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The launch of the Asus ZenFone 8 series confirmed, but it has been postponed due to COVID-19.

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On May 12, the Asus ZenFone 8 series will be released in the global market. The ZenFone 8 and the ZenFone 8 Flip, two new smartphones from the Taiwanese smartphone maker, are scheduled to be released as part of the collection.

The ZenFone 8 series will be launched in India, according to Asus India Business Head Dinesh Sharma, but it will be postponed due to the COVID-19 second wave, which has struck the country hard.

Sharma did not announce the ZenFone 8 series' India launch date, but did say that it would happen until the "current situation improves."

“While the rest of the world is anticipating the launch of our latest smartphone, we at ASUS India have deliberately agreed to postpone the launch until the current situation improves,” Sharma said in a tweet. #stayhomestaysafe, n emerge stronger” are our thoughts and prayers for those impacted by Covid.

Specifications for the Asus Zenfone 8

A lot has been disclosed about the forthcoming ZenFone 8 in terms of specifications ahead of its launch. The smartphone is said to have a Samsung-made E4 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 5.9-inch FHD+ resolution.

The phone is said to be fuelled by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 5G SoC, which is combined with an Adreno 660 GPU. It'll have 16GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 capacity. The Asus ZenFone 8 is expected to have a 4,000mAh battery with 30W fast-charging support. On the software front, the Asus phone is said to run the ZenUI 8 custom skin, which is built on Android 11.

The ZenFone 8 will have a main 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 sensor, as well as a 12-megapixel wide-angle sensor and a macro lens on the camera front. A 12-megapixel front camera is rumored to be included. Dual microphones, 5G support, Bluetooth 5.2, FM Radio, 3.5mm audio jack, and a 3-microphone system with OZO audio are among the phone's other features.


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