The Asus Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip Smartphone are on their way to India and will arrive soon Asus India Website with a landing page for the new devices. The two flagship smartphones are powered by Snapdragon 888, Qualcomm’s most powerful mobile chipset. While one of the main highlights of the Zenfone 8 is its compact size of 5.9 inches, the 8 Flip continues the company’s tradition of incorporating a flip camera module that doubles as a rear and front camera. This tradition began with the Asus 6Z.
According to a Google Play list, Asus will launch the Zenfone 8 in India as the Asus 8Z. The name of the smartphone is listed along with the model numbers ASUS_I006D and ZS590KS. The Asus Zenfone 8 launched for $ 599 and is expected to be available in India with a starting price of Rs 45,000.
The Asus Zenfone 8 is powered by an octa-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 with 6 GB / 8 GB / 16 GB RAM. The smartphone is available in three memory variants: 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. It has a 5.9-inch Full HD + AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels.
The display offers a refresh rate of 120 Hz and is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. The smartphone runs the Android 11 operating system, which comes with the company’s own ZenUI 8 layer, and it offers Dual SIM Support.
The Asus Zenfone 8 has a dual rear setup with a 64-megapixel main sensor with a f / 1.8 aperture and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with a f / 2.2 aperture. There is a 12-megapixel front camera for selfies on the smartphone. The smartphone is supported by a 4000 mAh battery with 30 W fast charging support.
The Asus Zenfone 8 has IP68 protection, which makes the smartphone dust and waterproof. The handset is also equipped with a built-in fingerprint sensor and stereo speakers.