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ASUS 8Z with Snapdragon 888 launched in India: first sale on Flipkart, price, specifications

Highlights

  • ASUS has finally launched the ASUS 8Z in India
  • The device was supposed to debut last year
  • It is a compact flagship offering

ASUS 8Z has been launched in India today after being delayed due to unknown reasons. The smartphone had debuted globally in May last year. It arrives as the successor to the ASUS 6Z that was announced way back in 2019. The Indian market didn’t receive the ASUS 7Z. 

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It’s worth noting that the Taiwanese brand has not launched the ASUS 8Z Flip that comes with a motorised flip camera module. The ASUS 8Z is a compact smartphone and competes against the likes of Vivo V23 Pro, OnePlus 9RT, Xiaomi 11T Pro (review), and others in the market. 

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ASUS 8Z price in India

The ASUS 8Z comes in a single RAM and storage configuration. It can be purchased in Obsidian Black and Horizon Silver colours. 

ASUS 8Z Price
ASUS 8Z 8GB + 128GB Rs 42,999

ASUS 8Z sale date and where to buy

The ASUS 8Z will be available for purchase from Flipkart starting March 7th, 12 noon.

ASUS 8Z specifications and features

ASUS 8Z

ASUS 8Z

The ASUS 8Z sports a compact form factor. It features a 5.92-inch AMOLED screen bearing an FHD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support and a 1,100 nits peak brightness. The display is equipped with an integrated fingerprint scanner and there is a punch-hole cutout at the top left corner. 

In the photography department, the ASUS 8Z features a dual-rear camera setup of a 64MP Sony IMX686 main sensor paired with a 12MP Sony IMX363 ultra-wide lens. There is a 12MP front-facing selfie camera. The device offers dual-pixel phase detection autofocus. 

Internally, the ASUS 8Z houses a Snapdragon 888 processor. It packs up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The device draws its power from a 4,000mAh battery unit with support for 30W fast charging. Software-wise, the smartphone runs on Android 11 with ZenUI on the top. 

Connectivity options on the ASUS 8Z include 5G (supports 11 bands), WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.2, dual-frequency GPS, NFC, USB-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphone is equipped with stereo speakers with Dirac audio tunning. 

ASUS 8Z full specs

  • 5.92-inch AMOLED display
  • 120Hz refresh rate
  • Dual cameras (64MP + 12MP)
  • Snapdragon 888
  • 8GB + 128GB
  • 4,000mAh battery, 30W fast charging
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Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.