ZenFone 8 lineup of Asus was released just a few hours back. These two impressive Smartphones are full of features. Let’s have a look at ZenFone 8 and ZenFone 8 Flip-
Display and Build
Asus ZenFone 8 comes with a 5.9-inch AMOLED display with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip inside. The ZenFone 8 Flip has a bigger 6.67-inch AMOLED with the same Snapdragon 888 chip powering the Smartphone.
Speaking of display features, Asus ZenFone 8 has a 120Hz refresh rate with a 240Hz touch sampling rate. How cool is that! The display here is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus.
The Asus ZenFone 8 Flip is more interesting with the display because you will be getting a notchless no circular cut out but a clean display. ZenFone 8 Flip is featuring a 90Hz refresh rate and a 200Hz touch sample rate with Gorilla Glass 6 protection.
Both of them have HDR 10+ with natural colors. Gorilla Glass 3 at the back. Only ZenFone 8 has IP68 dust and water resistant certification.
ZenFone 8 series has 64MP Sony IMX686 wide-angle sensor as the main shooter and a 12MP Sony IMX363 ultra-wide-angle cam as the secondary shooter on both phones. ZenFone 8 has a circular cut-out on the display to house a 12 MP standard selfie shooter.
The Flip version however has a clean display as mentioned above. Asus introduced a stepper motorized, 180-degree rotatable camera module here. The Camera module has three cameras, which include the same main and second shooters of ZenFone 8 with an additional 8MP telephoto lens.
Both the Smartphones are capable of 8K, 4K, 1080p, and 720p video recording with LED flash, HDR, and panorama.
Hardware & Software
Both the ZenFone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip as mentioned before with Adreno 660 as the GPU. The devices are rolling with Android 11 and equipped with ZenUI8 of Asus. Both are having 128GB and 256GB variants to choose from. This time, you can expand your storage via using an SD card on ZenFone 8 Flip only. ZenFone 8 Flip has 8GB RAM whereas ZenFone 8 has 6GB/8GB/12GB RAM options.
Asus ZenFone 8 has a 4,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery where ZenFone 8 Flip has a 5,000mAh. Both of them have 30W Fast Charging with power delivery 3.0 without any wireless Charging capability.
Sensors and Misc
To Look at the sensors of the ZenFone 8 lineup, you will have Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass. Besides, there is WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, dual-band Class A GPS, USB-C 2.0, Stereo speakers, and so on.
Apart from these features, Asus ZenFone 8 series has a custom Dark Mode, Audio Wizard, High Definition built-in audio chip, Game Genie Software, and a lot more.
ZenFone 8 comes in Obsidian Black and Horizon Silver. ZenFone 8 Flip on the other hand comes in Galactic Black and Glacier Silver.
The Asus ZenFone 8 series seems quite impressive. Everything is precise and straightforward in these smartphones. After Rog Phone 5, this lineup will be a popular choice. Stay tuned for more reviews.
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