Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Finally, ASUS launches the compact flagship smartphone Asus 8Z in India

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The day we Indians have been waiting for has finally come as ASUS has launched its highly-anticipated compact flagship smartphone Asus 8Z in India with an attractive starting price of only ₹42,999. This compact smartphone comes with standout features like the Snapdragon 888 chip inside or a 120Hz AMOLED display and a lot more.

The smartphone will exclusively be available on Flipkart and you will be glad to know that the ASUS 8Z is the fastest and most compact generation of the innovative smartphone family. It is a 5.9-inch flagship smartphone with an ergonomic pocket-friendly design that’s exceptionally easy to carry effortlessly and use with one hand. 

This makes it a perfect lifestyle fit for discerning flagship consumers with an active lifestyle who are seeking a smartphone that is Big on Performance but Compact in size. It’s also the proud recipient of a prestigious 2021 Red Dot Product Design Award, an award that recognizes the highest in design quality.


Powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform, with Adreno™ 660 graphics, up to 8 GB of fast LPDDR 5 RAM and 128 GB of fast UFS 3.1 storage, the small size of ASUS 8Z belies the fact that it’s also the most powerful smartphone to date.

The fast and responsive 5.9-inch 120 Hz Samsung AMOLED display delivers smooth-scrolling, blur-free visuals, and is HDR10+ certified. For the ultimate protection, the display is covered with the toughest Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™.

Commenting on the launch of the ASUS 8Z, Leon Yu, Regional Head, South West Asia, System Business Group, ASUS India said, “At ASUS we consistently stay in touch with the evolving needs of our consumers and use our design thinking approach to create meaningful innovations. Our latest flagship ASUS 8Z, delivers this approach that is big on performance and compact in size, making it a perfect flagship for our discerning consumers who lead an active lifestyle. I would like to thank Qualcomm and Flipkart for enabling this experience for our consumers.”

Finally, ASUS launches the compact flagship smartphone Asus 8Z
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Commenting on the launch of the ASUS 8ZDinesh Sharma, Business Head, Commercial PC and Smartphone, System Business Group, ASUS India said, “Today’s consumers are more experience-oriented and they are constantly looking for a better experience on their day-to-day mobile devices. Our aim is to provide the best features and ease to our customers, through constant innovations. Our latest flagship ASUS 8Z is the ultimate compact android flagship, an ideal choice for the customers who lead an active lifestyle and are always on the go. ASUS 8Z is our embodiment of ‘Defy Ordinary’ for a device that is big on performance and compact in size. With its sleek and compact design coupled with powerful performance, ASUS 8Z provides the most convenient fulfilment options to our customers.”

ASUS 8Z comes with a powerful high-density 4000 mAh battery, and a 30-watt HyperCharge adapter which tops up the battery super fast; plus, there are intricate System Modes to allow users to optimize and customize for battery life or performance as needed.

The flagship-grade camera system in ASUS 8Z uses all-Sony sensors, and includes rear dual cameras with a 64 MP IMX686 F1.8 aperture main camera and a 12 MP IMX363 ultra-wide-angle secondary camera with autofocus that’s able to shoot both ultra-wide and macro. The 12MP front punch-hole fast autofocus camera uses the latest IMX663 sensor, allowing users to take sharp and crisp selfies at any angle.

Finally, ASUS launches the compact flagship smartphone Asus 8Z

ASUS 8Z is a compact performer with premium looks, and it’s designed to be supremely comfortable to hold and carry. Its dimensions and the new ZenUI 8 user interface are optimized for one-handed operation, and the lightweight, ultra-compact chassis features a 3D-curved back with a brand-new frosted-glass finish that aids grip and resists fingerprints.

Key Features

·         The compact performer: Superior performance, powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform

·         120 Hz Samsung AMOLED display: Vivid 5.9″ 120hz display delivers silky-smooth visuals coupled with HDR10+ support, and is protected by the latest Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus

·         Powerful 4000 mAh battery: Long-lasting power, with support for Quick Charge and PD fast, charging, plus automatic and customizable power modes for optimized performance

·         Front and rear pro-grade Sony cameras: Dual rear flagship cameras with a Sony 64 MP IMX686 main camera along with a 12 MP IMX363 ultra-wide autofocus camera for both ultra-wide and macro photos, Superior main camera night mode, up to 8K Pro video recording, and 12 MP punch-hole Sony IMX663 front camera with fast autofocus.

·         Premium and Powerful audio: Dual Stereo speakers powered by dual amplifiers for loud but high-fidelity sound, FM Radio, 3.5mm headphone, audio experience and tuned by Dirac.

·         Intuitive ZenUI 8: Superbly crafted stock-android like UI with customizable One-handed mode for comfortable user experience.

·         Ergonomic and Pocket friendly: Superior design that focuses on being ultra-compact and comfortable to grip one-handed, along with IP68 water-resistance certification.

·         Truly 5G: Supports 11 5G bands for superior and reliable next-gen connectivity.

·         Made for India: Support for Indian regional languages across the UI, FM Radio and NavIC GPS support.

Finally, ASUS launches the compact flagship smartphone Asus 8Z

Full Specifications

ColorsObsidian Black, Horizon Silver
Display5.9“ FHD+ (2400 x 1080) Samsung E4 AMOLED display,90.02% screen-to-body ratio, 20:9 ratio, 445ppi,120Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, 240Hz touch sampling rate,112% DCI-P3, 151.9% sRGB, Delta E average < 1, 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio,1100 nits peak brightness,Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus,SGS Eye Care 6.5% & SGS Seamless Pro (120Hz)
CPU2.84 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform with 5 nm, 64-bit Octa-Core Processor
GPUQualcomm® Adreno 660
StorageUFS 3.1 128GB
Battery4000 mAh (typical)
Wireless technologyIntegrated Wi-Fi 6 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax), 2×2 MIMOTri-band 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz / 6 GHz Wi-FiBluetooth® 5.2 (EDR + A2DP) & HFP + AVRCP + HID + PAN + OPPAdditional Bluetooth audio codec: LDAC, Qualcomm® aptX, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive + AAC
CamerasMain camera:64 MP, SONY IMX686 flagship sensor with OIS, 1/1.7″ sensor, Quad Bayer Technology, 0.8µm/1.6µm effective pixel size, F1.8, 78.3° FOV (26.6 mm equivalent to 35 mm film camera) 2×1 OCL PDAF, Dual LED flash, 8K video recording with EIS Ultra-wide camera:12 MP, SONY IMX363 flagship sensor, 1/2.55″ sensor, 113˚ FOV, (14.3 mm equivalent to 35 mm film camera), 1.4µm pixel size, F2.2, Dual PDAF, Real-time distortion correction, Supports 4cm Macro shot, Records up to 4K/60fps or FHD/60fps Front camera:12 MP, Sony IMX663 (Industry’s first launch), 1/2.93″sensor, 76.5˚  FOV, 1.22µm effective pixel size, F2.45 (27.7 mm equivalent to 35 mm film camera), Dual PDAF
Records up to 4K/30fps or FHD/60fps
Video recording8K UHD (7680×4320) video at 24 fps + EIS for main camera4K UHD (3840 by 2160) video at 30 / 60 fps + EIS for secondary camera1080p FHD video recording at 30 / 60 fps with HyperSteady720p HD video recording at 30 fps3-axis electronic image stabilizationMotion Tracking video (4K UHD video at 60 fps)Time Lapse (4K UHD video)Slow Motion video (4K UHD at 120 fps / 1080p FHD at 240 fps / 720p at 480 fps)Take still photo while recording video (do not support in 8K video recording)
SensorIn-display fingerprint sensor, acceleration sensor, e-compass sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, gyro sensor (supports ARCore)
ConnectivityUSB Type-C® (USB-C®)
SIM cardsDual SIM / dual standbyDual Nano SIM (DSDV 5G LTE+LTE)
NavigationGNSS support GPS (L1/L5), Glonass (L1), Galileo (E1/E5a), QZSS (L1/L5) and NavIC (L5)
Operating systemAndroid™ 11 with ZenUI 8
Dimensions148 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
Weight169 g

This ASUS 8Z 8GB | 128GB base variant will be available for ₹42999/- from 12:00 PM on 7th March 2022 on Flipkart. Buy from here:

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Raunak Saha
Raunak Saha
A cs engineer by profession but foodie from heart. I am tech lover guy who has a passion for singing. Football is my love and making websites is my hobby.


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