ASUS Malaysia has just announced the all-new Zenfone 8 series for the Malaysia market. Both the Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip are available now from RM 2,699 to RM 3,299.
The ASUS Zenfone 8 is the most powerful compact Android smartphone in 2021, it may look tiny by its flagship-tier packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 and equipped with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM. You may check out our written review [REVIEW] ASUS Zenfone 8 – Tiny Yet Powerful.
ASUS Zenfone 8 equipped with 5.9-inch FHD+ 20:9 display ratio Samsung E4 AMOLED display. The panel features a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10 and HDR10+ certified and protected with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. While the ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip sports a 6.67-inch Samsung AMOLED display panel with a 90Hz refresh rate with no hole-punch or notch.
Camera-wise, the Zenfone 8 sports a dual rear camera setup; 64-megapixels SONY IMX686 main camera with f/1.8 aperture with OIS and a 12-megapixels SONY IMX363 dual-pixel ultrawide that supports autofocus and 4cm close-up shot. It also As for the Zenfone 8 Flip receive a similar camera setup with an additional 8-megapixels 3x optical telephoto. Since the Zenfone 8 Flip has a motorized flip camera, it doesn’t require any front dedicated front camera for selfie, video calls or etc. There’s a hole-punch cutout on the Zenfone 8 display that houses a 12-megapixels SONY IMX 363 that supports autofocus.
The compact ASUS Zenfone 8 packed with a 4,000 mAh battery, while the Zenfone 8 Flip gets a 5,000 mAh battery. Both supports Quick Charge 4.0 and PD charging up to 30W.
There are two configurations offered with the Zenfone 8 (Obsidian Black / Horizon Silver); 8GB + 128GB and 16GB + 256GB. It retails at RM 2,699 and RM 3,299 respectively. Coming to Zenfone 8 Flip (Galatic Black / Glacier Silver) is only offered 8GB + 256GB and retail at RM 2,999. Both are available now at ASUS Digital Stores and Authorized Dealers. The Zenfone 8 with 16GB and 256GB will be available exclusively only on ASUS Official Store on Shopee.
ASUS also offer early bird promo and trade-in offers; you will get a free SolidSuit Case with any purchase from 28th May to 11th June 2021. As for the trade-in offers, you will get an instant RM 200 rebate upon trading in your old Zenfone device from 28th May to 25th June 2021. The trade-in promo is only applicable at ASUS Authorized Retailers only and not for online purchase.