Asus Zenfone 8

Asus has managed to build its reputation in the market with a slew of Android smartphones that cater to different set of buyers. You have the ROG series for gamers, and for everyone else, it has the Zenfone series. And now we are looking at the flagship Zenfone 8 series for 2021. This phone boasts a 6.7-inch AMOLED display that offers Full HD+ resolution at 1080x2400 pixels. This brings the pixel density of the screen to 393 PPI. The front display has a punch hole that houses the camera. The latest Zenfone device packs the flagship octa-core Snapdragon 888 chipset that brings 5G support. It gets paired with 8GB RAM for best raw performance from the hardware. Zenfone 8 offers internal 128GB storage that is expandable up to 2TB using the dedicated card slot. The imaging duties on the phone are handled by triple rear camera that consists of 48MP sensor, 16MP sensor, and 8MP sensor. While on the front, the phone comes with 32MP selfie camera. Zenfone 8 packs a 5100mAh battery that supports fast charging via USB Type C. Other features on the phone are on-screen fingerprint sensor, and face unlock. Asus has a slew of other Zenfone mobiles like the Zenfone Max Pro (M1), Zenfone 7 and the Zenfone 5Z.

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Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
RAM : 6 GB
Storage : 128 GB
Battery : 4000 mAh battery
Camera : Single (12 MP, f/2.5 Camera(28 mm focal length, 2.9" sensor size, 1.22 m pixel size))
Display : 5.9 inches (14.99 cms)
SIM : Dual SIM (SIM1: Nano) (SIM2: Nano)
Operating System : Android v11

Asus Zenfone 8 Details

AMOLED Display, Design, Security
Asus Zenfone 8 gets a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with support for Full HD+ resolution at 1080x2400 pixels. This translates into pixel density of 393 PPI. The screen sports a punch hole that houses the front selfie camera. The 20:9 aspect ratio screen offers large viewing space. The power button and volume rockers are placed on the right of the phone. The phone has multiple features to keep your data secure. You have the software-based face unlock that works through the front selfie camera. And the device also gets on-screen fingerprint sensor.
Performance, Storage, Triple Camera
Zenfone 8 gets its power from the latest Snapdragon 888 octa-core chipset. The hardware includes 8GB RAM that should more than satisfy your performance demands. You get 128GB internal storage and it’s good to see the phone support memory card slot for expansion. The phone runs over custom version of Zen UI built over Android 11 operating system. Asus has offered the Zenfone 8 with triple rear camera of 48MP primary sensor, 16MP sensor, and 8MP sensor. On the front, the phone has 32MP selfie camera that also supports video recording and video calls.
Battery, Fast Charging, Connectivity
Asus Zenfone 8 comes loaded with a 5100mAh battery that supports fast charging via USB Type C. For connectivity, the phone offers Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, 5G, 4G VoLTE, NFC, and GPS with GLONASS.

Asus Zenfone 8 Specifications

Summary

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Display 5.9 inches (14.99 cms)
Storage 128 GB
Front Camera Single (12 MP, f/2.5 Camera(28 mm focal length, 2.9" sensor size, 1.22 m pixel size))
Rear Camera Dual (64 MP, f/1.8, Wide Angle(78° field-of-view) Camera + 12 MP, f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(14 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size))
Battery 4000 mAh
RAM 6 GB

General

Launch Date June 24, 2021
Dimensions 5.83 x 2.7 x 0.35 inch (148 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm)
Weight 169 grams
Build Back: Gorilla Glass
Face unlock Yes
Water Resistant Yes, Water resistant, IP68
Colors Obsidian Black, Horizon Silver, Moonlight White

Processor

Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)
CPU 2.84GHz, Single core, Kryo 680 + 2.42GHz, Tri core, Kryo 680 + 1.8GHz, Quad core, Kryo 680
Architecture 64-bit
Graphics Adreno 660

Software

Operating System Android v11
Custom UI Zen UI

Storage

Internal Memory 128 GB
RAM 6 GB
Expandable Memory No

Display

Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Size 5.9 inches (14.99 cms)
Display Type AMOLED, HDR 10+
Aspect ratio 20:9
Bezel-less display Yes, with Punch-hole
Brightness 1100 nits
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
TouchScreen Yes, Capacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 82.9 %
Pixel Density 446 pixels per inch (ppi)

Camera

Rear Dual (64 MP, f/1.8, Wide Angle(78° field-of-view) Camera + 12 MP, f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(14 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size))
Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Flash Rear (LED Flash)
Front Single (12 MP, f/2.5 Camera(28 mm focal length, 2.9" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size))
Camera Features Auto Flash, Auto Focus, Face detection, Touch to focus
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Image Stabilization Yes, Optical Image Stabilization(OIS), Electric Image Stabilization (EIS)
Video Rear: 7680x4320 @ 24 fps, 3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Battery

Charging speed 60 % in 25 minutes (claimed by Brand)
Type Li-Polymer
Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable No
Fast Charging Yes, Quick, v4.0, 30W

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes with a/ac/ax/b/g/n, MIMO
SIM Configuration Dual SIM (SIM1: Nano) (SIM2: Nano)
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.2
Network 5G: Supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Voice over LTE(VoLTE) Yes
Wi-fi features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
Infrared Yes
USB USB Type-C, Mass storage device, USB charging
NFC Chipset Yes

Sensors

Fingerprint sensor Yes, On-screen
Other Sensor Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Sound

Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
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