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ASUS 8Z lndia launch date, Flipkart availability confirmed

Highlights

  • ASUS 8Z India launch date has been confirmed
  • It will be launching on February 28th, 2022
  • It is a compact flagship phone powered by the Snapdragon 888

ASUS 8Z India launch date has been confirmed. The 8Z lineup was expected to launch last year, but the company delayed its launch due to reasons best known to itself. Now, it has finally been confirmed that the 8Z launch event will be held on February 28th, 2022, in the country.

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The ASUS 8Z will be a compact flagship powered by the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform. The handset is expected to arrive as the challenger to Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, Xiaomi 11T series, and OnePlus 9RT in the Indian market.

ASUS 8Z India launch date

ASUS announced the ZenFone 8 and ZenFone 8 Flip in May 2021 in Europe. The ASUS 8Z and 8Z Flip flagship phones were expected to launch in Q3 last year since both phones had appeared on ASUS India’s website in August 2021. However, the company delayed the arrival of the 8Z lineup without releasing an official statement on it. Finally, now it has been confirmed that it will be unveiling the ASUS 8Z at 12 pm on February 28th, 2022, in India.

After the launch, the ASUS 8Z will be available for purchase through Flipkart. For those unaware, the Taiwanese manufacturer is not allowed to use ZenFone or Zen branding for its smartphones in India. Hence, the ZenFone 8 series will be arriving with ASUS 8Z branding in India. At present, it is unclear whether the company will be launching the ASUS 8Z Flip alongside the 8Z through the upcoming launch event.

ASUS 8Z, 8Z Flip specifications (expected)

ASUS 8z lndia launch date, Flipkart availability confirmed

ASUS 8Z (left) and 8Z Flip (right)

The ASUS 8Z will feature a 5.9-inch sAMOLED FHD+ 120Hz display with Gorilla Glass Victus protection. It will come with a 12-megpaixel Sony IMX663 front camera and a rear-facing dual-camera setup featuring an OIS-assisted 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 main camera and a 12-megapixel Sony IMX663 ultrawide lens.

The Snapdragon 888 will be present under the hood of the ASUS 8Z. It will come with a 4,00mAh battery with 30W rapid charging.  In Europe, it is available with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

The ASUS 8Z Flip is likely to house the same specs that are available on the ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip, which features a 6.67-inch sAMOLED 90Hz FHD+ display with Gorilla Glass 6 protection, Snapdragon 888, 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB / 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage, and a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. The USP of the device is that it is equipped with a motorised flip-up camera module that comprises a 64-megapixel main camera with OIS support, a 12-megapixel ultrawide lens, and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens.

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