Asus will launch the ZenFone 8 series on May 12. The company is expected to launch two new models. One of the two devices is the compact ZenFone 8. The smartphone was previously rumoured to come with a “Mini” moniker. However, recent developments suggest that the device will be simply called ZenFone 8. Tipster Mukul Sharma has now listed the complete spec sheet of the upcoming Asus smartphone. The phone will feature a Snapdragon processor under the hood. The phone will also have a compact display. Let’s take a look at the Asus ZenFone 8 specifications, features, and other details.
Asus ZenFone 8 specifications leaked ahead of the official May 12 launch event
Asus is gearing up for the ZenFone 8 series on May 12. Ahead of the launch, the vanilla model’s specifications have leaked online.
Tipster Mukul Sharma has shared the vanilla model’s complete spec sheet. Asus could also launch the device as the ZenFone 8 Mini. It will have a 5.92-inch Full HD+ Samsung-made E4 AMOLED display. It will have a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass Victus and an in-display fingerprint scanner. The device will measure 148 x 68.5 x 8.9mm and weigh 169 grams.
Under the hood, the phone draws power from a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. It would be interesting to see if Asus manages to control the heating issues, which have plagued several phones running on the Snapdragon 888 SoC. Other leaked specs of the device include up to 16GB of RAM, 256GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage and a small 4000 mAh battery with 30W fast charging.
The Asus premium smartphone is also said to come with a dual-camera setup on the back. The device will have a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary camera and a 12MP ultrawide. Word is that the ultrawide camera will come with autofocus for shooting macro images. For selfies, there will be a 12MP front camera. Both the front and rear cameras will support Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS).
Leaked details also reveal that the device will support 8K video recording and come with a linear vibration motor. Alongside, it will have a 3.5mm headphone jack with Hi-Fi audio playback. The Asus Zenfone-series device will also feature dual speakers and run Android 11-based ZenUI 8 out of the box.
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