Ahead of launch, ASUS ZenFone 8 Pro bags BIS certification
ASUS is all prepared to launch its ZenFone 8 series of smartphones globally on May 12. The line-up is expected to include the ZenFone 8, 8 Pro, and 8 Mini models. In the latest development, the 8 Pro variant has been spotted on the BIS certification site with model number ASUS_I007D, suggesting that it will arrive in India as well. Here are more details.
The ASUS Zenfone 8 Pro is expected to feature an uninterrupted screen with no notch or bezels. It may pack a rotating triple camera arrangement on the rear side. The handset is rumored to sport a 6.7-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) AMOLED display with a pixel density of 393ppi and an integrated fingerprint sensor for secure authentication of biometric data.
The ASUS Zenfone 8 Pro may sport a triple rear camera setup comprising a 64MP primary sensor, a 20MP secondary lens, and another 8MP snapper. This camera system is expected to flip to the front side and serve as the selfie shooter as well.
The ASUS ZenFone 8 Pro will draw power from a Snapdragon 888 chipset, combined with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. Under the hood, it will run on Android 11 and pack a 5,100mAh battery with fast-charging support. In terms of connectivity, the device should offer support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC, 5G, and a Type-C port.
The official pricing details of the ASUS ZenFone 8 Pro will be revealed at the May 12 launch event. However, in India, it may cost around Rs. 64,000 and take on rivals like the OnePlus 9 Pro and Mi 11 Ultra.