmallow instead of Nougat, GSM Arena has learned.
TENAA listing mentions a 5.5-inch display with 4,850 mAh battery capacity. The metal smartphone will be available in Luxury Gold, Navy Black and Crafts Silver.
Asus Z01HDA Phone Release Date
TENAA is a Chinese telecomm certification center, similar to the US' FCC. If a device gets green light, that means the release date is imminent.
Many speculations suggest that the alleged Zenfone 3 successor will be unveiled in Asus Zennovation event that will take place on Jan. 4, 2017 in Las Vegas.
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There is no detail on the pricing but it seems that Asus has been going mad with the phones' price tag lately. A device with such specs might go above $300 the least but if Asus will make it an affordable smartphone, it should be able to compete with Mi 5 or Galaxy J7 Prime.
Check out Asus Zenfone 3 features in the video below!