In what could be positive news for fans of the Asus ZenFone 8 series, it is now being reported that the Asus ZenFone can be launched in India very soon.
Speaking to the Indian media, Deputy Managing Director, Marketing at ASUS India, Taipei, and Collette Lin has said that the ZenFone 8 Pro, alongside the ZenFone 8 Pro, would be launched in India sometime in the coming weeks. She has also hinted that the handsets could be launched on January 10.
Taiwanese tech giant Asus had launched the ZenFone 8 Pro in December last year, alongside the ZenFone 8 pro. While the ZenFone 8 Pro was launched at an event in New Delhi, the ZenFone 8 Pro was launched at the CES 2018 tech show in Las Vegas.
ZenFone 8 Pro price in India
The Asus ZenFone comes in three configurations – 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage, 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage – priced at Rs. 10,999, Rs. 12,999 and Rs. 13,999, respectively. It is available for purchase exclusively via Flipkart and is available in Soft Gold, Grey, and Midnight Black colors.
Asus ZenFone 8 pro specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Asus ZenFone 8 pro runs a stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo, and sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) Full View IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC, paired with an Adreno 509 GPU and 4GB/ 6GB of RAM.
The dual rear camera setup of the Asus ZenFone bears a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor, coupled with an LED flash.
On the front, the smartphone bears a 16-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor that has an f/2.0 aperture and a 1-micron pixel size. The selfie camera supports features such as Face Unlock and is equipped with a soft-light LED flash.
The company has claimed, is touted to be the first smartphone to be launched in India that is powered by a 5000mAh battery, and the phone is also touted to offer 15 hours of video playback with its 5000mAh battery under the hood.
The connectivity options on the Asus ZenFone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.