Asus launched the Zenfone 8 series smartphones – the Asus Zenfone 8 and the Zenfone 8 Flip back in May. These devices were set to launch in India alongside the global launch which took place on May 12. However, due to the second COVID-19 wave, the launch of these two devices in India was delayed. We are aware of the fact that Asus is currently prepping up for the launch of these two handsets in India soon. The company recently published the new teaser on its official India website a few days ago. Now, in a recent development, we have some more details about the Asus Zenfone 8 series launch coming in courtesy of India Today Tech.
Asus Zenfone 8 Series To Launch Soon In India
According to India Today Tech’s interaction with Asus’s Business Head Dinesh Sharma, Asus is really close to launching the Zenfone 8 and the Zenfone 8 Flip smartphones in India. The company is figuring out the logistics and will announce the launch date of the Zenfone 8 series soon for the Indian market as per Dinesh Sharma. “We will be launching the Zenfone 8 in India very soon. And, when I say that, I mean really soon. I have been getting a lot of requests about that product on social media and are working to bring it to the country. There are a lot of factors that have to be looked at including the logistics and as soon that is done, we will announce a date,” said Dinesh Sharma in interaction with India Today Tech.
As mentioned above, Asus has already published a teaser on its official India website, suggesting us that the arrival of the Zenfone 8 and the Zenfone 8 Flip soon. Dinesh Sharma said that Asus wants to make sure there is enough supply to meet the demand before putting the smartphone on sale. He even added that: “You have to make a product available in sufficient quantity to start the sale. The way smartphone manufacturing works, there is a build-up process to it. You can’t expect very high volume of products from the very first day. It takes a bit of time after you start the process,”.
Asus Zenfone 8, Zenfone 8 Flip Specifications, Features
As the Zenfone 8 and the Zenfone 8 Flip are launched in the global market, we already are aware about their specifications. To recall, the Zenfone 8 features a 5.9-inch Samsung-made E4 AMOLED display with a 120HZ refresh rate. The device under the hood is powered by Snapdragon 888 chipset which is aided with Adreno 660 GPU. The phone comes in 6GB/8GB/16GB RAM options along with 128GB/256GB storage. It runs Android 11 out of the box with ZenUI 8 skin. As for the optics, the device features a dual-camera setup that consist of a primary 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor and a 12MP ultrawide camera. The phone sports a 12MP front-facing camera. The device is fueled by a 4000mAh battery that has 30W fast-charging support.
On the other hand, the Zenfone 8 Flip comes with a 6.67-inch AMOLED display that has FHD+ pixels resolution. Similar to the Zenfone 8, the Zenfone 8 Flip is powered by Snapdragon 888 SoC. The device packs 8GB RAM, 256GB of internal storage and runs Android 11 out of the box. It features a flip camera mechanism similar to that of the Zenfone 7 Pro. The device sports a 64MP primary camera, 12MP ultra-wide lens, and 8MP telephoto camera that has 3x optical zoom. It packs a 5000mAh battery that offers 30W fast-charging support.