Asus releases updates for the Zenfone 8 and 8 Flip, ROG Phone 5 and 3, Zenfone 6 too
Asus has been doing a lot of work on its new flagships in the weeks after their release – there’s yet another update for the new Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip. A few other phones got some attention as well, with a fairly substantial update for the ROG Phone 5.
The new flagships got another bump in camera quality, this time paired with a call quality improvement. The smaller Zenfone 8 also gained VoLTE support for three European carriers. The 8 is now up to firmware version 184.108.40.206, the 8 Flip went up to 220.127.116.11.
Asus Zenfone 8 and 8 Flip
- Optimized Phone call quality
- Improved camera quality
- Improved system stability
- Enabled VoLTE on Telekom, Germany (Zenfone 8 only)
- Enabled VoLTE on Tele2, Russia (Zenfone 8 only)
- Enabled VoLTE & VoWiFi on O2, Czech Republic (Zenfone 8 only)
Asus ROG Phone 5
- Updated Android security patch to 2021-04
- Fixed issue where 5G connection would unintentionally be regulated by system mode
- Fixed the icon cropping problem in App Drawer landscape mode
- Fixed the occasional popping problem of advertisements in the game
- Correct the narrative error in the protection clause of the privacy homepage
- Fixed the problem of too small Chinese text in photo album editing
- Fixed an issue with abnormal temperature display in Armoury Crate
- Fix issue where account sync would not automatically re-enable after changing system modes
- Fixed occasional failure to sleep or wake up the machine by pressing the power button
- Fixed issue with echo during calls
- Fixed issue so the accessory case for Zenfone does not appear in search settings
- Fixed an issue where the refresh rate for Chrome was locked when opening YouTube in a window
- Fixed an issue where notifications were displayed abnormally when calling with WeChat
Asus ROG Phone 3
- Enabled VoLTE/VoWIFI on MTS (Russia).
- Updated to April 2021 Android security patch
- Fixed occasional Launcher keep crash
- Fixed the issue where the screen cannot be output through HDMI to ASUS MG279Q monitor
- Updated APN list
Asus Zenfone 6
- Updated Android security patch
- Updated APN version
- Fixed the problem that status bar cannot slide out when playing videos or games in full screen
- 10 Jul 2021
I hope Asus makes a surprise announcement and increases the number of OS updates to three. Please Asus.
- 06 Jul 2021
No payment is secure, but through a virtual credit card. Crooks are always watching.
- 02 Jun 2021
Zenfone 8 Not yet available in many countries: I'm in Australia and ordered from WondaMobile Hong Kong, quick despatch, in stock, total price includes all taxes and shipping with one year warranty, I used PayPal which adds security to my purchas...