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Asus Zenfone 8 Flip

Announced: May 2021.OS: Android 11 → 12. VDRD-summary: We advise you to buy!
Starting price of $970. Starting price of: 60 024 ₽. Starting price of: 35 793 ₴.
Status: Almost gone.
  • Screen 6.67" Super AMOLED
  • Rear сamera 64 MP Wide 3 modules
  • Selfie camera 64 MP Wide 3 modules
  • CPU 8 cores Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
  • Memory 8 GB RAM
  • Storage 128/256 GB ROM
  • Memory cards microSDXC
  • Battery 5 000 mAh
  • Thickness 9.6 mm
  • Sim Cards 2 items dual sim
  • 5G network
All characteristics

Short description Asus Zenfone 8 Flip

This is a smartphone on Android 11 with a very fast and productive processor, with a huge touchscreen size, with a very cool camera that has 3 modules (64 MP Wide, 8 MP Telephoto, 12 MP UltraWide), and this smartphone also has a very cool front camera, which has 3 modules (64 MP Wide, 8 MP Telephoto, 12 MP UltraWide). And Asus Zenfone 8 Flip has such features: a slot for two SIM cards.

Versions: ZS672KS.

Disclaimer. The table shows the main technical characteristics of the device. For a full list of features and capabilities of this model, see the manufacturer’s website. We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

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Important update: this model is updated to Android version 12.
Check the availability of the update version in your region on the manufacturer’s website.

Android version and market relevance

In the short description of the new smartphone Asus Zenfone 8 Flip we point out the key characteristics for each smartphone. Firstly, it is an actuality in the market. This model was announced by the company Asus in May 2021. Secondly, this concept of adequacy in the market at the moment. We determine this according to the software version on which the smartphone is running and updating. So, “out of the box” Asus Zenfone 8 Flip works on Android 11 and updated to Android 12. And this is very good, we advise you to pay attention to this smartphone and to study its characteristics in more detail.

Of the features that not all Android smartphones have today, we separately single out support for two SIM cards and the ability to work in 5G networks with a maximum speed of 100 Mb/s. So Asus Zenfone 8 Flip is a dual-smartphone, so you can combine in one device just two phones. This, of course, is convenient and makes you look more closely at this model. In addition, this model works in the fifth generation networks (5G), and this means that the speed of mobile Internet will be as high as home Wi-Fi (maximum 100 Mb/s). And there is another plus — the smartphone’s battery will be slower to use up the charge and your phone will work longer until the next charge. We have collected all smartphones with support for 5G networks on a specific page in the catalog, so that it is more convenient for you to choose and search for a new smartphone.

Screen, body and battery

The case Asus Zenfone 8 Flip has got interesting features: very thin side frames.

The screen Asus Zenfone 8 Flip is made using the Super AMOLED technology, has a diagonal 6.67 inches and refresh rate 90 Hz. If the smoothness of the interface is important for you (especially in mobile games), then you need to choose smartphones with screens that have a refresh rate higher than 120 times per second. Such a very large main touch screen certainly affects the dimensions of the case, which has a thickness of 9.6 mm. Also inside the case is a battery with a capacity of 5 000 mAh. This model could become a flip smartphone and get into our catalog on a separate page, where all phones with flexible screens are collected. Unfortunately, this did not happen. And therefore, if you are interested in smartphones with such top-end characteristics, we advise you to look at them in our catalog and get a deeper understanding in which direction the entire mobile electronics industry is moving. Perhaps, in a couple of years, every second person on the planet will have such flip smartphones.

Main camera and selfie camera

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip has a very good camera with multiple lenses (triple camera smartphones): 64 MP Wide + 8 MP Telephoto + 12 MP UltraWide. Thanks to this smartphone can safely be called one of the best cameraphones. In addition to the main camera, which is very important, it is also worth paying attention to the quality of the pictures from the front camera. And here at this model the front-seat camera has multiple modules: 64 MP Wide + 8 MP Telephoto + 12 MP UltraWide, which is very good. And to appreciate the quality of this camera, look at examples of photos and videos taken with it.

Processor and Internal Memory

The speed of the smartphone affects not only the optimized software (the newer Android, the better), but also the characteristics of the hardware: the processor and the amount of RAM. Asus Zenfone 8 Flip has 8-core Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm). RAM here with size 8 GB.

Available versions Asus Zenfone 8 Flip with different amount of built-in memory: 128/256 GB. Note that the more memory, the more expensive the smartphone. And if there was not enough internal memory, then you can save the necessary data on the memory card microSDXC .

Price for Asus Zenfone 8 Flip: buy or not to buy?

The smartphone Asus Zenfone 8 Flip got into our price segment “Flagships smartphones from $500” and began to be sold in May 2021 at a price of $970. Evaluation of the characteristics, probably, you have already folded, and if not, here is our result. Asus Zenfone 8 Flip is a very smart smartphone with a huge screen and the coolest main camera for today, and the front camera at it turned out simply smart. And to all this we add that the battery here deserves special attention, because it received a very powerful with increased capacity.

Is it worth buying now this model of the smartphone, we are talking about our status “Droid-or-Junk”. Of course, at the beginning of sales, almost every smartphone becomes a Droid, and we advise buying such models. But over time, the situation is changing, no one updates the Android version in the smartphone, and in six months or a year this smartphone can already become a Junk. In this case, we advise you to go to the DROID smartphones page in our catalog, where we always show the most current models on sale for today. There are variants from different price segments, so you will have plenty to choose from.

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15 May 2021

Asus announced new compact flagships Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip

In 2021, the first compact flagship Asus Zenfone 8 and its version with the improved camera Zenfone 8 Flip appeared on the market. The general characteristics of the models are the flagship Snapdragon 888 processor and a large amount of RAM (from 6 to 16 GB), a software shell with Android 11. But the difference between these two models is the body size and the characteristics of the cameras. Prices start at $725 and $970 respectively, with sales starting this month.

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Asus Zenfone 8

Let’s describe the differences between these two new products. The Asus Zenfone 8 has IP68 water and dust resistance, but the Zenfone 8 Flip does not. But it has the best camera — three modules are installed in the rotating block (64 Wide Mp + 8 Mp Telephoto + 12 Mp UltraWide). The base model has only two main camera modules (64MP Wide + 12MP UltraWide) and a 12MP front camera.

And the main difference between these two models is the screen diagonal. The base model has a compact 5.9-inch (Super AMOLED at 120Hz), while the Flip version has a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED screen at 90Hz. And besides, this version, unlike the base one, has support for microSDXC memory cards and a more capacious battery (5000 versus 4000 mAh).

30 December 2021
Asus Zenfone 8 and 8 Flip started receiving Android 12 update
Asus Zenfone 8 and 8 Flip started receiving Android 12 update

At the end of the year, many producers began to actively publish their updates to Android 12 for smartphones. And Asus prepared an update for only two models: Asus Zenfone 8 ZS590KS (version 31.1004.0404.73) and 8 Flip ZS672KS (version 31.1004.0404.61). It also became known which next Asus smartphones will receive Android 12. So, in January-March 2022, an update is expected for the ROG Phone 5 and 5s. Then by the end of the first half of the year, Android 12 should be received by Asus ROG Phone 3 and Asus Zenfone 7.

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