Asus Zenfone 8 Flip leak pairs flipping cameras with Snapdragon 888

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip leak pairs flipping cameras with Snapdragon 888

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip leak pairs flipping cameras with Snapdragon 888

Asus’s successor to final 12 months’s Zenfone 7 has leaked on-line, pointing to a return for the telephones’ flipping digicam array on Might twelfth. Specs and pictures of two upcoming gadgets — the Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip — have been printed by 91Mobiles, primarily based on info supplied by leaker Ishan Agarwal. As its title suggests, the 8 Flip has three cameras constructed right into a mechanical flipping mechanism that rotates them excessive fringe of the show to take selfies, whereas the 8 has two rear cameras in a extra customary rectangular digicam bump.

From the leaks, the Zenfone 8 Flip seems to be a relatively minor spec bump in comparison with final 12 months’s Zenfone 7 Professional. It’s acquired a Snapdragon 888 processor relatively than a Snapdragon 865 Plus, however the brand new mannequin has the identical large 5,000mAH battery, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of inside storage. The 1080p OLED show remains to be notchless because of the flipping cameras, nonetheless 6.67-inches in dimension, and nonetheless 90Hz, based on the leak. It additionally reportedly weighs the identical at 230 grams, which may imply one other heavy gadget.

The cameras additionally seem comparable, with one key distinction. Whereas final 12 months’s Zenfone 7 Professional had a 64 megapixel fundamental digicam paired with a 8 megapixel telephoto and 12 megapixel ultrawide, the brand new 8 Flip will apparently swap out the ultrawide for a 12 megapixel macro. We usually discover ultrawide cameras far more helpful than macro cameras on telephones, making this an unlucky change if correct.


The Zenfone 8.
Picture: 91Mobiles

In the meantime, the usual Zenfone 8 is a way more conventional gadget, based on the leak. It’ll apparently have a smaller 5.92-inch 1080p show, however internally there’s the identical Snapdragon 888 processor, and 8GB of RAM, albeit with a smaller 4,000 mAh battery and 128GB of inside storage. It’ll additionally reportedly come with one much less rear-facing digicam because it lacks the telephoto of the 8 Flip. That stated, it ought to have the identical variety of cameras total because of its separate hole-punch selfie digicam on the entrance. It’s additionally fitted with an more and more uncommon headphone jack.

No particulars got on the telephones’ pricing or launch dates, however with a launch occasion reportedly coming subsequent week, we received’t have lengthy to attend for official info.

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