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Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe impresses with metal body and top specs

The Taiwanese electronics manufacturer's first flagship in a long packs flagship hardware into a beautiful metal body.

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Aloysius Low is a Senior Editor at CNET covering mobile and Asia. Based in Singapore, he loves playing Dota 2 when he can spare the time and is also the owner-minion of two adorable cats.
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The ZenFone 3 Deluxe is made of aluminum and is the company's best flagship to date. It packs flagship hardware in the form of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED full-HD display and can come with up to 6GB RAM and 256GB of onboard storage.

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The Deluxe's rear camera design is similar to the ZenFone 3 but is using a 23-megapixel sensor instead. Like the ZenFone 3 it has a four-axis optical image stabilization.

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The ZenFone 3 Deluxe opts for physical menu buttons to free up more screen space.

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The phone is curved in the rear and fits comfortably in the palm.

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The fingerprint sensor is located at the back.

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The phone uses a Type-C USB connector.

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The camera also has laser autofocus, two tone flash and a color sensor to make the picture shot as accurate as possible.

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If you look carefully, you should be able to see a small tiny white antenna banding on the chamfered edges.

Check out the rest of CNET's Computex 2016 coverage here.

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