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Asus Zenfone 8

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Asus Zenfone 8. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the screen and usability are on the whole positive. The design and performance are also appreciated. There are some negative views about the battery and size. Views are divided on the camera.

portability, performance, design, usability, screen

size, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Asus Zenfone 8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by (digitaltrends.com)

Asus Zenfone 8 review: Size isn’t everything, and this small phone proves it

 

Asus isn't targeting the massive flagship phones of this year with the Zenfone 8, but more compact phones like the Google Pixel 5 and iPhone 12 Mini.

Small and lightweight ; Great, but quite simple, camera

Poor battery life ; Screen responsiveness problems ; No wireless charging

May, 2021

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Best compact phones 2021 - buyer’s guide

 

Last updated: June 30, 2021 (Changelog) The trend towards growing displays seems to be plateauing, but even in the current state of things, most...

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Expert review by : David Lumb (techradar.com)

Asus Zenfone 8 review

 

The Zenfone 8 is a great smaller-format phone with compromises to drop its cost below competitors, making it a high-value phone packing the essentials.

Top-level specs Small form factor Respectable camera capability

No telephoto lens Middling battery life No wireless charging

The Asus Zenfone 8 is a solid flagship phone at a sub-flagship price, though inevitably there are compromises: there’s no telephoto lens or wireless charging, and it misses out on its predecessor’s novel flip camera that let the rear lenses rotate...

Jun, 2021

Expert review by : Allison Johnson (theverge.com)

The Asus ZenFone 8 is an Android iPhone mini

 

A small phone that makes very few compromises.

Thoughtful compact design ; Robust build quality and IP68 rating ; Excellent Snapdragon 888 performance

Battery life is just okay ; Only two major OS updates ; No telephoto camera

The ZenFone 8 features a design optimized for one-handed use. It offers a 5.9-inch display with a fast 120Hz refresh rate, top-of-the-line Snapdragon 888 processor, and sturdy build quality with an IP68 waterproof rating. It’s a small phone that...

May, 2021

Expert review by : Yasmine Crossland (t3.com)

Asus Zenfone 8 review: compact and powerful

 

The Asus Zenfone 8 proves that bigger doesn't always mean better when it comes to performance

Fast performance ; FHD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate ; Compact and lightweight

Plain, simple design ; Camera lacks oomph ; No MicroSD card slot

The Asus Zenfone 8 is truly compact and somehow still manages to pack in impressive hardware. It may not look like anything special straight out of the box, but it really does have a stunning display and flagship-level performance.

May, 2021

Expert review by : Steven Winkelman Sascha Segan Steven Winkelman Sas (pcmag.com)

Asus Zenfone 8 Preview

 

With two impressive cameras, a top-notch chipset, and a compact build, the Asus Zenfone 8 could be just right for fans of small phones and Android.

Lacks wireless charging ; Software updates aren't guaranteed

May, 2021

Expert review by : Andrei Frumusanu (anandtech.com)

ASUS Launches Zenfone 8 in US: Starting at $599

 

Following the phone's initial announcement mid-May, this week ASUS has officially launched their new ZenFone 8 in the US starting at a price of $599. The ZenFone 8 is a bit unusual in the market as it is trying to fit itself in the niche of a small...

Jul, 2021

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Asus Zenfone 8 review: Hot little number?

 

A cute little flagship, but not without its flaws. If you're looking for a smaller-scale phone is this the one?

Waterproof ; Stereo speakers and 3.5mm port ; Good camera performance ; Flagship power

Gets hot quickly when gaming ; Fingerprint scanner is temperamental ; No zoom camera

There's a lot to like about this compact phone - which will suit many looking for a smaller flagship. There's a great display, quality build, and good cameras. But it heats up quickly under load so it's not for gamers, while the fingerprint scanner is...

May, 2021

Expert review by : Sean Riley (laptopmag.com)

Asus Zenfone 8 review: Android’s answer to the iPhone 12 mini

 

Asus' Zenfone 8 proves good Android phones can come in small packages

Excellent performance ; Durable and compact design ; Vivid and bright 120Hz display ; Solid photo/video quality ; Affordably priced

5G support is weak ; Poor software update track record ; No telephoto zoom lens

The Asus Zenfone 8 may be the most surprising phone of 2021 with top-of-the-line performance in the smallest Android flagship in years.

May, 2021

Expert review by : Andrei Frumusanu (anandtech.com)

The ASUS Zenfone 8 Hands-On Review: A New Compact Direction

 

Today ASUS is launching their new mainstream line-up of flagship devices, the Zenfone 8 series. Unlike last year's iteration of the Zenfone 7 which was defined by the flip-camera design, ASUS is mixing up the formula this year with the new Zenfone 8, a...

May, 2021

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