Asus to feature the USB Type-C in the upcoming Zenfone 3

Asus Zenfone 2

Asus Zenfone 2
Source: Asus

Each year, new technology gets introduced to the public, making waves as the tech of the moment. This year however, the tech of the moment seems to be the USB Type-C. Everyone who is anyone in the tech world seems to be slapping the feature on their device. The first set of devices to feature the USB Type-C include Google’s Pixel C, LG Nexus 5X and Huawei Nexus 6P. Even the popular Chinese start-up Xiaomi, has smacked the USB Type-C feature on its Mi 4c smartphone.

And now Asus has chosen to go down the USB Type-C path. According to Asus Chairman, the upcoming Zenfone 3 will support the USB Type-C.

USB Type-C

USB Type-C
Source: Mashable

“I think Type-C is the way to go, frankly speaking,” he said. “You will see the answer when you see the ZenFone 3.”

USB Type-C allows for faster charging and data transfer. It is also known for its conveniently reversible connector.


No other specifications were listed for the Asus Zenfone 3, but the USB Type-C is a pretty rare feature, and the fact that Asus is embedding it in their upcoming device is really cool.

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