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Asus Zenfone 8 Flip ZS672KS Review

The Asus Zenfone 8 Flip ZS672KS is one of the flagship smartphones announced alongside the Zenfone 8 smartphone. The device comes with a flip camera design found on the Zenfone 6 and Zenfone 7 device.

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip ZS672KS

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip ZS672KS

We are free to call this phone the Zenfone 7 smartphone with a Snapdragon 888 chipset. It also comes with impressive cameras, ample RAM, and generous inbuilt memory.

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip ZS672KS Key Specs & Features

  • 6.67 inches Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
  • Android 11, ZenUI 8
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB, 256GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
  • 64 MP + 8 MP + 12 MP Triple Rear Cameras
  • 64 MP + 8 MP + 12 MP Triple Front Cameras
  • Fingerprint (under display, optical)
  • 4G LTE Network
  • 5G Network
  • Fast Charging 30W
  • USB Power Delivery 3.0
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery

Design and Display

The Asus Zenfone 8 Flip just as mentioned above is practically the Zenfone 7 device with an in-display fingerprint scanner. It maintains the same screen size, same camera arrangement, and almost the same dimensions. However, it comes in a new color option such as Galactic Black and Glacier Silver.

Its entire body is built with glass plus an aluminum frame. Unlike the standard Zenfone 8, it does not come with an IP68 rating. On the front, it also has no punched hole, offering a screen display size of 6.67-inch that makes use of the Samsung AMOLED panel with a 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10+.

It features DCI-P3 Color Gamut, 200Hz touch-sampling rate, and also a peak brightness level of 1000 nits.

Cameras

Moving to the camera aspect, the Asus Zenfone Flip 8 has a triple camera setup. It packs a 64MP Sony camera, a 12MP ultrawide angle camera, and a tele lens with 3x optical zoom and up to 12x total zoom.

Asus says that the camera module is covered with a Gorilla Glass 3 and also the motor module has been enhanced. The device camera can record 8K videos and it has a dual-LED flash for night photos.

Hardware and Software

The Asus Zenfone 8 Flip is equipped with a powerful Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G chipset that is based on 5nm process technology with an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 1×2.84 GHz.

It has Adreno 660 GPU graphics card and runs on Android 11 OS with ZenUI 8 on top. The inbuilt memory is 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. There is a dedicated MicroSD card slot for extending the storage via micro SDcard.

Battery and Network

Keeping the device on is a massive 5000 mAh battery that has support for 30W fast charging via a USB-C port. The phone lacks an audio jack but instead comes with stereo speakers, NXP amplifiers, and Hi-Res Audio.

The network availability includes dual 5G network, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC, BDS (tri-band), Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive and NFC for mobile payment.

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip ZS672KS Price and Availability

The ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip will sell at a price of for the 8+256GB version. In Nigeria, the smartphone will cost 400,000 Naira, about 5,600 Ghs in Ghana, and 105,000 Ksh in Kenya.

It will be available for purchase in Galactic Black, and Glacier Silver.

Asus Zenfone 8 Flip ZS672KS Specs

Here are a few specs of the Asus Zenfone 8 Flip ZS672KS:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 11, ZenUI 8
  • Processor: Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm), Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
  • GPU: Adreno 660
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Colours: Galactic Black, Glacier Silver
  • Dimension: 165 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight: 230 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Display: 6.67 inches Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Foldable Display: No

Camera

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42 – International
  • 5G: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78 SA/NSA – International

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: Yes

Entertainment

  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS, NavIC
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: No
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: Yes
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (under display, optical)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable Battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: 30W Fast Charging Capacity
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