ASUS 8z with Snapdragon 888 to launch in India on February 28

ASUS 8z India launch

After months of waiting, Asus is finally bringing their compact flagship Asus 8z to India on February 28. The phone packs a  5.9-inch FHD+ E4 AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC gets up to 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM & 128GB of UFS3.1 internal storage.

In terms of optics, the phone gets a dual rear camera setup with a main 64MP Sony sensor and a 12MP selfie shooter. The 8z run on Android 11 with Zen UI on top. The phone is juiced by a rather small 4,000mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging.

ASUS Zenfone 8z

ASUS ZenFone 8z specsheet

  • 5.9-inch Full HD+ AMOLED HDR 10+
  • 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate
  • Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor
  • Adreno 660 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR5, 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • Rear camera- 64MP (Sony IMX686 sensor) (f/1.8) OIS, 12MP ultra-wide lens (Sony IMX363 sensor) (f/2.2), 4cm macro mode
  • Front camera- 12MP (Sony IMX663 sensor)
  • Android 11 with ZenUI
  • Dual SIM
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Dirac HD sound, Hi-Res Audio
  • Water and dust resistant (IP68)
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • 5G, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC
  • 4,000mAh with 30W fast charging

Pricing & Availability

The ASUS Zenfone 8z comes in Obsidian Black and Horizon Silver colours in the global markets and carries a price tag of $599 for the 6/128GB model. In India, the phone is expected to be priced between INR 35-40k with sales commencing sometime early March.

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