Asus today launched the Asus 8z in India. The phone was launched in May last year under the name Asus Zenfone 8. Now almost a year later, Asus has finally launched the phone in India. In India, the Asus 8z competes with the OnePlus 9RT and iQoo 9.
Asus 8z price and availability
The recently launched Asus 8z’s 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant costs Rs 42,999 in India. It will go on sale in the country from 12 noon on March 7, 2022 via Flipkart.
Asus 8z Specifications
The Asus 8z flaunts a 5.9-inch AMOLED display with a screen refresh rate of 120Hz and a touch response of 1ms. The display of the phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus and it also comes with IP68 water and dust resistant coating. Furthermore, the Asus 8z comes with 112% DCI-P3 color gamut with Delta-E color accuracy. The display of Asus 8z is also HDR10+ certified. Apart from this, the phone comes with 3D curved back with frosted-finish anti-glare glass.
On the performance part, the Asus 8z is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor coupled with Adreno 660 graphics with up to 8GB of speedy LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB of speedy UFS 3.1 storage. It runs on Android 11 OS, on top of which is the company’s ZenUI 8 UI.
Coming to the battery, the Asus 8z packs a dual-rear camera setup consisting of a 64MP primary camera with Sony IMX686 sensor and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens with Sony IMX363 sensor.
The Asus 8z also features the fastest possible 5G speeds thanks to support for 11 5G bands, in addition to the latest Wi-Fi 6 technology with 6 GHz support for a faster and more stable connection. Asus said that in conjunction with the main sensor, the ultra-wide camera enables impressive HDR shots and low-light photos as well, magnifying dark images up to 4X in brightness. On the front, it houses a 12MP selfie camera with Sony IMX 663 sensor. On the video front, the main camera of the phone is capable of capturing 8K videos at 30 fps and the ultra-wide-angle camera is capable of recording 4K videos at 60 fps.
On the battery front, the Asus 8z packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for 30-watt HyperCharge adapter for fast charging. Other features include Cirrus Logic Mono Amp, 3.5mm audio jack with Qualcomm Acoustic DAC, WiFi 6, Qualcomm aptX, aptX HD and aptX Adaptive+ AAC support, and an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Asus 8z launched in India with Snapdragon 888 5G, 4,000mAh battery first spotted on BGR India