Asus Zenfone 9 is officially launched for the Indonesian market following a worldwide launch in July 2022. The successor to Zenfone 8 offers a number of enhancements to deliver a flagship experience in a compact body.
In an official statement received on Friday (November 18, 2022), Asus’ Southeast Asia Regional Director Jamie Lin said, “With a series of important updates, the Zenfone 9 is the most powerful Zenfone smartphone ever created.” said.
Zenfone 9 has a lot of options in Indonesia. For the 6GB/128GB RAM variant, Asus offers four color options: Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Sunset Red and Starry Blue.
The Zenfone 9 with 6GB RAM / 128GB ROM model is priced at Rs 7,999,000. Meanwhile, the 8GB RAM/256GB ROM model sells for IDR 9,999,000.
This variant is available in two color options, Night Black and Moonlight. Finally, we have the Zenfone 9 with 16GB RAM / 256GB ROM variant.
The Zenfone 9 variant retails for IDR 11,999,000 and is available in only one color, Midnight Black. The 6GB RAM/128GB ROM and 16GB/256GB RAM variants will be available from November 17, 2022 and the 8GB RAM/256GB will be available by the end of December 2022.
Asus welcomes the presence of this smartphone in Indonesia and is running various promotions to consumers from 17 to 30 November 2022. One of them is a cashback starting at IDR 300,000 on the purchase of the Zenfone 9 6GB RAM / 128GB ROM variant.
Meanwhile, Asus is offering IDR 500,000 cashback and IDR 1,000,000 free Smart Backpack Mount Case for purchases of 16GB RAM / 256GB ROM. Many of the other promotions available are cashback on multiple purchasing channels.
Zenfone 9 can be purchased directly through sales channels such as Asus Exclusive Store, Asus Online Store, and Erafone, including the Asus Mobile official store on Tokopedia.
Asus Zenfone 9 has a 5.9-inch AMOLED display and is said to be able to produce high color accuracy. This smartphone display has a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a touch sampling rate of 240 Hz.
For the kitchen runway, the Zenfone 9 is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chipset and has a 4300mAh battery to back up its performance.
Like the ROG Phone 6, this smartphone battery uses STP (Selected Tab Process) technology to allow the battery to be recharged midway and externally, reducing resistance and temperature rise when discharging and charging.
Asus has equipped this smartphone with a 30W HyperCharge adapter. Zenfone 9 runs ZenUI 9 based on Android 12 and comes loaded with Game Genie application to enhance your gaming experience on this device.
This smartphone is IP68 certified, so it is water and dust resistant. Asus still includes a 3.5mm headphone jack using the latest Qualcomm Aqstic DAC technology.
In the camera department, the smartphone comes with two rear cameras consisting of a 50MP main lens with Sony IMX766 sensor and a 12MP ultra wide angle lens with Sony IMX363 sensor. While you need selfies, it has a 12MP front camera with Sony IMX663 sensor.
Previously, Asus officially launched the ROG Phone 6 series in Indonesia. The two latest gaming smartphones to enter Indonesia consist of the ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro.
Designed as gaming phones, both devices are powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processors.
For design purposes, the back of the ROG Phone 6 series is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 while the screen of this Android phone is protected by the latest Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
Asus ROG Phone 6 is available in Storm White and Phantom Black colors. Meanwhile, the ROG Phone 6 Pro comes in a single color Storm White with a translucent glass back panel and features a ROG Vision AMOLED display.
The ROG Vision AMOLED display can display customizable graphics for scenarios like receiving a call, starting a game, charging, entering X mode, and more.
Powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, the ROG Phone 6 series features faster CPU speeds of up to 3.2 GHz compared to its predecessors.
10% higher CPU and GPU performance. CPU power efficiency has also increased by 30%. To reduce bottlenecks, Asus ROG Phone 6 is beefed up with up to 18GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB UFS3.1 SSD storage.
In terms of cameras, this gaming phone packs a 50MP wide-angle Sony IMX766 main camera, a 13MP ultra-wide camera and a 5MP macro camera. It also features a 12MP front camera and HDR10+ video mode.
The ROG Phone 6 will retail for IDR 10,999,000 for the 8GB/256GB variant (available from mid-October) and IDR 13,999,000 for the 12GB/256GB variant (available from late October).
Meanwhile, the ROG Phone 6 Pro 18GB/512GB was launched in the Indonesian market at a price of IDR 18,999,000 (available from end of October).
Consumers can place their order through pre-order from September 21st to October 31st, 2022 and receive a special collectible item or limited quantity free Aero Active Cooler 6 plus an additional 6-month warranty.
Pre-orders are only available on Erafone, Eraspace, Urban Republic, ROG Store, ASUS Exclusive Store, authorized ASUS dealers and JD.ID e-commerce partners.
Apart from that, Asus has also released a few complementary accessories for the ROG Phone 6 series, including AeroActive Cooler 6 for IDR 999,000, Glass Screen Protector for IDR 399,000, and Kunai Gamepad 3 for IDR 1,499,000.