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Asus Zenfone 8

Asus Zenfone 8
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Brand: Asus
Category: mobile phones
  • Processor Snapdragon 888
  • RAM 6GB / 8GB / 16GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB / 256GB
  • Camera Dual- 64MP primary camera
  • Display 5.9 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels
  • Battery Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable

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  • Design 9 / 10
  • Performance 10 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Connectivity 9 / 10
  • Features 9 / 10
  • Usability 9 / 10

The Asus ZenFone 8 was officially announced on May 12, 2021, and released on May 13. This smartphone is the successor to the Zenfone 7 released in September last year.

The phone is equipped with a 5.90-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 120Hz refresh rate, and an aspect ratio of 20:9. Asus ZenFone 8 runs with ZenUI 8 based on Android 11 and is powered by a 4,000 mAh battery. This smartphone supports proprietary fast charging. It supports 30W fast charging.

As far as the camera is concerned, the Asus ZenFone 8 has a 64-megapixel main camera on the back with an aperture of f/1.8 and a pixel size of 0.8µm and 12-megapixel cameras have an aperture of f/2.2 and a pixel size of 1.4 µm; there is a phase detection autofocus in the settings of the rear-view camera.

The phone also features a 12MP front camera that can achieve 1.22µm for selfies. The front camera also has an autofocus function. This phone packs 6GB RAM and has 128 GB of internal storage space. This device is a dual-SIM smartphone (GSM and GSM) that can accept nano-SIM cards. The size of Asus ZenFone 8 is 148.00 x 68.50 x 8.90 mm (height x width x thickness), weighs 169.00 grams.

This device is released in Obsidian Black, Horizon Silver, and Moonlight White. The connection options of this device include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Ja, GPS, Bluetooth v5.20, NFC, USB Type C, FM radio, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks). The sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/magnetometer, gyroscope, distance sensor, and fingerprint sensor on the screen. ASUS ZenFone 8 supports face unlocking.

Asus Zenfone 8 Price in Nigeria

The Asus Zenfone 8 starting price in Nigeria is about NGN 302,726 which is it equivalent from 600 euros.

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Asus Zenfone 8 - Specs

General

Brand Asus
Models All available models and/or other names ZS590KS, ZS590KS-2A007EU
Announced May 12, 2021
Released May 13, 2021
Status Available

Design

Dimension 148 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
Weight 169 g
Make Make => refers to the built quality, including the materials used to make the back, front and frame of this device. Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Colours Obsidian Black, Horizon Silver

Display

Display Type Display Type => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED). Super AMOLED, 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
Refresh Rate 120Hz
Pixel Density Pixel Density is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. ~446 ppi density
Aspect Ratio 20:9 ratio
Touch Screen Touchscreen => is of two types; Resistive and Capacitive touchscreen. Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive touchscreen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Yes, capacitive toucnscreen
Protection Display Protection => The widely used and best display protection is Gorilla Glass. Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, it is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Yes

Performance

Chipset Chipsetis a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
CPU CPU => (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets. Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
GPU GPU => A graphics processing unit (GPU) is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display device. This include things such as lighting effects, object transformation and 3D motion. Adreno 660
RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 6GB, 8GB, 16GB RAM
Storage 128GB, 256GB
Expandable Storage Expandable storage or Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No

Software

OS OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 11
User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface. ZenUI 8

Camera

Rear Camera Camerais able to capture photographs and usually videos, the most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. Rear cameras are the cameras at the back of the phone. 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
Front Camera Single- 12 MP, f/2.5, 28mm (standard), 1/2.93", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF

Battery

Capacity 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

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Bands Bands =>A key part of any mobile phone specification is its operating frequency bands. The supported frequency bands determine whether a certain handset is compatible with a certain network carrier. The available Bands on Mobile phones are 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G. 5G has the fastest network 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Speed Speed of a network shows how fast it takes that network to connect to the internet calculated in Mbps. Diferrent networks band have their own unique speed. HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps, 5G
SIM SIM(Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Connectivity

GPS GPS => The Global Position System is a satellite base radio navigation. GPS receiver uses the data from these signals to triangulate where you are and what time it is Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS, NavIC
WLAN WLAN or Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches. NFC
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. No
Headphone Jack 3.5mm Jack

Entertainment

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
FM Radio Yes, (market/region dependent)
Video Playback Yes
Music player Yes

Features

Sensor Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Price

Price in Nigeria NGN 302,726
Price in Ghana GHS 4,240
Price in Kenya KES 79,410
Price in Euro 600

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