NEW DELHI: Asus launched its latest flagship smartphones – the Asus Zenfone 8 and Asus Zenfone 8 Flip global. Both smartphones are powered by the most powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. The Android 11 operating system and the Full HD + display run on the handsets.
The Asus Zenfone 8 is available in the colors Obsidian Black and Horizon Silver. Price starts at $ 599 (Rs 45,095). On the flip side, the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip costs $ 965 and comes in Galactic Black and Glacial Silver colors.
Both smartphones will be available for purchase in Europe and the US in the coming weeks.
Asus Zenfone 8 specifications
The Asus Zenfone 8 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 is powered by an octa-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 with 6 GB / 8 GB / 16 GB RAM. The handset offers three storage options: 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB.
The Android 11 operating system, which is equipped with the company’s own ZenUI 8 layer, runs on the dual SIM smartphone.
In terms of camera, 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 equipped with a built-in fingerprint sensor and stereo speakers.
The IP68 protection class makes the smartphone dustproof and waterproof.
The Asus Zenfone 8 is powered by a 4000 mAh battery with 30 W fast charge support.
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip specifications
As the name suggests, the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip comes with a flip camera that has a 64-megapixel main sensor with an aperture of f / 1.8 and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with an aperture of 1: 2.2 contains. The smartphone comes with a frosted glass back and the flip has a two-layer optical coating. You can use the same camera as the back and front by flipping them over.
The Asus Zenfone 8 Flip is also powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor with 8 GB of RAM.
The smartphone offers two storage options – 128 GB and 256 GB. Users can expand storage up to 2TB by adding a microSD card.
The Asus Zenfone 8 Flip runs the Android 11 operating system, which is equipped with the company’s own ZenUI 8 layer. The dual SIM smartphone has a 6.67-inch Full HD + display with a refresh rate of 90 Hz and a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The display is scratch-resistant with a coating made of Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
The Asus Zenfone 8 Flip comes with two stereo speakers and a built-in fingerprint sensor.
The smartphone has a 5000 mAh battery with a 30 W quick charge function.