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    Asus Zenfone 8 Series Launch Scheduled for May 12; a Compact Flagship is also in the Pipeline

    Earlier this year Asus unveiled the ROG Phone 5 smartphone in the market marking its presence for the year. While the ROG Phone 5 marked itself in the gaming segment, the standard Zenfone flagship from Asus was yet to mark its arrival. Now, the company itself has confirmed the presence of the Asus Zenfone 8 series and has revealed its launch date.

    Asus Zenfone 8 Series Launch Date and Rumored Specs

    The initial launch will happen in New York, Berlin, and the company’s home region Taipei. The series has been scheduled to launch on May 12 in the global market, however, the launch is scheduled for May 13 in Taipei, a day after the global launch.

    Interestingly, the company has a new tagline for the Zenfone 8 series that goes by “Big on Performance”, “Compact in Size” confirming that a compact flagship is in the pipeline. Rumors are rife that the compact flagship could be called as Asus Zenfone 8 Mini.

    Asus Zenfone 8 Series Launch Scheduled for May 12; a Compact Flagship is also in the Pipeline
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    Apart from this, the company has set a countdown that shows a total of 18 Days and 15 Hours are left for the launch event. Other than this, there’s nothing else to acknowledge.

    One of the smartphones from the series has already made it to the Geekbench with a whopping 16GB of RAM. It could be the max variant in the series. Other listings revealed that it has support for 30W fast charging support. Sadly, the battery capacity is yet to be known but can expect a chunky battery considering the past predecessors.

    Rumors also have it that the Zenfone 8 Mini will boast a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary camera. It will be accompanied by an IMX663 sensor probably the ultra-wide-angle lens. The series is expected to come with a large OLED display and a high 120Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, it is expected to rock the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. The codenames of the phones found in the past listings were VODKA and Picasso, probably these two siblings will join the Mini version at the event.

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