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ASUS (ZenFone) 8Z, 8Z Flip listed on official India site, launch expected soon

Highlights

  • The ASUS 8Z will be launching soon in India
  • Its product page has gone live on ASUS India’s website
  • The listing also hints at the arrival of the ASUS 8Z Flip in India

The ASUS 8Z and ASUS 8Z Flip are likely to launch soon as a product page has gone live on ASUS India’s website. The listing has revealed all the specifications and images of the ASUS 8Z.  The appearance of the microsite suggests that the new 8Z series will be launching soon in India.

Also Read: ASUS ZenFone 8 India launch event postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

The ASUS 8Z and 8Z Flip monikers are not mentioned in the product pages. However, since their predecessor was called the ASUS 6Z, it is likely that the upcoming ASUS flagships for India will lack the ZenFone branding. The 8Z and 8Z Flip have already launched as ZenFone 8 and ZenFone8 Flip globally. Due to a Delhi High Court order over a trademark issue, ASUS is not allowed to use ZenFone or Zen branding for its smartphones in India.

ASUS 8Z and ASUS 8Z Flip specifications

ASUS 8Z coming soon

The ASUS 8Z is coming soon to India

The ASUS 8Z has a 5.9-inch sAMOLED FHD+ display with a punch-hole design. It supports 120Hz refresh rate, FHD+ resolution, and HDR10+, and it comes with Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The Sony IMX663 12-megapixel front camera, which offers dual pixel autofocus carries support for up to 4K resolution.

The 8Z’s rear-facing camera system has a Sony IMX686 64-megapixel main camera with OIS support. It offers up to 8K video recording and up to 4K HDR video recording. The main lens is coupled with Sony IMX663 12-megapixel ultrawide lens with dual pixel autofocus.

The Snapdragon 888 mobile platform powers the ASUS 8Z with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. The India listing has no information on the battery of the 8Z. The global listing of the phone states that it has a 4,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging. The other features that are available on the 8Z include IP68 rated chassis, dual SIM with 5G support, dual stereo speaker, Hi Res-Audio, DIRAC audio tuning, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

ASUS 8Z Flip

The ASUS 8Z Flip is also expected to launch along with the ASUS 8Z

The specifications of the ASUS 8Z Flip are not mentioned in the listing. The images however reveal that it has a full-screen display with notch-less design and a flip-up triple camera unit.

ASUS 8Z and ASUS 8Z Flip pricing and availability

There is no information on the pricing of the ASUS 8Z and 8Z Flip. In global markets, the base models of the ZenFone 8 and ZenFone 8 Flip are priced at €599 (~Rs 53,500) and €799 (~Rs 71,400), respectively. Both phones are expected to arrive in black and silver hues in India.

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