Asus Zenfone 8 series to launch today: How to watch livestream, what to expect
Asus is going to launch the Zenfone 8 series globally today. It is expected to launch at least three phones from this series.
The Asus Zenfone 8 series will make its debut later today. The new smartphone series from Asus is expected to feature up to three phones - Zenfone 8, Zenfone 8 mini, and Zenfone 8 Flip. Asus hasn’t revealed anything about its upcoming phones but we do have some idea through multiple leaks and rumours.
The Asus Zenfone 8 series launch will be a global one, and it will take place virtually at 10:30 pm IST. There’s a dedicated page for the Zenfone 8 launch with a countdown timer for the event. Asus will however not launch the Zenfone 8 series or other upcoming products in India due to Covid-19. The company will share a revised launch timeline later.
The Zenfone 8 series will succeed last year’s Zenfone 7 smartphones. Based on leaks and rumours so far, Zenfone 8 mini will feature a 5.9-inch full HD+ Samsung E4 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It will also have Gorilla Glass Victus protection on top, and an under-display fingerprint sensor. The smartphone will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, and it will be paired with up to 16GB of RAM.
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The smartphone is also said to come with three rear cameras featuring a 64-megapixel primary sensor which will be a Sony IMX686 sensor, a 12-megapixel wide angle lens and a macro sensor. For selfies, the smartphone will house a 12-megapixel front camera. Asus Zenfone 8 mini is said to offer 256GB of internal storage, and also feature UFS 3.1 storage. The smartphone will pack a 4,000mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging.
As for the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip, this phone is expected to feature a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The smartphone will be powered by the Quacomm Snapdragon 888 processor paired with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It will also pack a 5,000mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging. The triple flip cameras will feature a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 12-megapixel macro sensor.