This is a bit of breaking news here. Sure Amazon jumped the gun a couple weeks ago and listed the Zenfone 3 Deluxe. That was very temporary but now this is for real. You can now pre order the Zenfone 3 Deluxe in the US for $499 from Amazon.com if you live in the US. B&H is taking pre orders and they do ship international orders and offer free shipping to Canada! This is an unlocked smartphone that’s compatible with most every carrier but will not work with CDMA networks like Verizon, Sprint and US Cellular.
Pre Order Now –> $499 – Zenfone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) from Amazon.com – Click Here
International and Canada From B&H –> ZenFone 3 Deluxe 5.7″ ZS570KL 64GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Glacier Silver)
From Canada? You can pre order from Amazon.ca now – full details here.
Network Compatibility – The Zenfone 3 line-up is compatible with GSM Networks including AT&T, T-Mobile and cellular network providers utilizing GSM network. This phone (or any other Zenfone 3) is not compatible with CDMA networks such as: Verizon, Sprint, and US Cellular. In Canada, the Zenfone 3 line-up is compatible with GSM Networks including Rogers, Bell, Telus, Wind Mobile, Fido, Virgin, Koodo and cellular network providers utilizing GSM network. This phone (or any other Zenfone 3) is not compatible with CDMA networks.
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
WCDMA: Band 1/2/4/5/6/8/19
FDD-LTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/18/19/20/26/28/29/30
This ZS570KL models comes with 64GB of storage, 6GB of RAM and the Snapdragon 820 processor. This is not the “Special Edition” model that has the Snapdragon 821 with 256GB storage. If you’re not sure how the top two Zenfone 3 Deluxe models compare, we have a benchmark comparison article here.
So if you’re holding out for the super top end Zenfone 3 Deluxe Special Edition, then I suggest you sign up for our newsletter and or check in with us. We hope to break that news for you! Is it later today? Tomorrow? Later than that? We simply don’t know right now.
If you heard about the Google Pixel XL launch yesterday, then you realize how much of a value the Zenfone 3 Deluxe is at $499 USD.