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From our point of view, the compact concept of the Zenfone 9 makes total sense and we have in our hands a device that can be easily handled with one hand. We appreciate its display quality and its performances are truly impressive while remaining temperate. We feel that we are holding a particularly durable phone that can make us enjoy our digital life with extreme velocity.
The Zenfone 9 is a great smartphone, there's no doubt about it. Whether it's great for you or not depends on your specific needs. If you like small smartphones that pack a punch, the Zenfone 9 could be the smartphone of your dreams. On the other hand, if big screens and multiple camera systems are your thing, you probably won't find the Zenfone 9 as exciting as other larger flagships.
After several weeks of testing the Zenfone 9, our opinion is clear: the compact smartphone from Asus is a technological gem. Powerful and durable, it has a beautiful screen and is very pleasant to use in everyday life. The Zenfone 9 succeeds where its competitors are doing best and outperforms them in areas where they are struggling, such as battery life.
The Asus ZenFone 9 is an excellent compact smartphone, probably the best under Android at the time of writing. We recommend it to anyone looking for a phone that's easy to use with one hand, but doesn't want to compromise on (excellent) performance or battery life.
This new model has almost everything to please: a small size, an excellent screen, a state-of-the-art chip or a very good autonomy for a smartphone of its size. Only its photo part is a bit behind, but its 50 megapixel module manages to deliver good daytime shots. The Zenfone 9 easily finds its place in the very specific and deserted market of screens under 6 inches.
If you're looking for a compact high-end smartphone that's both very powerful and durable, then this Asus Zenfone 9 is one to consider. Between its day and a half of use and a processor that can run everything, it easily towers over some of its competitors.
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After several weeks of testing the Zenfone 9, our opinion is clear: the compact smartphone from Asus is a technological gem. Powerful and durable, it has a beautiful screen and is very pleasant to use in everyday life. The Zenfone 9 succeeds where its competitors are doing best and outperforms them in areas where they are struggling, such as battery life.
The Asus Zenfone 9 is a little jewel of technology that knows how to make you forget its small size thanks to its high performance. Powerful and enduring, it tackles all tasks without faltering, whether it's communicating, surfing, watching videos or playing the latest resource-intensive titles. Very convincing, it undeniably deserves its place among the best, overshadowing the most compact smartphones of the competition like the iPhone 13 and 13 mini or the Galaxy S22.
The Zenfone 9 is very pleasant to handle on a daily basis and is also one of the most powerful smartphones of the year. Thanks to the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, it's relentlessly fast, while making significant strides in battery life. We challenge anyone to get through it in a single day of use. ... the Zenfone 9 is overall an excellent smartphone. Possibly the best Asus has ever made.
The Asus ZenFone 9 is an excellent compact smartphone, probably the best under Android at the time of writing. We recommend it to anyone looking for a phone that's easy to use with one hand, but doesn't want to compromise on (excellent) performance or battery life.
The Asus Zenfone 9 is a complete and compact smartphone. For a one-handed use, the format is more than ideal and after two weeks of use, we can say that the Asus Zenfone 9 does not disappoint in everyday life. It's powerful, durable and above all super pleasant thanks to a light and pleasant ZenUI overlay. The Asus Zenfone 9 ticks just about every box...
This new model has almost everything to please: a small size, an excellent screen, a state-of-the-art chip or a very good autonomy for a smartphone of its size. Only its photo part is a bit behind, but its 50 megapixel module manages to deliver good daytime shots. The Zenfone 9 easily finds its place in the very specific and deserted market of screens under 6 inches.