Asus ditches small phone niche with gimbal-stabilized Zenfone 11 Ultra

Zenfone 11 Ultra
(Image credit: Asus)

Asus has announced the Zenfone 11 Ultra, a much bigger phone than anyone who's been following the Zenfone line might have been expecting. While the Zenfone 9 and Zenfone 10 were compact powerhouses, the Zenfone 11 Ultra is a ROG Phone 8 – Asus's 2024 gaming phone flagship – with more mainstream styling.

This growth spurt could spell a win for the Zenfone 11 Ultra camera mix. Past iterations sported two cameras, but the 11 Ultra manages to fi three, adding optical zoom to the mix. 

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Basil Kronfli

Basil Kronfli is a freelance technology journalist and content creator with a number of specialisms. He started his career at Canon Europe, before joining Phone Arena and Recombu as a tech writer and editor. From there, he headed up and runs Tech[edit], a technology YouTube channel, and has worked alongside this role at Future as a Senior Producer, sharpening his considerable video production skills. 


His technical expertise has been called on numerous times by mainstream media, with appearances and interviews on outlets like Sky News, and he provides Digital Camera World with insight and reviews on camera phones, video editing software and laptops, on-camera monitors, camera sliders, microphones and much more.