ASUS releases Android 11 update for the ZenFone 6
ASUS has started rolling out the Android 11 update for the ZenFone 6 aka 6Z handset in the global markets. The firmware brings all the goodies of Android 11 along with a new ZenUI design, an improved Quick Settings panel, and integrated 'PowerMaster' features into Battery Settings menu. The update has also removed Smart group, Icon alignment and Icon packs functions in the Launcher.
The firmware carries version number 18.0610.2011.107 and is being released in a phased manner. To manually check for the update, users can go to Settings > System update. ASUS has also warned that some third-party apps may not be compatible with the Android 11 update.
As far as its specifications are concerned, the ASUS ZenFone 6 features an all-screen design achieved by adopting a rotating rear camera that automatically flips to serve as a selfie snapper. The handset bears a 6.4-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) IPS LCD screen with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It is offered in Midnight Black and Twilight Silver color options.
The ASUS ZenFone 6 sports a dual rear camera unit that comprises a 48MP (f/1.8) primary sensor and a 13MP (f/2.4) ultra-wide lens. This module automatically flips up to serve as a front-facing camera, offering high-resolution selfies.
The ASUS ZenFone 6 draws power from an octa-core Snapdragon 855 chipset, combined with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. Under the hood, it packs a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging and 10W reverse charging support. For connectivity, the device offers support for dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, a headphone jack, and a Type-C port.