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Asus Zenfone 8 Flip

Specifications

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (Zenfone Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G 8 x 1.8 - 2.8 GHz, Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, Capacitive, Super AMOLED, glossy: yes, 90 Hz
Storage
256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash, 256 GB 
Connections
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2, GSM, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.6 x 165.04 x 77.28 ( = 0.38 x 6.5 x 3.04 in)
Battery
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 11
Camera
Primary Camera: 64 MPix Triple: 64MP (f/1.8, 26mm, 1/1.73", 0.8µm) + 8MP (3x optical zoom, f/2.4, 80mm) + 12MP (f/2.2, 14mm, 1/2.55", 1.4µm)
Secondary Camera: Flip-up
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
230 g ( = 8.11 oz / 0.51 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
799 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.57% - good
Average of 14 scores (from 23 reviews)
price: 79%, performance: 93%, features: 89%, display: 89% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip

70% Asus ZenFone 8 Flip review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The ability to access all three rear-facing cameras on the front of the display is great too, particularly for those that shoot vlogs and take high-quality selfies. There is an issue though; it seems Asus doesn’t want the ZenFone 8 Flip to steal the spotlight from the smaller ZenFone 8. The 8 Flip features a lower display refresh rate and less RAM, and it doesn’t offer any kind of water resistance, optical image stabilisation or a 3.5mm headphone jack – all features of the standard model. The 8 Flip remains tempting, but the decision to ‘clip its wings’ means it can’t truly compete with some of the best flagships out there. It really comes down to whether you want that motorised camera or not.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/09/2021
Rating: Total score: 70%
ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip Review Philippines: Great Value
Source: Unbox English
The ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip is a great flagship for anyone looking for a high-performance device that won’t break the bank in the Philippines. If you’re willing to look past the quirky motorized flip camera then there’s plenty of things to love about this flagship device. Our review for the ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip in the Philippines confirms that it’s a great flagship phone if you’re looking for a device that has powerful internals as well as a big, gorgeous, notch-less screen. While it doesn’t have niceties like wireless charging or IP protection, it’s still a great deal considering how much it is.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2021
ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip Review
Source: Yugatech English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2021
85% Asus Zenfone 8 Flip Review — Room For Improvement
Source: Pokde English
The ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip is priced at RM2999, which is a pretty interesting. In practice, it is a great device, especially if you plan on shooting a lot of vlogs, where the flipping camera will come in handy. The 8K30 selfie video capability is not common at all, so that’s where the ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip has an upper hand. The software user experience of the ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip is also quite nice, with truly useful features, instead of just cramming everything and the kitchen sink into it and calling it a day. There are quite a few areas where it doesn’t quite match the competition though. It loses out on some fancier features like OIS, 120Hz refresh rate and ingress protection, all stuff that similarly priced devices are offering nowadays. I do understand why the ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip can’t offer an IP rating, but OIS and a higher refresh rate are both features offered by its own sibling, the ASUS Zenfone 8, which makes the device we are looking at here all the more lackluster as a 2021 flagship.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/28/2021
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 83% performance: 86% mobility: 78% workmanship: 83%
ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip Review
Source: Yugatech English
At PHP 39,995, the ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip offers an interesting balance of features, from the ability to use the main camera for selfies to the gaming chops of its ROG siblings and a relatively slimmed down Android skin with a lot of hardware and software customization. By itself, it can be a compelling option if you can get past the flipping camera. However, with the Zenfone 8 being marketed as the flagship with a smaller 120Hz screen and proper IP certification, it will be up to you to weigh if you like a better selfie camera and a bigger screen than a more compact phone with a better display and proper protection.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/24/2021
ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip Unboxing and Hands-on
Source: Yugatech English
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 05/18/2021
84% Asus Zenfone 8 Flip review
Source: GSM Arena English
In this sense, the Zenfone 8 Flip is neither cheap nor unique, and that might make it a tough sale for a challenger brand like Asus. Unless they somehow make the Zenfone 7 vanish into thin air, it's tough to recommend the new, more expensive model for the few upgrades it offers. The good news is Asus probably wouldn't mind whichever model you pick up - and both deserve a consideration.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/13/2021
Rating: Total score: 84%
79% Asus Zenfone 8 Flip review: The persistent one
Source: Phone Arena English
Actually, the real alternative here is the previous model - the Zenfone 7/Pro. It offers pretty much the same experience, the design is similar, the size and weight are practically identical too. If you like big and heavy phones, you can check out the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra, although its display is spoiled by a cutout, despite having a secondary selfie display in the camera bump.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/12/2021
Rating: Total score: 79%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip impressions: Wait, this isn’t the flagship?
Source: Android Authority English
Upon first impressions, the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip packs a functional camera design, premium build quality, and an incredibly large battery to the table. I was quite impressed with Zen UI as a skin, and the full-screen display is just such a joy to use. Of course, this phone isn’t without its downsides. There’s no wireless charging and the screen tops out at 90Hz. Meanwhile, the camera system, while innovative, isn’t the best of performers even for its €799 price point. Still, the overall experience is relatively premium, but it’s tough to swallow the €799 price tag considering last year’s Zenfone 7 series gives you most of the experience for a significantly cheaper price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/12/2021
70% Asus ZenFone 8 Flip review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The 8 Flip remains tempting, but the decision to ‘clip its wings’ means it can’t truly compete with some of the best flagships out there. It really comes down to whether you want that motorised camera or not.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/12/2021
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

89% Asus ZenFone 8 Flip, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2021
Rating: Total score: 89% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Recensione Asus ZENFONE 8 FLIP
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/26/2021
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 79% display: 90% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80%
82% Recensione ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip: il re dei selfie (foto e video)
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/18/2021
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 75% features: 85% display: 85% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
Recensione ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip: sorpresa! È ZenFone 7 con Snapdragon 888
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; nice connectivity; powerful hardware; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/22/2021
80% Test du Asus ZenFone 8 Flip : un smartphone qui sait tourner la tête
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/04/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test Asus Zenfone 8 Flip, une simple mise à jour
Source: Journal du Geek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/12/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
88% [Recenzja] Asus Zenfone 8 Flip – świetna tradycja łamania schematów podtrzymana
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/12/2021
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip - test smartfonu z tylko jednym, ale za to obracanym aparatem
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Impressive cameras; nice display; powerful hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/18/2021
Обзор смартфонов ASUS Zenfone 8 и Zenfone 8 Flip: Малыш и Карлсон
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; excellent display; fast charging; high performance; nice selfie camera; mini-jack; good price. Negative: Mediocre design; overheats while using; inflexible fingerprint sensor; no memory card slot; no wireless charging.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/22/2021
89% Recenze ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip: když chcete otočný fotoaparát
Source: Smartmania.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/15/2021
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 94% features: 91% mobility: 85% workmanship: 88%
72% Test: Asus Zenfone 8 Flip – Tar sin egen väg
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/12/2021
Rating: Total score: 72%
80% Test: Zenfone 8 Flip fotar och filmar bättre än någonsin
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/11/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip: camera rotativă face toți banii
Source: Computerblog.ro →EN
Positive: Impressive cameras; powerful hardware; good price; nice connectivity. Negative: Short battery life; relatively heavy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/14/2021

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 660: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 35% faster than the Adreno 650 in the Snapdragon 865 SoC and offers a 20% better power efficiency.For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in 2021.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 888 5G: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2020 and manufactured in 5 nm at Samsung. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-X1 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are based on the A78 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6e modem, a Hexagon 780 DSP (up to 26 TOPS of AI performance) and a Spectra 580 ISP. The integrated memory controller now supports faster LPDDR5 memory with up to 3,200 MHz. 5G is now included in the chip with the Snapdragon X60 modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.67":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.23 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


80.57%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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Stefan Hinum, 2021-06-18 (Update: 2021-06-18)