Asus Zenfone 8, Zenfone 8 flip launched; Check Price, India availability, specifications and more
Asus Zenfone 8 launched: Taiwanese tech giant Asus has officially launched the most-awaited Zenfone 8 and its flip phone Zenfone 8 flip at an online launch event on Wednesday.
Asus Zenfone 8 launched: Taiwanese tech giant Asus has officially launched the most-awaited Zenfone 8 and its flip phone Zenfone 8 flip at an online launch event on Wednesday. The new Zenfone 8 series was set to arrive in India as well but the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer delayed the launch due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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The company has said that the phones will release in India once the situation settles. The Asus Zenfone 8 is currently already available in Europe and Taiwan. People book the smartphone at €600 (around Rs 44,000) and will go up to €670 (around Rs 49,000) by the end of the month. It is available in two color options: black and silver.
Asus Zenfone 8 specifications
According to BGR India, The Asus Zenfone 8 smartphone offers good looks as well as power. The Zenfone 8 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC and runs Android 11 with ZenUI 8 on top. The phone boasts of a compact form factor and is much smaller when compared to most of the available Android smartphones in the market but not as small as the iPhone XR, but still relatively smaller. It measures 148×68.5×8.9 mm and weighs 169g.
The smartphone comes packed with a 5.9-inch AMOLED display with 1080p screen resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio. It includes Gorilla Glass Victus on the front and also supports an IP68 dust and water resistance rating. The phone offers 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. There’s a fingerprint sensor underneath the display.
It includes a dual rear camera setup that includes a 64MP IMX686 primary and 12MP secondary IMX363 sensor. The primary sensor features Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and is capable to record 8K video at 24fps. For selfies, the phone includes a 12MP image sensor with support for Dual Pixel AF.
The smartphone also includes 3.5mm audio jack, USB-C port supports 30W HyperCharge for fast and safe charging, dual nano-SIM slot, among others. It offers 128GB and 256GB storage and three RAM options including 6GB RAM, 8GB RAM and 16GB RAM with no microSD slot in this one.
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