Asus Zenfone 8 Flip Continues the Iconic Flip Camera Setup

The Asus Zenfone 8 Flip is released following the launch of the Asus Zenfone 8 and revives the iconic flip camera setup that has been around for almost two years and gathered quite an attention. These two models by Asus are mostly focused on mainstream audiences and come with features that are skipped by other tech manufacturers. Well, the Asus smartphone coming to Nepal is highly unlikely but, if it does some way or another we have got all the necessary information, specs, details, and price for you.

Overview

Now, if you are looking for something a little different when it comes to your laptops and smartphones, ASUS has gotta be one of your go-to’s. Check out our blog about complete details about Asus Zenfone 8 and here we will be focusing on Asus Zenfone 8 Flip.

The most important fact to notice about the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip is the camera mounted and it is cool, to be honest. Almost all of the smartphones in the market have struggled with how to come up with a better selfie camera. But, this one here from Asus solves that problem as the firm chose such a huge step to bring a change with just a ‘flip’. We will be discussing it further in a while, but for now, let’s get to know what this smartphone offers.

Design

Let’s talk about the details of the design aspect. Firstly, the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip measures 165 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm in dimension and weighs 230 g. There is a completely plain monitoring finish, the flip-up camera setup on the rear, the brand logo that looks like just written on a text, and the selfie camera is missing as the rear camera works as a selfie camera as well. The overall design of the phone is kept to a minimalist level and the switch of the camera is considered to be fluent enough. Some might get concerned about the safety of the camera if it falls while it is still popped out. Well, the device is accustomed in a way to detect the fall and the camera goes back in by itself, so that’s a relief.

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip price in Nepal
Display

The Asus Zenfone 8 Flip features a 6.67-inch Samsung AMOLED display that has an aspect ratio of 20:9. Meanwhile, the refresh rate stands at 90 Hz, touch sampling rate at 200Hz, and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. The brightness of the phone stands at a peak of 1,000 nits and the fingerprint reader is built into the display. It’s not as bright as the Zenfone 8 display (it tops out at 700 nits), but it boasts the same HDR10+ certification and excellent color rendering. The resolution of the phone stands on 1080 x 2400 pixels.

Camera

The camera setup in the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip is almost similar to the camera found in the previous generation Asus Zenfone 7 Pro. the triple camera setup comprises a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 4cm macro mode, and an 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom and up to 12x digital zoom. The rear flip-up camera also works as a selfie camera and leads to providing a high-quality selfie for the users. The firm mostly focuses on the part of the audience who are inclined to take high-quality pictures of themselves or for vlogging.

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip price in Nepal
Performance and Battery

It is powered by the Snapdragon 888 5G SoC coupled with Adreno 660 GPU, up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The phone runs on Android 11-based ZenUI 8 custom skin on top. Similarly, the battery used in the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip is a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support (Quick Charge 4, PD charging support). Also, this phone comes with an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance.

Other features

Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. Audio features include stereo speakers, Dual Cirrus Logic CS35L45 amplifier, Dirac HD sound, Hi-Res Audio, Triple microphones with OZO Audio Zoom, and ASUS Noise Reduction Technology.

Specification

Dimensions165.2 x 76.4 x 8.9 mm (6.50 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)
Weight190 g (6.70 oz)
BuiltGlass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display typeIPS LCD, 400 nits (typ)
Size6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~80.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
OSAndroid 10, Realme UI
ChipsetMediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)
CPUOcta-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUPowerVR GE8320
Internal32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM
Main camera-13 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.12µm, PDAF
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Video[email protected]
Selfie camera5 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm
Video[email protected]
WiFiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
USBMicro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Battery typeLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
ChargingCharging 10W
Reverse charging
ColoursCross Black, Cross Blue

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip price in Nepal

The Asus Zenfone 8 Flip price in Nepal is expected to be around Rs 130,000 if it makes its way to the country.

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip Price in Nepal
8/256 GBRs 130,000

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