Smartphones are getting bigger and bigger, as consumers thirst for larger displays. But that means one-hand operation is becoming a distant memory.
To reclaim that one-hand operation, Asus has launched the Zenfone 8 – “the ultimate compact Android phone” according to its maker.
The Zenfone 8 features a 5.9-inch AMOLED display (2,400 x 1,080 pixels) protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. The display comes with a touch sampling rate of 240Hz and a refresh rate of 120Hz. This allows for smooth scrolling and prevents screen tearing when playing games. It also features in-display fingerprint sensor for quick unlocking of the phone.
As a result of the small display, it offers great one-hand operation. The 5G smartphone is only 8.9mm thick and weighs a mere 169g. But yet, it is sturdy and weather-resistant being rated at IP68 in terms of water and dust resistance.
Despite its small size, it packs plenty of punch featuring Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 888 5G chip for super fast performance and a large-capacity 4,000mAh battery for long-lasting battery life.
In capture your everyday life, the Zenfone 8 uses a 12-megapixel (MP) punch-hole front-facing camera for your sharp selfies. It has a rear dual-camera system that comprises a 64MP wide-angle camera for general use and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle camera for landscape shots.
The Asus Zenfone 8 will available in Singapore on May 28 in two variants of 8GB RAM/256GB storage ($999) and 16GB RAM/ 256GB storage ($1,099). Pre-order of the smartphone starts today till May 27.