ASUS Zenfone 8 launching in India soon with 5.9-inch FHD+ AMOLED 120Hz display, Snapdragon 888 SoC, up to 16GB RAM

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Asus Zenfone 8 8Z launch soon India

Asus India Head Dinesh Sharma confirmed that the company will launch its latest flagship smartphone the Asus Zenfone 8 in India soon, after it was launched in the US and Europe back in May 2021. The company also linked a pre-sale page but doesn’t mention any official launch date yet.

Considering the court order issued over a trademark dispute about the use of the ‘Zen’ or ‘ZenFone’ moniker, the Zenfone 8 will be launched in India as ASUS 8Z. The device was spotted on Google’s website under the ASUS 8Z moniker.

ASUS Zenfone 8z listed google

As a reminder, the Zenfone 8 has a 5.9-inch 120Hz E4 AMOLED screen, 240Hz touch sampling rate with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. It runs on the Snapdragon 888 processor with support for 5G SA/NSA, up to 16GB LPDDR5, 256GB UFS 3.1 storage, and works on Zen UI based on Android 11. It has a dual rear camera setup where a 64MP primary camera along with a 12MP ultra-wide camera and a 12MP punch-hole front-facing camera. The back panel has frosted glass and is powered by a 4000mAh battery that supports 30W Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging.

ASUS Zenfone 8 colors

ASUS ZenFone 8/8Z Specifications -

Display5.9-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED HDR 10+ 20:9 aspect ratio display with 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, up to  1100 nits brightness, 112% DCI-P3 Color Gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Protection
ProcessorOcta-Core Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 660 GPU
RAM/Storage6GB / 8GB LPDDR5 6400MHz RAM with 64GB (UFS2.1) / 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage, 8GB / 16GB LPDDR5 6400MHz RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
OS/UIAndroid 11 with ZenUI 8
Rear Cameras64MP camera with Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 12MP ultra-wide camera with IMX363 sensor, dual PD autofocus, f/2.2 aperture, 4cm macro mode, 8k video
Front Camera12MP front camera with Sony IMX663 sensor, dual PD autofocus
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Dual Cirrus Logic CS35L45 amplifier, Dirac HD sound, Hi-Res Audio, Triple microphones with OZO Audio Zoom & ASUS Noise Reduction Technology, FM Radio
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Water and dust resistant (IP68)
Dimensions148 × 68.5 x 9 mm
Connectivity5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), NavIC(L5), USB Type-C, NFC
Battery/Charger4000mAh (typical) with 30W fast charging, Quick Charge 4, PD charging

The company also mentions the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip on the Asus India official website, so might be the company will launch it after the Zenfone 8. We should know more details and the exact launch date in the coming days.