Asus launched the Asus ZenFone 8 and ZenFone 8 Flip globally final week, however the smartphones didn’t attain the Indian market owing to the COVID-19 disaster. It seems the duo should still launch within the nation later, nevertheless, with completely different branding. In keeping with a purported Google Play supported units itemizing (by way of GSMArena), the ZenFone 8 could be seen with the mannequin quantity ASUS_I006D and the moniker “ZenFone 8/ ASUS 8Z,” suggesting the system might launch as Asus 8Z in some areas together with India. Notably, a court docket ruling in 2019 ordered Asus to drop its ‘ZenFone’ moniker because of branding points, which additionally resulted within the arrival of the Asus ZenFone 6 collection as Asus 6Z in India. The Asus ZenFone 7 collection didn’t launch in India in any respect.
Asus India’s Enterprise Head Dinesh Sharma had earlier indicated that the telephones would possibly launch within the nation as soon as the COVID-19 state of affairs improves. “Whereas the world is worked up for the launch of our new smartphone, we at ASUS India have consciously determined to defer the launch until the present state of affairs improves,” Sharma mentioned in his tweet. Asus ZenFone 8 collection will likely retain comparable options as the worldwide variant. To recall, the vanilla Asus ZenFone 8 comes with a compact construct and encompasses a 5.9-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED show with a 120Hz refresh price. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset paired with as much as 16GB of RAM and as much as 256GB of inside storage. There’s a 4,000mAh battery on the ZenFone 8, together with assist for 30W quick charging. The twin digicam on the Asus ZenFone 8 comes with a 64-megapixel main shooter and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle digicam – each utilizing Sony sensors. On the entrance, there’s a 12-megapixel selfie shooter on the Asus ZenFone 8.
However, the Asus ZenFone 8 Flip sports activities a 6.67-inch AMOLED show with a 90Hz refresh price. It also packs the identical Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM and as much as 256GB of inside storage. There’s a 5,000mAh battery with 30W quick charging. Its triple digicam setup features a main 64-megapixel shooter, a 12-megapixel twin pixel picture sensor, and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens. The identical module acts because the entrance digicam as nicely, because it swivels or flips so as to act as a entrance digicam as nicely.