These are the Zenfone 8 Compact and Zenfone 8 Flip smartphones, which feature the cutting-edge triple Flip Camera, a motorized flip module that gives the same high-resolution photos and videos on both the front and back. They are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform CPU and feature AMOLED displays.
As reported by the company, the super-compact 5.9-inch Zenfone 8 and the photo-focused 6.67-inch Zenfone 8 Flip are designed to meet the needs of all types of users.
The new series is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform, and high-capacity batteries (4000 mAh in Zenfone 8 and 5000 mAh in Zenfone 8 Flip) for high autonomy.
Both the Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip feature AMOLED displays with Delta-E <1 color accuracy. In addition, the Zenfone 8’s display has an ultra-fast refresh rate of up to 120 Hz. The displays also include fingerprint sensors.
Sony’s camera sensors add excellent photo and video capabilities to both phones. Zenfone 8 has a fixed dual rear camera system, while Zenfone 8 Flip features the innovative triple Flip Camera, a motorized flip module that enables the same high-resolution photos and videos on both the front and back.
Zenfone 8 has a sleek, all-new design with dimensions specifically chosen to allow it to fit easily into a pocket and also operate it effortlessly with one hand. It features a 3D curved back with a new frosted glass finish for a more secure grip. It was awarded in the Red Dot Awards 2021, a recognition given by an international jury for its excellent design.
Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip use Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform, built with 5 nanometer process technology. This processor delivers up to 25% faster CPU performance and up to 35% faster graphics rendering compared to the previous generation.
Battery life is guaranteed by its high capacity: 4000 mAh on Zenfone 8 and 5000 mAh on Zenfone 8 Flip. Advanced battery care systems maximize battery life, and the new mode in ZenUI 8 OS has a variety of automatic power management modes that users can easily change according to their needs, ranging from maximum performance to maximum battery life. Advanced manual configuration of power-saving settings is also possible.
Both Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip are featured with bright and responsive AMOLED displays. In collaboration with industry-leading visual processing company Pixelworks, the visual experience has been enhanced with with Delta-E <1 color accuracy and DC Dimming technology. The displays also have HDR10+ certification to bring out details even in the darkest scenes. In-display fingerprint sensors make unlocking the phones simple and intuitive.
Zenfone 8 has a 120 Hz AMOLED display with a 1 ms response time for silky smooth scrolling and blur-free visuals. The 112% cinema-quality DCI-P3 color gamut brings videos and images to life, and the 1000 nits brightness allows for easy outdoor reading. In addition, the display is protected by the latest and strongest Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
Zenfone 8 Flip has a 100% notch-free 90 Hz NanoEdge AMOLED NanoEdge display with vivid colors and smooth response capability.
Zenfone 8’s dual rear camera system captures every moment with high-quality photos in any condition. The 64 MP Sony IMX686 main camera offers unprecedented resolution, dual-pixel autofocus, optical image stabilization and a high level of light sensitivity, for perfect photos day and night. The 12 MP Sony IMX363 camera allows even more compositional freedom and can also take amazing macro shots with close-up details. On the front, a perforated 12 MP Sony IMX663 camera with dual-pixel autofocus delivers sharp selfies and videos.
Zenfone 8 Flip features the revolutionary Flip camera, a motorized module with a triple camera system that offers the same high-resolution front-facing or rear-facing photo and video capabilities. The primary camera is a high-resolution 64 MP Sony IMX686 wide-angle camera with dual-pixel phase detection autofocus to maintain ultra-sharp focus on subjects, plus Quad Bayer technology and enhanced light sensitivity for stunning photos, day or night. A secondary ultra-wide-angle camera is powered by a Sony IMX363 sensor, and this camera supports macro photography down to 4 cm for incredibly detailed close-ups. The third camera is a telephoto camera, enabling 3X optical zoom, up to 12X full zoom and smooth transitions between cameras during recording.
Zenfone 8 is designed to be easy to use and easy to carry, everywhere, and built to impress with its irresistible look and premium feel. A key design goal was to make the Zenfone 8 exceptionally easy to use, even with one hand. The new one-handed mode gives users full, comfortable control with just their thumb. The 3D curved back fits perfectly in the palm, and the new frosted glass coating gives the Zenfone 8 a clean, sleek look while making it even easier to hold.
The Zenfone 8 Flip has been redesigned to allow for a better grip while still having a large battery. The 3D curved back has been carefully reshaped for optimal grip.
The new ZenUI 8 combines smoothness with speed, and is simple and easy to use. One-handed operation is just a gesture away for easier control, and dark mode automatically adjusts apps to a dark color scheme, helping users stay focused, reduce eyestrain and improve visibility. The system offers several different modes that allow users to prioritize performance or extend battery life. Smart Key allows instant access to favorite actions. AudioWizard allows users to instantly tailor their audio experience to whatever they are listening to, with presets (Dynamic, Music, Cinema and Gaming) to enhance any type of sound environment. We’ve also enhanced the original Android design to perfectly suit any user’s needs.