Now ASUS declared two smartphones with the fancy ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip and a compact cell phone, the Zenfone 8. And even though the Flip appears great, the star of the show this 12 months is the scaled-down flagship model.
Both equally telephones have a great deal to offer and the most current specs, related to the not too long ago produced ASUS ROG 5 gaming telephone, only with a paired down style and design for the mainstream marketplace.
ASUS Zenfone 8
The Zenfone 8 is absolutely unique than the design final year. Remaining ASUS’s new compact machine, it’s intended to be huge on overall performance nevertheless little in dimension. Of program, compact by today’s criteria, as it nevertheless packs a significant 5.9-inch 1080p 120Hz Samsung AMOLED screen.
Both equally phones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, as most flagship equipment released so considerably in 2021 are, and the ZenFone 8 comes with up to 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. Additionally, it capabilities an IP68 h2o-resistant ranking, 5G, 240Hz touch sampling price, 4000 mAh battery, a headphone jack, and twin rear cameras. That’s a lot of energy in a product you can essentially maintain with just one hand.
For optics, the principal lens is a 64-megapixel Sony shooter, alongside a secondary 113-degree wide-angle lens which is 12-megapixels. That primary digital camera can seize 8k video at up to 30 fps, as well. And finally, anticipate a modest 12MP digital camera on the entrance within the screen at the top still left.
If the cost is suitable the Zenfone 8 could be a good Pixel 5 (or Pixel 6) alternate.
ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip
For tech lovers or these who want a larger exhibit, the Zenfone 8 is fairly remarkable too. Just like the Zenfone 7 from very last 12 months, the enterprise didn’t want to incorporate a notch or a cutout in the monitor for the entrance digital camera. Alternatively, they threw a few able cameras into a mechanism that flips the rear cameras about to the entrance for selfies, Snapchat, and zoom phone calls.
The Zenfone 8 Flip has a significantly bigger 6.67-inch exhibit, although it’s continue to only 1080p and 90Hz when compared to 120Hz on the scaled-down telephone. That stated, you do get a lot more house for a even bigger 5,000 mAh battery with 30w quickly wired charging. With a flip-out digital camera, there’s no formal IP h2o score, either.
As for the cameras, sadly, they’re pretty equivalent to the previous product and have the very same 64-megapixel most important digicam, a 12-megapixel ultrawide, and an 8-megapixel telephoto with 3x optical zoom. ASUS did say the motor is more quickly and stronger than very last calendar year as it flips those cameras again and forth.
Pricing and release details have nonetheless to be declared for the US marketplace, but before rumors proposed close to $700 for the lesser phone and over $900 for the Flip. When they do arrive, it’ll only be for AT&T and T-Cellular.