Asus 8Z (Zenfone 8) set to launch in India soon

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Asus India has started teasing the imminent launch of Zenfone 8 aka Asus 8Z. The Zenfone 8 and 8 Flip phones had originally debuted back in May. And were supposed to arrive in India around that time, but got delayed due to the second Covid wave. Anyhow, now the brand seems to ready to release the phone(s) in the Indian market.

The company has published a dedicated ‘Notify Me’ page and Mr. Dinesh Sharma, the company’s India chief has tweeted that they are relentlessly working towards the launch and soon we can expect the announcement of the event date.

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The teaser page reveals key details such as the design, 64MP quad-camera setup, 120Hz sAMOLED HDR10+ display, SD888 5G processor, IP68 water resistance, 3.5mm headphone jack, DTS backed Hi-res dual speakers, among other specs.

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Now, we know these things as the phones are globally out already. So, scroll for taking a glance at them:

Asus Zenfone 8 vs Zenfone 8 Flip Specs

ModelZenfone 8Zenfone 8 Flip
Display5.9-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED HDR 10+ 20:9 aspect ratio display with 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, up to 1100 nits brightness, 112% DCI-P3 Color Gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Protection6.67-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ E4 AMOLED HDR 10+ display with 90Hz refresh rate with 200Hz touch sampling rate, 110% DCI-P3, 105% NTSC color gamut, up to 1000 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
SoftwareAndroid 11 with ZenUI 8Android 11 with ZenUI 8
ProcessorSnapdragon 888Snapdragon 888
Memory6/8GB LPDDR5 RAM + 64GB (UFS2.1) / 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage

8/16GB LPDDR5 RAM + 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
8GB LPDDR5 RAM + 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage,
microSD up to 2TB
Rear Camera64MP (Sony IMX686 sensor, OIS), 12MP 112˚ ultra-wide camera (IMX363 sensor, dual PD autofocus, 4cm macro) mode, 8K video64MP (Sony IMX686 sensor), 12MP 112˚ ultra-wide camera (Sony IMX363 sensor, dual PD autofocus, 4cm macro mode), 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom and up to 12x digital zoom, 8K video
Front Camera12MP (Sony IMX663 sensor, dual PD autofocus)Same as above (Flip)
Battery4000mAh (typical) with 30W fast charging, Quick Charge 4, PD charging5000mAh (typical) with 30W fast charging, Quick Charge 4, PD Charging
Misc.Dual SIM, 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Triple Mics, Water and dust resistant (IP68), In-display fingerprint scanner, 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NavIC (L5), USB-C, NFCDual SIM (nano + nano + microSD), In-display fingerprint sensor, Dual Stereo Speakers, No headphone jack, 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, NavIC(L5), USB-C, NFC
Dimensions and Weight148×68.5x9mm; 169g165.04×77.28×9.6mm; 230g
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