Zenfone 6 to launch as ASUS 6z in India on June 19

Ruben Fields
June 11, 2019

A company called Telecare Network has petitioned the Delhi High Court stating that ASUS infringed on its ZenMobile trademark, and the court sided with Telecare, banning ASUS from using ZenFone branding in India.

The update is now rolling out to the global units of the Asus Zenfone 6 and it comes with version number 16.1210.1904.133. While this device is yet to be launched in India, it looks like the company has rolled out the much-awaited feature to the smartphone.

The Delhi High Court recently issued an order restraining Asus from using the Zen or Zenfone branding on its smartphones and accessories. The new promotional page on Flipkart - its partner distributor, shows the Zenfone 6 will now launch as the ASUS 6z. According to a media invite sent by the Taiwanese organization and a refreshed microsite on Flipkart, the ZenFone 6 will be launched as the "Asus 6z" in India on June 19.

Prior this month, the Delhi High Court controlled Asus from selling and promoting cell phones and adornments under the Zen, ZenFone or some other indistinguishable trademark.

Going by the specifications of Asus 6Z, it is going to be strong challenger to OnePlus 7 Pro which has been launched at starting price of Rs. 48,999.

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Asus Zenfone 6 is equipped with dual 5-magnet stereo speaker, Dual NxP smartamps, dual mic and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The Asus 6z will also have a motorised rotating camera module with a 48MP primary shooter with f/1.79 aperture accompanied by a 13MP secondary ultra-wide-angle camera.

As for the optics, the device gets a motorized camera that flips to act as a selfie camera. The specifications of the phone remain unchanged.

As for the specs, the Asus 6Z features 6.4-inch Full HD+ NanoEdge display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. It packs up to 8 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of internal storage. The device is powered by a 5000mAh battery with QuickCharge 4.0 fast charging.

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