The official announcement of ASUS ZenFone 8 is now around the corner. The specifications of the new top-of-the-range, which we had talked about in a previous article, have now leaked online revealing some more details. The Taiwanese company is expected to launch two models from the range in the event of a global launch to be held on 12 May.
ASUS ZenFone 8: the specifications of the top-of-the-range leaked before the official launch
The standard variant of Asus ZenFone 8 represents the so-called model “Mini” which will come with a compact form factor screen. The ZenFone 8 Flip variant instead, will re-propose the design of the motorized camera seen on previous ZenFone models.
While most of the specs for ZenFone 8 were previously rumored, we now have a few additional details. The latest leak comes from the insider Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) and tells us that the 5.9-inch FHD + resolution display on the phone is a unit E4 AMOLED produced by Samsung, which will offer an update rate of 120Hz. The display will be protected by Gorilla Glass Victus and will also be equipped with an in-display fingerprint scanner.
The device can hold a maximum of 16GB of RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 fast memory, intended for internal storage. The rear camera will have a Sony IMX686 main rear sensor of 64 megapixels and a 12-megapixel wide-angle unit with macro.
Both of these lenses will be equipped with EIS (Electonic Image Stabilization), while the main sensor will support video recording both in 8K and in 4K and 120FPS in slow motion. Asus ZenFone 8 will also have two speakers, a linear vibration motor, 5G support, Bluetooth 5.2, FM radio, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a 3-microphone system with OZO audio.
In addition to that, the phone will be equipped inside with the SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 which will run the custom interface ZenUI 8 based on Android 11. The battery will have a capacity of 4,000 mAh with support for 30W fast charging. We should know more about availability and pricing after the launch.