Thanks gsmarena for deleting my comments. Top notch journalism.
Old Samsung User, 21 Aug 2020I have asus Zenfone 6 (or 6z whatever it called) .I am using it for past over a year. The Asus... moreBlaming Asus for the failings of Whatsapp is weird. I've had no issues with Whatsapp on my Zenfone. If you don't like how the dialer displays long names, replace the dialer. Frankly, I don't need much of a name to know who is calling. I've noticed no lag in the camera beyond the usual.
The Zenfone 6 has only one major failing -- apparently, Asus is not going to bother to update it to be compatible with the VoLTE switch coming early next year. They did it in India, they won't do it in the US. I consider that unethical and am looking around for something else. But if you want a phone with a spectacular camera, gigantic battery, and all the things phones used to have before they became "premium" by stripping them out, this is basically all there is.
Asus seems to be struggling hard to keep up with its peer competitors. Zenfone 7 is a telling example of how seriously Asus has already fallen behind. If you take a careful look at this phone, it is essentially a bare-bone phone with SD865, with no other flagship-worthy technology Asus can put in. Asus has practically given up on any attempt to build a proper flagship smartphone.
Asus sold 2 million smartphones in 2019, less than Sony which sold 3 million smartphones in 2019. 2020 will the year Asus will struggle to reach the 1 million mark. Let's hope ROG 3 will help Asus to make that mark.
More about Zenfone 7 http://asus.blog.jp/archives/1077822483.html
pufanu, 21 Aug 2020What a silly approach. That's like me saying that my comments aren't for everyone, i... moreCheck on this thread alone and you'll realize that you're overdoing it in putting this phone down with all those negativity. I tried to ignore your comments but you're flooding this forum with your personal OPINIONS.
Why not create a YT channel so you can be an influencer?
I have asus Zenfone 6 (or 6z whatever it called) .I am using it for past over a year. The Asus has a very serious problem in their phone which I reported but never worked upon.
1- The Asus 6Z phone almost has no noice cancellation hence audio at both side full of noice and most disturbing. If you are buying this phone for calling then my advice is just to stay away from Asus.
2. Does not show a full name (if long name) when you receive the call. It starts scrolling name filed very slow and by the time the first name come its pass 30 seconds like. Hence Its very difficult to identify person name and have to wait 20 seconds before the first name reappears after scrolling.
3. The whatsapp dual app does not have contact refresh nor you can add new contact on dual whatsapp. Its a big issue.Only those contacts which was stored before you install whatsapp will be visiable and not new added contacts.
4. The 3rd party app notification does not work or not stable.
5. Many other software related issues in the phone.
6. The camera pic sharpness is very good but processing takes much time then the competition.
For my its time to say bye bye Asus.
pufanu, 21 Aug 2020No Sdcard - it comes in a 256gb version, give me a break
No headphone jack - it does have one... moreThe EIS on the Zenfone 6 was amazing for video.
But OIS for is needed for low-light stills. And we all know how bad the 6 is with that.
Highly unlikely they'll put OIS on a flip camera tbh. Very wishful thinking :(
pufanu, 21 Aug 2020The best IPS out there? Did you even read the review on this very site. It must be fun making ... moreI've read the review and the other reviews, and the earliest comments. The screen hits 600 nits, the other sites (phonearena) already tested it. Though I'll take my words back on that, not the best IPS out there, but a good LCD for the price.
Anonymous, 21 Aug 2020asus from taiwan not china. different country. like india and sri lanka are different countryDidn't say anywhere that Asus is from China... The comment was a follow up to my previous comment where are talked about Chinese phones.
pufanu, 21 Aug 2020No Sdcard - it comes in a 256gb version, give me a break
No headphone jack - it does have one... moretrue about the headphone jack, i was speaking from memory. But your argument about the version with 256GB storage is also not valid, because it is no longer 400Euros, is it?
And OIS is a big miss when you are trying to take pictures in a darker environment. That is the main thing the cameras of the flagships today compete at. Even midrangers nowadays can take decent picture in good daylight.
Don't get me wrong. I am not hating on any brand. Xiaomi has pushed the market in the right direction in the last few years. I was very close to getting a Mi Mix phone. They were the first to increase screen size and decrease the "chin". Which forced others to slowly re-think the whole cut-out bollocks. I'm just saying that this Zenfone 7 is shaping out to be good value for money. Dismissing it because it's not oled is in fact misinformed and comes from the same hater bandwagon ;)
salarx, 21 Aug 2020And I'm not saying to buy inferior product just to boycott China, but still don't fa... moreasus from taiwan not china. different country. like india and sri lanka are different country
Dominique, 21 Aug 2020I don't think any OEM is pressuring consumers to buy its product. If you're not a fa... moreWhat a silly approach. That's like me saying that my comments aren't for everyone, if you don't agree with them or you're not a fan, don't reply, just go read other comments, don't complicate your life. This is a forum, a place for open discussion, for personal opinions. I see an overpriced phone which a bunch of people trying to justify by making stuff up, I feel the need to say something. Sure, I don't need really to, but I can.
salarx, 21 Aug 2020I don't know what you're talking about. The Zenfone 6 has one of the best IPS, if no... moreThe best IPS out there? Did you even read the review on this very site. It must be fun making up stuff as you go, but c'mon...
Dexter20, 21 Aug 2020True - but without SDcard, headphone jack and OIS... pretty big flaws in my book.No Sdcard - it comes in a 256gb version, give me a break
No headphone jack - it does have one, so... what?
No OIS - EIS is more than enough these days, and you know it, it's a non-issue
Also... 100 freaking euros cheaper.
Seems to me you just like being on the hater bandwagon, without checking or caring about facts.
pufanu, 20 Aug 2020LCD is fine, but not at this price. The Poco F2 Pro has an OLED and it's 400€.True - but without SDcard, headphone jack and OIS... pretty big flaws in my book.
pufanu, 20 Aug 2020LCD is fine, but not at this price. The Poco F2 Pro has an OLED and it's 400€.I don't think any OEM is pressuring consumers to buy its product. If you're not a fan of non-OLED phone then it'll always be your choice. Leave this phone model and go with your preferred one. Life is that simple, don't make it complicated.
pufanu, 21 Aug 2020I see you have some problems with reading comprehension. I never said there are midrange devic... moreAnd I'm not saying to buy inferior product just to boycott China, but still don't fall for the gimmicks. Also people cab buy the ROG Phone 3 by paying a little more if they want that best in class AMOLED panel with high refresh rate. There are people who prefer LCD over OLED so it's good we are getting one, those who don't like it can look elsewhere.
Anonymous, 20 Aug 2020Don't see much price difference between Zenfone and ROG 3Pls learn subtraction,
Rog: 144 Hz refresh rate,
And battery is 6000mah