Asus Zenfone 8

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Asus Zenfone 8
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  • 5.9" 1080x2400 pixels
  • 64MP 4320p
  • 6-16GB RAM Snapdragon 888 5G
  • 4000mAh Li-Po
Released 2021, May 13 169g, 8.9mm thickness Android 11, ZenUI 8 128GB/256GB storage, no card slot
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42 - International
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 66, 71 - USA
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78 SA/NSA - International
  1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 38, 40, 66, 71, 77, 78 SA/NSA - USA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps, 5G
Launch
Announced 2021, May 12
Status Available. Released 2021, May 13
Body
Dimensions 148 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm (5.83 x 2.70 x 0.35 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Display
Type Super AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+, 700 nits (HBM), 1100 nits (peak)
Size 5.9 inches, 84.0 cm2 (~82.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~446 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
 Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 11, ZenUI 8
Chipset Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
GPU Adreno 660
Memory
Card slot No
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 16GB RAM
 UFS 3.1
Main Camera
Dual 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 112˚, 14mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps; gyro-EIS, HDR
Selfie Camera
Single 12 MP, f/2.5, 28mm (standard), 1/2.93", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
 32-bit/384kHz audio
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS, NavIC
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio (market/region dependent)
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
Type Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 30W, 60% in 25 min, 100% in 80 min (advertised)
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Reverse charging
Misc
Colors Obsidian Black, Horizon Silver
Models ZS590KS, ZS590KS-2A007EU, I006D
Price $ 679.99 / £ 599.99 / € 649.99
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 676001 (v8) | 799738 (v9)
GeekBench: 3604 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 61fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -27.9 LUFS (Good)
Battery life Endurance rating 88h
Asus Zenfone 8 128GB 8GB RAM 256GB 8GB RAM 256GB 12GB RAM

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User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

Camera is good enough 120 score in dxomark Please don't spread lies, this smartphone deserves more It has almost every thing that a flagship needed

  • Anonymous

Really good phone but the ramdump issue is making me nervous. Seems like it happens only to phones built april and earlier though from what it seems, atleast that's what the people in the forum seem to think. Mine is from may, so hopefully fine,...

  • Anonymous

What about overheating issues? What are your experiences with that? Thanks.

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