Hands-on with the entire Zenfone 3 Deluxe line-up including Special Edition

The US based arm of Asus held their Zenvolution event in New York last week to unveil a host of new products. From that event, we’ve been able to get a real look at the third addition to the Zenfone 3 Deluxe line-up, the ZS550KL. We noticed that Asus was referring to this as the Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 which does make it easier to identify from the Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.7 and Zenfone 3 Deluxe Special Edition. Confused? Just think of the 5.5-inch model as being the entry level Zenfone 3 Deluxe model. We have an article here which looks closer at the differences between the models.


There is no question about the build quality and look of the Zenfone 3 Deluxe phones. They look magnificent!

So the key thing to understand about these three phones is that the smaller 5.5-inch¬† ZS550KL model has a significantly different set of specs. The easiest way to think of the difference is to say that the ZS550KL shares the same design and exterior, but that’s almost where the similarities end. The spec sheets are substantially different. Once again, we urge you to take a look at our comparison article which we linked in the first paragraph.

One spec that we are trying to clarify is about the microSD card slot. On Asus.com all of the Zenfone 3 Deluxe phones show the microSD as offering up to 2TB expandability.