ASUS ZenFone 8, ZenFone 8 Flip with Snapdragon 888 SoC, 64MP camera launched: prices, specifications

Here's a look at the ZenFone 8 and ZenFone 8 Flip prices and specifications.

Highlights
  • ASUS ZenFone 8 and ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip have been launched.
  • Key specs include Snapdragon 888, 5G connectivity, and 30W fast-charging support.
  • ASUS Zenfone 8 price starts at $599 (around Rs 44,100).

ASUS ZenFone 8 and ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip prices, specifications, and availability details have been revealed as the phones have been officially launched. The ZenFone 8 Flip retains the motorised flip camera design seen on ZenFone 7. This allows the triple rear cameras to also function as selfie snappers. The company says the phone gets a new powerful stepper motor that can shoot photos and videos even while in motion. This also means ZenFone 8 Flip front is all display with no notch or punch-hole cutout. On the other hand, the ASUS ZenFone 8 is a compact flagship as it sports a 5.9-inch FHD+ AMOLED display.  

ASUS ZenFone 8 and ZenFone 8 Flip prices

ASUS Zenfone 8 price starts at USD 599 (around Rs 44,100) for the 6GB/128GB version and USD 799 (approx Rs 58,900 approx.) for the 16GB/256GB model. It will be available in Obsidian Black and Horizon Silver colours and will be available in Europe in the coming weeks and in the US before July.

The ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip is priced at EUR 799 (around Rs 71,100) for the 8GB + 256GB storage version. The phone will be available in Europe soon.

ASUS ZenFone 8 specifications

ZenFone 8

ASUS ZenFone 8 sports a 5.9-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with an HDR10, 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 1100nits brightness, 112 per cent DCPI-P3 Colour Gamut, 20:9 aspect ratio, and Gorilla Glass Victus. It is powered by the Snapdragon 888 5G SoC paired with Adreno 660 GPU, up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The phone boots Android 11-based ZenUI 8 custom skin on top. Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. 

ASUS ZenFone 8 features

  • 5.9-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, Adreno 660 GPU
  • Up to 16GB RAM and 256GB storage
  • Android 11 OS
  • 64MP + 12MP dual-cameras
  • 4,000mAh battery, 30W fast-charging support

Moving to cameras, the ZenFone 8 features a dual-camera setup, with a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 4cm macro mode. The phone has a 12MP front camera for selfies and video chats and an in-display fingerprint sensor for security. It packs a 4,000mAh battery with 30W fast-charging support, IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, stereo speakers, Dual Cirrus Logic CS35L45 amplifier, Dirac HD sound, Hi-Res Audio, Triple microphones with OZO Audio Zoom, and ASUS Noise Reduction Technology. The phone measures 148×68.5x9mm and weighs 169 grams.

ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip specifications

ZenFone 8 Flip

ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip flaunts a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 2,400 X 1,080 pixels resolution, HDR10+, 90Hz refresh rate, 200Hz touch sampling rate, 1100nits brightness, 112 per cent DCPI-P3 Colour Gamut, 20:9 aspect ratio, and Gorilla Glass 6 layer. It is powered by the Snapdragon 888 5G SoC coupled with Adreno 660 GPU, up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The phone runs on Android 11-based ZenUI 8 custom skin on top.

ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip features

  • 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, 90Hz refresh rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, Adreno 660 GPU
  • Up to 12GB RAM, 256GB storage
  • Android 11 OS
  • 64MP + 12MP + 8MP triple cameras
  • 5,000mAh battery, 30W fast-charging support

As for the cameras, the ZenFone 8 Flip gets a triple camera setup on the back consisting of a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 4cm macro mode and an 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom and up to 12x digital zoom. Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. 

The phone has an in-display fingerprint sensor for security, a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support (Quick Charge 4, PD charging support), an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, stereo speakers, Dual Cirrus Logic CS35L45 amplifier, Dirac HD sound, Hi-Res Audio, Triple microphones with OZO Audio Zoom and ASUS Noise Reduction Technology. The phone measures 165.04×77.28×9.6mm and weighs 230 grams.